Information Retrieval: Implementing and Evaluating Search Engines


ISSN: 0368-492X

Article publication date: 18 October 2011



Buettcher, S., Clarke, C.L.A. and Cormark, G.V. (2011), "Information Retrieval: Implementing and Evaluating Search Engines", Kybernetes, Vol. 40 No. 9/10, pp. 1555-1555.



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This is a book that has been written to appeal to a wide audience that includes both researchers and those who develop systems, particularly those that fall within the scope of online working. It looks at information retrieval in a comprehensive way taking the reader from its basics to its more advanced concepts.

It is well arranged and aims to introduce and explain the many different ways that information is structured, stored and processed. It looks at the way in which search engines function in their identification and retrieval of information. Performance is also considered and evaluations given.

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