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ERIC Number: EJ476352
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0306-4573
Information Retrieval Evaluation in Practice: A Case Study Approach.
Smithson, Steve
Information Processing and Management, v30 n2 p205-21 Mar-Apr 1994
Outlines problems involved in information retrieval evaluation and suggests a more user-centered interpretive approach. A longitudinal study that examines evaluation through the information-seeking behavior of 22 case studies of actual users is described; and relevance judgments, effectiveness ratios, and analysis of document failures are discussed. (Contains 33 references.) (LRW)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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