Thesaurus Construction and Use

Thesaurus Construction and Use : A Practical Manual

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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.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 208 x 294 x 14mm | 879.98g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Europa Publications Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • bibliography, index
  • 0851424465
  • 9780851424460
  • 795,203

Table of contents

Nature, purposes and uses of thesauri; planning and design of thesauri; standards for thesaurus construction and development; vocabulary control; specificity and compound terms; structure and relationships; auxiliary retrieval deviced; thesaurus displays; multilingual thesauri; construction techniques; thesaurus management; thesaurus reconciliation and integration; AAT compound term rules.

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