ERIC Number: ED030447
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Dec-31
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Procedural Guide for the Evaluation of Document Retrieval Systems.
Westat Research, Inc., Rockville, MD.
The following topics are included in this document: (1) evaluation of plans for implementation of new systems; (2) macroevaluation of document retrieval systems; (3) microevaluation of retrospective searching; (4) evaluation of document acquisition functions; evluation of indexing and indexing languages; (5) evaluation of document screening; (6) evaluation of the user-system interface; (7) conducting the user survey; (8) statistics primer; (9) sampling methods; (10) experimental design; and (11) estimation of costs. (Author/CC)
Descriptors: Costs, Documentation, Evaluation Methods, Experiments, Guides, Indexing, Information Retrieval, Man Machine Systems, Relevance (Information Retrieval), Sampling, Search Strategies, Statistical Analysis, Use Studies
Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, Springfield, Va. 22151 (PB 182 711, MF $0.65, HC $3.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Information.
Authoring Institution: Westat Research, Inc., Rockville, MD.
Note: LI 001 345 is a companion report.