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SIGIR
2010
ACM
8 years 5 months ago
Report on the SIGIR 2010 workshop on the simulation of interaction
All search in the real-world is inherently interactive. Information retrieval (IR) has a firm tradition of using simulation to evaluate IR systems as embodied by the Cranfield par...
Leif Azzopardi, Kalervo Järvelin, Jaap Kamps,...
ICTIR
2009
Springer
8 years 8 months ago
Explaining User Performance in Information Retrieval: Challenges to IR Evaluation
The paper makes three points of significance for IR research: (1) The Cranfield paradigm of IR evaluation seems to lose power when one looks at human instead of system performance....
Kalervo Järvelin
SIGIR
2010
ACM
8 years 10 months ago
Retrieval system evaluation: automatic evaluation versus incomplete judgments
In information retrieval (IR), research aiming to reduce the cost of retrieval system evaluations has been conducted along two lines: (i) the evaluation of IR systems with reduced...
Claudia Hauff, Franciska de Jong
TREC
2007
8 years 11 months ago
UMass Complex Interactive Question Answering (ciQA) 2007: Human Performance as Question Answerers
Every day, people widely use information retrieval (IR) systems to answer their questions. We utilized the TREC 2007 complex, interactive question answering (ciQA) track to measur...
Mark D. Smucker, James Allan, Blagovest Dachev
CATA
1998
8 years 11 months ago
QVI: Query-based virtual index for distributed information retrieval
The large unstructured text collections demand full-text search capabilities from IR systems. Current systems typically allow users only to connect to a single database (or site) ...
Dong-gyu Kim, Sang-goo Lee
ECIR
2008
Springer
8 years 11 months ago
Accessibility in Information Retrieval
This paper introduces the concept of accessibility from the field of transportation planning and adopts it within the context of Information Retrieval (IR). An analogy is drawn bet...
Leif Azzopardi, Vishwa Vinay
SIGIR
1995
ACM
9 years 1 months ago
Design of a Reusable IR Framework
In this paper, we describe the design of a reusable IR framework, called FIRE, that is being implemented to facilitate the development of IR systems. In addition, FIRE is designed...
Gabriele Sonnenberger, Hans-Peter Frei
EATIS
2007
ACM
9 years 2 months ago
A methodology to design information retrieval systems (MDIRS)
MDIRS is methodology to define the actors and the steps to build efficiently information retrieval (IR) System. MDRIS main mission is to analyze, develop and evaluate mechanisms s...
João Ferreira, Alberto Silva, José D...
SIGIR
1996
ACM
9 years 2 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
OOIS
2001
Springer
9 years 2 months ago
An Object-Oriented Framework for Developing Information Retrieval Applications
Abstract. Design and development of information retrieval IR systems is a complex and expensive process. In the process of building an IR system, developers need to explore a lar...
Joemon M. Jose, David G. Hendry, David J. Harper
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