Retrieval effectiveness of tagging systems

  title={Retrieval effectiveness of tagging systems},
  author={Isabella Peters and Laura Schumann and Jens Terliesner and Wolfgang G. Stock},
Social tagging is a widespread activity for indexing usergenerated content on Web services. This paper summarizes research on folksonomies and their retrieval effectiveness. A TREC-like retrieval test was conducted with tags and resources from the social bookmarking system delicious, which resulted in recall and precision values for tag-only searches. Moreover, several experimental tag-based databases (i.e., power tags, Luhn-tags) have been tested regarding their retrieval effectiveness. Test… CONTINUE READING

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