Thesauri : Introduction and Recent Developments

  • Peter Luhn


This chapter introduces information retrieval thesauri and highlights some recent trends in the use of thesauri as search aids, in particular search and end-user thesauri. Addressed here are the differences among thesauri, taxonomies, and ontologies, along with the role that thesauri have played in the development of taxonomies and ontolo-gies. This chapter… (More)

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