keyword search

keyword search

[′kē‚wərd ‚sərch]
(computer science)
A method of filing and locating information through the use of keywords that describe the content of records.
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That's according to new research by Columbia Business School that takes a unique look at a consumer's behavior between the keyword search and the point-of-click.
Buyers can also start a keyword search and use one of the results as a reference to further filter the search.
In one case involving nearly 20 million electronic documents, the court upheld keyword searching as a method for the first phase of identifying relevant documents, with predictive coding then applied to the remainder, over objections from the plaintiffs who argued the keyword search may have eliminated relevant ESI.
The GoldMiner search engine applies both a keyword search and a concept search and returns images found using either technique.
The new keyword search function complements existing search features, which allow searches via subject guides and also by date of publication.
In particular, the study collected data about users' search sessions in response to assigned search tasks, and users' perceptions of searching with CBR and keyword search interfaces.
Never mind that the keyword search also produced Yale University's ITS billing system Web site, called "Liberty System.
The visual prominence of individual retrieval mechanisms (for example, positioning of keyword search boxes or subject directories) in our experience plays an important role in determining their relative levels of usage (see, for example, Bilal, 2000; Large, Beheshti, & Breuleux, 1998).
Subscribers, for instance, can keyword search the summaries for access to the mass tort litigators' key pleadings from litigation such as asbestos, MTBE, fen-phen, Baycol and mold.
These discussions stay posted for 90 days and can be accessed during that period by a keyword search.
While any search begins with a familiar keyword search box, what's most compelling about XYZFind is that it allows users to iteratively fine-tune their search using our automatically generated 'Advanced Search' forms," said Marvin.
A keyword search feature works on both messages and attachments, and documents are viewable regardless of software format.