Readings in information retrieval / edited by Karen Sparck Jones, Peter Willett.

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Other Authors: Sparck Jones, Karen, 1935-2007., Willett, Peter, 1953-
Format: Book
Published: San Francisco, Calif. : Morgan Kaufman, ©1997.
Series:Morgan Kaufmann series in multimedia information and systems.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Ch. 1 Overall introduction (starting p. 1)
  • Ch. 2 History (starting p. 9)
  • The Thesaurus Approach to Information Retrieval (starting p. 15) / R. M. Needham, T. Joyce
  • The Automatic Derivation of Information Retrieval Encodements from Machine-Readable Texts (starting p. 21) / H. P. Luhn
  • Indexing and Abstracting by Association. Part I (starting p. 25) / L. B. Doyle
  • On Relevance, Probabilistic Indexing and Information Retrieval (starting p. 39) / M. E. Maron, J. L. Kuhns
  • The Cranfield Tests on Index Language Devices (starting p. 47) / C. W. Cleverdon
  • Computer Evaluation of Indexing and Text Processing (starting p. 60) / G. Salton, M. E. Lesk
  • Ch. 3 Key Concepts (starting p. 85)
  • The Concept of "Aboutness" in Subject Indexing (starting p. 93) / W. J. Hutchins
  • The Testing of Index Language Devices (starting p. 98) / C. W. Cleverdon, J. Mills
  • Thesaurus (starting p. 111) / D. J. Foskett
  • Using Problem Structures for Driving Human-Computer Dialogues (starting p. 135) / P. J. Daniels, H. M. Brooks, N. J. Belkin
  • Relevance: A Review of and a Framework for Thinking on the Notion in Information Science (starting p. 143) / T. Saracevic
  • Ch. 4 Evaluation (starting p. 167)
  • A Study of Information Seeking and Retrieving. I. Background and Methodology (starting p. 175) / T. Saracevic, P. Kantor, A. Y. Chamis
  • On Selecting a Measure of Retrieval Effectiveness, Part I (starting p. 191) / W. S. Cooper
  • The Pragmatics of Information Retrieval Experimentation, Revisited (starting p. 205) / J. Tague-Sutcliffe
  • Presenting Results of Experimental Retrieval Comparisons (starting p. 217) / E. M. Keen
  • MEDLARS: Report on the Evaluation of Its Operating Efficiency (starting p. 223) / F. W. Lancaster
  • The TREC Conferences (starting p. 247) / D. K. Harman
  • Ch. 5 Models (starting p. 257)
  • Getting Beyond Boole (starting p. 265) / W. S. Cooper
  • A Non-Classical Logic for Information Retrieval (starting p. 268) / C. J. van Rijsbergen
  • A Vector Space Model for Automatic Indexing (starting p. 273) / G. Salton, A. Wong, C. S. Yang
  • The Probability Ranking Principle in IR (starting p. 281) / S. E. Robertson
  • Inference Networks for Document Retrieval (starting p. 287) / H. Turtle, W. B. Croft
  • ASK for Information Retrieval. Part I. Background and Theory (starting p. 299) / N. J. Belkin, R. N. Oddy, H. M. Brooks
  • Ch. 6 Techniques (starting p. 305)
  • An Algorithm for Suffix Stripping (starting p. 313) / M. F. Porter
  • Robust Text Processing in Automated Information Retrieval (starting p. 317) / T. Strzalkowski
  • Term-Weighting Approaches in Automatic Text Retrieval (starting p. 323) / G. Salton, C. Buckley
  • Search Term Relevance Weighting Given Little Relevance Information (starting p. 329) / K. Sparck Jones
  • Using Probabilistic Models of Document Retrieval without Relevance Information (starting p. 339) / W. B. Croft, D. J. Harper
  • Some Simple Effective Approximations to the 2-Poisson Model for Probabilistic Weighted Retrieval (starting p. 345) / S. E. Robertson, S. Walker
  • Improving Retrieval Performance by Relevance Feedback (starting p. 355) / G. Salton, C. Buckley
  • Using Interdocument Similarity Information in Document Retrieval Systems (starting p. 365) / A. Griffiths, H. C. Luckhurst, P. Willett
  • Ch. 7 Systems (starting p. 375)
  • The SMART and SIRE Experimental Retrieval Systems (starting p. 381) / G. Salton, M. J. McGill
  • Architecture of an Expert System for Composite Document Analysis, Representation, and Retrieval (starting p. 400) / E. A. Fox, R. K. France
  • User-Friendly Systems Instead of User-Friendly Front-Ends (starting p. 413) / D. K. Harman
  • The Okapi Online Catalogue Research Projects (starting p. 424) / S. Walker
  • TREC and TIPSTER Experiments with INQUERY (starting p. 436) / J. P. Callan, W. B. Croft, J. S. Broglio
  • RUBRIC: A System for Rule-Based Information Retrieval (starting p. 440) / B. P. McCune, R. M. Tong, J. Dean
  • TARGET and FREESTYLE: DIALOG and Mead Join the Relevance Ranks (starting p. 446) / C. Tenopir, P. Cahn
  • Ch. 8 Extensions (starting p. 457)
  • A Hypertext Environment for Interacting with Large Databases (starting p. 469) / M. Agosti, G. Gradenigo, P. G. Marchetti
  • Automatic Analysis, Theme Generation, and Summarization of Machine-Readable Texts (starting p. 478) / G. Salton, J. Allan, C. Buckley
  • Querying Across Languages: A Dictionary-Based Approach to Multilingual Information Retrieval (starting p. 484) / D. A. Hull, G. Grefenstette
  • Experiments in Spoken Document Retrieval (starting p. 493) / K. Sparck Jones, G. J. F. Jones, J. T. Foote
  • Video Parsing, Retrieval and Browsing: An Integrated and Content-Based Solution (starting p. 503) / H. J. Zhang, C. Y. Low, S. W. Smoliar
  • The Automatic Indexing System AIR/PHYS
  • From Research to Application (starting p. 513) / P. Biebricher, N. Fuhr, G. Lustig
  • A News Story Categorization System (starting p. 518) / P. J. Hayes, L. E. Knecht, M. J. Cellio
  • Conceptual Information Extraction and Retrieval from Natural Language Input (starting p. 527) / L. F. Rau
  • A Production Rule System for Message Summarization (starting p. 534) / E. Marsh, H. Hamburger, R. Grishman
  • The Application of Linguistic Processing to Automatic Abstract Generation (starting p. 538) / F. C. Johnson, C. D. Paice, W. J. Black
  • Ch. 9 Envoi (starting p. 553)
  • Historical Note: Information Retrieval and the Future of an Illusion (starting p. 555) / D. R. Swanson
  • Author Index (starting p. 563)
  • Subject Index (starting p. 567)