ERIC Number: EJ399427
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Retrieval Effectiveness by Semantic and Citation Searching.
Pao, Miranda Lee; Worthen, Dennis B.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v40 n4 p226-35 Jul 1989
Describes a pilot study in which a single database was constructed to provide access by both descriptors and cited references. For each query, two equivalent sets were retrieved and evaluated for relevance to the query. It is concluded that using both search methods can increase both recall and precision. (32 references) (CLB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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