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Domain Analysis for Knowledge Organization by Richard Smiraglia

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Empirical techniques for visualizing domains

Abstract

Domain analysis in knowledge organization involves extracting knowledge bases from functioning discourse communities. Many studies of domain analysis use a mixture of evidentiary approaches to extract or generate terminology and its ontological context. Empirical techniques are explained in this chapter, with a focus on demonstrating domain coherence—by demarcating group membership, focus, and function—and then on actual extraction of ontological content using citation analysis, coword analysis, author cocitation analysis, and network analysis. The techniques are in wide use in information science, so the focus here will be on their use for domain analysis in knowledge organization and ...

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