ERIC Number: EJ610127
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
When Information Retrieval Measures Agree about the Relative Quality of Document Rankings.
Losee, Robert M.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v51 n9 p834-40 Jul 2000
Discusses the variety of performance measures available for information retrieval systems, search engines, and network filtering agents. Considers how measures of performance at a point in a search can be formally compared, develops criteria related to document orderings, and discusses equivalent ordering and precision and recall. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A