Tim Craven - Publications

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Articles

Refereed Journals

2006
Some features of alt texts associated with images in Web pages. Information Research. 11(2): paper 250. http://informationr.net/ir/11-2/paper250.html.
2005
Web authoring tools and meta tagging of page descriptions and keywords. Online Information Review. 29 (2): 129-138.
2005
Where does Web bibliographies' author information come from? First Monday. 10 (4). (http://www.firstmonday.org/issues/issue10_4/craven/index.html.)
2004
Variations in use of meta tag descriptions by Web pages in different subject areas. Library & Information Science Research. 26 (4): 448-462. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B6W5R-4CX738D-2/2/64c600f628910e2f517779b829c37da2.)
2004
Variations in use of meta tag keywords by web pages in different languages. Journal of Information Science. 30 (3): 268-279.
2004
Variations in use of meta tag descriptions by Web pages in different languages. Information Processing & Management. 40 (3): 479-493. (http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/S0306-4573(02)00121-8.)
2003
HTML tags as extraction cues for Web page description construction. Informing Science Journal. 6: 1-12. (http://inform.nu/Articles/Vol6/v6p001-012.pdf).
2002
External descriptions of Web pages: their features and their relationships to Web page elements. Libri. 52 (1): 36-47.
2002
What is the title of a Web page? A study of Webography practice. Information research. 7 (3). (http://InformationR.net/ir/7-3/paper130.html).
2001
DESCRIPTION META tags in pages returned on different search engines. Canadian journal of information and library science. 26 (1): 1-17.
2001
Changes in metatag descriptions over time. First Monday. 6 (10). (http://journals.uic.edu/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/895/804).
2001
DESCRIPTION meta tags in public home and linked pages. LIBRES: library and information science research. 11 (2). (http://libres-ejournal.info/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Vol11_I2_craven.pdf)
2001
'DESCRIPTION' META tags in locally linked web pages. Aslib proceedings. 53 (6): 203-216.
2001
Presentation of repeated phrases in a computer-assisted abstracting tool kit. Information processing and management 37: 221-230.
2000
Features of DESCRIPTION META tags in public home pages. Journal of information science 26 (5): 303-311.
2000
Abstracts produced using computer assistance. Journal of the American Society for Information Science 51 (8): 745-756. (http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/abstract/72001844/START)
1998
Human creation of abstracts with selected computer assistance tools. Information research 3 (4): paper 47. (http://InformationR.net/ir/3-4/paper47.html)
1995
A phrase flipper for the assistance of writers of abstracts and other texts. Canadian journal of information and library science 20 (3/4): 41-49.
1993
A computer-aided abstracting tool kit. Canadian journal of information and library science 18 (2): 19-31.
1992
Three-dimensional displays of concept relation structures. Library science with a slant to documentation and information studies 29 (1): 1-14.
1991
Use of words and phrases from full text in abstracts. Journal of information science 16: 351-358.
1991
Graphic display of larger sentence dependency structures. Journal of the American Society for Information Science 42 (5): 323-331.
1991
Algorithms for graphic display of sentence dependency structures. Information processing and management 27 (6): 603-613.
1990
Condensed representation of sentences in graphic displays of text structures. Journal of documentation 46 (4): 339-352.
1989
An interactive aid for coding of sentence dependency structures. Canadian Journal of Information Science. 14 (3): 32-41.
1989
Customized extracts based on Boolean queries and sentence dependency structures. International Classification. 16 (1): 11-14.
1988
Sentence dependency structures in abstracts. Library and Information Science Research. 10 (4): 401-410.
1988
Text network display editing with special reference to the production of customized abstracts. Canadian Journal of Information Science. 13 (1/2): 59-68.
1988
Adapting of string indexing systems for retrieval using proximity operators. Information Processing and Management. 24 (2): 133-140.
1987
A coding scheme as a basis for the production of customized abstracts. Journal of Information Science. 13: 51-58. 1987.
1987
An online index entry format based on multiple search terms. Journal of Documentation. 43 (1): 46-53.
1986
A bracket-based coding scheme for source descriptions in string indexing. Journal of the American Society for Information Science. 37 (3): 166-167.
1984
Thesaural relations in a concept-network management system for customizing of permuted index displays. Information Processing and Management. 20 (5-6): 603-610.
1983
A NEPHIS screen editor as an aid in permuted index generation. Journal of Information Science. 5: 187-191.
1982
Editing of concept subnetworks with a microcomputer-based display system. Journal of Documentation. 38 (1): 29-37.
1982
Automatic NEPHIS coding of descriptive titles for permuted index generation. Journal of the American Society for Information Science. 33 (2): 97-101.
1980
A general concept network structure for the production of index displays. Information Processing and Management. 16 (6): 269-276.
1980
A government publication index using direct NEPHIS coding of titles. Journal of Information Science. 2: 13-21.
1980
Simulation of visually displayed indexes. International Classification. 7 (1): 21-24.
1980
Microcomputer-generated graphic displays as an aid in string indexing. Journal of the American Society for Information Science. 31 (2): 123-124.
1979
Salient Node Notation. The Canadian Journal of Information Science. 4: 115-123.
1978
Linked phrase indexing. Information Processing and Management. 14 (6): 469-476.
1977
NEPHIS: a nested phrase indexing system. Journal of the American Society for Information Science. 28 (2): 107-114.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

