Development of Micro Cds/Isis Amharic Version

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Addis Ababa University


The current research examined the need for Amharic software and found that in general software to handle Amharic script and in particular, text processing software are required.To t ,h!snd. Available text retrieval software are over viewed and compared with Kicro CDS/ISIS version 2.3., CDS/ISIS is found to be the best text retrieval software for which Amharic version can be developed . Therefore, an Amharic version of the Micro CDS/ISIS was developed and tested. This version can perform all functions that the English version does and can be used for developing information storage and retrieval systems in Amharic and containing Amharic databases . The capabilities and limitations of the developed software are described and suggests lines of future work.



Information Science