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The current issue of IR Watch – The Newsletter will be available during the day. It consists of the following sections.

Featuring Article: Data Mining Credit Cards

In this issue of the newsletter we cover Luhn’s Algorithm, also known as the Modulus 10 or Mod-10 Test. This algorithm is used for data mining and validation of credit cards. Credit cards fraud is a topic that never goes away.

QA: Types of Links

What is the difference between in-links, out-links, co-citation, and co-reference?

Historical Notes: The Whirlwind Project

Top CS: State University of New Jersey, Rutgers

Who is Who in IR: Tefko Saracevic

Graduate Theses

Data Mining Blogs

and more.