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Application and measurement criteria

The criteria for the application of IR systems are manifold; among them, the most relevant are:

These criteria apply to documentation and document production in several ways, as we will show in section Case study: KBAS-TW, and are therefore also criteria that have to be taken into account when evaluating systems in this field.

Measures that are essential for IR users can be summarised as:

These open a further dimension for the evaluation procedure, concentrating on user-related measurements in contrast to system-centred measurements, such as speed, hardware and software requirements, etc.