Some Perspectives on the Evaluation of Information Retrieval Systems

@article{TagueSutcliffe1996SomePO,
  title={Some Perspectives on the Evaluation of Information Retrieval Systems},
  author={Jean Tague-Sutcliffe},
  journal={JASIS},
  year={1996},
  volume={47},
  pages={1-3}
}
As an introduction to the papers in this special issue, some of the major problems facing investigators evaluating information retrieval systems are presented. These problems include the question of the necessity of using real users, as opposed to subject experts, in making relevance judgements, the possibility of evaluating individual components of the… CONTINUE READING