Assisting the User
Chapters 8 and 9 focused on developing better methods to build systems, looking specifically at improved approaches for indexing and retrieval. This chapter focuses on efforts to assist the user. Four specific approaches are discussed: better organization of databases, expert assistance to the user, improved access to better indexing terms and databases, and linkage to new documents by tracing references in documents already retrieved.
KeywordsMeSH Term Semantic Network Semantic Type Information Retrieval System Unify Medical Language System
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