Rowlands, Thomas; Hawking, David; Sankaranarayana, Ramesh S
Tags and emergent folksonomies are a potentially rich new source of document annotations, offering query independent and dependent evidence for exploitation by information retrieval systems. Previous research has shown that tags may facilitate improved web search in an environment where each tagging action generates a (user, tag, resource) triple. For websites operated by a public institution, operational or privacy concerns may prevent the recording of data capable of identifying individuals....[Show more]
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