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ERIC Number: EJ056432
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1972
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A Statistical Interpretation of Term Specificity and its Application in Retrieval
Sparck Jones, Karen
Journal of Documentation, 28, 1, 11-21, Mar 72
The effects on retrieval of variations in term specificity are examined. Experiments with three test collections showed in particular that frequently-occurring terms are required for good overall performance. (10 references) (Author/NH)
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