Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 40 Issue 4

TERMINOLOGICAL CONSISTENCY IN ABSTRACT AND CONCRETE DISCIPLINES

SUSAN BONZI

This study tested the hypothesis that the vocabulary of a discipline whose major emphasis is on concrete phenomena will, on the average, have fewer synonyms per concept…

PROBABILISTIC AUTOMATIC INDEXING BY LEARNING FROM HUMAN INDEXERS

S.E. ROBERTSON, P. HARDING

A probabilistic model previously used in relevance feedback is adapted for use in automatic indexing of documents (in the sense of imitating human indexers). The model…

THE PRE‐HISTORY OF THE INFORMATION RETRIEVAL THESAURUS

NORMAN ROBERTS

The modern history of the information retrieval thesaurus may be dated from 1947. Even at this early stage a confusion of terminology and purpose was evident. The…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden