Definitions for "WAIS"
ide rea nformation ervice. An Internet search facility that retrieves filenames labeled with a score based on their probable relevance to the search criteria. Unlike Gopher, WAIS searches indexes of the text inside the files rather than an index categorizing files by content.
ide rea nformation ervers] A distributed information retrieval system developed by Thinking Machines. Users locate documents using keyword searches that return a list of documents, ranked according to the frequency of occurrence of terms used in the search.
See Wide Area Index System (WAIS).
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An early version of Z39.50, used in digital libraries before the web, now largely obsolete.
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale. Intelligence test for adults, which yields verbal and performance scores as well as a combined score. (485)
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See the Internet.