ERIC Number: EJ611769
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Interactive Query Expansion: A User-based Evaluation in a Relevance Feedback Environment.
Efthimiadis, Efthimis N.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v51 n11 p989-1003 Sep 2000
Presents a user-centered investigation of interactive query expansion within the context of a relevance feedback system. Data were collected from 25 searches using the INSPEC database. Results discuss issues relating to query expansion, retrieval effectiveness, correspondence of the online-to-offline relevance judgments, and selection of terms for query expansion by users (interactive query expansion). Results provide evidence for the effectiveness of interactive query expansion. (Contains 49 references.) (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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