Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 27 Issue 2

STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION IN RETRIEVAL LANGUAGES

B.C. VICKERY

Retrieval languages may have varied structural characteristics, and these are summarized. The languages serve varied purposes in information systems, and a number of these…

POWER LAW RELATIONS IN SCIENCE BIBLIOGRAPHY—A SELF‐CONSISTENT INTERPRETATION

S. NARANAN

Several power law relations are found to occur in bibliographic studies of scientific journals, articles, and citations. These can be interpreted in a self‐consistent…

AUTOMATIC INDEXING USING BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATIONS

G. SALTON

Bibliographic citations attached to technical documents have been used variously to refer to related items in the literature, to confer importance to a given piece of…

COMPUTER‐AIDED AUTOMATIC GENERATION OF A STRUCTURED DOCUMENTARY LANGUAGE: PRELIMINARY STUDY

M. WOLFF‐TERROINE, D. RIMBERT

This is a description of the first stage of an attempt to improve a thesaurus by providing it with new terms derived by computer analysis of semantic proximity between…

THE EXTENSION OF USERS' LITERATURE AWARENESS AS A MEASURE OF RETRIEVAL PERFORMANCE, AND ITS APPLICATION TO MEDLARS

WILLIAM L. MILLER

The performance of a retrieval system with a file of only a few hundred references can be measured by assessing the relevance of each reference to each of a number of…

Programming languages in mechanized documentation

JAMES L. DOLBY

There are two fundamental facts about programming languages: there are lots of them; all but a handful are never used beyond the immediate circle of friends of the…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden