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Taxonomy - definition(s)

Taxonomy - A hierarchical data structure or a type of classification schema made up of classes, where a child of a taxonomy node represents a more restricted, smaller, subclass than its parent. An example is a directory tree structure. In some concepts, the term Taxonomy refers to the controlled language set used to describe each node in the taxonomy tree.

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Source: The Data Governance Institute, 28 December 2009 13:11:21, External

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