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Automatic processing of personal names for filing

Journal of library automation [December 1971]

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Copyright (c) 1971 Information Science and Automation Division

Abstract: Describes a method for preparing personal names already in machine readable form for processing by any standard computer sort program, determining filing order insofar as possible from normal available information rather than from special formatting. Prefix recognition is emphasized; multi-word forename entries are a problem area. Provision is made for an edit list of problems requiring human decision. Possible extension of the method to titles is discussed.


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Publication Year:1971
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Journal of library automation
Publication Info:Volume 4 Number 4
Issue:December 1971
Page(s):185-197
Publisher:Information Science and Automation Division
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
ISSN:0022-2240
Record Number:2030
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00