Hans Peter Luhn and Herbert M. Ohlman: Their roles in the origins of keyword-in-context/permutation automatic indexing

@article{Williams2010HansPL,
  title={Hans Peter Luhn and Herbert M. Ohlman: Their roles in the origins of keyword-in-context/permutation automatic indexing},
  author={R. V. Williams},
  journal={J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.},
  year={2010},
  volume={61},
  pages={835-849}
}
  • R. V. Williams
  • Published 2010
  • Computer Science
  • J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.
In November 1958, at the International Conference on Scientific Information (ICSI) in Washington, DC, Hans Peter Luhn, of the International Business Machines (IBM) Company, and Herbert M. Ohlman, of the System Development Corporation (SDC), simultaneously and independently presented their new systems for automatic indexing. Luhn called his system “Keyword-in-Context (KWIC) indexing” and Ohlman called his “permutation indexing.” Within a few years, despite the similarities and obvious lack of… Expand
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