Search results : keywords.

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    2017-08-29 15:47:17
    Blog
    Keywords Before TAR? What to Ask First

    The application of keywords before using TAR should not be based on an "always" or "never" rule. In this Legaltech News article, Amanda Jones and Bruce Hedin of H5 discuss seven categories of questions that can help make your determination.

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    2016-09-20 09:46:58
    Case Studies
    H5 Keyword Search for Data Reduction

    Keyword-based data reduction is often maligned as being imprecise and ineffective. But with experts at the helm who know how to construct keyword search that can achieve simultaneously high recall and precision (finding what’s needed without over-inclusion), data volume can be significantly reduced.

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    2014-09-09 12:00:04
    Blog
    Tell it to the Judge: eDiscovery is not a “one-size fits all” endeavor.

    There is no question Judge Peck’s intrepid thought leadership with regard to the use of technology for document review has been a driving force in the evolution of eDiscovery methodologies, and he is most certainly owed a debt of gratitude for helping to challenge the status quo and question the previously accep...

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    2013-11-05 12:57:54
    Blog
    Expertise Redux

    Followers of H5 know the value we place on expertise—especially as it relates to keyword search. We say it loudly and often—not as a self-serving exercise, but because we know it to be true: successful keyword search for e-discovery requires linguistic expertise.

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    2013-08-21 15:52:35
    News
    H5 Announces Expansion of Keyword CLE Roadshow

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA — H5, a leading provider of technology-assisted review and search services for the legal industry, today announced an expanded roadshow of its popular CLE offering, “Effective Keyword Culling: Practical Advice and Strategies from a Linguist.” The CLE, led by one of H5’s top linguists, add...

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    2013-06-18 13:15:13
    Blog
    Greatest Hits: Improving Precision in Keyword Search

    When performing a keyword search for relevant documents in litigation, it may seem safer to err on the side of over-tagging so that the odds of missing relevant documents are minimized. But it is often quite easy to improve precision (i.e., eliminate false hits), and from a time and cost perspective it’s well wo...

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    2013-06-12 13:19:13
    Blog
    Negotiating keyword deals: "just filters" or more?

    In his June 4 column in Law Technology News entitled "Are Keywords Just Filters?", Craig Ball considers the expectations of counsel when agreed upon keywords are used to search a document population for responsive information; will everything hit by the keywords be turned over, or are keywords just a means by whic...

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    2013-01-10 06:03:16
    Blog
    Keywords fail me. (Or do they?)

    “Conventional wisdom” holds that keyword or Boolean searching is ineffective in legal document review, missing many relevant documents (low recall). Exhibit A in support of this belief is the oft-cited Blair and Maron study of 1985. The study found that a group of attorneys and paralegals, having set out to f...

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    2012-12-21 06:05:29
    Blog
    Mark my keywords: experts in search can be a solution for judges

    In Assured Guar. Mun. Corp. v. UBS Real Estate Sec. Inc., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 167981, (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 21, 2012) Magistrate Judge James C Francis IV made two important, and I believe interestingly related statements: 1. That expert testimony was “necessary for [him] to offer an opinion as to the most efficient ...