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ERIC Number: EJ633159
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0418
Consistency of Textual Expression in Newspaper Articles: An Argument for Semantically Based Query Expansion.
Lehtokangas, Raija; Jarvelin, Kalervo
Journal of Documentation, v57 n4 p535-48 Jul 2001
Investigates the consistency of different newspapers in their choice of words when writing about the same news events based on a study of three Finnish newspapers. Concludes that expression inconsistency is a sign of a retrieval problem and that query expansion based on semantic relationships can significantly improve retrieval performance on free text sources. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Finland