Universality is Inescapable

Claudio Gnoli, Rick Szostak

Abstract


This paper argues that universal classification systems – that is, systems that are general in coverage – are necessary in an era that values interoperability. Such systems have numerous other advantages. Questions regarding the feasibility of such KOSs can only be addressed empirically. The paper outlines avenues for empirical exploration.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7152/acro.v25i1.14906