The Smart environment for retrieval system evaluation — advantages and problem areas

@inproceedings{Salton2008TheSE,
  title={The Smart environment for retrieval system evaluation — advantages and problem areas},
  author={Gerard Salton},
  year={2008}
}
The Smart environment provides a test-bed for implementing and evaluating a large number of different automatic search and retrieval processes. In this chapter, the basic parameters underlying the Smart system design are briefly outlined, and a comparison is made with the characteristics of more conventional retrieval systems. The principal lessons learned from the Smart experiments are described, and some of the methodological problems raised by the system design are outlined. Finally, some… CONTINUE READING

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