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A Faceted Classification as the Basis of a Faceted Terminology: Conversion of a Classified Structure to Thesaurus Format in the Bliss Bibliographic Classification, 2nd Edition

Citation: Vanda Broughton. A Faceted Classification as the Basis of a Faceted Terminology: Conversion of a Classified Structure to Thesaurus Format in the Bliss Bibliographic Classification, 2nd Edition. Axiomathes. 2008, 18(2): 193-210 This paper develops a faceted thesaurus based on … Continue reading

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ThManager: an open source tool for creating and visualizing SKOS

Citation: ThManager: an open source tool for creating and visualizing SKOS. Javier Lacasta, Francisco Javier Lopez-Pellicer, Pedro Rafael Muro- Medrano, Javier Nogueras-Iso, and Francisco Javier Zarazaga-Soria. Information Technology and Libraries. 26.3 (Sept. 2007). Also: http://thmanager.sourceforge.net/index.html ThManager is an Open Source Tool … Continue reading

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SIS – TMS : A Thesaurus Management System for Distributed Digital Collections

Doerr M., Fundulaki I. (1998). SIS-TMS: A thesaurus management system for distributed digital collections. Proc. 2nd European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL’98), (C. Nikolaou and C. Stephanidis eds.) Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1513, Springer-Verlag: Berlin, 215-234. Introduction The focus … Continue reading

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ThManager: An open source tool for creating and visualizing SKOS

Lacasta, J., Nogueras-Iso, J., Lopez-Pellicer, F. J., Muro-Medrano, P. R., & Zarazaga-Soria, F. J. (2007). ThManager: An open source tool for creating and visualizing SKOS. Information Technology and Libraries, 26(3), 39-50. In this paper, the authors presented the design and … Continue reading

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Compound descriptors in context: a matching function for classifications and thesauri

Citation Tudhope, D., Binding, C., Blocks, D., & Cunliffe, D. (2002). Compound descriptors in context. Proceedings of the second ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries – JCDL ’02 (p. 84). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press. doi: 10.1145/544220.544235. Summary … Continue reading

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Associative and spatial relationships in thesaurus-based retrieval

Alani, H., Jones, C. and Tudhope, D. (2000). Associative and spatial relationships in thesaurus-based retrieval. In: Proc. 4th European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL), Lisbon, Portugal. pp. 45-58. Research Questions and Goals How to perform query expansion without getting search … 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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Trends and issues in establishing interoperability among knowledge organization systems

Lei Zeng, M., & Mai Chan, L. (2004). Trends and issues in establishing interoperability among knowledge organization systems. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 55(5), 377-395. doi:10.1002/asi.10387 This work examines methods used for establishing interoperability among … 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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