ERIC Number: EJ678984
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Procedures for Mapping Vocabularies from Non-Professional Discourse A Case Study: "Consumer Medical Vocabulary."
Tse, Tony; Soergel, Dagobert
Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting, v40 p174-83 2003
Describes a methodology for collecting and extracting linguistic forms from documents authored by healthcare consumers. The forms were mapped to concepts and the resulting terms were analyzed. Although the case study uses examples from a "consumer medical vocabulary," procedures are applicable to investigating non-professional vocabularies in other domains. (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the ASIST (American Society for Information Science and Technology) Annual Meeting (66th, Washington, DC, October 19-22, 2003).