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ERIC Number: EJ172217
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Problems of Thesaurus Construction
Ghose, Amitabha; Dhawle, Anand S.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 28, 4, 211-7, Jul 77
Assumptions of different thesaurus construction methods are analyzed from an epistemological point of view as well as from the information retrieval needs of users. Thesaurus construction for social sciences is difficult because of inherent ambituities of terminology. An empirical study of the semantic differential of different sociological groups is suggested. (Author/KP)
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