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a technique for accessing information organized according to a faceted classification system, allowing users to explore a collection of information by applying multiple filters

Faceted search, also called faceted navigation or faceted browsing, is a technique for accessing information organized according to a faceted classification system, allowing users to explore a collection of information by applying multiple filters. A faceted classification system classifies each information element along multiple explicit dimensions, enabling the classifications to be accessed and ordered in multiple ways rather than in a single, pre-determined, taxonomic order.

Questions having the tag regards the User Experience of faceted search

Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faceted_search

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