Alternatives to Author-Centric Knowledge Organization

Authors

  • Rama C. Hoetzlein Aalborg University, Copenhagen, Denmark

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22230/src.2012v3n3a98

Keywords:

Quanta, Knowledge environment, Representation of text, Authorship, Information studies, Encyclopedias, Language-based systems / Quanta, Environnement de connaissance, Représentation de texte, Profession d’auteur, études de l’information, Encyclopédies

Abstract

This article explores the differences between collaborative and collective authorship, focusing on the most obvious example of the latter, the Internet, and the challenges it poses for knowledge organization. An alternative to current author-centric knowledge systems is presented in the experimental Quanta system.

Author Biography

Rama C. Hoetzlein, Aalborg University, Copenhagen, Denmark

Rama C. Hoetzlein is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Department of Architecture and Media Technology, Aalborg University at Copenhagen, Lautrupvang 15, Ballerup, Denmark

Published

2012-12-21

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Articles