8:00 - 9:00am Seminar Registration & Continental Breakfast
 
9:00am - 12:00pm Seminar: Synonyms and Taxonomies
Peter Morville, CEO, Argus Associates and
Samantha Bailey, VP Operations, Argus Associates
 
What is a Thesaurus?
Terminology, Types of Thesauri, Thesaurus Standards (ANSI/NISO), Business Context, Synonym Rings
 
Value of Thesauri
IA Metrics and ROI, Knowledge Management Metrics, Web Site, Intranet and Search Statistics, Searching Problems, Navigation Design (Browsing), Full Text Indexing (Searching), Collaborative Filtering, Lexical Databases
 
Methodology Overview
Strategy & Process, Design & Deliverables, Thesaurus Construction
 
Metadata
Purposes, Ways to Leverage, Types of Indexing, Comparative Analysis, Cost Analysis, Automated Indexing, Personalization, Content Management
 
12:00 - 1:15pm Luncheon
 
1:15 - 5:00pm Seminar (Continued)
 
Vocabulary Control
Getting Started, Identifying, Organizing, Selecting Terms
 
Structure & Relationships
Systematic & Associative Relationships, Classification Schemes, Faceted Classification, Facets, Coordination, Specificity
 
Thesaurus Management
What's Involved?, Software: What to Look For & What You Will Find
 
Case Study
Process, Methodology, Sample Controlled Vocabularies, Sample Deliverables
 
Seminar Review and Conclusion