Introduction to Modern Information Retrieval

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Library Association, 1999 - Computers - 452 pages
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Accepting that information professionals need to learn both traditional and computerized information retrieval techniques, this book aims to provide students with a comprehensive view of information retrieval. It covers: classification, cataloguing, subject indexing, abstracting and vocabulary control; CD-ROM and online information retrieval, multimedia; hypertext and hypermedia; expert systems and natural language processing techniques; knowledge-based natural language, text processing and user interface systems; and information retrieval in the context of the Internet, the World Wide Web, and the digital library environment.

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User Review  - Xandy - LibraryThing

This book is useful for classes in information retrieval. It tends to be technical in its information which could be a problem if you do not understand technical language so well. Read full review

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User Review  - red_dianthus - LibraryThing

I can't say I ever sat down and said I wanted to read a book on this topic, but if you do this one is well written and has clear examples. the only problem is that it already is starting to feel dated. Read full review


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