MULTI-LIST SYSTEM: ADDITIONAL NOTES ON A STUDY INTO AUTOMATIC ATTRIBUTE GROUP ASSIGNMENT.
Technical rept. no. 3,
SPERRY RAND CORP PHILADELPHIA PA UNIVAC DIV
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This report continues analyses into the automatic attribute assignment program of the Multi-List System using as basic data a large nonrandom sample of 38,402 DDC formerly ASTIA documents. The assignment program now has been extended to include the 599 most frequently used descriptors in the sample file this comprises those used 72 times or more in the 38,402 documents and represents slightly more than 10 of the 5,577 different descriptors in the sample. In addition, a start has been made into analyzing the characteristics of the pair associations included among these 599 descriptors and some preliminary statistical data are contained in the report.