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ERIC Number: EJ355832
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Boolean Interpretation of Conjunctions for Document Retrieval.
Das-Gupta, Padmini
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v38 n4 p245-54 Jul 1987
Presents an algorithm for use in natural language document retrieval systems which automatically determines if the conjunction "and" in a statement representing an information need should be translated into a Boolean "and" or "or." The results of an experiment that used the algorithm are reported, and further research is suggested. (CLB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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