ERIC Number: EJ635477
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Term Dependence: A Basis for Luhn and Zipf Models.
Losee, Robert M.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, v52 n12 p1019-25 Oct 2001
Discusses relationships between the frequency-based characteristics of neighboring terms in natural language and the rank or frequency of the terms. Topics include information theory measures, including expected mutual information measure (EMIM); entropy and rank; Luhn's model of term aboutness; Zipf's law; and implications for indexing and information retrieval. (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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