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  1. A thesaurus is a networked collection of controlled vocabulary terms.
  2. A Thesaurus is a set of related terms describing a set of documents.
  3. A thesaurus is a collection of relevant terms ordered in a hierarchy of superordinate and subordinate concepts and homonyms.
  4. Thesaurus is a list of terms, or authorised descriptors, used to provide a Controlled vocabulary for Information storage and retrieval.
  5. A thesaurus is used by both professional computer users and end-users.


  1. Among the SBIGs developed, only the above described SOSIG and OMNI offer a thesaurus in their interfaces.
  2. The thesaurus interface software automatically expands or collapses NT hierarchies to show the BTs and NTs surrounding the current term. (Web site)


  1. A thesaurus puts terms into context by defining a variety of relationships among the thesaurus terms.
  2. Second, the limited structure of the thesaurus was insufficient to capture the many kinds of relationships we were identifying between terms. (Web site)


  1. Load your custom thesaurus using ctxload. (Web site)
  2. Grefenstette, G. (1994). Explorations in automatic thesaurus discovery.
  3. The advantage of using this method is that you can modify the thesaurus after indexing. (Web site)
  4. General reference thesaurus that can be integrated into other software applications.
  5. With a Concept Search feature the user can alternatively search via a thesaurus.

Preferred Terms

  1. A thesaurus also usually allows you to look up a preferred term and see its non-preferred terms. (Web site)
  2. Non-preferred Terms Non-preferred terms are included in a thesaurus mainly to help users find the appropriate preferred terms. (Web site)


  1. Top T Thesaurus A taxonomy that also includes associated and related terms.
  2. Taxonomies built on the thesaurus model do not force all work groups to use a common set of terminology.

Scope Notes

  1. So you will find all of the standard features of any thesaurus: broader, narrower, and variant term indicators, as well as scope notes.
  2. Some terms in a thesaurus have no broader terms and so no BT references. (Web site)
  3. When To Use an RT Reference An RT reference is used for non-hierarchical Semantic ralations in a thesaurus. (Web site)
  4. Scope notes are used in this thesaurus to clarify the meaning and the context of terms. (Web site)


  1. A term chosen as the preferred expression of a concept in a thesaurus.
  2. Such a thesaurus places each term in context, allowing a user to distinguish between "bureau" the office and "bureau" the furniture.
  3. In a case-sensitive thesaurus, terms (words and phrases) are stored exactly as entered. (Web site)
  4. This latest installment is a glossary of terms used in controlled vocabularies. Appropriately enough, the glossary was created as a thesaurus. (Web site)
  5. You can create synonyms, related terms, and hierarchical relationships with a thesaurus. The following sections give examples. (Web site)


  1. Construction of a dynamic thesaurus and its use for associated information retrieval.
  2. The skills required for thesaurus construction are similar to those for the development of classification schemes. (Web site)


  1. One of these tools is the information retrieval thesaurus. (Web site)
  2. A thesaurus data model for an intelligent retrieval system. (Web site)


  1. Automatic construction of a thesaurus from explanatory dictionaries.
  2. TheSage English Dictionary and Thesaurus is a complete dictionary and a multifaceted thesaurus of the English language.
  3. This means that a thesaurus uses associative relationships in addition to parent-child relationships. (Web site)
  4. Synonyms Dictionary at Synonyms.Me - Online synonyms thesaurus reference resource that also provides images for search terms.
  5. Your community may suggest the use of a specific vocabulary, taxonomy, or thesaurus.


  1. In all cases it is clear that a taxonomy or thesaurus or classification system needs to be chosen before work can begin.
  2. Thesaurus terms can be mapped to categories in classification schemes.
  3. Typically, such a topic map models a subject classification, taxonomy, thesaurus, or - most general - an ontology. (Web site)
  4. A list including bibliography, classification schemes, database of thesauri, thesaurus building & use, thesaurus sites and thesaurus software.
  5. This thesaurus classifies products, materials, goods and services by classification numbers. (Web site)

Online Thesaurus

  1. Here's a vocabulary quiz that will test Frii Online Thesaurus your knowledge of both synonyms and antonyms.
  2. If you need a free online thesaurus , this is the best Free Online Thesauus one I---ve found so far.

