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Yeates, S. A. (1999) Proc Third New Zealand Computer Science Research Students’ ConferenceHamilton, New Zealand, pp 117-124.

A brief introduction to acronyms is given and motivation for extracting them in a digital library environment is discussed. A technique for extracting acronyms is given with an analysis of the results. The technique is found to have a low number of false negatives and a high number of false positives.