Applications of Multilingual Thesauri for the Texts Indexing in the Field of Agriculture

  • Waldemar KarwowskiEmail author
  • Arkadiusz Orłowski
  • Marian Rusek
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 889)


The problem of simultaneous automatic indexing of texts related to agriculture in different languages is discussed. A short survey of multilingual dictionaries of the vocabulary content related to agriculture is presented. Dictionaries containing Polish vocabulary are discussed in more details. Available thesauri are assessed and advantages of AGROVOC thesaurus are underlined. Available indexing tools based on AGROVOC and, at the same time, the author’s indexing system in Polish are shortly described. Eventually parallel text indexing with the use of summaries of articles in Polish and English is tested.


Multilingual dictionary Thesaurus SKOS Text indexing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Applied Informatics and MathematicsWarsaw University of Life SciencesWarsawPoland

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