Equivalence Relations in Information Retrieval Thesaurus


  • Indian Statistical Institute, Documentation Research and Training Centre, Bangalore, 560 001, India


Differentiates between linguistic equivalence of terms from that of information retrieval situations. Presents a set of seven varieties of equivalence relations on the basis of the "used for" relations found in textile and energy thesauri. Some criteria for preferred terms from a set of equivalent terms are listed.

Subject Discipline

Library Management

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