A browser of supporting vague query processing in an office document system
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DOCPROS (DOCument PROcessing System) is an intelligent document processing and retrieval system; it supports storing, extracting, classifying, categorizing, retrieving and browsing information from a variety of office documents. This article presents a portion of the retrieval subsystem of DOCPROS for processing vague queries in which the user may only have a vague retrieval target. That is, the user does not know exactly what kinds of information he needs until some kind of description is displayed to him. A browsing mechanism is employed for such situations to assist the user in the retrieval process.
Keywordsdocument classification filing and retrieval dual data model generalization and specialization metadata and domain knowledge
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