Published June 23, 2009 | Version v1
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Facet analysis as the theoretical basis of vocabulary tool construction - fundamental purposes in knowledge organization

  • 1. University College London


Perceptions of the faceted approach

- faceted search and retrieval has recently become very fashionable
- faceted search commonly manifests itself in a graphical interface
- terms from different ‘facets’ may be combined using windows or drop down menus
- it offers a structured approach to search that is logical and intuitive for the end-user
- it’s particularly appropriate where the facets consist of various attributes of an entity



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