What’s the difference between Taxonomies and Ontologies? – Ask Dr. Search
Last Updated Jun 2009
A Reader Asks:
What’s the difference between Taxonomies and Ontologies? And do I even need to care !?
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Dr. Search Responds,
Wow, that’s a great question! I know how *I* would answer it, but believe it or not these subjects can be very controversial in some academic circles, so I decided to consult with a few other