Alice Redmond-Neal talked about what a taxonomy is and how to build one.
Miraida Morales talked about designing a taxonomy for an e-commerce site selling antiques and luxury goods. Site allowed dealers to upload information on their products, but there were a lot of errors.
Did research on what people actually call things.
Many cross references:
- Meta-tags (picked up by Google, Yahoo)
- Internal search
- Auto completions: help users avoid typos, ambiguous terms
Re-directs from pages based on old names for things.
Carpets vs. rugs (people think of carpets as wall-to-wall)
couches vs. sofas