Thesaurus Construction

  1. Thesaurus for graphic materials.
  2. The Phrase Finder is a handy thesaurus for phrases. (Web site)
  3. A thesaurus may also include a Notation as an aid to Indexing.
  4. Presents an entity-relationship data model for a thesaurus structure.
  5. Brit thesaurus is a British English thesaurus for versions 1 and 2.

Narrower Term

  1. SN The connection between broader and narrower terms in a taxonomy or thesaurus.
  2. Subject hierarchies are built from recursively tracing all the NT (narrower term) relationships from each TT (top term) in the thesaurus. (Web site)

Inspec Thesaurus

  1. Every thesaurus term in the display is hypertextual. (Web site)
  2. Figure 1 shows the INSPEC Thesaurus entry for shock waves. (Web site)
  3. Figure 6: INSPEC Thesaurus display with fluid dynamics as the current term. (Web site)
  4. Langual thesaurus providing an easily accessible hierarchy with 14 facets. (Web site)

Free Online

  1. Free online web Dictionary and Thesaurus linking reference tool. (Web site)
  2. Merriam-Webster OnLine: Free online English thesaurus, dictionary and unabridged dictionary.
  3. TD {font-size:10pt} prioritize - definition of prioritize by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia. (Web site)

Related Terms

  1. Related term: A descriptor that is associatively but not hierarchically linked to another descriptor in a thesaurus. (Web site)
  2. Often based on a thesaurus, but may have shallower hierarchies and less structure, for example, no related terms. (Web site)
  3. Click on a thesaurus term to retrieve the "family" relationships (broader, narrower, and related terms). (Web site)


  1. Subject categories are often used to group thesaurus terms in broad topic sets that lie outside the hierarchical scheme of the thesaurus. (Web site)
  2. As an exercise of application, we propose formalising the hierarchical relations of the facet of a thesaurus.
  3. A thesaurus usually allows both an alphabetic and a hierarchical (taxonomic) view of its contents. (Web site)
  4. The thesaurus has a hierarchical organisation. (Web site)
  5. Such descriptors should map to the hierarchical structure of the broad thesaurus. (Web site)


  1. Thesaurus designers are generally careful to ensure that BT and NT indicate class relationships, as distinguished from part-whole relationships.
  2. When arbitrary relations are allowed between terms, a taxonomy becomes a Thesaurus. (Web site)
  3. Non-preferred Terms In addition to preferred terms, a thesaurus also needs to indicate some terms that indexers and searchers are not to use. (Web site)
  4. This decision will have several implications on the "semantic field" covered by the thesaurus. (Web site)


  1. This means that a thesaurus uses associative relationships in addition to parent-child relationships. (Web site)
  2. It can vary from a simple alphabetical list of terms to a complex annotated Thesaurus.
  3. Relationships commonly expressed in a thesaurus include hierarchy, equivalence (synonymy), and association or relatedness. (Web site)
  4. The expressiveness of the associative relationships in a thesaurus vary and can be as simple as -related to term- as in term A is related to term B. (Web site)


  1. Well known thesauri include the Art and Architecture Thesaurus and the ERIC Thesaurus. (Web site)
  2. Thesaurus - Find information on thesauri.
  3. The development of a multilingual thesaurus is more than the "putting together" of several monolingual thesauri. (Web site)
  4. It concentrates on the integration of distributed and heterogeneous thesaurus databases and the integration of multilingual and monolingual thesauri. (Web site)
  5. The system handles multiple multilingual thesauri and can be adapted to all semantic thesaurus structures currently in use. (Web site)


  1. The word thesaurus is New Latin for treasure; coined in the early 1820's.
  2. It also has XMI, Thesaurus Descriptor, and ErWin(TM) import capabilities, and can export ontologies as MS Word(TM) documents. (Web site)


  1. In Information Technology, a thesaurus represents a database or list of semantically orthogonal topical search keys. (Web site)
  2. Another type of thesaurus, such as the Roget's Thesaurus (with the addition of classification categories), represents only equivalence. (Web site)
  3. The first example of this genre, Roget's Thesaurus, was compiled in 1805 by Peter Roget, and published in 1852.


