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A taxonomy is a classification of the standardised terminology for all required and involved terms within a knowledge domain. In a taxonomy, all elements are grouped and categorised in a strict hierarchy and are usually presented by a tree...

A thesaurus is a set of controlled vocabulary used within ontologies. In contrast to a taxonomy, the individual elements of a thesaurus are not necessarily required to be semantically related with each other, but may well be an independent...