Relevance judgments and the incremental presentation of document representations

@article{Janes1991RelevanceJA,
  title={Relevance judgments and the incremental presentation of document representations},
  author={Joseph W. Janes},
  journal={Inf. Process. Manage.},
  year={1991},
  volume={27},
  pages={629-646}
}
A new approach to the solicitation and measurement of relevance judgments is presented, which attempts to resolve some of the difficulties inherent in the nature of relevance and human judgment, and which further seeks to examine how users’ judgments of document representations change as more information about documents is revealed to them. Subjects (university faculty and doctoral students) viewed three incremental versions of documents, and recorded ratio-level relevance judgments for each… CONTINUE READING