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Revisiting the Potentialities of a Mechanical Thesaurus [chapter]

Uta Priss, L. John Old
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The impact of the historical and social situatedness of Roget's Thesaurus on such algorithms is considered.  ...  This paper revisits the lattice-based thesaurus models which Margaret Masterman used for machine translation in the 1950's and 60's.  ...  Her paper "Potentialities of a Mechanical Thesaurus" describes a lattice-based model of Roget's Thesaurus (Masterman, 1956) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-01815-2_21 fatcat:t4g3w2j3azcbxcpbj7em3mjcvi

Page 48 of Library & Information Science Abstracts Vol. , Issue 6 [page]

1993 Library & Information Science Abstracts  
Addresses the ways in which computerization and a thesaurus like the Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) influence the organization, description, and understanding of the visual arts.  ...  Considers how the AAT structure and content serve as a bridging mechanism between the many different manifestations of the visual arts and the different types of organizations serving the viewers of art  ... 

Exploration of Interdisciplinarity in Nanotechnology Queries: The Use of Transaction Log Analysis and Thesauri

Ali Shiri
2009 Advances in Classification Research Online  
The Inspect thesaurus and Classification codes were utilized as the disciplinary or interdisciplinary focus of the queries.  ...  the Classification code 'A' representing "physics."  ...  This is not to say that the Compendex thesaurus should be used instead of the INSPEC thesaurus.  ... 
doi:10.7152/acro.v20i1.12883 fatcat:jwibe2uhdze3jfy25hizbbrqea

Television Heritage and the Semantic Web: Video Active and EUscreen

Johan Oomen, Anna Christaki, Vassilis Tzouvaras
2009 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications  
The Video Active project has used the latest advances in Semantic Web technologies in order to provide expressive representation of the metadata, mapping heterogeneous metadata schema in a common metadata  ...  heritage organizations in a meaningful way.  ...  In order to exchange both the structure and the semantics of the metadata in a machine understandable way, distributed OWL/RDF query mechanisms will be employed in a future release.  ... 
dblp:conf/dc/OomenCT09 fatcat:glkfu2chqre4rf7uxmrmcgoy7a

The multilingual thesaurus of LAURIN

Diego Calvanese, Tiziana Catarci, Maurizio Lenzerini, Giuseppe Santucci
2002 Proceedings of the 14th international conference on Software engineering and knowledge engineering - SEKE '02  
In this paper we illustrate how to express the thesaurus in terms of a knowledge base, and how to exploit such a knowledge base to improve the fundamental task of clipping retrieval.  ...  The core of the Laurin system is an integrated multilingual Thesaurus.  ...  easy refining of results and revisiting of search process.  ... 
doi:10.1145/568776.568777 fatcat:g2w24zvpfnch3f57qc2bc5mfbu

The multilingual thesaurus of LAURIN

Diego Calvanese, Tiziana Catarci, Maurizio Lenzerini, Giuseppe Santucci
2002 Proceedings of the 14th international conference on Software engineering and knowledge engineering - SEKE '02  
In this paper we illustrate how to express the thesaurus in terms of a knowledge base, and how to exploit such a knowledge base to improve the fundamental task of clipping retrieval.  ...  The core of the Laurin system is an integrated multilingual Thesaurus.  ...  easy refining of results and revisiting of search process.  ... 
doi:10.1145/568760.568777 dblp:conf/seke/CalvaneseCLS02 fatcat:mq46gma5nvdw5e66ciwpaejqfi

Ontology Implementation and Methodology Revisited Using Topic Maps based Medical Information Retrieval System
토픽맵 기반 의학 정보 검색 시스템 구축을 통한 온톨로지 구축 및 방법론 연구

Myong-Ho Yi
2010 Journal of the Korean Society for information Management  
The comparison of two data models allows users to choose the right model for ontology development.  ...  The purpose of this study is to propose ontology implementation and methodology.  ...  Each data element in a Topic Map is called a topic. Any term in a thesaurus can be seen as a topic in Topic Maps.  ... 
doi:10.3743/kosim.2010.27.3.035 fatcat:j4ams42cirgcjhuscyphw5ooky

Construction of association networks from communication in teams working on complex projects

Laura Dabbish, Ben Towne, Jana Diesner, James Herbsleb
2011 Statistical analysis and data mining  
This paper introduces a semi-automated method for extracting the associations among components of a complex engineering project by mining transcripts of design discussions about the engineered artifact  ...  This method can help scholars and practitioners understand the nature and evolution of the relationship between tasks and components, and the successful execution of complex projects.  ...  Finally, we added this level of generality to our codebook and thesaurus: We revisited the component list created in consultation with the project manager and associated each of their components with a  ... 
doi:10.1002/sam.10135 fatcat:dsehkz4gireozj5a3zmvk3glpa

