Searchtools.com: Background Topics: Faceted Metadata Search and Browse


Subject:
Internet , Web Design and Management , Librarianship , Internet Guides & Search Tools , Metadata , Information Retrieval , Search Engines

Description:
A brief but thorough explanation of faceted search, in which users can easily switch between searching and browsing "using their own terminology for search while recognizing the organization and vocabulary of the data." Includes a comparison with traditional parametric search engines, examples of faceted search, and key features of major faceted-search engines. From Searchtools.com, a website maintained by web search guru and consultant Avi Rappoport.

Creator:
Rappoport, Avi

Publisher:
Search Tools Consulting

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.searchtools.com/info/faceted-metadata.html


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