ERIC Number: EJ491444
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Indexing and Retrieval Performance: The Logical Evidence.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v45 n8 p589-99 Sep 1994
Presents a logical analysis of the characteristics of indexing and their effects on retrieval. The foundational questions of performance evaluation and the basic quantitative performance measures for binary noninteractive retrieval systems are established. The effects of indexing devices, indexing exhaustivity, specificity, correctness, and consistency on retrieval performance are examined. (Contains 26 references.) (KRN)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special section: "Perspectives on...Indexing."