ERIC Number: EJ575849
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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The Semantic Distance Model of Relevance Assessment.
Brooks, Terrence A.
Proceedings of the ASIS Annual Meeting, v35 p33-44 1998
Presents the Semantic Distance Model (SDM) of Relevance Assessment, a cognitive model of the relationship between semantic distance and relevance assessment. Discusses premises of the model such as the subjective nature of information and the metaphor of semantic distance. Empirical results illustrate the effects of semantic distance and semantic direction. Presents relevance auras, a combination of vertical and horizontal relevance assessments. (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the ASIS Annual Meeting (61st, Pittsburgh, PA, October 25-29, 1998).