Generative AI for Taxonomy Creation

Enterprise Knowledge 08 Apr 2024
There is a growing awareness and appreciation for taxonomies as information and knowledge management tools. Taxonomies – structured sets of terms tagged to content – support search, information discovery, browse navigation, news alerts and feeds, content recommendation and personalization, content management workflows, and are a part of a semantic layer. Increasingly, various types of organizations and people in more types of roles are finding the need to createtaxonomies for various uses. But how best to create them? Generative AI technologies, such as ChatGPT, based on large language models (LLMs), can be used to generate answers, narrative text, summaries, outlines, and code, so it would seem logical to expect generative AI to generate taxonomies, too. Experienced and novice taxonomists alike have been experimenting with ChatGPT, generating taxonomy structures of terms, but there are many limitations.