Measuring the incremental information value of documents

  title={Measuring the incremental information value of documents},
  author={Theo P. van der Weide and Patrick van Bommel},
  journal={Inf. Sci.},
The incremental searcher satisfaction model for Information Retrieval has been introduced to capture the incremental information value of documents. In this paper, from various cognitive perspectives, searcher requirements are derived in terms of the increment function. Different approaches for the construction of increment functions are identified, such as the individual and the collective approach. Translating the requirements to similarity functions leads to the so-called base similarity… CONTINUE READING