Tag Archives: KOS

A reference model for user-system interaction in thesaurus-based searching

Citation Blocks, D., Cunliffe, D., & Tudhope, D. (2006). A reference model for user-system interaction in thesaurus-based searching. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 57(12), 1655-1665. doi: 10.1002/asi.20482. Summary The authors of this article have presented … Continue reading

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Digital Concept Maps for Managing Knowledge and Information

Citation Tergan, S.-O., T. Keller, et al. (2005). Digital Concept Maps for Managing Knowledge and Information. Knowledge and Information Visualization, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg. 3426: 185-204. Summary The key findings from this paper were the importance of concept mapping features … Continue reading

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Knowledge Organization System (KOS)

Marcia Lei Zeng. Knowledge Organization System (KOS). Knowledge Organization[J]. 2008(35): 160-182 This paper is a review about different types of KOS and their applications. 1. Overview of types of Knowledge Organization Systems The Class of KOS has four major groups … Continue reading

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SKOS: Simple Knowledge Organisation for the Web

Miles, A., & Perez-Aguera, J. (2007). SKOS: Simple Knowledge Organisation for the Web. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 43(3-4), 69-83. This is an early paper that introduces SKOS. “SKOS provides a framework for publishing thesauri, classification schemes, and subject indexes on … Continue reading

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Query expansion via conceptual distance in thesaurus indexed collections

Tudhope D, Binding C, Blocks D, Cunliffe D (2006) Query expansion via conceptual distance in thesaurus indexed collections. Journal of Documentation 62(4), 509–533. This article looks at using thesauri as a possible mediating interface between collections indexed using controlled vocabulary … Continue reading

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Programmatic access to knowledge organisation systems

Binding, C. and Tudhope, D. (2004). KOS at your service: programmatic access to knowledge organisation systems. Journal of Digital Information, 4(4), available at: http://jodi.ecs.soton.ac.uk/Articles/v04/i04/ Binding/ Thesaurus based search systems often have low recall with fewer matching results.  FACET tries to … Continue reading

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