ERIC Number: EJ564197
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
A Concept Space Approach to Addressing the Vocabulary Problem in Scientific Information Retrieval: An Experiment on the Worm Community System.
Chen, Hsinchun; Ng, Tobun D.; Martinez, Joanne; Schatz, Bruce R.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v48 n1 p17-31 Jan 1997
Presents an algorithmic approach to addressing the vocabulary problem in scientific information retrieval and information sharing, using the molecular biology domain as an example. A cognitive study and a follow-up document retrieval study were conducted using first a conjoined fly-worm thesaurus and then an actual worm database and the conjoined thesaurus. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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