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UNCONVENTIONAL TEXT RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS

Ankie Visschedijk (BBC Scotland, Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G12 8DG, UK)
Forbes Gibb (Department of Information Science, Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde, 26 Richmond Street, Glasgow G1 1XH, UK)

Online and CD-Rom Review

ISSN: 1353-2642

Article publication date: 1 January 1993

Abstract

This article reviews some of the more unconventional text retrieval systems, emphasising those which have been commercialised. These sophisticated systems improve on conventional retrieval by using either innovative software or hardware to increase retrieval speed or functionality, precision or recall. The software systems reviewed are: AIDA, CLARIT, Metamorph, SIMPR, STATUS/IQ, TCS, TINA and TOPIC. The hardware systems reviewed are: CAFS‐ISP, the Connection Machine, GESCAN,HSTS,MPP, TEXTRACT, TRW‐FDF and URSA.

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Visschedijk, A. and Gibb, F. (1993), "UNCONVENTIONAL TEXT RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS", Online and CD-Rom Review, Vol. 17 No. 1, pp. 11-23. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb024418

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