A Picture of Search Abdur Chowdhury

  title={A Picture of Search Abdur Chowdhury},
  author={Greg Pass and America Online and Cayley Torgeson and Raybeam}
We survey many of the measures used to describe and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of large-scale search services. These measures, herein visualized versus verbalized, reveal a domain rich in complexity and scale. We cover six principle facets of search: the query space, users' query sessions, user behavior, operational requirements, the content space, and user demographics. While this paper focuses on measures, the measurements themselves raise questions and suggest avenues of… CONTINUE READING