1996
An experiment in the use of tools for computer-assisted abstracting. In ASIS '96: proceedings of the 59th ASIS Annual Meeting (1996, volume 33), Baltimore, Maryland, October 21-24, 1996. Hardin, S. Medford, New Jersey: Information Today. 203-208.
1993
A thesaurus for use in a computer-aided abstracting tool kit. In ASIS '93: proceedings of the 56th ASIS Annual Meeting (1993, volume 30), Columbus, Ohio,October 24-28, 1993. Bonzi, S. Medford, New Jersey: Learned Information. 178-184.
1992
Use of a general graph-drawing algorithm in the construction of association maps. In ASIS '92: proceedings of the 55th ASIS Annual Meeting (1992, volume 29), Pittsburgh, PA, October26-29, 1992. Shaw, D. Medford, New Jersey: Learned Information. 32-40.
1992
A general versus a special algorithm in the graphic display of thesauri. In Classification research for knowledge representation and organization: proceedings of the 5th International Study Conference on Classification Research, Toronto, Canada, June 24-28, 1991. Williamson, N.J.; Hudon, M. Amsterdam: Elsevier. 179-185.
1992
Concept relation structures and their graphic display. In Classification research for knowledge representation and organization: proceedings of the 5th International Study Conference on Classification Research, Toronto, Canada, June 24-28, 1991. Williamson, N.J.; Hudon, M. Amsterdam: Elsevier. 49-59.
1990
Customized extracts based on retrieval from a sentence dependency structuredatabase. In ASIS '90: proceedings of the 53rd ASIS Annual Meeting (1990, volume 27), Toronto, Ontario, November 4-8, 1990. Henderson, D. Medford, New Jersey: Learned Information. 173-180.
1990
Automatic structure modification in the graphic display of thesauri. In Tools for knowledge organization and the human interface: proceedings of the 1st International ISKO-Conference, Darmstadt, 14-17 August 1990. Fugmann, R. INDEKS Verlag. 1: 146-153.
1988
Automatic recognition of sentence dependency structures. In RIAO88. 911-924.
1985
An experimental electronic worksheet for articulated index production. In Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science Annual Meeting. 22: 315-318.
1983
Indexer productivity aids for a concept-network index display generator. In Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science Annual Meeting. 20: 266-268.
1982
Microcomputer customizing of permuted index displays. In Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science Annual Meeting. 19: 63-65.
1982
The representation of facets in a general concept network for index display generation. In Proceedings of the International Study Conference on Classification Research. 4 (1): 157-165.
1981
A microcomputer-based notepad for graphic editing of concept subnetworks. In Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science Annual Meeting. 18: 243-244.
1980
NEPHIS index production from a general concept network. In Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science Annual Meeting. 17: 180-182.
1979
Microcomputer simulation of large permuted indexes. In Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science Annual Meeting. 16: 168-173.
1978
A NEPHIS thesaurus for computer generation of permuted cross-references. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science Annual Meeting. 15: 79-82.
1976
An experiment in teaching NEPHIS, a nested-phrase indexing system. Proceedings of the Canadian Conference on Information Science. 4: 131-139.

