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Vexillological Theory and Practice
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- Candidate Terminology
Abstract: This article discusses vexillological terms to be
considered for standardization.
- Colors and Flags
Abstract: This article discusses aesthetic reasons why certain colors
may appear in specific order on triband/tribar flags.
- Defining a flag
Abstract: What is a flag? Knowing what a flag is may be different
than attempting to define it.
- Documenting Flags
- Documenting flags: Part 1
Abstract: This article discusses some ideas on how to describe and
document a flag.
- Documenting flags: Part 2
Abstract: This article attempts to address the basic "building
blocks" of vexillological research and approaches to vexillological
- Flag Area
Abstract: A mathematic theory of how to size flags of different
sizes/ratios so they appear the same size from a distance.
- Flag Identification System
Abstract: Shows some symbols that may be used in documentation of
flag use and basic information.
- Flag Information Protocol
Abstract: Presents necessary keys for the documentation for any flag,
its construction, use and key elements to be included in documentation.
- Flag Types: Analysis of the FOTW Library
Abstract: A statistical analysis of the FOTW library flag patterns.
- FOTW Heraldic Dictionary
Abstract: A basic (and incomplete) work on heraldry which can be
applied to flags.
- Participating in Flag Committees
Abstract: Some guidance on how to participate as a memeber of a
committee designing or modifying a flag.
- Vexillological Metadata Schema
Abstract: Proposal for a metadata language for vexillology on the
- Vexillological Taxonomy
Abstract: A basic article on one possible method to identify flag
families and how a flag may be related to any other.
- Vexillology: Past, Present, Future
Abstract: A discussion on the state of vexillology.
- Vexillology and Science
Abstract: A discussion on if and how the scientific method can be
applied to vexillology.