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The Institute for Scientific Information's (ISI) citation databases have been used for decades as a starting point and often as the only tools for locating citations and/or conducting citation analyses. ISI databases (or Web of Science [WoS]), however, may no longer be sufficient because new databases and tools that allow citation searching are now(More)
Scientific Information's (ISI) citation databases have been used for decades as a starting point and often as the only tools for locating citations and/or conducting citation analyses. ISI databases (or Web of Science), however, may no longer be adequate as the only or even the main sources of citations because new databases and tools that allow citation(More)
In our TREC-8 interactive experiment, we compared the effectiveness of a user-defined passage feedback system with a conventional document feedback system. The passage feedback system (pf) employed user-defined passages to formulate a feedback query, while the document feedback (df) system utilized document-level relevance judgments. The df system employed(More)
Given the dynamic nature and the quantity of information on the WWW, many individual users and organizations compile and use focused WWW resource lists related to a particular topic or subject domain. The IRISWeb system extends this concept such that any user-defined set of WWW pages (a virtual collection) can be retrieved, indexed, and searched using a(More)