Measuring Retrieval Effectiveness Based on User Preference of Documents

@article{Yao1995MeasuringRE,
  title={Measuring Retrieval Effectiveness Based on User Preference of Documents},
  author={Yiyu Yao},
  journal={JASIS},
  year={1995},
  volume={46},
  pages={133-145}
}
The notion of user preference is adopted for the representation, interpretation and measurement of the relevance or usefulness of documents. User judgments on documents may be formally described by a weak order (i.e., user ranking) and measured using an ordinal scale. Within this framework, a new measure of system performance is suggested based on the distance between user ranking and system ranking. It only uses the relative order of documents and therefore confirms to the valid use of an… CONTINUE READING
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