ERIC Number: EJ623609
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
The Nature of Indexing: How Humans and Machines Analyze Messages and Texts for Retrieval. Part I: Research, and the Nature of Human Indexing.
Anderson, James D.; Perez-Carballo, Jose
Information Processing & Management, v37 n2 p231-54 Mar 2001
Considers the role of human intellectual indexing in the face of increasingly sophisticated automatic indexing techniques. Critiques the comparative research and explores the nature of human analysis of messages or texts and efforts to formulate rules to make human practice more predictable. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Note: For Part II see, IR 543 545.