Browse Faculty and Staff Research and Scholarship - Library and Information Science by Issue Date

  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Texas Christian University, Institute for the Study of Cognitive Systems, 1968-08)
    Computer generation of patterns for pattern perception research offers several advantages over other methods. A large number of patterna can be produced easily and quickly, and they appear in a standard format, but most ...

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  • Henderson, Kathryn Luther (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1969)
    The charge to each person preparing a paper for this conference was that he approach current trends and problems and suggest possible solutions to the problems for the specific area of serials that he was to cover. ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Elsevier, 1972)
    A formal model is presented which represents the structure underlying temporal references in natural language. Serving as a framework for analysis of tenses, time relations, and other references to time in language, the ...

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  • Rayward, W. Boyd, 1939- (VINITI for the International Federation for Documentation, 1975)
    A biographical study of the life and work of Paul Otlet (1868-1944) focusing on his work for documentation and the creation of a range of international organizations.

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (University of Notre Dame, 1976)
    In computer question answering and problem solving programs many of the questions of modal and tense logics appear as practical design problems. One problem of particular interest appears when we allow events to have ...

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  • Estabrook, Leigh S. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979)

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Adams, Marilyn J.; Cohen, Philip R.; Collins, Allan; Frederiksen, John R.; Gentner, Dedre; Rubin, Andee; Smith, Edward E., 1940-; Starr, Brenda J.; Starr, Kathleen S.; Steinberg, Cindy (Bolt Beranek and Newman, 1980-07)
    This is a report of work accomplished and planned as part of the Center for the Study of Reading. The Center for the Study of Reading at BBN is currently focusing on a variety of areas including dependencies of discourse ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Rubin, Andee; Starr, Kathleen S. (IEEE, 1981)
    Being able to measure the readability of a text with a simple formula is an attractive prospect, and many groups have been using readability formulas in a variety of situations where estimates of text complexity are thought ...

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  • Smith, Linda C. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)

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  • Kantor, Robert N.; Bruce, Bertram C.; Green, Georgia M.; Morgan, Jerry L.; Stein, Nancy L.; Webber, Bonnie L. (North-Holland, 1982)
    The state of the art in text analysis and text comprehension research, especially in theoretical work in linguistics, psychology, and artificial intelligence, has not gotten much beyond subjective methods of analysis of ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Science for the People, 1982)
    In 1932 the United States Public Health Service (PHS) began deliberately withholding treatment for syphilis from 400 black men. For forty years, until 1972, government scientists and private physicians in and around Macon ...

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  • Henderson, Kathryn Luther (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1983)
    At a library conference in 1940, William M. Randall called technical services the "most typical of the activities of libraries" "they are..." he said, "the things which librarians do that no one else does the secrets ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (de Gruyter, 1983)
    Understanding natural language demands the use of many types of knowledge. For example, one must know definitions of words, rules of syntax, and knowledge about the world. Some of the world knowledge has an emphasis on ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Alaska Association for Computers in Education, 1984)
    This paper discusses a few issues in AI research with the aim of understanding whether the concepts or the tools of AI can be of use in education (see also Green, 1984). Most of the discussion focuses on natural language ...

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  • Tonfoni, Graziella; Bruce, Bertram C. (1984)
    This paper deals with the problem of coherence in explanatory texts. The model which has been presented gives a set of evaluation criteria in order to establish the level of coherence which has been reached by a certain ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Rubin, Andee (International Reading Association, 1984)
    Reading is a process of forming and evaluating hypotheses to account for the data in a text. Because of its complexity, the task of reading requires strategies for controlling the proliferation of hypotheses. Four of these ...

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  • Estabrook, Leigh S. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1984)

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Michaels, Sarah; Watson-Gegeo, Karen (National Council of Teachers of English, 1985-02)
    A study of writing in a sixth-grade classroom using QUILL software highlighted the value of ethnographic observation, showed that the most important impact of computers on writing may be on the classroom "writing system," ...

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  • Michaels, Sarah; Cazden, Courtney; Bruce, Bertram C. (Science for the People, 1985-11)
    Despite the questionable assumptions being made about why computers should be in schools there may well be considerable benefits to having them there. Computers can in principle be used to make educational resources more ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Science for the People, 1985-11)
    One of the central debates in education is how to prepare students to meet the needs of a technologically oriented society. A companion question concerns the ways technology should be used in teaching traditional subjects. ...

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