Thesaurus Construction and Use: A Practical Manual / Edition 4

Thesaurus Construction and Use: A Practical Manual / Edition 4

by Jean Aitchison, Alan Gilchrist, David Bawden
     
 

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

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780851424460
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
1,109,113
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsix
Introductionxiii
Section ANature, purposes and uses of thesauri1
Section BPlanning and design of thesauri5
Section CStandards for thesaurus construction and development15
Section DVocabulary control17
Section ESpecificity and compound terms37
Section FStructure and relationships49
Section GAuxiliary retrieval devices85
Section HThesaurus displays95
Section IMultilingual thesauri139
Section JConstruction techniques145
Section KThesaurus management169
Section LThesaurus reconciliation and integration173
Appendix AAAT Compound Term Rules185
Bibliography191
Index205

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