ERIC Number: EJ613429
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
A Probabilistic Model of Information Retrieval: Development and Comparative Experiments. Part 1.
Jones, K. Sparck; Walker, S.; Robertson, S. E.
Information Processing & Management, v36 n6 p779-808 Nov 2000
This two-part article combines a comprehensive account of a probabilistic model of retrieval with new systematic experiments on TREC (Text Retrieval Conferences) Program material. Part 1 covers the foundations and the model development for document collection and relevance data, along with the test apparatus. Data and results tables for both parts are given in Part 1. Key results are summarized in Part 2. (Contains 33 references.) (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For Part 2, see IR 542 752.