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|Title: ||NATURAL LANGUAGE FOR DATABASE QUERIES: A LABORATORY STUDY|
|Authors: ||Vassiliou, Yannis|
Stohr, Edward A.
Turner, Jon A.
White, Norman H.
|Issue Date: ||Jul-1983 |
|Publisher: ||Stern School of Business, New York University|
|Series/Report no.: ||IS-83-74|
|Abstract: ||Are natural language systems for database queries meeting their goals?
And, are these goals appropriate? The recently completed Advanced
Language Project at New York University combined a field experiment with
two laboratory studies to examine these issues by comparing performance
between subjects using the formal database language SQL and subjects
using the prototype natural language system, USL. This paper describes
the design and results of the larger laboratory experiment. The results
presented offer some promise for the usability of natural language under
|Appears in Collections:||IOMS: Information Systems Working Papers|
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