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ERIC Number: EJ613443
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-8231
Aboutness from a Commonsense Perspective.
Bruza, P. D.; Song, D. W.; Wong, K. F.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v51 n12 p1090-1105 Oct 2000
Information retrieval (IR) is driven by a process that decides whether a document is about a query. The purpose of this article is to consider "aboutness" from a fundamental, neutral perspective, to shed light on the nature of aboutness by formalizing properties describing it, and to define a set of reasonable properties of aboutness, which is independent of any IR model. (Contains 32 references.) (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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