ERIC Number: EJ363814
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Predicting Document Retrieval System Performance: An Expected Precision Measure.
Losee, Robert M., Jr.
Information Processing and Management, v23 n6 p529-37 1987
Describes an expected precision (EP) measure designed to predict document retrieval performance. Highlights include decision theoretic models; precision and recall as measures of system performance; EP graphs; relevance feedback; and computing the retrieval status value of a document for two models, the Binary Independent Model and the Two Poisson Independent Model. (34 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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