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H.P. Luhn : pioneer of information science : selected works
History of the American Documentation Institute--A Sketch.
Highlights of the history of the American Documentation Institute (ADI) (1937-1967) are sketched, giving background on the concepts and aspirations of Watson Davis (1896-1967), founder of ADI and one…
Comparative indexing: Terms supplied by biomedical authors and by document titles
The findings suggest that indicia supplied by an author should serve scientists in biomedical disciplines other than his own about as well as they serve his disciplinary colleagues.
A comparison of dictionary use within two information retrieval systems
This paper uses the same computer routines to compare two dictionaries of different sizes, having some similar features and some different features, and discusses the frequency of occurrence of descriptors and their combining power, with an analysis of the data generated.
Scheduling a meeting and preparing an index by computer.
Evaluation of Indexing by Group Consensus. Final Report.
- C. K. Schultz
- Computer Science
- 30 August 1968
Cost-effectiveness as a guide in developing indexing rules
- C. K. Schultz
- BusinessInf. Storage Retr.
- 1 October 1970
Herman hollerith: data processing pioneer
Herman Hollerith is a pioneer in information science because he invented the first machine for automated selective sorting; he developed a means of translating English words and census‐takers' checkmarks into machine‐readable language; he used the two now‐classic means of organizing machine‐ readable files, for random (direct) access and serial access.
Scheduling meetings with a computer
Computer scheduling of papers as it was developed for the 1960 meeting of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) is described. The FASEB meeting is the largest…