|So we mentioned that
relevance seems to be of critical importance to undergraduate users – we need
to get good results on the first page and preferrably in the top 5. It’s also
critically important if we want to begin feeding the top X results from a search
into other areas – like our quick site search.
|Decrease in no
results searches in Endeca mostly due to spelling correction and automatic
stemming. This shows that Endeca performs 33% better at getting relevant hits
into the top 5 results. Relevance was judged subjectively.