Cyril Cleverdon

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Cyril CleverdonName: Cyril Cleverdon

Born: September 9, 1914, in Bristol, UK

Death: December 4, 1997 (Age: 83)

Computer-related contributions

  • British librarian and computer scientist who is best known for his work on the evaluation of information retrieval systems.

Honors and awards

  • Professional Award of the Special Libraries Association (1962).
  • Award of Merit of the American Society for Information Science (1971).
  • The Gerard Salton Award of the Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval of the Association for Computing Machinery (1991).