false drop

false drop

[¦fȯls ′dräp]
(computer science)
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In reference [18] reached 85.5% pass rate with 91 false drops, but we can find that the performance of our method is much better than Schneiderman's method; it can reach a high detection rate with less false drop.
The drop that actually matches the Sq is called an actual drop and drop that fails the test is called false drop. The next step in the query processing is the false drop resolution.
The equations used to calculate the signature weight and width are obtained so that the false drop probability is minimized and are proved in Roberts [1979] and Davis and Kamamohanarao [1983].
The inclusion in the database of a good selection of items in full text greatly expands the access to Peel materials (with an attendant expansion of frustration due to "false drops," but an even greater expansion of serendipitous finds).
Better retrieval can be achieved because of the semantic values attached to the terms; this would help reduce the false drops. Document surrogates can be prepared automatically according to the prescribed rules of the concerned indexing system--e.g., according to the principle of generating the index entries in PRECIS (Austin & Dykstra, 1984).