Understanding Search Engines: Mathematical Modeling and Text Retrieval

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Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 1999 - Computers - 116 pages
Annotation Berry and Browne (computer science, U. of Tennessee) discuss key design issues in information retrieval about which their computer science peers and mathematicians may be clueless, yet have much to offer. Details of computational methods for automated indexing are relegated to sidebars, so as not to intimidate those who have not ventured beyond introductory level calculus and algebra. Annotates suggested further readings in addition to the bibliography. SIAM is the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).

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Murray Browne has written literary essays and reviews and co-authored *Understanding Search Engines: Mathematical Modeling and Text Retrieval*. Browne grew up in East Central, Illinois, graduated from Indiana University, and earned a Masters in Information Sciences from the University of Tennessee. Proud father of two grown daughters, Browne lives in Atlanta and works as Media Content Analyst for Turner Broadcasting.

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