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SIGIR
2012
ACM
9 years 7 months ago
An uncertainty-aware query selection model for evaluation of IR systems
We propose a mathematical framework for query selection as a mechanism for reducing the cost of constructing information retrieval test collections. In particular, our mathematica...
Mehdi Hosseini, Ingemar J. Cox, Natasa Milic-Frayl...
SIGIR
2009
ACM
11 years 12 months ago
Topic (query) selection for IR evaluation
The need for evaluating large amounts of topics (queries) makes IR evaluation an uneasy task. In this paper, we study a topic selection problem for IR evaluation. The selection cr...
Jianhan Zhu, Jun Wang, Vishwa Vinay, Ingemar J. Co...
ECIR
1998
Springer
11 years 6 months ago
Evaluation of Interfaces for IRS: Modelling End-User Searching Behaviour
This paper describes an investigation in progress into the searching behaviour of end-users and how it is affected by interface design. The project focused on qualitative data gat...
Victoria Manglano, Micheline Beaulieu, Stephen E. ...
RIAO
2007
11 years 6 months ago
Selecting Automatically the Best Query Translations
In order to search corpora written in two or more languages, the simplest and most efficient approach is to translate the query submitted into the required language(s). To achieve...
Pierre-Yves Berger, Jacques Savoy
SIGIR
1996
ACM
11 years 9 months ago
Performance Evaluation of a Distributed Architecture for Information Retrieval
Information explosion across the Internet and elsewhere offers access to an increasing number of document collections. In order for users to e ectively access these collections, i...
Brendon Cahoon, Kathryn S. McKinley
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