A new fuzzy logic based information retrieval model

K. Nowacka, S. Zadrozny, J. Kacprzyk.

We propose a comprehensive model of information retrieval (IR) based on Zadeh's linguistic statements. Its characteristic feature is a capability to take into account both the imprecision and uncertainty pervading the textual information representation. It extends earlier IR models based on broadly meant fuzzy logic. Moreover, some techniques for obtaining quantitative representations of documents and queries are proposed.

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