ERIC Number: EJ418643
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
A Mathematical Model of Retrieval System Performance.
McCarn, Davis B.; Lewis, Craig M.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v41 n7 p495-500 Oct 1990
Reviews selected research on the performance of bibliographic and full-text databases. A mathematical model for clarification of the relationship between user behavior and the performance measures of recall and precision is presented. (five references) (MES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A