A document retrieval system for man-machine interaction

  title={A document retrieval system for man-machine interaction},
  author={Gerard Salton},
An automatic document retrieval system, programmed for the IBM 7094, is described. The system is designed to process English texts and search requests, and uses statistical, syntactic and semantic procedures for the analysis of information and the identification of relevant items. The operations are planned around a central supervisor, which in turn calls on the various subroutines, as desired. This organization makes it possible to alter both the processing sequences and the matching criteria… CONTINUE READING

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