Creating a keyword search vocabulary
for Course Finder

Dey Alexander, Principal Consultant, Dey Alexander Consulting, Melbourne. Email: dey@deyalexander.com.au

Scott Rippon, User Interface Designer, Monash University, Melbourne, Email: scott.rippon@its.monash.edu.au

Guy Sangwine, User Interface Designer, Monash University, Melbourne, Email: guy.sangwine@its.monash.edu.au


Keywords

search, keywords, vocabulary, terms, synonyms, web, database, catalogue, courses, Monash University


Abstract

This paper describes the creation of a keyword search vocabulary for Course Finder, Monash University's web-based course catalogue. It describes the approach that was taken, the basic structure of the vocabulary, and lessons learned during the design process.


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