  1. It concentrates on the integration of distributed and heterogeneous thesaurus databases and the integration of multilingual and monolingual thesauri.
  2. With the General European Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus (GEMET), GenThes is currently being used with several environmental catalogue systems.


  1. Reference: Thesaurus Find synonyms and antonyms with this searchable, online version of Roget's Thesaurus.
  2. Roget's II Thesaurus Contains over 260,000 synonyms and cross-references. (Web site)
  3. The Thesaurus contains over 18,000 terms, 4,000 definitions, and 4,400 USE references. (Web site)
  4. We saw above that a thesaurus uses "standardized relationship indicators". (Web site)
  5. Top term- The broadest descriptor in a thesaurus hierarchy, sometimes indicated by the abbreviation TT. (Web site)

Management Software

  1. The definition of a thesaurus in these standards is often at variance with schemes that are traditionally called thesauri. (Web site)
  2. Thesaurus management software In: Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, vol.51, supp.14, p.389-407.
  3. Annotated lists of thesauri (by subject and language), classification schemes and thesaurus management software.


  1. Evaluation Thesaurus, 4th Edition, begins with an extensive introduction to the nature of evaluation followed by an alphabetical listing of topics treated.
  2. Comment on 3rd ed: The latest edition of the standard handbook for anyone setting out to construct a thesaurus.


  1. The special thing about associations in a thesaurus (as compared to associations found in a typical index or glossary) is that they are typed. (Web site)
  2. Thesaurus The eMarketer Thesaurus is a list of subject terms used to index the records in the eStat Database.
  3. Almost all of the systems use manually assigned thesaurus terms, but index and search the entire bibliographic records.


  1. It may also be referred to as a Scope note when used in a Thesaurus.
  2. In the field of Artificial Intelligence, a thesaurus may sometimes be referred to as an ontology.
  3. So you will find all of the standard features of any thesaurus: broader, narrower, and variant term indicators, as well as scope notes.


  1. The primary purposes of a thesaurus are identified as promotion of consistency in the indexing of documents and facilitation of searching. (Web site)
  2. The full text documents are both word-indexed and indexed with extracted thesaurus terms.


  1. Although including synonyms, entries in a thesaurus should not be taken as a list of synonyms.
  2. Entries in Roget's Thesaurus are listed alphabetically and are a great resource for writers.
  3. This thesaurus, developed by the Powerhouse Museum's Registration Department, contains over 5000 entries.


  1. Six commercial web-based databases are compared in terms of their thesaurus interface features.
  2. Thesaurus databases, created by international standards, are generally arranged hierarchically by themes and topics.


  1. Searching with thesaurus terms will enable more precise search results.
  2. Usually, a thesaurus is designed for indexing and searching in a specific subject area. (Web site)


  1. Thesaurus entries are classified as rights, terms, and violations (see The Theoretical Approach).
  2. Related terms (RT). Related terms cross-reference other entries in the thesaurus, in an attempt to represent conceptual relations between ESC rights.


  1. Thesaurus databases, created by international standards, are generally arranged hierarchically by themes and topics.
  2. The thesaurus can be browsed in two ways: Alphabetically or, Hierarchically. (Web site)


  1. HASSET is a subject thesaurus which has been developed by the UKDA over the past 20 years. (Web site)
  2. FAO and the Commission of European Communities developed the AGROVOC thesaurus in the early 1980s. (Web site)


  1. WordNet-Online free dictionary and hierarchical thesaurus of English.
  2. TheSage's English Dictionary and Thesaurus is a complete dictionary and a multifaceted thesaurus of the English language.
  3. Thesaurus is bi-lingual: Hebrew and English. (Web site)


  1. The purpose of a thesaurus is to offer the user a listing of similar or related words; these are often, but not always, synonyms.
  2. Then there's the removal of spell checking and a thesaurus from 'Word' (or 'Documents', as it's now known).
  3. In database searching, a thesaurus strategy is to use multiple iterations to search for related words and generate results. (Web site)
  4. Visual Thesaurus - Thesaurus that displays word relationships visually. (Web site)
  5. Offers both the Dictionary, with definitions, word origins and pronunciations, and the Thesaurus.


  1. A term which can be selected for retrieval within the thesaurus.
  2. Multilingual thesaurus- A thesaurus containing terms selected from more than one natural language. (Web site)


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