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|