ERIC Number: EJ975851
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Taxonomies, Folksonomies, and Semantics: Establishing Functional Meaning in Navigational Structures
Bacha, Jeffrey A.
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, v42 n3 p249-263 Jan 2012
This article argues for the establishment of a usability process that incorporates the study of "words" and "word phrases." It demonstrates how semantically mapping a navigational taxonomy can help the developers of digital environments establish a more focused sense of functional meaning for the users of their digital designs.
Descriptors: Semantics, Navigation (Information Systems), Classification, User Needs (Information), Concept Mapping, Internet, Design Requirements
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