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ERIC Number: EJ240925
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Sep
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The Use of Automatic Relevance Feedback in Boolean Retrieval Systems.
Dillon, Martin; Desper, James
Journal of Documentation, v36 n3 p197-208 Sep 1980
Describes a technique for automatic reformulation of Boolean queries which compares favorably with feedback as employed in a SMART system. Using patron relevance judgments, prevalence measures reflecting term distribution in relevant and nonrelevant documents are derived to guide the construction of a Boolean query for a subsequent retrieval. Eleven references are listed. (RAA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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