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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.

Query Language

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 retrievalfinds documents containing ‘information’ or ‘retrievalinformation or retrievalsame as aboveinformation and retrievalfinds documents containing both ‘information’ and ‘retrieval’information not retrievalfinds documents containing ‘information’ but not ‘retrieval’(information not retrieval) and WAISfinds documents containing ‘WAIS’, plus ‘information’ but not ‘retrieval’web*finds documents containing words starting with ‘web’