Scanning long entries in learner’s dictionaries

AuthorPaul Bogaards
TitleScanning long entries in learner’s dictionaries
AbstractCompilers of learner's dictionaries have devised different systems which are thought to be helpful in guiding users who are looking for some specific piece of information in long entries. In order to examine the relative efficiency of these different guiding systems, an experimental study was undertaken in which advanced learners of English were presented with long entries in which they had to look up one particular piece of information. Semantics-based access structures turn out to be more adequate than other systems.
SessionPART 8 - Dictionary Use
KeywordsDictionary use, Learner's dictionaries, Search strategies
author = {Paul Bogaards},
title = {Scanning long entries in learner's dictionaries},
pages = {555-563},
booktitle = {Proceedings of the 8th EURALEX International Congress},
year = {1998},
month = {aug},
date = {4-8},
address = {Liège, Belgium},
editor = {Thierry Fontenelle, Philippe Hiligsmann, Archibald Michiels, André Moulin, Siegfried Theissen},
publisher = {Euralex},
isbn = {2-87233-091-7},