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classification
Subject Category
X Research, Technology and Engineering
Definition
The forming, sorting, apportioning, grouping, or dividing of objects into classes to form an ordered arrangement of items having a defined range of characteristics. Classification systems may be taxonomic, mathematical, or other types, depending upon the purpose to be served.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/26658.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/26658
Broader Term
research methods
Related Term
taxonomy
Spanish
clasificación
Term Number
26658