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Questions tagged [taxonomy]

The tag has no usage guidance.

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Is there a taxonomy behind the tags to be assigned to the questions?

I need to know if there is a taxonomy or ontology (or concept net) behind the tags that are assigned to the questions people ask. My goal is ultimately to facilitate a "topic extraction" process on ...
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How are new users expected to learn about the “tag philosophy” of each SE site, and how to tag properly on that site?

Prologue: I am going to be using the Theoretical Computer Science as an example. I posted my question here because I believe my question is of a general nature. I am not picking on TCS in any way. ...
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No more burnination?

Question: When making these requests which lead to visits from Trogdor, am I to assume that these tags are blacklisted? Or are they just removed? In other words, would it make more sense to re-...
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The “screen” tag: was once GNU Screen, now many other things [closed]

Shortly after Stack Overflow came into the world, the screen tag was created and it referred to GNU Screen, the terminal multiplexing software. These days, the screen tag is applied to all sorts of ...
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Auto assign language tags to questions based on other tags

I found very difficult to filter the questions based on the programming language because most people forget to specify the language and they are using more specific tags like JQuery but they forget to ...
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Should there be an incentive to generalize questions?

So you dug yourself into a hole and are desperate enough to ask a question on stackoverflow. Someone can answer your question in a much more general way you thought about the problem. Now the ...
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How does SO manage tags? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How is the tagging system implemented here at S[O|F|U]? I am currently building a website in which users can tag a submission, similar to that of SO, Flickr etc. I'm just ...