Boolean search

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Use of Boolean operators (also called logical operators) such as AND, OR, NOT, in making keyword-based text searches more precise. Boolean operators can be used with most database and web-search engines. Named after the UK mathematician George Boole (1815-64) who in 1847 introduced mathematical (symbolic) logic the foundation on which electronic computing is based.

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The computer class taught the new college students how to use Boolean search in order to research their project topics more effectively.
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If you are having trouble finding the data that you need maybe you should try using a boolean search to see if that works.
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My friend wanted a really efficient search engine and I asked him if he had every tried a boolean search.
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