conjunctive search

conjunctive search

[kən′jəŋk·tiv ′sərch]
(computer science)
A search to identify items having all of a certain set of characteristics.
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A second stage was thought to be required for a conjunctive search because the target should not pop out of the display.
Slopes that are more efficient that one would predict for a conjunctive search have been reported by a large number of researchers (Nakayama and Silverman 1986; Sagi 1988; Dehaene 1989; Zohary and Hochstein 1989; Treisman and Sato 1990; McLeod et al.
For a more difficult conjunctive search on a noisy display, the target may only be one of many with the same relatively high overall activation.