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Evaluation of Information Retrieval Systems: Approaches, Issues, and Methods.
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Evaluation of Information Retrieval Systems: Approaches, Issues, and Methods.

Author: Stephen P Harter; Carol A Hert
Edition/Format: Article Article : English
Publication:Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST) v32 p3-94 1997
Database:ERIC The ERIC database is an initiative of the U.S. Department of Education.
Other Databases: ArticleFirstBritish Library Serials
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Discusses the traditional Cranfield model for information retrieval (IR) evaluation, problems with the model, and extensions and alternatives to Cranfield; describes emerging themes in IR evaluation, including multiple evaluation dimensions and methods, inclusion of users and other stakeholders in the evaluation process, and various approaches to evaluation; and outlines a research agenda that addresses unresolved  Read more...
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Document Type: Article
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen P Harter; Carol A Hert
ISSN:0066-4200
Language Note: English
Unique Identifier: 424834530
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Discusses the traditional Cranfield model for information retrieval (IR) evaluation, problems with the model, and extensions and alternatives to Cranfield; describes emerging themes in IR evaluation, including multiple evaluation dimensions and methods, inclusion of users and other stakeholders in the evaluation process, and various approaches to evaluation; and outlines a research agenda that addresses unresolved issues. Contains 396 references. (AEF)

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