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com INFORMATION NEED: A THEORY CONNECTING INFORMATION SEARCH TO KNOWLEDGE FORMATION provides a fine monograph examining what motivates people to search for information, and creates a theory of information need as the basis for designing information retrieval systems that engage the user's beliefs and knowledge.
Contributors from information science, business, law, and other fields explain various aspects of developing and managing information retrieval systems in the context of real-world demands.
At the NLM, in the mid-1960s he had conducted pioneering work on evaluating the recently introduced medical information retrieval system, MEDLARS (Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System), which was one of the first great national (later worldwide) information retrieval systems.
Following in Bush's footsteps more than 20 years later, in 1968, the computer researcher Douglas Engelbart gave a remarkable demonstration at a computer conference, introducing the world's best computer scientists to his vision of computer mice, on-screen windows and ``hypertext'' information retrieval systems.
Inso Search Wizard converts single-term queries into rich sophisticated queries that help produce superior results with any information retrieval system.
There are on-line discussion groups, bulletin boards, conferences, document repositories, information retrieval systems, and electronic mail.
By assigning semantics to this content, UIMA will allow information to be exploited by database management systems, information retrieval systems, and other traditional application infrastructure.
The ultimate goal of many information retrieval system designers is to create a system that will be so user friendly and "intelligent" that it can be used independently, so users can answer their information needs with a minimal amount of assistance.