Africa

Centre de Documentation en Sciences humaines Liste des mots-clés

"Les mots-clés ont été attribués après lecture selon un thesaurus constamment mis à jour par des spécialistes, en fonction de l'évolution des disciplines."

"The keywords were assigned after reading according to a thesaurus constantly updated by specialists, depending on the evolution of the disciplines."

African Traditional Medicine Ontology

"The ontology consists of concepts or terms (nodes) that are linked by three types of relationships (edges). That means the ontology appears as a direct acyclic graph. The parent and child terms are connected to each other by is_a and part_of relationships. The former is a relation in which the child term is a more restrictive concept than its parent (thus divination is_a traditional_practice). The latter is used to show the inclusion relationships between concepts, for example that a potion_type is part_of a potion."

African Studies Thesaurus

"It contains some 5,200 English descriptors (or preferred terms). An additional 6,900 non-preferred terms guide the user to preferred terms. Developed as an indexing and retrieval tool for the ASC library collection, the African Studies Thesaurus reflects the characteristics and main thematic areas of the collection. Specific Africa-related descriptors include the names of countries and regions, ethnic groups, African languages, African polities and political parties in Africa.