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Page 28 of Library & Information Science Abstracts Vol. , Issue 1 [page]

1993 Library & Information Science Abstracts  
LT 9300322 An evaluation of automatic query expansion in an online library catalogue. M. Hancock-Beaulieu and S. Walker. Journal of Documentation, 48 (4) Dec 92, p.406-21. il.tables.refs.  ...  The study evaluated an automatic query expansion facility in an online catalogue as part of the OKAPI Project at City University, Centre for Interactive Systems Research, London.  ... 

Page 27 of Library & Information Science Abstracts Vol. , Issue 7 [page]

1992 Library & Information Science Abstracts  
UegsTi — On-line catalogues. Searching. Query 92/3980 Query expansion: advances in research in online catalogues. Micheline-Hancock Hancock.  ...  An evaluative study of an automatic QE facility in OKAPI, an experimental system developed at City University, revealed that expanded searches were useful to a substantial proportion of users.  ... 

Page 64 of Library & Information Science Abstracts Vol. , Issue 9 [page]

1995 Library & Information Science Abstracts  
The emphasis in TREC-3 was: further refinement of term weighting functions; an investigation of run time passage determination and searching; expansion of ad hoc queries by terms extracted from the top  ...  Describes the bibliographic control of microforms and the use of serendipity in library research in terms of the more recent dilemma of too many microforms analytics in microform sets in online catalogues  ... 

Page 43 of Library & Information Science Abstracts Vol. , Issue 9 [page]

1990 Library & Information Science Abstracts  
Okapi 90/6047 Improving subject retrieval in online catalogues. 2. Relevance feedback and query expansion. Stephen Walker, Rachel De Vere.  ...  Evaluation. Transaction log analysis 90/6039 Evaluation of online catalogues: an assessment of methods. Micheline Hancock-Beaulieu, Stephen Robertson, Colin Neilson.  ... 

CACAO Project at the TEL@CLEF 2009 Task

Alessio Bosca, Luca Dini
2009 Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum  
This paper presents the participation of the CACAO prototype to the TEL@CLEF 2009 task, an evaluation track focusing on multilingual document retrieval over a collection of library catalogues.  ...  CACAO (Cross-language Access to Catalogues And On-line libraries) is an EU project devoted to enabling cross-language access to the contents of a federation of digital libraries with a set of software  ...  Introduction The TEL@CLEF is an evaluation track proposed to the CLEF campaign participants with the aim of searching and retrieving relevant items from collections of library catalogues; the bibliographic  ... 
dblp:conf/clef/BoscaD09b fatcat:5dhhv46iy5bl7fhthf4t5pl3ee

Enhancing the MeSH thesaurus to retrieve French online health resources in a quality-controlled gateway

Magaly Douyère, Lina F. Soualmia, Aurélie Névéol, Alexandrina Rogozan, Badisse Dahamna, Jean-Philippe Leroy, Benoît Thirion, Stefan J. Darmoni
2004 Health Information and Libraries Journal  
Among them, CISMeF (Catalogue and Index of Health Resources in French) was designed to catalogue and index health resources in French.  ...  The amount of health information available on the Internet is considerable. In this context, several health gateways have been developed.  ...  in an automatic expansion of the queries by exploding other related MeSH or CISMeF trees as well as the current tree.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1471-1842.2004.00526.x pmid:15606883 fatcat:q75mdc5oj5dy5kndi7ubsro3si

Retrieval quality of library catalogues and new concepts. A comparison

Manfred Hauer
2006 Information Services and Use  
The modern world of search engines, online bookstores, portals of publishing houses and open archives is a big challenge for traditional libraries.  ...  They were searching for 295 scientific media in traditional library catalogues, in a traditional library catalog with rich catalog enrichment, in Google Scholar and in  ...  Catalogs evaluated  ... 
doi:10.3233/isu-2006-26303 fatcat:m7guy54p2rai3ezoxxtszr5ora

CACAO Project at the TEL@CLEF 2008 Task

Alessio Bosca, Luca Dini
2008 Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum  
The paper describes the participation of the CACAO project consortium to the TEL@CLEF 2008 task targeted at retrieving relevant items from collections of library catalogues.  ...  CACAO proposes the development of an infrastructure for multilingual access to digital content, including an information retrieval system able to search for books and texts in all the available languages  ...  CACAO Project CACAO (Cross-language Access to Catalogues And On-line libraries) is an EU project funded under the eContentplus program and proposes an innovative approach for accessing, understanding and  ... 
dblp:conf/clef/BoscaD08a fatcat:o3cqflhgefcbvf4voxmn6q5uhi

