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CLASSIFICATION
  1. Context:
    Taxonomy


    Definition:
    The systematic identification and arrangement of [business activities and/or records into categories according to logically structured conventions, methods, and procedural rules represented in a classification system.


    Example:


    Source:
    ISO 15489 Standard for Records Management


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  2. Context:
    Taxonomy


    Definition:
    Grouping together of similar or related things and the separation of dissimilar or unrelated things and the arrangement of the resulting groups in a logical and helpful sequence


    Example:


    Source:
    Willpower Information


  3. Context:
    Taxonomy


    Definition:
    Refers to categorization, the process in which ideas and objects are recognized, differentiated, and understood.


    Example:


    Source:
    Derived from multiple sources


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See also

AUTO CLASSIFICATION
BUSINESS ACTIVITY CLASSIFICATION
BUSINESS CLASSIFICATION SCHEME
CLASSIFICATION SCHEME
ENUMERATIVE CLASSIFICATION
ENUMERATIVE CLASSIFICATION SCHEME
FACETED CLASSIFICATION
FACETED CLASSIFICATION SCHEME
METADATA CLASSIFICATION
SECURITY CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM
SYNTHETIC CLASSIFICATION SCHEME
TAXONOMIC CLASSIFICATION