Default Operator

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In a search interface, the Boolean operator that the system will insert between terms if the user does not specify the desired operator is called the "default operator."[1] The documentation for the individual system should state the default operator in use.


Sources

  1. For example, see "Default operators," esp@cenet Help. http://gb.espacenet.com/gb/en/helpV3/defaultoperators.html Accessed January 6, 2010.

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