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Use the form below to search for pages in No Matter What containing specific words or combinations of words. The text search engine will display a weighted list of matching pages, with better matches shown first. Each list item is a link to a matching page. A brief explanation of how the query language works is given below along with examples.

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Query Language

The text search engine allows queries to be formed from arbitrary Boolean expressions containing the keywords AND, OR, and NOT, and grouped with parentheses. For example:

information retrieval
finds documents containing 'information' or 'retrieval'

information or retrieval
same as above

information and retrieval
finds documents containing both 'information' and 'retrieval'

information not retrieval
finds documents containing 'information' but not 'retrieval'

(information not retrieval) and WAIS
finds documents containing 'WAIS', plus 'information' but not 'retrieval'

finds documents containing words starting with 'web'

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