Glenn D. Rennels

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Conventional full-text systems represent documents as sets of index terms, and queries to these systems often retrieve irrelevant material when search terms occur in inappropriate contexts. We have developed document representations that capture the semantic contexts in which text words occur. Many bodies of literature contain stereotypic categories of(More)
refined in an iterative, incremental fashion. Even when a satisfactory draft evolves, an author frequently makes minor changes on each reading of the paper, particularly if the author sets the manuscript aside between readings. Compared to the manual process of writing a paper, the process of creating a computer program to generate prose can be even more(More)
Note: This technical report is intended for readers who are generally familiar with critical appraisal of the clinical literature, but who do not have any background in database or artificial intelligence technologies. ABSTRACT Though clinical trials are our best source of clinical evidence, it is logistically difficult to practice medicine based on the(More)
Conventional full-text systems represent documents as sets of index terms, and queries to these systems often retrieve irrelevant material when search terms occur in inappropriate contexts. We have developed document representations that capture the semantic contexts in which text words occur. Many bodies of literature contain stereotypic categories of(More)
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