ERIC Number: EJ618538
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Using Cause-Effect Relations in Text To Improve Information Retrieval Precision.
Khoo, Christopher S. G.; Myaeng, Sung Hyon; Oddy, Robert N.
Information Processing & Management, v37 n1 p119-45 Jan 2001
This study used semantic relations expressed in text, particularly cause-effect relations, to improve information retrieval effectiveness. Investigated whether information obtained by matching cause-effect relations expressed in documents with the cause-effect relations expressed in users' queries can be used to improve retrieval results, in comparison to using just keyword matching. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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