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Use the form below to search for documents in
this web containing specific words or combinations of words. The
text search engine will display a weighted list of matching
documents, with better matches shown first. Each list item is a link
to a matching document; if the document has a title it will be
shown, otherwise only the document's file name is displayed. A brief
explanation of the query language is
available, along with examples.
The text search engine allows queries to be formed from
arbitrary Boolean expressions containing the keywords AND, OR, and
NOT, and grouped with parentheses. For example:
- information retrieval
- finds documents containing 'information' or
- information or retrieval
- same as above
- information and retrieval
- finds documents containing both 'information' and
- information not retrieval
- finds documents containing 'information' but not
- (information not retrieval) and WAIS
- finds documents containing 'WAIS', plus
'information' but not 'retrieval'
- finds documents containing words starting with 'web'
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