GUIDELINES FOR THE UTILIZATION OF STATISTICIANS IN THE DESIGN AND EXECUTION OF INFORMATION RETRIEVAL SYSTEM EVALUATION STUDIES
SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT CORP SANTA MONICA CA
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Expressed desires of lecturers and members at the NATO Advanced Study Institute, July 1965, led the author to prepare guidelines for using statisticians in retrieval system evaluation studies. These guidelines describe questions by statisticians for information concerning the retrieval system environment. Specific statistician tasks are identified. The user support requirements are outlined. Constraints in the utilization of a statistician are discussed. The paper was conceived, reproduced, written, and distributed among the institutes two-week session.
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