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Event-based personal retrieval

Bovey, John D. (1996) Event-based personal retrieval. Journal of Information Science, 22 (5). pp. 357-366. ISSN 0165-5515. (doi:10.1177/016555159602200504) (KAR id:18833)


People who work in a research, academic or business environment often have personal information collections which are large enough to need retrieval aids. A major difference between personal information retrieval and normal document retrieval is that the items to be retrieved are often associated with events in the searcher's life and can be retrieved by their relationship to other events as well as by content. This paper describes some of the background to event-based retrieval and then describes a prototype graphical event-based retrieval system.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1177/016555159602200504
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: M.A. Ziai
Date Deposited: 16 May 2009 06:19 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 09:57 UTC
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