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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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PoolParty allows companies to create and maintain thesauri, taxonomies and classification schemes.
In order to understand the principles of SKOS, one must have a good understanding of how to create thesauri, taxonomies and faceted classifications.
Soergel has explored reengineering classification schemes and thesauri into feature-rich ontologies, using a combination of automatic extraction and human editing (e.g., Soergel et al., 2004).
User comprehension and searching with information retrieval thesauri. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 37(3), 103-120.
The subjectivity of the SMV hypothesis is crystallized in the objective realization of thematically-organized thesauri.
The one-dimensional thinking of AMV (the thesis, the dictionary) was in contradiction to the multi-dimensional thinking of SMV (the antithesis), which resulted in the creation of the thesauri used in modern information retrieval (the synthesis).
With search engine technology ever evolving, full-text searching of the World Wide Web leads many users to believe that thesauri are no longer necessary.