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Yan, Tak W.

Works: 4 works in 6 publications in 1 language and 18 library holdings
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Tak W Yan
Index structures for selective dissemination of information by Tak W Yan( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstract: "The number, size, and user population of bibliographic and full text document databases are rapidly growing. With a high document arrival rate, it becomes essential for users of such databases to have access to the very latest documents; yet the high document arrival rate also makes it difficult for the users to keep themselves updated. It is desirable to allow users to issue queries that are constantly evaluated, called standing orders, so that they will be automatically informed of new additions that may be of interest. Such service is traditionally called Selective Dissemination of Information. The huge number of users and the timeliness requirement of the service pose a challenge
Index structures for information filtering under the vector space model by T. W Yan( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstract: "With the ever increasing volumes of information generation, users of information systems are facing an information overload. It is desirable to support information filtering as a complement to traditional retrieval mechanism. The number of users, and thus profiles (representing users' long-term interests), handled by an information filtering system is potentially huge, and the system has to process a constant stream of incoming information in a timely fashion. The efficiency of the filtering process is thus an important issue. In this paper, we study what data structures and algorithms can be used to efficiently perform large-scale information filtering under the vector space model, a retrieval model established as being effective
Unlimiting the library by Steven G Watkins( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy Siefert Wegner discusses copyright in the digital age, followed by Clifford A. Lynch discussing standards for library information networks, information storage and retrieval systems, and computer network protocols (Z39.50)
The sift information dissemination system by Tak W Yan( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Audience level: 0.76 (from 0.54 for Unlimiting ... to 0.82 for Index stru ...)