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Ranked search in bibliographic databases
A.A. Knyazeva, O.S. Kolobov, I.Yu. Turchanovsky, A.M. Fedotov

Department of Informatization Problems, Tomsk centre of Siberian Branch of RAS
Institute of High Current Electronics SB RAS
Institute of Computational Technologies SB RAS
Novosibirsk State University

UDC code: 019.963.2:004.62

The paper describes the approach to the ranked search in bibliographic databases. The problem of effective subject search in automated library catalogs is solved with this approach. Bibliographic record is considered as structured docu-ment, which may consist of a several zones. This allows us to calculate the assessment in relation to the search query ac-cording to different zones of the document. The obtained estimates documents are used for ranking search results. There are considered various models of ranked search, as well as the approach to meta-search, for a variety of bibliographic databases.

Key Words
information retrieval, databases, ranking, metadata, meta-search.

How to cite:
Knyazeva A. A., Kolobov O. S., Turchanovsky I. Yu., Fedotov A. M. Ranked search in bibliographic databases // Vestnik NSU Series: Information Technologies. - 2009. - Volume 07, Issue No 4. - P. 81 - 96. - ISSN 1818-7900. (in Russian).

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Publication information
Main title Vestnik NSU Series: Information Technologies, Volume 07, Issue No 4 (2009).
Parallel title: Novosibirsk State University Journal of Information Technologies Volume 07, Issue No 4 (2009).

Key title: Vestnik Novosibirskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta. Seriâ: Informacionnye tehnologii
Abbreviated key title: Vestn. Novosib. Gos. Univ., Ser.: Inf. Tehnol.
Variant title: Vestnik NGU. Seriâ: Informacionnye tehnologii

Year of Publication: 2009
ISSN: 1818-7900 (Print), ISSN 2410-0420 (Online)
Publisher: Novosibirsk State University Press
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