Search results : recall-and-precision.

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    2013-11-05 12:57:54
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    Expertise Redux

    Followers of H5 know the value we place on expertise—especially as it relates to keyword search. We say it loudly and often—not as a self-serving exercise, but because we know it to be true: successful keyword search for e-discovery requires linguistic expertise.

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    2013-06-18 13:15:13
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    Greatest Hits: Improving Precision in Keyword Search

    When performing a keyword search for relevant documents in litigation, it may seem safer to err on the side of over-tagging so that the odds of missing relevant documents are minimized. But it is often quite easy to improve precision (i.e., eliminate false hits), and from a time and cost perspective it’s well wo...

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    2013-06-05 13:28:57
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    TAR Behind the Scenes: DESI V and the Quest for Standards

    For those who toil on the frontlines and in the trenches of technology-assisted review, it is good to know that there’s also hard and diligent work going on in the background by the more erudite members of the extended community. If you need proof, just check out this growing list of research papers submitted to...

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    2013-03-22 13:48:02
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    Measuring Technology-Assisted Review: 99% Accuracy = 100% Misleading

    Not long ago, we came across some marketing materials from an e-discovery vendor (we won’t name the vendor) making the claim that the advertised technology-assited review had been demonstrated to have achieved 99.9% accuracy. What we found interesting about the claim was not the level of performance demonstrated...

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    2012-11-26 06:43:49
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    “Lifting the Hood” on Technology-Assisted Review

    Counsel at companies and firms who haven’t warmed to the idea of technology-assisted review often express some oblique concern about how to know what’s going on “under the hood.” It’s an interesting reference, because knowing what’s going on under the hood when computers are involved is a bit counteri...

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    2012-10-01 07:06:12
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    Benchmarking Document Review

    Document review in litigation can be a complex, expensive and labor-intensive process. Now, the tools and methods used to review the massive stores of electronic data, routinely in play for large litigations, are coming under more scrutiny as courts opine on how, or even whether, technology may be used as part of ...

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    2012-08-17 07:16:29
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    Document Review Accuracy: The Recall-Precision Tradeoff

    By now you probably know that two measures—recall and precision—best gauge the overall effectiveness of any document review process. Regardless of whether the review process utilizes technology-assisted review, manual review or simply relies on coin flipping, recall and precision are the metrics that best con...