Information retrieval

  • Text Analysis and Mining

    1.1 Text Analysis and Mining: Text Mining is the process of deriving high quality information from data in the form of text written in natural languages. It is also referred to as text engineering, text data mining or text analytics (Grimes, 2007). It invokes statistical algorithms, natural language technologies, high speed computing and ability to handle large amounts of data in successfully developing and applying…

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  • Information Gathering

    Introduction: Since the mid-1990s the use of electronic resources has transformed information gathering for academic research. But it has affected subjects in different ways and to different degrees. Where previously finding information in all subjects was based around libraries, Library users studying different subjects now a day’s do not go to library in person, but have convenient access to vast amounts of information from their…

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  • Community Information Seeking

    Information Seeking Situations and Information Providers: Assessing the information needs of the general public in the community is a difficult process especially with those who are neither aware of library services in the locality nor know about the sources to satisfy their information needs. The identification of this need and the nature and behaviour of its potential users are considered as the two basic aspects…

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  • English

    Online Information Retrieval System

    Online Information Retrieval Online Information retrieval system is one type of system or technique by which users can retrieve their desired information from various machine readable online databases. On the other-word OIRS is a combination of computer and its various hardware such as networking terminal, communication layer and link, modem, disk driver and many computer software packages are used for retrieving information from various online…

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  • ICT and Information

    Information Retrieval System

    Information Retrieval System? Information Retrieval system is a part and parcel of communication system. The main objectives of Information retrieval is to supply right information, to the hand of right user at a right time. Various materials and methods are used for retrieving our desired information.  The term Information retrieval first introduced by Calvin Mooers in 1951. Definition: Information retrieval is the activity of obtaining…

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  • English

    Evaluation of Internet Information Resource.

    Unlike similar information found in newspapers or television broadcasts, information available on the Internet is not regulated for quality or accuracy; therefore, it is particularly important for the individual Internet user to evaluate the resource or information. Keep in mind that almost anyone can publish anything they wish on the Web. It is often difficult to determine authorship of Web sources, and even if the…

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