Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 29 Issue 4

ON THE SPECIFICATION OF TERM VALUES IN AUTOMATIC INDEXING

G. SALTON, C.S. YANG

The existing practice in automatic indexing is reviewed, and it is shown that the standard theories for the specification of term values (or weights) are not adequate. New…

DUPLICATION IN UNION CATALOGUES

W.Y. ARMS

This paper uses figures of the overlap between eighteen libraries to develop a mathematical model of the duplication likely in a union catalogue. Two consequencescome from…

A WEIGHTED RANK CORRELATION COEFFICIENT FOR THE COMPARISON OF RELEVANCE JUDGEMENTS

D. KAYE

The application of conventional rank correlation tests to the comparison of relevance judgements is outlined and their disadvantages are noted. A weighted rank correlation…

SOME PROPERTIES OF RELATIONSHIPS IN THE STRUCTURE OF INDEXING LANGUAGES

E.J. COATES

This discussion treats relational analysis as an alternative to the ‘categorical’ view of syntactic structures in indexing. It is suggested that the relational…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden