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ERIC Number: EJ588342
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0306-4573
Finding Information on the World Wide Web: The Retrieval Effectiveness of Search Engines.
Pathak, Praveen; Gordon, Michael
Information Processing & Management, v35 n2 p141-80 Mar 1999
Describes a study that examined the effectiveness of eight search engines for the World Wide Web. Calculated traditional information-retrieval measures of recall and precision at varying numbers of retrieved documents to use as the bases for statistical comparisons of retrieval effectiveness. Also examined the overlap between search engines. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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