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ERIC Number: EJ035459
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Publication Date: 1971
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Selected Results from an Inquiry into Testing of Information Retrieval Systems
Saracevic, Tefko
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 22, 2, 126-139, Mar-Apr 71
The main conclusions are: the human factor appears to be the main variable in all components of an information retrieval system; length of indexes affects performance considerably more than indexing languages; question analysis and search strategies affect performance to a great extent - as much, if not more than indexing. (Author/MF)
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