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Title: Duality in information retrieval and the hypergeometric distribution
Authors: EGGHE, Leo
ROUSSEAU, Ronald
Issue Date: 1997
Publisher: Association for Information Management
Citation: Journal of documentation, 53(5). p. 488-496
Abstract: Duality is an important topic in informetrics, especially in connection with the classical informetric laws. Yet, this concept is less studied in information retrieval. It deals with the unification or symmetry between queries and documents, retrieval versus indexing, and relevant versus retrieved documents. These ideas are elaborated in this note and the connection with the hypergeometric distribution is highlighted.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/809
DOI: 10.1108/EUM0000000007208
ISSN: 0022-0418
Type: Journal Contribution
Appears in Collections: Research publications

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