Automated information retrieval in science and technology

Science
T E DoszkocsH M Schoolman

Abstract

The rapid advances in computer and communication technology in the 1970's have enabled large interactive scientific and technical information retrieval systems to be implemented. Major search services today offer on-line access to millions of bibliographic citations and an increasing number of "electronic handbooks." In addition, development of knowledge bases is well under way. Despite the impressive speed and flexibility of interactive retrieval systems, their impact has been lessened by limited awareness of their existence, uneven quality of retrieval, inadequate linkages among data bases, and reliance on specially trained intermediaries.

Citations

Jan 1, 1981·Journal of Medical Systems·G Wiederhold
Oct 1, 1988·Computers and Biomedical Research, an International Journal·D PorterW V Slack
Mar 17, 1983·The New England Journal of Medicine
Nov 1, 1985·The American Journal of the Medical Sciences·D M Toups
Oct 8, 1983·Journal of the American Society for Information Science·R S Marcus
Jun 9, 1986·Journal of the American Society for Information Science·W Sewell, S Teitelbaum
Oct 1, 1992·The British Journal of Surgery·J J CoxK E Hobbs

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