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Aboutness

Aboutness is a term used in library and information science (LIS), linguistics, philosophy of language, and philosophy of mind. In LIS, it is often… Expand
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
The Information Artifact Ontology (IAO) was created to serve as a domain‐neutral resource for the representation of types of… Expand
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2007
2007
Automated subject classification has been a challenging research issue for many years now, receiving particular attention in the… Expand
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2004
2004
This paper addresses the notion of aboutness in information retrieval. First, an exposition is given on how aboutness relates to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Theories of aboutness and theories of subject analysis and of related concepts such as topicality are often isolated from each… Expand
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2000
2000
Information retrieval (IR) is driven by a process which decides whether a document is about a query. Recent attempts spawned from… Expand
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1997
1997
The common view of the ‘aboutness’ of documents is that the index entries (or classifications) assigned to documents represent or… Expand
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1995
1995
Thinking is special. There is nothing quite like it. Thinking – judging, believing and inferring – occurs in the natural order… Expand
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1995
1995
  • P. D. BruzaSchool
  • 1995
  • Corpus ID: 10286828
The notion of aboutness is fundamental to information retrieval. Assume there is a document d which is about query q. Now, if… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
This article proposes a framework, a so called information field, which allows information retrieval mechanisms to be compared… Expand
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Summary One of the most crucial problem areas of information science concerns the identification of what documents are 'about… Expand
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