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Ontologies, Taxonomies and thesauri in Systems Science and Systematics by Emilia Currás

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Prologue

With the publication of this new book entitled Ontologies, Taxonomies and Thesauri in Systems Science and Systematics, Professor Emilia Curras once again brings her wide experience and knowledge of the subject to the world of information science and documentation.

The theme of thesauri is already a classic in her repertoire, and she has already written two works on the subject: Thesauri: Terminological Languages (1991) and Thesauri: Handbook of Construction and Use (1998). This present edition completes the previous viewpoints, formulating the study, principally, around two main themes: taxonomies and ontologies. Both of these are highly topical, the former because, over the past few years, we have witnessed a renewed interest in the ...

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