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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 1989 report of the Music Thesaurus Project Working Group called for a number of bold initiatives, including the construction of thesauri that would cover all aspects of music as well as literature on music (the "about-ness" and the "is-ness").
"PoolParty is a thesaurus management system and a SKOS editor for the Semantic Web including text mining and linked data capabilities.
The Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation, a non-profit academic organization, was founded in 1989 in the unlikely location of Vaduz, capital of the Duchy of Liechtenstein, a doubly land-locked alpine sovereign state in Central Europe consisting of Schellenberg and Vaduz, with an area just over 160 [km.sub.2] and a population of approximately 35,000.
The purpose of this paper is to shed further light on the OMCCAAF stage by revising and validating the conceptual steps of AF taxonomy and/or thesaurus' construction and their roles in the OM for leveraging the AF cognitive acquis.
The new thesaurus is now available at http://www.wordnik.com/thesaurus.
The FSTA[TM] Thesaurus is a user aid designed to facilitate searching of the bibliographic database FSTA - Food Science and Technology Abstracts[R].
CONFESS THAT YOU REGULARLY consult a thesaurus, and you call your writing skills and even your intelligence into question, such is the ill repute into which this worthy reference has fallen.
La importancia de Avendano -y del probabilismo--en el Peru ha sido directamente confirmada en archivos del siglo XVIII por la tesis de Bachiller del historiador Manuel Burga, (7) en la que investigo nueve inventarios de bibliotecas jesuitas, realizados en el momento de su expulsion del virreinato peruano (1767) en los colegios jesuitas de Lima (Noviciado), Arequipa, Trujillo, Ica, Huamanga, Huancavelica, Potosi, La Paz y Cochabamba, un siglo despues de la publicacion del Thesaurus. El registro da cuenta de la existencia de un total de 82 ejemplares de las obras de Avendano, que lo coloca entre los 38 autores encontrados con mas frecuencia en dichas bibliotecas (entre Platon, Aristoteles, Santo Tomas, San Agustin y Suarez).
* the first edition of Thesaurus Construction and Use (Aitchison & Gilchrist, 1972);
HumanWare, a manufacturer of assistive technology, has released the Concise Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus for use with the BrailleNote family of braille notetaker products.
Features are a full keyboard, large LCD screen and spell check, thesaurus, word and page count tools, and Spanish-English word lookup.