a) Subject Categories

Subjects are types of actors — entities such as people, companies, animals — which do things in the world. Initially, Open Intelligence is only monitoring the Subjects listed under Categories (on the left hand sidebar). The plan is to extend coverage as more people and resources become available.

The Subject taxonomies are poly-hierarchical which means that items can be assigned more than one place in the hierachy.  This practice stands to reason because items are about more than one actor. Classifiers are invited to tick up to four principal actors per item.


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