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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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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The book has lengthy chapters that can be somewhat difficult to understand without reviewing course lectures or reading the chapters carefully. Read full review


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