Need new summaryHeld Aug. 31-Sep. 2, 1993. The conference was co-sponsored by the National Inst. of Standards & Technology (NIST) & the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) & was attended by 150 people involved in the 31 participating groups. Evaluates new technologies in text retrieval, such as: natural language text retrieval, query vectors, knowledge-based searching, MatchPlus, probabilistic equations, Okapi, Clarit-TREC-2 system, semantic indexing, & more. Numerous graphs, tables & charts.