Keyword based browse and search - case studies

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From: Meghendra Banerjee, posted on 2009/12/09

Hi All,

We at Solution Exchange ( are trying to develop a Keyword based Search/Browse System for Products generated through interactions in communities of practice. We have narrowed it down to three levels - Levels 1 and 2 as categories and and Level 3 as user generated Keywords.

I was wondering if there are references, guidelines or industry standards i could look at...and of course looking forward to your comments on developing a simplistic design (trying to avoid a complex overkill).

My concerns include ways of attaching tags; categorising them and cleaning them to achieve a workable cross reference with People, Products and Forums.

Where can we go wrong?


All replies in full are available in the discussion page. Contributions received with thanks from:

Meghendra Banerjee
Tom Zeppenfeldt
Grant Ballard-Tremeer

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