TITLE

The Relevance of Recall

AUTHOR(S)
White, Martin
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
EContent;May2008, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the concept of relevance. The concept dates from 1733. Much of the early work on relevance in an information retrieval context was carried out in the 1950s and has been the subject of research ever since. An important facet of relevance is recall. In a web search, recall (the percentage of all relevant documents returned) is not of great value. However, in an enterprise setting it can be very important to be as certain as possible that you have found all relevant documents. To achieve high recall requires a lot of dedicated work by the search team.
ACCESSION #
31944287

 

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