In Such tags are known as tag synonyms.

In the recent days, people preferusing online media for communicating, collaborating and sharing informationwith each other. This exchange of information through internet is a form of E-Learning.

It is one of the most popular learning tools these days, helpinglarge number of learners with different backgrounds, capabilities and goals tounderstand and learn new concepts easily. There are various forms of onlinemedia which are used by developers and software engineers to help get solutionsto their queries. Stack Overflow, Ask Ubuntu are some of the examples ofcommunity driven Question and Answer websites which emphasize on technicalaspects of Software Development and Engineering. Amongst all these, ifdevelopers have Ubuntu operating system related queries, they usually preferusing Ask Ubuntu information site. The metadata for this website isusually the tags that help to index, categorize and search particular contentwith certain number of key words. Tags also help in providing meaningfuldescription and allowing users to index and organize their content (Clen etal., 2013). Hence, the tags that are given to a particular question should bemore accurate.

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However, this process can be confusing for beginners and forpeople with less experience. Furthermore, tags are not related to any specificvocabulary and hence users can select any tags of their preference to describethe resource, which ultimately may lead to addition of incorrect tags. This leadsto disrupt the organization of information on the website.Additionally, in certain scenarios,there might be a possibility that two tags might have different names but samemeaning. Such tags are known as tag synonyms.

Hence introducing tag recommendationdecreases possibility of introducing tag synonyms as well. Furthermore, thereis a need to implement a more accurate tag recommendation system which willhelp users to choose appropriate tags for their post/question. This will ensurethat the probability of assigning the incorrect tags for a particular questionis reduced.This project aims on implementing techniquesfor recommending tags for the Ask Ubuntu questions and to determine the techniquethat works best for this dataset. 


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