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This completes our description of the two major sources of technology for text filtering systems: information retrieval and user modeling. Humans pursue the information filtering process in a social context, though, and the machines that they use must operate in some physical context. In this section we briefly identify the issues raised by the interaction between the information filtering process and these larger contexts.

Douglas W. Oard
Sun Apr 27 13:18:52 EDT 1997

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