ERIC Number: EJ591661
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Literature-Based Discovery by Lexical Statistics.
Lindsay, Robert K.; Gordon, Michael D.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v50 n7 p574-87 May 15 1999
Reports the results of experiments with MEDLINE that used lexical statistics such as word-frequency counts to discover hidden connections in medical literature. Discusses problems with relying on bibliographic citations or standard indexing methods to establish a relationship between topics that might profitably be explored by scientific research. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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