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 ==== What is a taxonomy? ==== ==== What is a taxonomy? ====
  
-A taxonomy is a hierarchical network of concepts, in which each concept is related to one or more other concepts that are its supertype concepts. The top of the total hierarchy is the concept '​anything'​. A domain taxonomy is a taxonomy for a particular domain that has one or more top level concepts that are subtype-concepts of anything. ​  +A taxonomy is a hierarchical network of concepts, in which each concept is related to one or more other concepts that are its supertype concepts. The top of the total hierarchy is the concept '​anything'​. A domain taxonomy is a taxonomy for a particular domain that has one or more top level concepts that are subtype-concepts of anything.\\  
-A subtype-supertype relation is also called a specialization-generalization relation and can be denoted by the phrase <is a kind of> or synonymous phrases. ​+A subtype-supertype relation is also called a specialization-generalization relation and can be denoted by the phrase <is a kind of> or synonymous phrases.\\  
 +If a subtype concept is qualitative or is a value, then the kind of relation between the qualitative value and its conceptual supertype concept can be specified by a relation that is a specialization of such a subtype-supertype relation and is called a qualitative subtype relation. It is denoted by the phrase 'is a qualitative subtype of'.\\  
 +If a subtype concept is a manufacturers model or model and size, then the kind or relation may be specified by a further subtype of the qualitative subtype which is denoted by the phrase 'is a manufacturers model of'​.\\ ​
 Examples of subtype-supertype relations are:  Examples of subtype-supertype relations are: 
   * centrifugal pump <is a kind of> pump   * centrifugal pump <is a kind of> pump
   * man <is a kind of> person   * man <is a kind of> person
-  * red <is a kind of> color+  * red <is a qualitative subtype ​of> color 
 +  * Ford mustang <is a manufacturing model of> car
 In Gellish, the concepts are represented by language independent unique identifiers that enable that each concepts is denoted by one or more names, synonyms, codes, abbreviations and translations. In Gellish, the concepts are represented by language independent unique identifiers that enable that each concepts is denoted by one or more names, synonyms, codes, abbreviations and translations.
  
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