Chapters in Books

2006
Determining authorship of Web pages. Knowledge organization, information systems and other essays: Professor A. Neelameghan festschrift. New Delhi: Ess Ess Publications. 237-246.
1983
Microcomputers in library research. Microcomputers for libraries: how useful are they?. Ottawa: Canadian Library Association. 89-93.

Books

Authored

1986
String indexing. Orlando, Florida: Academic Press.
1978
String indexing: NEPHIS: introduction and indexing. London, Ontario: School of Library and Information Science, The University of Western Ontario.

Other Publications

Authored

2006
XRefHT32: Freeware for HTML Index Creation. (Presented at the American Society of Indexers/Indexing and Abstracting Society of Canada joint conference, Toronto, Ontario.) http://www.web-indexing.org/xrefhtho.pdf.
2003
Fine-tuning of graphic thesaurus displays. Journal of Digital Information Management. 1 (1): 39-45. (Reprint of unpublished technical report, 1994.)
2001
[Review, ]Organizing knowledge: an introduction to managing access to information. Feliciter 47 (1): 51.
1994
{Review, ]Subject Analysis and Indexing: Theoretical Foundations and Practical Advice. Feliciter. 40 (6): 58.
1994
Review, Dilemmas in the study of information: exploring the boundaries of information science. New York: Greenwood Press, 1992. Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science 19 (3): 64-65.
1993
Review, The contemporary thesaurus of social science terms and synonyms. Phoenix, Arizona: Oryx Press, 1993. Feliciter 39 (7/8): 81.
1991
Review, Introduction to abstracting and indexing, 2nd edition. Englewood, Colorado: Libraries Unlimited, 1990. Canadian Library Journal 48 (2): 144-145.
1991
Book review: indexing and abstracting. Canadian CD-ROM News 6 (1): 25.
1990
Cognitive function of classification: the role of library classification in thesaurus construction. In Nitecki A; Fell T: International Conference on Library Classification and its Functions, June 20 and 21, 1989, Edmonton, Alberta. Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta. 131-145.
1987
NEPHIS for the Canadian Journal of Information Science. IASC Bulletin. 9 (3): 6-12.
1987
[Review of Principles of information systems analysis and design]. Canadian Library Journal. 44 (5): 356.
1987
[Review of Guidelines on subject access to microcomputer software]. Information Processing and Management. 23 (4): 388-389.
1986
String indexing: a 1986 overview. IASC Bulletin. 8 (4): 6-11.
1986
Classification, indexing, and new technology: report on 3rd Regional FID/CR Conference. International Classification. 13 (3): 153-154.
1986
Review of AUTHEX. IASC Bulletin. 8 (2): 5-6.
1985
Changing technologies: impact on information: the case of string indexing. Indexer. 14 (4): 255-256.
1984
Changing technologies: impact on information: the case of string indexing. IASC Bulletin. 7 (3): [9-12].
1978
Need a subject index? Use NEPHIS. Creative Computing. 4 (6): 94-95.
1981
Research in document classification and indexing (Canada): 1971-1980. INDEKS-Verlag. (FID-CR Report No. 19.)
1980
Index aux volumes 1 à 5. Revue canadienne des sciences de l'information. 5: 229-238.
1980
Index to volumes 1 to 5. The Canadian Journal of Information Science. 5: 219-228.
1973
Studies in the style of Phaedrus. Ph.D. thesis, McMaster University.

Co-authored

1981
Fjerestad, L.; Craven, T.C. NEPHIS implementation title coding manual, third edition. ERIC. (ED211081)
1983
Declerck, L.; Craven, T.C. NETPAD user manual. ERIC.
1997
National Information Standards Association. Guidelines for abstracts. (ANSI/NISO Z39.14-1997)
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