Digital Information Representation: Fall 2013


Heting Chu


Long Island University


Fall 2013


The course covers principles and concepts of information representation methods for the purpose of information retrieval in the digital environment. It includes preparation of abstracts, automatic summarization, subject analysis and vocabulary control, thesaurus/folksonomy/ontology construction, index creation, tagging, and evaluation of information representation and retrieval (IRR) systems.

Required Textbook:

Cleveland, D. B., Cleveland, A. D. 2013. Introduction to indexing and abstracting, 4th ed.
Wellisch, H. H. 1995. Indexing from A to Z, 2nd ed.

Link to Syllabus:

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