Faceted Search by Daniel TunkelangFaceted Search by Daniel Tunkelang

Faceted Search

byDaniel TunkelangEditorGary Marchionini

Paperback | June 15, 2009

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Title:Faceted SearchFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:June 15, 2009Publisher:MORGAN & CLAYPOOL PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1598299999

ISBN - 13:9781598299991

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Brief, but Effective. Think of this as the book David Mamet would have written if he had written on the subject of faceted search. For about $29, it was little surprising to see how thin the volume was when it arrived – a scant 70 pages of reading. The text is part of the Synthesis Lectures on Information Concepts, Retrieval, and Services which is described on their website as “50- to 100-page publications on topics pertaining to information science and applications of technology to information discovery, production, distribution, and management.” I’m afraid I didn’t follow the reference to ‘lecture’ – but I can only assume the author has lectured on the subject at some point, and the text captures the essence of his presentations. (Read the rest of the review at http://www.intellog.com/blog/?p=267)
Date published: 2009-12-22