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searching

 [serch´ing]
probing or investigating.
free text searching a search mode in which titles, abstracts, full texts, or other natural language fields of bibliographic or source databases are searched for one or more words, whose proximity to each other may be specified in order to increase the specificity of the search.
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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.
The research that explores such issues as the organization of the Web or Web searching trends is becoming more important for users and Web search engines alike.
Like the internet version, there is also extensive online help for searching the CD-ROM.
While CD-ROM searching provides both thoroughness and speed, it is only as exacting as the present search request, and even can be too precise for successful results.
Officers and prosecutors alike often are under the mistaken impression that to defend the warrantless search of a vehicle, the government must demonstrate that it was necessary to conduct the search without a warrant because it was impracticable to obtain the approval of a judge before searching.
Union catalogs provide users with the ability to perform consistent searching of records from multiple institutions, in the sense that these records are indexed consistently.
To produce keyword terms for searching a database, divide the concepts into subconcepts, then extract the most relevant keywords from this set.
This article addresses that question by discussing in general the law regarding searches incident to arrest and then, specifically, the issue of searching locked containers incident to arrest.
A sensible first step is to ensure that all searching officers know the items listed on the warrant.
Optevi is a revolutionary philosophy of search -- a Search Engine Interface Modifier (SEIM) that gives Web users competitive, personalized control of the Internet searching and browsing process by ensuring that they will obtain the most trustworthy desired information every single time they conduct a new search online.
InfoSpace Mobile Search provides carriers a flexible offering that supports on-deck, off-deck and on-device searching.