The usefulness of a backspace character in various applications of Information Retrieval Systems is investigated. While not being a character in the initial sense of the word, a backspace can be defined as being a part of an extended alphabet, thereby enabling the enhancement of various algorithms related to the processing of queries in Information retrieval. We bring examples of three different application areas.
|Original language||American English|
|Title of host publication||Stringology|
|State||Published - 2009|