The School of Library and Information Science at San José State University (SJSU) is partnering with RedLink, a Silicon Valley startup, to develop a new taxonomy for academic publishers. Click here for more...
European Banking AuthorityThe European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a consultation on a revised version of its XBRL Taxonomy for supervisory reporting, which incorporates additional reporting requirements for asset encumbrance, non-performing exposures and forbearance.
KM Institute (KMI), the global leader in Knowledge Management Certification, is about to deliver its first Certified Knowledge Specialist (CKS) 4-day class, April 7-10, in Reston, VA, at the Sheraton Reston (just outside Washington, DC).
The CKS is a new Certification by KMI designed to take a 'deep dive' focus into a specific KM topic. In the case of the April class, the CKS will focus on Taxonomy and Search Solutions.
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The IFRS Foundation has published the IFRS Taxonomy 2014. The IFRS Taxonomy is a translation of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) into eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL).
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A Virginia Tech researcher has developed a new way to classify and name organisms based on their genome sequence and in doing so created a universal language that scientists can use to communicate with unprecedented specificity about all life on Earth.Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-02-scientist-revolutionary-life-earth.html#jCp
Psychiatry professor Samuel Leistedt watched 400 movies, identified 126 psychopathic characters, and sorted them into four broad clinical categories. This article from the Boston Globe takes a peak at some of the nastier characters in movie history and arranges them based on type.
It's that time of year, folks, when it seems like everyone is publishing some kind of year end list or "round up" of the years news highlights, blogsand blog posts, photos, videos, and more. So why not do the same here at Synaptica?To keep things manageable, listed here are some 2013 blogs and blog entries, culled from almost a thousand, that address taxonomy in one way or another. You'll find taxonomy as it relates to Drupal (no suprise) Pinterest, Bloom's educational classification (again, no surprise), the Semantic Web, Twitter, Ajax, and more.
375 people participated in SAE's classification schema use survey; and, 240 completed it. To the first question, "Which classification scheme do you/your company use?" it's notable that the answer "Taxonomy" registers the highest number of response while "I do not know" is a distant second ("Ontology" comes in third.) More from the classification survey to come. *Faith, Ashleigh et. al. “Classification Schema Use.” Survey. 29 September 2013 through 15 October 2013.