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List

Summary of List

The measure of a vessel's tilt from the vertical plane, in degrees.

(Main Author: William J. Miller)

Stop List in Legal Information Retrieval

The following is a basic concept of Stop List in relation to information retrieval. In addition to this, Stop List may be applied to legal texts, including case law, legislation and scholarly works. A stop list is a list of insignificant words, designed to eliminate indexing of and retrieval by words like an and the. Eliminating stop words can reduce the size of the index significantly, and speed up processing. Francis, Ku_era and Mackie (1982) suggest that the ten most frequently used words in English can account for twenty to thirty percent of the words in a text.

Closed List in Election Law

A form of list in proportional representation in which the composition of lists, and the order in which the names of candidates appear, cannot be modified by the voter, whose choice is limited to the number of lists presented.

Free List in Election Law

form of list in a proportional representation system. Voters can make their own list by selecting candidates from different lists of parties or groupings up to the number of seats in the constituency.

Zebra List in Election Law

Term used mostly in west and southern Africa to describe a way in which candidates' names are presented on a party's list: male and female candidates alternate, so that a male candidate comes immediately after a female candidate and vice versa.

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  • Election Law
  • Electoral Laws
  • Electoral Legislation

Resources

See Also

  • Election Law
  • Electoral Laws
  • Electoral Legislation

Resources

See Also

  • Election Law
  • Electoral Laws
  • Electoral Legislation