Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
J Biomed Discov Collab. 2006 Mar 13;1:2.

A tutorial on information retrieval: basic terms and concepts.

Author information

  • 1Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, 851 South Morgan Street, Chicago, IL 60607, USA. wzhou8@uic.edu

Abstract

This informal tutorial is intended for investigators and students who would like to understand the workings of information retrieval systems, including the most frequently used search engines: PubMed and Google. Having a basic knowledge of the terms and concepts of information retrieval should improve the efficiency and productivity of searches. As well, this knowledge is needed in order to follow current research efforts in biomedical information retrieval and text mining that are developing new systems not only for finding documents on a given topic, but extracting and integrating knowledge across documents.

PMID:
16722601
[PubMed]
PMCID:
PMC1459215
Free PMC Article

Images from this publication.See all images (2)Free text

Figure 1
Figure 2
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Icon for BioMed Central Icon for PubMed Central
    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk