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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.
  • Dictionary of Vexillology
    Abstract: A work in progress providing information regarding flag terms, past and present.
  • 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 documentation.
  • 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.
  • In Search of Flag Days
    Abstract; A examination of "flag days" excluding holidays
  • Participating in Flag Committees
    Abstract: Some guidance on how to participate as a member of a committee designing or modifying a flag.
  • Vexillological Metadata Schema
    Abstract: Proposal for a metadata language for vexillology on the web.
  • 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.

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