Richard Quatrain

Learn More
This study investigated the effect on retrieval performance of two methods of combination of multiple representations of TREC topics. Five separate Boolean queries for each of the 50 TREC routing topics and 25 of the TREC ad hoc topics were generated by 75 experienced online searchers. Using the INQUERY retrieval system, these queries were both combined(More)
We present data that describe the interactive searching behavior of ten searchers using the INQUERY retrieval engine in the context of the TREC-3 routing task. We discuss how these searchers with a strong background in the use of traditional online retrieval mechanisms adapted, after very limited training, to the use of a best-match, ranked-output,(More)
  • 1