|International Journal of Applied Information Systems
|Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
|Volume 1 - Number 4
|Year of Publication: 2012
|Authors: Shikha Goel, Sunita Yadav
Shikha Goel, Sunita Yadav . An Overview of Search Engine Evaluation Strategies. International Journal of Applied Information Systems. 1, 4 ( February 2012), 7-10. DOI=10.5120/ijais12-450156
Basically evaluation of search engine is the process of making judgement about the value, importance and quality of search engine, after considering search engines carefully. The evaluation of search engines has not been keeping up with the advancement of their development. Web search engines work differently based on different mode of interface, features, coverage of the web, ranking methods, delivery of advertising and many more such factors. It is not easy to evaluate them on a single basis. There are many strategies for evaluating search engines such as automatic evaluation, human relevance judgment based evaluation. The purpose of this paper is to review the search engine evaluation strategies in order to propose an enhanced method for evaluating search engines.