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ERIC Number: EJ499904
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-1195-096X
Speculations on the Measurement and Use of User Characteristics in Information Retrieval Experimentation.
Meadow, Charles T.; And Others
Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, v19 n4 p1-22 Dec 1994
Presents viewpoints on several information retrieval user studies, and contains opinions regarding user characteristics; user training; expression of need or query formulation; conduct of a search; use of language; analysis of retrieved information; and satisfaction with outcome. Recommendations for future studies include classification of users; types and effects of training users; and use of computer assistance. (55 references) (JMV)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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