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Author Stock, Wolfgang G., author

Title Handbook of information science / Wolfgang G. Stock, Mechtild Stock
Published Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter Saur, [2013]


Description 1 online resource (ix, 901 pages) : illustrations
Series Knowledge & information
Contents Introduction to information science -- Propaedeutics of information retrieval -- Natural language processing -- Boolean retrieval systems -- Classical retrieval models -- Web information retrieval -- Special problems of information retrieval -- Empirical investigations on information retrieval -- Propaedeutics of knowledge representation -- Metadata -- Folksonomies -- Knowledge organization systems -- Text-oriented knowledge organization methods -- Indexing -- Summarization -- Empirical investigations on knowledge representation
Summary Dealing with information is one of the vital skills in thetwenty-first century. It takes a fair degree of information savvy to create, represent and supply information as well as to search for and retrieve relevant knowledge. This Handbook is a basic work of information science, providing a comprehensive overview of the current state of information retrieval and knowledge representation. It addresses readers from all professions and scientific disciplines, but particularly scholars, practitioners and students of Information Science, Library Science, Computer Science, Information Management
Notes "Translated from the German, in cooperation with the authors, by Paul Becker"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes English
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Subject Information science -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Information retrieval -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Information organization -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Knowledge representation (Information theory) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- General.
Information organization
Information retrieval
Information science
Knowledge representation (Information theory)
Genre/Form handbooks.
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Handböcker, manualer, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Stock, Mechtild, author
Becker, Paul (Translator from German), translator
ISBN 9783110235005