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Workshop on Novel Methodologies for Evaluation in Information Retrieval

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Workshop on Novel Methodologies for Evaluation in Information Retrieval
Information retrieval is an empirical science; the field cannot move forward unless there are means of evaluating the innovations devised by researchers. However the methodologies conceived in the early years of IR and used in the campaigns of today are starting to show their age and new research is emerging to understand how to overcome the twin challenges of scale and diversity. With such challenges in mind it was decided to hold the first Workshop on Novel Methodologies for Evaluation in Information Retrieval. The workshop was composed of two invited talks as well as long and short papers covering a range of important evaluation methods and tools. The workshop was chaired by Mark Sanderson; with co-organization from Julio Gonzalo, Nicola Ferro and Martin Braschler. 1 Invited talks The invited talks were from Tetsuya Sakai (NewsWatch) and Martin Braschler (Zurich University of Applied Science). In both talks, the speakers described approaches to evaluation that did not involve the t...
Mark Sanderson, Martin Braschler, Nicola Ferro, Ju
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Type Conference
Year 2008
Where ECIR
Authors Mark Sanderson, Martin Braschler, Nicola Ferro, Julio Gonzalo
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