AGROVOC as Knowledge Organization Model applied to Brazilian Agricultural Intensification Processes

Pierozzi, Ivo and Mondonca de Oliveira, Leandro Henrique and Barcellos Almeida, Gladis Maria and Caracciolo, Caterina and Johannsen, Gudrun AGROVOC as Knowledge Organization Model applied to Brazilian Agricultural Intensification Processes., 2012 . In AOS Workshop, Kuching (Malaysia), 3-4 September 2012. [Conference paper]

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English abstract

This paper shows the experience of using AGROVOC thesaurus as a basis and model of information and knowledge organization and domain representation applied to soybean and sugar cane agricultural intensification in Brazil. A textual corpus of about 2,5 million of words was compiled and candidate terms extracted automatically for creating an initial hierarchical conceptual map, then compared to AGROVOC terms. The results show the importance of AGROVOC as a resource to organize and represent agricultural information and knowledge, as a reference for creating new terminological products on agriculture, and open new possibilities for enrichment of AGROVOC´s Brazilian Portuguese terminologies.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: knowledge organization and representation, KOS, agricultural terminologies, agricultural intensification, Brazilian Portuguese idiomatic variations, FAO, AIMS, FAO AIMS
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services > IC. Index languages, processes and schemes.
I. Information treatment for information services > ID. Knowledge representation.
Depositing user: Thembani Malapela
Date deposited: 10 Jan 2014 08:32
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:29
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/21127

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