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ERIC Number: EJ565395
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-1195-096X
A Proposed Method of Measuring the Utility of Individual Information Retrieval Tools.
Meadow, Charles T.
Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, v21 n1 p22-34 Apr 1996
Proposes a method of evaluating information retrieval systems by concentrating on individual tools (commands, their menus or graphic interface equivalents, or a move/stratagem). A user would assess the relative success of a small part of a search, and every tool used in that part would be credited with a contribution to the result. Cumulative scores would provide an assessment of overall utility of the tool. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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