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Table 15 Criteria for the manual evaluation of the “ideal” answers in Phase B of Task 1b

From: An overview of the BIOASQ large-scale biomedical semantic indexing and question answering competition

Criterion Explanation Score
information recall All the necessary information is reported. 1–5
information precision No irrelevant information is reported. 1–5
information repetition The answer does not repeat the same information multiple times. 1–5
readability The answer is easily readable and fluent. 1–5