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Classification made simple

Classification made simple

Author: Eric Joseph Hunter
Publisher: Aldershot : G.B. ; Burlington : Vt. : Ashgate, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

This is an attempt to simplify the initial study of classification as used for information retrieval. The text adopts a gradual progression from very basic principles, one which should enable the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Joseph Hunter
ISBN: 075460795X 9780754607953
OCLC Number: 469689324
Notes: Bibliogr. p. [137]-140.
Notes bibliogr. Index.
Description: XI-147 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: What is classification? - Classification in an information system; Faceted classification; Practical examples of faceted classification schemes; Hierarchical classification; Practical examples of hierarchical enumerative classification schemes; The use of synthesis in a basically enumerative scheme; Synthesis grafted on to an enumerative scheme; Advantages and disadvantages of faceted and enumerative classification; More about notation; More about schedule and citation order; Other features of classification schemes; The relationship between classification and alphabetical lists of indexing terms - the compilation of Thesauri; Classification as a search tool; Classification and the internet; Conclusion.
Responsibility: Eric J. Hunter.
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