Document (#20572)

Author
Pritchard-Schoch, T.
Title
Natural language comes of age
Source
Online. 17(1993) no.3, S.33-43
Year
1993
Abstract
Discusses natural languages and the natural language implementations of Westlaw's full-text legal documents, Westlaw Is Natural. Natural language is not aritificial intelligence but a hybrid of linguistics, mathematics and statistics. Provides 3 classes of retrieval models. Explains how Westlaw processes an English query. Assesses WIN. Covers WIN enhancements; the natural language features of Congressional Quarterly's Washington Alert using a document for a query; the personal librarian front end search software and Dowquest from Dow Jones news/retrieval. Conmsiders whether natural language encourages fuzzy thinking and whether Boolean logic will still be needed
Theme
Automatisches Indexieren
Computerlinguistik

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