Object Muscat, an Open search engine

@article{Porter2000ObjectMA,
  title={Object Muscat, an Open search engine},
  author={Martin Porter and Richard Boulton},
  journal={SIGIR Forum},
  year={2000},
  volume={34},
  pages={16-17}
}
A few people in the IR community will already have heard of the Muscat software. It was begun in the early 1980s by Martin Porter, as a generalised and self-contained piece of software for managing computerised catalogues, and for creating Information Retrieval systems. It was written with library and museum catalogues very much in mind, although it was found to be readily applicable to other kinds of data. Porter had been much influenced by contact with Keith van Rijsbergen and Stephen… CONTINUE READING

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