ERIC Number: EJ479706
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Analysis of Search Failures in Document Retrieval Systems: A Review.
Public-Access Computer Systems Review, v3 n1 p4-53 1992
Discusses the concept of search failure in document retrieval systems and three effectiveness measures, precision, recall, and "fallout." Four research methods--retrieval effectiveness measures, user satisfaction measures, transaction log analysis, and critical incident technique--are examined, and findings of major studies using each of the methods are summarized. (Contains 118 references.) (NRP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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