Infopragmatics: an efficient method for information retrieval.

Ibarra-, Rafael and Ballesteros , Silvia Infopragmatics: an efficient method for information retrieval., 2010 [Preprint]


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Based on a linguistic algorithm, supported by an uncertainty theorem, the infopragmaticsis a new method that offers an efficient solution, but not limited, to those Spanish speaking users who try to get the most useful information from academic databases which contents is in English. Presents a search analysis, an application of the language of levels understanding table, brief considerations on the ambiguity of the term “relevance” and statistical reasons to put infopragmatics into action at our National University Library System.

Item type: Preprint
Keywords: infopragmatics – information retrieval (IR) – algorithm – uncertainty theorem – pragmatics – linguistics – Spanish speakers.
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information
A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information.
C. Users, literacy and reading.
Depositing user: RAFAEL IBARRA
Date deposited: 09 Jun 2010
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:17


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