Accession Number : AD0461099


Title :   RESEARCH IN INFORMATION RETRIEVAL: AN INVESTIGATION OF THE TECHNIQUES AND CONCEPTS OF INFORMATION RETRIEVAL


Descriptive Note : Final rept., No. 8


Corporate Author : ITT DATA AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS DIV PARAMUS NJ


Personal Author(s) : Harlow, Jacques ; Abrahams, Paul W


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/461099.pdf


Report Date : 31 Jul 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 252


Abstract : The purpose of this report is to present the results of a research project on information retrieval. A general system model is presented, and this model is used to express the problem of system specification in terms of four questions: (1) How is the descriptive structure of the retrieval system generated, (2) How are descriptions assigned to documents, (3) How is the file organized and (4) How is a query processed in order to determine a response.


Descriptors :   *DOCUMENTS , *INFORMATION RETRIEVAL , THEORY , PROBABILITY , SUBJECT INDEXING , AUTOMATIC , GAME THEORY


Subject Categories : Information Science


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE