ERIC Number: EJ390875
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
The Effectiveness of a Nonsyntactic Approach to Automatic Phrase Indexing for Document Retrieval.
Fagan, Joel L.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v40 n2 p115-32 Mar 1989
Describes the possible improvements in the quality of automatic indexing systems gained by using complex descriptors, and reports on the effectiveness of a simple nonsyntactic phrase indexing procedure. The discussion covers shortcomings of this approach, possible methods for improvement, and areas needing further research. (43 references) (CLB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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