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thesaurus

 [thĕ-saw´rus]
in online information retrieval, a controlled vocabulary showing relationships between terms; it is developed from a dynamic, growing document collection.
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Etheridge joined the archive in 2000 and has, over the years, worked on a number of projects, including the Humanities and Social Science Electronic Thesaurus (HASSET) and the European Language Social Science Thesaurus (ELSST).
The 1990s: A Music Thesaurus Prototype and Other Endeavors
Our approach was based on literature investigation and practice observation and aims to draw conceptual directions of AF Taxonomy and/or Thesaurus construction.
The Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary (HTOED)--which contains almost every word from the days of Beowulf to the present, some 920,000 words and expressions in all--seems the sort of resource that has been sitting on reference shelves for decades.
Nielsen (2004) summarizes recent literature on the thesaurus and includes a section on the subtype of the searching thesaurus, where efforts are focused on the thesaurus as a tool for users rather than for indexers.
One purpose of a thesaurus is, "to provide a map of a given field of knowledge, indicating how concepts or ideas about concepts are related to one another, which helps an indexer or a searcher to understand the structure of the field" (Fosket 1980, p.
A fuzzy-related thesaurus is used in this retrieval system.
La decima version del Thesaurus of psychological index terms fue editada por Lisa A.
There's some great Brendan Klein photos in there, and plenty of other skate stuff, mixed with funny writing in some font I've never seen before, except perhaps on death metal bands' records, like the ones who go way too deep into the thesaurus for their name, as if fonts mattered.
Merriam-Webster Electronic Dictionary and Thesaurus offers more than 100, 000 words and 500,000 synonyms.
MatchPoint also features a concept searching technology that automatically generates a thesaurus directly from the enterprise's own document set and uses it to expand the user query to synonyms and related terms.
Popular programs such as Microsoft Word now include a spelling and grammar checker, thesaurus, clip art, hyperlink, page layout, envelope and label creation, mail merge and other tools that used to be provided by other programs.