Visual Analytics for Information Retrieval Evaluation (VAIRË 2015)

  • Marco Angelini
  • Nicola Ferro
  • Giuseppe Santucci
  • Gianmaria Silvello
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9022)

Abstract

Measuring is a key to scientific progress. This is particularly true for research concerning complex systems, whether natural or human-built. The tutorial introduced basic and intermediate concepts about lab-based evaluation of information retrieval systems, its pitfalls, and shortcomings and it complemented them with a recent and innovative angle to evaluation: the application of methodologies and tools coming from the Visual Analytics (VA) domain for better interacting, understanding, and exploring the experimental results and Information Retrieval (IR) system behaviour.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Angelini
    • 1
  • Nicola Ferro
    • 2
  • Giuseppe Santucci
    • 1
  • Gianmaria Silvello
    • 2
  1. 1.“La Sapienza” University of RomeItaly
  2. 2.University of PaduaItaly

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