Lynne Plettenberg

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This paper describes a formative evaluation of an integrated multilingual, multimedia information system, a series of user studies designed to guide system development. The system includes automatic speech recognition for English, Chinese, and Arabic, automatic translation from Chinese and Arabic into English, and query-based and profile-based search(More)
We often talk as if information retrieval systems were machines, but in reality the " systems " that we use to retrieve information are synergistic combinations of collections, machines, and processes that people use to search the collection(s) using the machine(s). Model-based evaluations such as those pioneered at Cranfield and now used in TREC, CLEF, and(More)
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