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An Overview of Search Engine Evaluation Strategies

by Shikha Goel, Sunita Yadav
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

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title = { An Overview of Search Engine Evaluation Strategies },
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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.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Search Engine Automatic Evaluation User Feedback Search query Web search services precision