controlled vocabulary

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a list of words and terms, sometimes accompanied by definitions or translations.
controlled vocabulary an artificial language for the representation of attributes of entities, e.g., subjects of documents.
standardized vocabulary language (def. 3).

controlled vocabulary

A finite set of values used in a clinical trial that represent the only allowed values for a data item. These values may be codes, text, or numeric.


subjected to control.

controlled breeding
manipulation of mating and conception so as take advantage of seasonal demands for products, most favorable time for fertility or survival of offspring or for the purpose of controlling the size of the population. Includes managemental deferral of breeding, permanent surgical interference with male or female tracts and temporary hormonal suppression of reproductive activity.
controlled environment
buildings in which all food and drinking water are supplied and ambient temperature, humidity, air movement and light provision are controlled.
controlled experiment
one in which the experimental group which is to be subjected to a treatment or change in management is matched with a group which is very similar in every way except with respect to the variable that is to be manipulated.
controlled release glass bolus
see soluble glass.
controlled vocabulary
a database in which the names of diagnoses or medicines, etc. are limited to avoid a continual expansion of the titles, making comparisons between groups difficult.
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Through her internships, she gained experience with metadata creation and maintenance using the MARC21 format and non-MARC schemas, application profile creation; batch remediation of metadata, authority control, the application and creation of controlled vocabularies and indexing; preservation techniques; and project management.
We use established standards (date-ISO 8601 and language-ISO 639-2) and established controlled vocabularies (Library of Congress Subject Headings [LCSH], Medical Subject Headings [MeSH], and GeoNames).
SCORM allows the extension of LOM, thus enabling organizations to add new elements and enhance the existing controlled vocabularies.
The system has six conceptual components that are tightly integrated through controlled vocabularies (CVs), where the CVs have been borrowed and extended from existing ontologies.
At the Hot Spot session, Rich Kobel, Vice President, Business Development for Scope e-Knowledge Center, will offer insights on the topic of “The role of descriptive metadata & controlled vocabularies in improving semantic linkages.
Students' understanding of information organization through the use of hashtags can streamline the instruction of authority control, controlled vocabularies, subject headings, keyword searching versus subject searching, and indexing, etc.
The vocabulary lists and memorized materials of the early 20th century were replaced by Dick and Jane, with their controlled vocabularies, in the 1930s.
The services of the company continue to expand and now include a complete line of information management support services, including building and implementing controlled vocabularies, taxonomies, and ontologies to leverage content semantics and search.
In one of my research projects, I noticed that Summon did not appear to provide subject indexing from controlled vocabularies.
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This plain-language guide to building information taxonomies, controlled vocabularies, and thesauri is for "accidental" taxonomists who come to taxonomy from various fields such as librarianship, publishing, and information management.
For instance, take the move toward controlled vocabularies such as Simplified English, a standardized language that provides a general dictionary and a set of writing rules.

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