Evaluation of Internet Search Engines: Methodological Issues and Assumptions

Authors

  • Louise F. Spiteri Dalhousie University
  • Nathalie Richard Dalhousie University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.29173/cais467

Abstract

This paper examines two questions: what methodological assumptions underlie existing evaluations of Internet search engines and how do they differ from those used to study information retrieval systems (IRSs)? an examination of 31 Internet-based studies reveals that they employ a methodology very similar to the experimental model that has been used to evaluate IRSs; in other words, the . . .

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Published

2013-10-22

How to Cite

Spiteri, L. F., & Richard, N. (2013). Evaluation of Internet Search Engines: Methodological Issues and Assumptions. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of CAIS / Actes Du congrès Annuel De l’ACSI. https://doi.org/10.29173/cais467

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