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Announcing Relevance Test II

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Re: Announcing Relevance Test II

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 9:34AM GMT
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John,

Testing search engine parameter improvements is good.

If "success" is principally measured by whether users save-to-tree, I hope that some factor such as subtracting 50% will be applied.

A great many newbies have little idea of what constitutes a "match." One of the recent examples I have noted is frequent saving of a US Census item for southwestern PA to a tree family who never left North Carolina according to the myriad copied trees. This item's relevance is suggested by the hints system because one treebie did the initial tree save, and the hints system may be giving it greater relevance (to wrong family, mind) weighting as others followed suit.

Cheers,
Jade
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
tripthrutime 26 Oct 2012 3:59PM GMT 
AGHatchett3rd 26 Oct 2012 4:40PM GMT 
thejerrybryan 27 Oct 2012 2:37PM GMT 
frostfreedet 27 Oct 2012 3:34PM GMT 
thejerrybryan 28 Oct 2012 1:20PM GMT 
tripthrutime 29 Oct 2012 6:33PM GMT 
daciodan 11 Mar 2013 5:10PM GMT 
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