Information Retrieval , Text Composition , and Semantics

  title={Information Retrieval , Text Composition , and Semantics},
  author={Birger Hj\orland Royal},
  • Birger Hjørland Royal
  • Published 2002
Information science (IS) is concerned with the searching and retrieval of text and other information (IR), mostly in electronic databases and on the Internet. Such databases contain fulltext (or other kinds of documents, e.g. pictures) and/or document representations and/or different kinds of "value added information". The core theoretical problem for IS is related to the determination of the usefulness of different "subject access points" in electronic databases. This problem is again related… CONTINUE READING


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