ERIC Number: ED026084
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jun
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Some Mathematics of Information Storage and Retrieval.
Sammon, John W., Jr.
This report explains the following mathematical techniques which may be used for relating search requests to documents contained in a library: (1) Boolean Algebraic Retrieval, (2) Linear Statistical Retrieval, (3) Statistical Association Techniques for expanding a query and/or for expanding the set of retrieval documents, (4) Vector Space representation of the retrieval process, and (5) Discriminant Analysis Techniques. (RP)
Descriptors: Algebra, Indexing, Information Retrieval, Information Storage, Mathematical Applications, Mathematical Models, Mathematics, Probability, Statistical Analysis
Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, Springfield, Va. 22151 (AD 673 362,MF $.65, HC $3.00).
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Authoring Institution: Rome Air Development Center, Griffiss AFB, NY.