Classifications are instrumental in measuring the condition of ecosystems, economies, etc.
The clarification for the fields in the template is given in the Interaction template (Actant Dictionary).
|Social actors and roles||the analyst|
|Trigger or preceding interaction||Determination of the population (of entities); Definition of the classes.|
|Interfaces and services||Class and hierarchy definitions in a taxonomy. Examples include the classifications maintained by United Nations Statistics Division|
|Inputs and outputs||input: an ecosystem with variations in the population (members); a taxonomy output: for each member of the population, class membership is known.|
|Stores and tools||Definition of the classification criteria for a population of entities with similarities.|
|Further reading||Classification (Wikipedia)|
Position of Classification among the interactions:
- Architecture development
- Citizen's Initiative Review
- Creating a common vision
- Knowledge Conversion