Discuss categories you define with the people who create Verity search agents at your site to determine the most important concepts that selected documents should contain, and to determine the top-level topics you need to develop for each category.
For example, you determine that the category "clinical trials" includes the following top-level topics:
Within these top-level topics, for example, the following subtopics are identified by subject-area experts:
Once these topics are classified, you consult the people who use Verity search agents at your site to determine subtopics. Following is an example of subtopics classified as children for the topic procedural-aspects:
As the topic outline is defined, you consult the people who use Verity search agents at your site to ensure the topics select meaningful documents. In the next example, a topic called drug-names enables the users at your site to search clinical trials data for drugs, based on their names.