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Registration and opinion over Christmas

You might have noticed that the registration page is currently closed. This is not an error in the system but a deliberate choice to momentarily disable registration through the site Over the last few weeks the site has been under

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Almost there

The folksonomy is almost complete, the vocabulary is starting to saturate. Look at the graph below the total size of the vocabulary is passed an inflection point. This indicates that we are in the home run. Rough calculation indicated that

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Opinions on the structure

A draft taxonomy is presented to stimulate debate http://sedentarybehaviourclassification.net/working-docs/proposed-draft-taxonomy/ Choices for structure are limited: flat, hierarchical,faceted or networked. This is detailed in the working documents Researchers are asked to leave comment below or via the form

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Opinions on the nomenclature, constructs and domains of the taxonomy

A draft taxonomy is presented to stimulate debate http://sedentarybehaviourclassification.net/working-docs/proposed-draft-taxonomy/ Researchers are asked to leave comment below or via the form    

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Over 2000 sedentary scenes tagged in the folksonomy

Today over 2000 scenes of sedentary behaviour have been tagged by the general public . People from the age of 18 to 82 have contributed to the folksonomy from 25 different countries. Progress is really good and this is being

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Standardised definition of Sedentary Behaviour Published

Sedentary Behaviour Research Network published an updated definition of the terms “sedentary” and “sedentary behaviour” in French and English in the journals Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism and Movement & Sport Sciences – Science & Motricité.  This definition arise from a consensus

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Folksonomy update

Folksonomy is the practice and method of collaboratively creating labels (or “tags”) to annotate and categorise. The term was coined by Thomas Vender Wal in 2004 as the combination of folk+taxonomy. A taxonomy is a structured classification system with guidelines

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Over 100 experts sign up

This morning a total of 101 experts have signed up to contribute to SIT. The response we have received via email has been very encouraging and supportive. Opinions and responses are coming in at a good rate. Please remember that

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200 experts contacted

This mornig over 200 experts who have published research on sedentary behaviour have been contacted to take part to SIT. There has been an incredibly good response with many experts registering within minutes of recieving the invitation email. This shows

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SIT workshop

SIT workshop is confirmed at the 8th World Congress of Active Ageing. The workshop will take place at 12:00. on 17th August Prof Neville Owen will give a plenary lecture to open the day and a special symposium on sedentary

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