recall factor

recall factor

[′rē‚kȯl ‚fak·tər]
(computer science)
A measure of the efficiency of an information retrieval system, equal to the number of retrieved relevant documents divided by the total number of relevant documents in the file.
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Interest in products: Not surprisingly, the single biggest recall factor (33%) is simply an attendee's personal interest in a company or product, which can be stimulated with a strong advance publicity campaign.
Psychologists have showna[bar] that people are more likely to recall factors associated with an abnormal event than with a normal one," (http://www.
Mention the word algebra to most adults and they immediately recall factors, exponents, and the arcane language of FOIL.