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Competition-based versions for study coverage and administration have an expanding impression in the course of the study method, from attracting investment to publishing effects. The creation of quality controls equipment using quite a few varieties of functionality signs is a part of this improvement. The authors awarded during this quantity care for the subsequent questions: What counts as ‘quality’ and the way can this be assessed? What are the potential unintended effects of present quality controls platforms on study carried out within the ecu examine sector, specially within the social sciences and the humanities?

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56 I. Gogolin et al. 1007/978-3-658-05969-9_5, © Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014 to justify our choice we have carried out a proof-of-concept experiment the results of which are promising. 2 Proof-of-concept Experiment In Chapter 4 we outlined our method for defining and detecting salient sentences in social science research articles. In order to show in an empirical experiment that the sentences detected do in fact carry salient messages, we have used these sentences as additional metadata in the Lucene search engine, similarly to the way content-oriented metadata are used in digital libraries, and we tested whether salient sentences can be used successfully as supporting material for document retrieval.

Uren, Victoria, Buckingham Shum, Simon, Mancini, Clara and Li, Gangmin (2007): Modelling Naturalistic Argumentation in Research Literatures: Representation and Interaction Design Issues. International Journal of Intelligent Systems, (Special Issue on Computational Models of Natural Argument, Eds: C. Reed and F. Grasso), 22(1):17-47. 55 Enhancing Relevance Ranking of the EERQI Search Engine 16 Ágnes Sándor, Angela Vorndran Short Summary In this chapter we describe the application of the detection of salient sentences for enhancing relevance ranking in the EERQI search engine as well as for the presentation of document snippets in the results lists.

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