A Hybrid Approach to Faceted Classification Based on Analysis of Descriptor Suffixes

Loehrlein, Aaron and Jacob, Elin K. and Yang, Kiduk and Lee, Seungmin and Yu, Ning A Hybrid Approach to Faceted Classification Based on Analysis of Descriptor Suffixes., 2005 . In 68th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST), Charlotte (US), 28 October - 2 November 2005. [Conference paper]


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This study explores the construction of a faceted vocabulary that can be used as a mechanism for organizing Webbased resources. After analyzing the manual process of faceted vocabulary construction using existing organizational structures to identify heuristics for automating the construction process, we modeled a hybrid, semi-automatic approach to facet generation that integrates the strengths of manual and automatic methods. This approach is based on the organization of terms according to the meanings of their suffixes. Although this heuristic could not usefully organize the majority of terms of the lexicon bases to which it was applied, it nevertheless shows promise as a component of hybrid classification.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: automated indexing ; faceted vocabulary ; organization of web resources ; subject indexing
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology > LL. Automated language processing.
I. Information treatment for information services > IC. Index languages, processes and schemes.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HQ. Web pages.
I. Information treatment for information services > IA. Cataloging, bibliographic control.
Depositing user: Norm Medeiros
Date deposited: 10 Mar 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:02
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/6974


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