Thesaurus Construction and Use: A Practical Manual
Psychology Press, 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 218 pages
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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Aitchison alphabetical display alphabetical section ANSI ANSI Standard architecture thesaurus arrowgraphs Art and architecture associative relationship Audiology automatic broader term Catering equipment Catering management classmark compiler compound terms concepts controlled language Cooking appliances database descriptors devices Dextre Clarke document edition entities entry example facet analysis facet indicators faceted classification Factoring Rule focus term Food fundamental facets hierarchies homograph indexing language indexing terms International KWOC layout macrothesaurus Medical subject headings Microwave ovens Milstead modified term monolingual multilingual thesauri narrower and related narrower terms natural language non-preferred terms nouns operations ordinal notation organization polyhierarchies pre-coordinated precision preferred terms quasi-synonyms query expansion related terms retrieval role RT Catering scope notes searcher Semantic Semantic network specific subject field subject headings switching synonyms systematic display techniques terminology thesaurus construction tree structures UNESCO users Vocabulary control word