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Fundamental properties of aboutness. (1999)
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BRUZA, P., SONG, D. and WONG, K.-F. 1999. Fundamental properties of aboutness. In Proceedings of the 22nd Association of Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (ACM SIGIR) annual international conference on research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR'99), 15-19 August 1999, Berkeley, USA. New York: ACM [online], pages 277-278. Available from:

Information retrieval (IR) is a reasoning process which is assumed to be driven by determining aboutness between two information carriers (i.e. document and query). This, the study of aboutness will be very helpful to set up the theoretical foundatio... Read More about Fundamental properties of aboutness..