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The International UDC Seminar 2017
FACETED CLASSIFICATION TODAY: theory, technology and end users
DATE: 14-15 September 2017
VENUE: Wellcome Collection
183 Euston Road
London, United Kingdom
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Faceted analytical theory is a widely accepted approach for constructing modern classification schemes and other controlled vocabularies.
While the advantages of faceted approach are broadly accepted and understood the actual implementation is coupled with many challenges when it comes to data modelling, management and retrieval.
UDC Seminar 2017 revisits faceted analytical theory as one of the most influential methodologies in the development of knowledge organization systems.
The Seminar programme features and exceptional line-up of international experts in classification and knowledge organization. Speakers include Richard Smiraglia, Vanda Broughton, Birger Hjorland, Claudio Gnoli, Joseph Tennis, Martin Fricke, Dagobert Soergel, Rebecca Green, Rick Szostak, A.R.D. Prasad, et al.
The conference proceeding (published by Ergon Verlag), will be distributed to delegates at the conference (http://www.udcc.org/index.php/site/page?view=facetedclassification).
To learn more about the conference programme and to register, go to the conference website http://seminar.udcc.org/2017/.
Registration fee: €290 regular fee (students €250)