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Integrating multiple document features in language models for expert finding

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Integrating multiple document features in language models for expert finding
We argue that expert finding is sensitive to multiple document features in an organizational intranet. These document features include multiple levels of associations between experts and a query topic from sentence, paragraph, up to document levels, document authority information such as the PageRank, indegree, and URL length of documents, and internal document structures that indicate the experts’ relationship with the content of documents. Our assumption is that expert finding can largely benefit from the incorporation of these document features. However, existing language modeling approaches for expert finding have not sufficiently taken into account these document features. We propose a novel language modeling approach, which integrates multiple document features, for expert finding. Our experiments on two large scale TREC Enterprise Track datasets, i.e., the W3C and CSIRO datasets, demonstrate that the natures of the two organizational intranets and two types of expert fin...
Jianhan Zhu, Xiangji Huang, Dawei Song, Stefan M.
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Type Journal
Year 2010
Where KAIS
Authors Jianhan Zhu, Xiangji Huang, Dawei Song, Stefan M. Rüger
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