Domain Analysis For Knowledge Organization: Tools For Ontology Extraction

Paperback | June 18, 2015

byRichard SmiragliaEditorRichard Smiraglia

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Domain analysis is the process of studying the actions, knowledge production, knowledge dissemination, and knowledge-base of a community of commonality, such as an academic discipline or a professional community. The products of domain analysis range from controlled vocabularies and other knowledge organization systems, to scientific evidence about the growth and sharing of knowledge and the evolution of communities of discourse and practice.In the field of knowledge organization- both the science and the practice and domain analysis is the basic research method for identifying the concepts that will be critical building blocks for knowledge organization systems. This book will survey the theoretical rationale for domain analysis, present tutorials in the specific methods of domain analysis, especially with regard to tools for visualizing knowledge domains. Focuses on the science and practice of organizing knowledge Includes step-by-step instructions to enable the book to be used as a textbook or a manual for researchers

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Domain analysis is the process of studying the actions, knowledge production, knowledge dissemination, and knowledge-base of a community of commonality, such as an academic discipline or a professional community. The products of domain analysis range from controlled vocabularies and other knowledge organization systems, to scientific e...

Richard Smiraglia is a Professor in the Knowledge Organization Research Group at the iSchool, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA. He has defined the meaning of "a work" empirically, and has revealed the ubiquitous phenomenon of instantiation among information objects. Recent work includes empirical analysis of social classificatio...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:116 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:June 18, 2015Publisher:Woodhead PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0081001509

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Discourse, Domains, and Their Role in Knowledge Production, Dissemination and Organization

Chapter 2. Domain Analysis as a Methodological Paradigm in Knowledge Organization

Chapter 3. Empirical Methods for Visualizing Domains

Chapter 4. Informetrics: Citation, Word, and Network Analysis

Chapter 5. Qualitative Analysis: Cognitive Work Analysis

Chapter 6. Conclusions: Meta-Analysis and Some Lacunae