Relevance assessment: are judges exchangeable and does it matter

@inproceedings{Bailey2008RelevanceAA,
  title={Relevance assessment: are judges exchangeable and does it matter},
  author={Peter Bailey and Nick Craswell and Ian Soboroff and Paul Thomas and Arjen P. de Vries and Emine Yılmaz},
  booktitle={SIGIR},
  year={2008}
}
We investigate to what extent people making relevance judgements for a reusable IR test collection are exchangeable. We consider three classes of judge: "gold standard" judges, who are topic originators and are experts in a particular information seeking task; "silver standard" judges, who are task experts but did not create topics; and "bronze standard" judges, who are those who did not define topics and are not experts in the task. Analysis shows low levels of agreement in relevance… CONTINUE READING
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