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User-generated Exploratory Search Routes: ENCONTRAR UN TÉRMINO in the Accounting Dictionaries

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  • Pedro A. Fuertes-Olivera, International Centre for Lexicography, University of Valladolid, Denmark
  • Patrick Leroyer
This paper presents the theories and methods
that have been used to develop a specific
user-generated search route in the Spanish
Accounting Dictionary, which consists in
offering users the search button Encontrar
un término. This allows users who are
uncertain of the exact form of the term to be
searched for, or who want to explore the data
of a particular term field, to generate their
own searches and search strategies by using
Boolean operators. With these, users can
then retrieve various data categories from
the lexicographic database, e.g. they can
retrieve lemmas, equivalents, parts of
collocations or examples, etc. Clicking on
the retrieved data from the list they can then
access data that can suit their needs in
different situations, typically in cognitive or
communicative situations.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationKONVENS 2014 proceedings
EditorsJosef Ruppenhofer, Gertrud Faaß
Number of pages11
Place of publicationHildesheim
PublisherUniversität Hildesheim, Informationswissenschaft und Sprachtechnologie
Publication year2014
Pages86-96
ISBN (print)3-934105-46-7, 978-3-934105-46-1
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventKONVENS 2014 - University of Hildesheim, Hildesheim, Germany
Duration: 8 Oct 201410 Oct 2014
Conference number: 12

Conference

ConferenceKONVENS 2014
Nummer12
LocationUniversity of Hildesheim
LandGermany
ByHildesheim
Periode08/10/201410/10/2014

    Research areas

  • Lexicographic functions, User-adapted access, muti.targeted access, boolean operators, Specialised Lexicography, accounting dictionaries

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