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Author Salton, G.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Abstract Automatic information retrieval programs require the manipulation of a variety of different data structures, including linear text, sparse matrices, and tree or list structures. The main data manipulations to be performed in automatic information systems are first briefly reviewed. A variety of data representations which have been used to describe structured information are then examined, and the characteristics of various processing languages are outlined in the light of the procedures requiring implementation. Advantages and disadvantages of these programming languages for the retrieval application are examined, and suggestions are made for the design of programming facilities to aid in information retrieval.
Description Affiliation: Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (Salton, G.)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 9
Issue Number 3
Page Count 7
Starting Page 204
Ending Page 210

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Source: ACM Digital Library