Thesaurus Construction and Use

Thesaurus Construction and Use

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A practical guide to the construction of thesauri for use in information retrieval, written by leading experts in the field. Includes: planning and design; vocabulary control; specificity and compound terms; structure and relationships; auxiliary retrieval devices; multilingual thesauri; AAT Compound Term Rules. The US ANSI/NISO Z39.19 Thesaurus construction standard is also covered.Use of compound terms can also lead to recall loss. This is more of a problem in manual systems, where a search for a part of a compound term rather than the whole term may not retrieve the document. For instance, a search for information anbsp;...

Title:Thesaurus Construction and Use
Author:Jean Aitchison, David Bawden, Alan Gilchrist
Publisher:Routledge - 2003-09-02


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