ERIC Number: EJ678985
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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Experimental Study of Index Terms and Information Access.
Wacholder, Nina; Sharp, Mark; Liu, Lu; Yuan, Xiaojun; Song, Peng
Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting, v40 p184-92 2003
Reports on the methodology used in an experiment whose objective was to discover whether information seekers display experimentally demonstrable preferences for index terms with particular properties, and if so, to analyze those preferences. Results provide strong evidence that it is possible to measure human preference for index terms. (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the ASIST (American Society for Information Science and Technology) Annual Meeting (66th, Washington, DC, October 19-22, 2003).