ERIC Number: EJ293561
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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Hedge Trimming and the Resurrection of the Controlled Vocabulary in Online Searching.
Sievert, MaryEllen; Boyce, Bert R.
Online Review, v7 n6 p489-94 Dec 1983
Examines the changing role of controlled vocabulary in the postcoordinate online search, particularly its current role in the formulation of online search strategies. Effects of controlled vocabulary searching on precision and recall and examples of concept "hedges" from the "Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors" are discussed. Nine references are listed. (EJS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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