Evaluation Vademecum for Visual information Systems

  title={Evaluation Vademecum for Visual information Systems},
  author={Simone Santini},
This paper presents some methodological observations on the measurement of performance in Visual Information Retrieval (VIR) systems. The paper identifies three different types of measures two of which (Physical Performance and Contextual Evaluation) can be determined with methods inherited from physical and social sciences respectively. The third model (Decontextualized Evaluation) is more typical of the design and construction of complicated systems, since it allows us to measure the… CONTINUE READING
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