DIRECTions: design and specification of an IR evaluation infrastructure

@inproceedings{Agosti2012DIRECTionsDA,
  title={DIRECTions: design and specification of an IR evaluation infrastructure},
  author={Maristella Agosti and Emanuele Di Buccio and Nicola Ferro and Ivano Masiero and Simone Peruzzo and Gianmaria Silvello},
  booktitle={CLEF},
  year={2012}
}
Information Retrieval (IR) experimental evaluation is an essential part of the research on and development of information access methods and tools. Shared data sets and evaluation scenarios allow for comparing methods and systems, understanding their beahviour, and tracking performances and progress over the time. On the other hand, experimental evaluation is an expensive activity in terms of human effort, time, and costs required to carry it out. Software and hardware infrastructures that… CONTINUE READING
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