JOLT Study


A 2011 study (Maura R. Grossman & Gordon V. Cormack, Technology-Assisted Review in E-Discovery Can Be More Effective and More Efficient Than Exhaustive Manual Review, XVII RICH. J.L. & TECH. 11 (2011)), available at, that used data from TREC 2009 to show that two Technology-Assisted Review processes (one using Machine Learning and one using a Rule Base) generally achieved better Recall, better Precision, and greater efficiency than the TREC Manual Review process. Also known as the Richmond Journal Study, or the Richmond Study. 1


  1. Maura R. Grossman and Gordon V. Cormack, EDRM page & The Grossman-Cormack Glossary of Technology-Assisted Review, with Foreword by John M. Facciola, U.S. Magistrate Judge2013 Fed. Cts. L. Rev. 7 (January 2013).