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Bibliographic Retrieval from Bibliographic Input; the Hypothesis and Construction of a Test

Frederick H. Ruecking, Jr.


A study of problems associated with bibliographic retrieval using unverified input data supplied by requesters. A code derived from compression of title and author information to four, four-character abbreviations each was used for retrieval tests on an IBM 1401 computer. Retrieval accuracy was 98.67%

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