Towards a weighted average framework for evaluating the quality of web-located health information

@article{Sellitto2005TowardsAW,
  title={Towards a weighted average framework for evaluating the quality of web-located health information},
  author={Carmine Sellitto and Stephen Burgess},
  journal={J. Inf. Sci.},
  year={2005},
  volume={31},
  pages={260-272}
}
This article proposes a framework for evaluating the quality of web-located health information. A set of affirmative response evaluation features are identified across four quality categories -currency/authority, accuracy, objectivity and privacy -and are used as the basis for determining the fundamental quality of web-located health information. Furthermore, the researchers add a value dimension to the framework by using a weighted average technique allowing information features to be scored… CONTINUE READING

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