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FOLCOM or the costs of tagging

FOLCOM or the costs of tagging
FOLCOM or the costs of tagging
This paper introduces FOLCOM, a FOLksonomy Cost estimatiOn Method that uses a story-points-approach to quantitatively assess the efforts that are cumulatively associated with tagging a collection of information objects by a community of users. The method was evaluated through individual, face-to-face structured interviews with eight knowledge management experts from several large ICT enterprises interested in either adopting tagging internally as a knowledge management solution, or just in tangible evidence of its added value. As a second theme of our evaluation, we calibrated the parameters of the method based on data collected from a series of six user experiments, reaching a promising prediction accuracy within a margin of ±25% in 75% of the cases.
978-3-642-16437-8
163-177
Simperl, E.
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Bürger, T.
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Hofer, C.
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Simperl, E.
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Bürger, T.
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Hofer, C.
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Simperl, E., Bürger, T. and Hofer, C. (2010) FOLCOM or the costs of tagging At 17th International Knowledge Acquisition Conference (EKAW2010), Portugal. 11 - 15 Oct 2010. , pp. 163-177.

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This paper introduces FOLCOM, a FOLksonomy Cost estimatiOn Method that uses a story-points-approach to quantitatively assess the efforts that are cumulatively associated with tagging a collection of information objects by a community of users. The method was evaluated through individual, face-to-face structured interviews with eight knowledge management experts from several large ICT enterprises interested in either adopting tagging internally as a knowledge management solution, or just in tangible evidence of its added value. As a second theme of our evaluation, we calibrated the parameters of the method based on data collected from a series of six user experiments, reaching a promising prediction accuracy within a margin of ±25% in 75% of the cases.

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Published date: 2010
Venue - Dates: 17th International Knowledge Acquisition Conference (EKAW2010), Portugal, 2010-10-11 - 2010-10-15
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 351620
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/351620
ISBN: 978-3-642-16437-8
PURE UUID: a4bd98e9-9a48-46d1-964b-a05d97d2a51b
ORCID for E. Simperl: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-1722-947X

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Last modified: 10 Nov 2017 18:40

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Author: E. Simperl ORCID iD
Author: T. Bürger
Author: C. Hofer

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