Advice from the Oracle: Really Intelligent Information Retrieval
What is “intelligent” information retrieval? Essentially this is asking what is intelligence. In this article I will attempt to show some of the aspects of human intelligence, as related to information retrieval. I will do this by the device of a semi-imaginary oracle. Every Observatory has an oracle, someone who is a distinguished scientist, has great administrative responsibilities, acts as memtor to a number of less senior people, and as trusted advisor to even the most accomplished scientists, and knows essentially everyone in the field.
KeywordsInformation Retrieval Factor Space Rule Base System Schedule Program Astrophysics Data System
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