Accession Number : AD0272572

Title :   PROBABILISTIC INDEXING. A STATISTICAL TECHNIQUE FOR DOCUMENT IDENTIFICATION AND RETRIEVAL

Corporate Author : THOMPSON RAMO WOOLDRIDGE INC LOS ANGELES CALIF

Personal Author(s) : MARON,M.E. ; KUHNS,J.L. ; RAY,L.C.

Report Date : JUN 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : This report describes recent experiments that were made to evaluate the retrieval effectiveness of a new method of literature indexing and searching entitled Probabilistic Indexing. In addition several refinements and extensions of the basic notions of Probabilistic Indexing are presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   *DOCUMENTS, *INDEXES, *LIBRARIES, *MATHEMATICS, ALGEBRAIC TOPOLOGY, ALGEBRAS, COMPUTERS, MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), PROBABILITY, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, TOPOLOGY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE