Thornley, Clare V. and Gibb, Forbes (2007) A dialectical approach to information retrieval. Journal of Documentation, 63 (5). pp. 755-764. ISSN 0022-0418Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
The purpose of this paper is to explore the question of whether the often paradoxical and conceptually contradictory discipline of information retrieval (IR) can be understood more clearly when it is analyzed from a dialectical perspective. A dialectical understanding of meaning can assist in clarifying some aspects of the complex nature of current IR theory.
|Keywords:||philosophy, information retrieval, meaning, dialectical analysis, Library and Information Sciences, Information Systems|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Computer and Information Sciences|
|Depositing user:||Strathprints Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||08 Dec 2007|
|Last modified:||29 Apr 2016 08:38|