Arts and Recreation

Australian Pictorial Thesaurus

"The Australian Pictorial Thesaurus (APT) is a hierarchical thesaurus of over 15,000 Australian subject terms for the indexing of images and other original material collections. The APT uses contemporary Australian words and phrases to describe objects, people, places, activities and concepts [depicted in an image]. The range and depth of APT terms facilitate the precise indexing of images and collections. The APT arranges terms hierarchically. This means that terms are organised within a table of linked terms.

The Art and Architecture Thesaurus

"The AAT is a structured vocabulary currently containing around 131,000 terms and other information about concepts. Terms for any concept may include the plural form of the term, singular form, natural order, inverted order, spelling variants, scientific and common forms, various forms of speech, and synonyms that have various etymological roots. Among these terms, one is flagged as the preferred term, or descriptor. There may be multiple descriptors reflecting usage in multiple languages. Preferences for individual contributors may differ and are noted.

FISH Thesaurus of Monument Types

"Types of monuments relating to the built and buried heritage in England. English Heritage takes a leading role in setting standards for recording the built and buried heritage. By setting standards that can be adopted by everyone, we can make sure that all records are consistent. In other words, if everyone uses the same words to describe the same monument, archaeological object, building material, etc, then anyone using this common language can easily index, retrieve and understand these records.

Evidence (EH)

"Terminology covering the existing physical remains of a monument, or the means by which a monument has been identified where no physical remains exist. English Heritage takes a leading role in setting standards for recording the built and buried heritage. By setting standards that can be adopted by everyone, we can make sure that all records are consistent. In other words, if everyone uses the same words to describe the same monument, archaeological object, building material, etc, then anyone using this common language can easily index, retrieve and understand these records.

FISH Event Types Thesaurus

"A development of the ALGAO events wordlist. The thesaurus is an indexing tool to be used for recording archaeological and architectural investigative, data collection exercises; from intrusive interventions into the resource to non damaging survey events. The Event Types Thesaurus includes 128 terms. Of these, there are 83 preferred terms, 37 non-preferred terms and 8 non-index terms. The terms are divided into two classes: INTRUSIVE EVENT and NON INTRUSIVE EVENT.

Components (EH)

"Elements of a monument relating to the built or buried heritage. English Heritage takes a leading role in setting standards for recording the built and buried heritage. By setting standards that can be adopted by everyone, we can make sure that all records are consistent. In other words, if everyone uses the same words to describe the same monument, archaeological object, building material, etc, then anyone using this common language can easily index, retrieve and understand these records.

Tesauro ISOC de Urbanismo

"El objetivo de un tesauro es reunir la terminología utilizada en una disciplina o en una parcela de la misma. Es en este momento cuando debemos mencionar la complejidad que entraña la elaboración de un tesauro de Urbanismo, dada la naturaleza de esta disciplina. El Urbanismo como ciencia multidisciplinar forma su corpus teórico a partir de las disciplinas que comienzan a estudiar los problemas urbanos y territoriales desde sus diferentes perspectivas. El resultado es una serie de conocimientos de muy diversa naturaleza unidos por el denominador común de la ciudad y el territorio.

"The purpose of a thesaurus is to gather the terminology used in a discipline or a portion of it. It is at this moment when we should mention the complexity involved in the development of a thesaurus of Urbanism, given the nature of this discipline. As a multidisciplinary science forms its theoretical corpus from the disciplines that begin to study the urban and territorial problems from their different perspectives.The result is a series of knowledge of very diverse nature united by the common denominator of the city and the territory.

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