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ERIC Number: EJ631338
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-3318-3324
Predicting the Relevance of a Library Catalog Search.
Cooper, Michael D.; Chen, Hui-Min
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, v52 n10 p813-27 Aug 2001
Proposes an operational definition of relevance for a Web-based library catalog. Proposes measures that characterize user behavior while searching a Web-based library catalog. Develops a methodology to predict when a user's search will be perceived to be relevant by the user. Tests the methodology with over 900,000 user search sessions with the University of California's Melvyl Web-based library catalog. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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