ERIC Number: EJ591665
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Systematic Weighting and Ranking: Cutting the Gordian Knot.
Davis, Charles H.; McKim, Geoffrey W.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v50 n7 p626-28 May 15 1999
Describes SWEAR (Systematic Weighting and Ranking), a powers-of-two algorithm that can be used for searching the World Wide Web or any large database that automatically creates discrete, well-defined result sets and displays them in decreasing order of likely relevance. Also discusses fuzzy sets. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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