An Evaluation of the Accuracy of Capturing User Intent for Information Retrieval

@inproceedings{Nguyen2007AnEO,
  title={An Evaluation of the Accuracy of Capturing User Intent for Information Retrieval},
  author={Hien Nguyen and Eugene Santos},
  booktitle={IC-AI},
  year={2007}
}
This paper reports our evaluation of the accuracy of capturing a user’s intent in an informationseeking task. Specifically, we would like to assess how accurately a user’s short-term goals, methods, and context in an information seeking task have been captured. Our method is to compare a machine-generated model against a human-generated model with 5 users… CONTINUE READING