classification schemes14.7 Special classification schemes
classification systemSurely if the courts and lawyers limit themselves to medical criteria as justifying their sex classification system, they must follow expert opinion.
universal decimal classification
general classificationThere have been a number of other general classification schemes devised over the past 100 years.
dewey decimal classification
bibliographic classificationHowever, many of the major bibliographic classification schemes in use in libraries today were constructed according to the principles of numerative classification.
decimal classification scheme
special classificationApart from the separately published special classification schemes, there are also many local variations of general classification schemes in use for special applications.
international classificationThe Institute, now renamed the International Federation of Documentation, set out to design a standard international classification scheme primarily for documentation rather than for general library use.
enumerative classificationThe problems that are encountered with enumerative classification schemes can be identified as follows:
faceted classificationAn example of a simple faceted classification for literature
classification is basedThis classification is based solely on composition immediately after deposition; cements and authigenic minerals are not included.
classification researchThis had in fact been an important focus since the early 1980s, even before the start of the classification research project, and the IPG's approach has been adopted for all new and rewritten items.