Metrics, Statistics, Tests

  title={Metrics, Statistics, Tests},
  author={Tetsuya Sakai},
  booktitle={PROMISE Winter School},
This lecture is intended to serve as an introduction to Information Retrieval (IR) effectiveness metrics and their usage in IR experiments using test collections. Evaluation metrics are important because they are inexpensive tools for monitoring technological advances. This lecture covers a wide variety of IR metrics (except for those designed for XML retrieval, as there is a separature lecture dedicated to this topic) and discusses some methods for evaluating evaluation metrics. It also… CONTINUE READING
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