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Computer assisted information resources navigation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10901276     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In this paper, the design and development of Computer Assisted Information Resources Navigation (CAIRN) is discussed. CAIRN system is a medical information retrieval system that allows physicians and students to store full text medical information from any resource, organize and retrieve it. The most important feature of CAIRN is its capability to assist the user, physician, student etc. in selecting documents against a submitted query in Natural Language. The retrieved documents are presented in decreasing order according to their similarity to the submitted query. The nearest neighbour method is used. An alternative similarity measure based on a new calculation of the length of documents is proposed and some experimentation with it is discussed.
N N Karanikolas; C Skourlas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medical informatics and the Internet in medicine     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1463-9238     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Inform Internet Med     Publication Date:    2000 Apr-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-11-03     Completed Date:  2000-11-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883495     Medline TA:  Med Inform Internet Med     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  133-46     Citation Subset:  IM    
Areteion University Hospital, Athens, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Database Management Systems*
Databases, Bibliographic
Information Storage and Retrieval*
Natural Language Processing
User-Computer Interface

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