coordinate indexing

coordinate indexing

[kō′ȯrd·ən·ət ′in‚deks·iŋ]
(computer science)
An indexing scheme in which equal-rank descriptors are used to describe a document, for information retrieval by a computer or other means.
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Shortly thereafter, coordinate indexing, developed by Mortimer Taube and colleagues at a company named Documentation Inc., was a direct outgrowth of these ideas and it took the IR world by storm; interestingly, Taube referred to coordinate indexing, following Bush, as "association of ideas" (Taube and Associates, 1955).
using coordinate indexing uniterms, that is, index terms searched in Boolean manner.
* the proceedings of the first Informatics conference (Aslib Coordinate Indexing Group, 1974);