|Author||Chung, Yi-Ming ♦ Pottenger, William M. ♦ Schatz, Bruce R.|
|Subject Domain (in DDC)||Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science|
|Subject Keyword||Amateur Indexer ♦ Global Growth ♦ World Wide Web ♦ Accessible Information ♦ Professional Indexer ♦ Useful Result ♦ Search Tool ♦ Controlled Vocabulary List ♦ Information Infrastructure ♦ Associative Neural Network ♦ Automatic Subject Indexing ♦ Community Repository ♦ Subject Assignment|
|Description||The global growth in popularity of the World Wide Web has been enabled in part by the availability of browser based search tools which in turn have led to an increased demand for indexing techniques and technologies. As the amount of globally accessible information in community repositories grows, it is no longer cost-effective for such repositories to be indexed by professional indexers who have been trained to be consistent in subject assignment from controlled vocabulary lists. The era of amateur indexers is thus upon us, and the information infrastructure needs to provide support for such indexing if search of the Net is to produce useful results. In this paper
In: Proceedings of the 3 rd ACM International Conference on Digital Libraries (DL’98
|Educational Role||Student ♦ Teacher|
|Age Range||above 22 year|
|Education Level||UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study|
|Learning Resource Type||Article|
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