Paradigms and Conceptual Systems in Knowledge Organization, the Eleventh International ISKO Conference, Rome, 2010

Nancy J. Williamson
2013 Knowledge organization  
It describes an empirical study which investigated a mixed set of methods and developed a prototype thesaurus to evaluate the potential of a worktask oriented methodology (WOM) for constructing a more  ...  to what extent lay persons' vocabularies are covered by a general thesaurus and a specific thesaurus in each of the three fields.  ...  A study of the free sorting of 50 images by 75 participants was conducted, in which they sorted the images into categories and selected a representative for the category.  ... 
doi:10.5771/0943-7444-2013-1-64 fatcat:fmxene7ulnhjlldlvbjtqnyh2e

Revisiting the need for a literature search narrative: A brief methodological note

Chris Cooper, Sarah Dawson, Jaime Peters, Jo Varley-Campbell, Emma Cockcroft, Jess Hendon, Rachel Churchill
2018 Research Synthesis Methods  
suggest that explicit reporting of the search strategy (or strategies) is a mechanism for enabling critical appraisal of the search (19) .  ...  Failure to create and report an accurate search strategy can compromise the identification of studies, thereby limiting and potentially biasing the evidence-base of a systematic review (3) (4) (5) (6)  ... 
doi:10.1002/jrsm.1315 pmid:30031371 fatcat:42lnhudlrnfivdcvlcdogsxohq

It Takes a Village: Developing Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Janis L. Young, Yael Mandelstam
2013 Cataloging & Classification Quarterly  
The Library of Congress (LC) is in the process of developing a separate thesaurus of genre/form terms, which describe what a work or expression is, rather than what it is about.  ...  This article examines and evaluates the various methods of collaboration used by LC in the creation of the genre/form thesaurus.  ...  The Task Group decided to move on to the next phase, with the understanding that many of the terms would have to be revisited at a later date.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01639374.2012.715117 fatcat:w2klk3lcijfrhemfn2ehu44xmi

SKOS: Simple Knowledge Organisation for the Web

Alistair Miles, José R. Pérez-Agüera
2007 Cataloging & Classification Quarterly  
This article discusses how various controlled vocabularies, classification schemes, and thesauri can serve as some of the building blocks of the Semantic Web.  ...  can help improve the findability and navigation of information on the World Wide Web.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors are indebted to the sound boarding, feedback, and editorial input of many people, and would particularly like to thank Lori Robare and Jane Greenberg for their input.  ... 
doi:10.1300/j104v43n03_04 fatcat:y3tbc4jwgvb2xdfom32zv3ixty

Book Reviews

Charles Oppenheim, Philip Redmond Drew, Patricia Layzell Ward, Ian M Johnson, Linda Kerr, Ian Haydock, Andrew Dalgleish
2013 Library and Information Research  
i practice (Proceedings of 2nd British-Nordic Conference 1997) Micheline Beaulieu, Elisabah Davenport, Nils Ole Pors Thesaurus construction and use: a practical manual Jean Aitchison, Alan Gilchrist,  ...  Survey of library services to schools and children in the UK Claire Creaser and Alison Murphy Modelling use at individual service points Claire Creaser Library and information studies: research and professional  ...  The mechanisms for constructing and maintaining a thesaurus are dealt with clearly and Ian M Johnson methodically, with minimal use ofjargon.  ... 
doi:10.29173/lirg346 fatcat:ea5mnt7dxrhhjjjzjtlzyetu3q

Key Choices in the Design of Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS)

Thomas Baker, Sean Bechhofer, Antoine Isaac, Alistair Miles, Guus Schreiber, Ed Summers
2013 Social Science Research Network  
SWD) Working Group of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which between 2006 and 2009 brought SKOS to the status of W3C Recommendation.  ...  This paper presents the main components of SKOS and their formal expression in Web Ontology Language (OWL), providing an extensive account of the design decisions taken by the Semantic Web Deployment (  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge the contributions of all of the participants of the W3C Semantic Web Deployment Working Group in the production of SKOS.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3199058 fatcat:sma5l57vdzbv7etspjrfevfvmm

Key choices in the design of Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS)

Thomas Baker, Sean Bechhofer, Antoine Isaac, Alistair Miles, Guus Schreiber, Ed Summers
2013 Journal of Web Semantics  
A technique for converting Library of Congress Subject Headings MARCXML to Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) RDF is described.  ...  Strengths of the SKOS vocabulary are highlighted, as well as possible points for extension, and the integration of other semantic web vocabularies such as Dublin Core.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge the contributions of all of the participants of the W3C Semantic Web Deployment Working Group in the production of SKOS.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.websem.2013.05.001 fatcat:5cjy3k3jmfa5bcdewkykpapr6y
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