Hypertext for Hypertext: a Figured Thesaurus

  • Oreste Signore
  • Roberto Aulisi
  • Valeria Ceccanti


On the basis of a heraldic encyclopedia, a hypertext has been built. The existence of an exact heraldic grammar allows a classification of the coats-of-arms, but it is not easy to be used from not skillful users, and it makes particularly critic the user interface. The constitution of a figured thesaurus, hypertext structured, allowed the realization of a concept browsing interface, which accomplish the functions of didactic and support instrument for the formulations of queries.


Information Retrieval Information Retrieval System Skillful User Support Instrument Hypertextual System 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Oreste Signore
    • 1
  • Roberto Aulisi
    • 1
  • Valeria Ceccanti
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of CNRCNUCEPisaItaly
  2. 2.Consorzio Pisa RicerchePisaItaly

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