Methodology for test and evaluation of information retrieval systems
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Methodology for test and evaluation of information retrieval systems by William Goffman

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Published by Center for Documentation and Communication Research, School of Library Science, Western Reserve University in Cleveland .
Written in English


  • Information storage and retrieval systems.

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Bibliography: leaf 19.

StatementWilliam Goffman and Vaun A. Newill.
SeriesComparative Systems Laboratory technical report -- 2
ContributionsNewill, Vaun A.
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Pagination19 leaves :
Number of Pages19
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Open LibraryOL14614370M

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