Design and implementation of the E-referencer

Danny C.C. Poo, Teck-Kang Toh, Christopher S.G. Khoo
2000 Data & Knowledge Engineering  
A preliminary evaluation of the strategies is also presented.  ...  An expert system Web interface to online catalogs called E-Referencer is being developed. An initial prototype has been implemented.  ...  Third, the use of relevance feedback information to refine the query, by automatic or semi-automatic query expansion provides a useful mechanism for the user to clarify his query and locate the required  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0169-023x(99)00032-4 fatcat:3icqjycnyzag3bajjjprdrjslq

On the evaluation of IR systems

S.E. Robertson, M.M. Hancock-Beaulieu
1992 Information Processing & Management  
The paper highlights the ever increasing complexity in the evaluation of IR systems which has arisen over the last decade.  ...  As we are now half way through that period, an overview is appropriate. It is the contention of the present paper that the field has changed substantially in ten years.  ...  Acknowledgement -We would like to thank Donna Harman and a referee for valuable comments on an earlier draft of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0306-4573(92)90004-j fatcat:qpi33c2y25fyfftdtwe2ggehca

7th International Bielefeld Conference 2004

2004 Information Services and Use  
The servers send an automatic message if they have an interesting source at their disposal, allowing search queries involving billions of documents with extraordinary speed.  ...  The study, which was carried out by the university library in Munster and the research institute INFAS and was funded by the German Research Foundation, covers an evaluation of the German Special Collection  ... 
doi:10.3233/isu-2004-24305 fatcat:ljfgirssyfcqnm6lrlo5p3qafi

Compound descriptors in context

Douglas Tudhope, Ceri Binding, Dorothee Blocks, Daniel Cunliffe
2002 Proceedings of the second ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries - JCDL '02  
There are many advantages for Digital Libraries in indexing with classifications or thesauri, but some current disincentive in the lack of flexible retrieval tools that deal with compound descriptors.  ...  We argue that automatic traversal of thesaurus relationships can augment the user's browsing possibilities.  ...  Paul Getty Trust for provision of the AAT.  ... 
doi:10.1145/544220.544235 dblp:conf/jcdl/TudhopeBBC02 fatcat:dhbbsv4vivbzbjty6nfu5tzske

A query expansion method for retrieving online BIM resources based on Industry Foundation Classes

Ge Gao, Yu-Shen Liu, Meng Wang, Ming Gu, Jun-Hai Yong
2015 Automation in Construction  
Secondly, by combining the ontology and local context analysis technique, an automatic query expansion method is presented for improving retrieval performance.  ...  Keyword-based search methods have been widely used due to their ease of use, but their search accuracy is often not satisfactory because of the semantic ambiguity of terminologies in BIM-specific documents  ...  Pieter Pauwels at Ghent University for discussing the problem of IFC-to-RDF conversion.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.autcon.2015.04.006 fatcat:pdgw2ka6r5dszhjq3yb4t3ycmy

Query Expansion for Survey Question Retrieval in the Social Sciences [chapter]

Nadine Dulisch, Andreas Oskar Kempf, Philipp Schaer
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We describe and evaluate thesaurus- and co-occurrence-based approaches for query expansion to improve retrieval quality in digital libraries and research data archives.  ...  This introduces a whole new set of challenges for digital libraries. In the social sciences typical research data sets consist of surveys and questionnaires.  ...  Based on an analysis of the search log files of ZACAT 3 , the GESIS online study catalogue system, potential re-users of survey question usually search with keywords related to the phenomenon they are  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-24592-8_3 fatcat:2ezihjx6orgkplskipsrnokndm

Supporting E-Health Information Seekers: From Simple Strategies to Knowledge-Based Methods [chapter]

Lina F., Badisse Dahamna, Stefan J.
2012 eHealth and Remote Monitoring  
Introducing cardiology and virology as meta-terms is an efficient strategy to obtain more results because instead of exploding one single MeSH tree, the use of meta-terms results in an automatic expansion  ...  As an output, the association rules may be visualized in a file or automatically added to the database to be used in the information retrieval process, mainly by interactive query expansion.  ... 
doi:10.5772/50348 fatcat:xd2g7yxqerd7rdvygeom2opljq
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