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CIKM
2007
Springer
10 years 4 days ago
Proximity-based document representation for named entity retrieval
One aspect in which retrieving named entities is different from retrieving documents is that the items to be retrieved – persons, locations, organizations – are only indirect...
Desislava Petkova, W. Bruce Croft
CIKM
2007
Springer
10 years 2 months ago
Satisfaction balanced mediation
We consider a distributed information system that allows autonomous consumers to query autonomous providers. We focus on the problem of query allocation from a new point of view, ...
Jorge-Arnulfo Quiané-Ruiz, Philippe Lamarre...
CIKM
2007
Springer
10 years 2 months ago
The t4sql temporal query language
Carlo Combi, Angelo Montanari, Giuseppe Pozzi
CIKM
2007
Springer
10 years 2 months ago
A fast unified optimal route query evaluation algorithm
We investigate the problem of how to evaluate, fast and efficiently, classes of optimal route queries on a massive graph in a unified framework. To evaluate a route query effectiv...
Edward P. F. Chan, Jie Zhang
CIKM
2007
Springer
10 years 2 months ago
Improve retrieval accuracy for difficult queries using negative feedback
How to improve search accuracy for difficult topics is an underaddressed, yet important research question. In this paper, we consider a scenario when the search results are so poo...
Xuanhui Wang, Hui Fang, ChengXiang Zhai
CIKM
2007
Springer
10 years 2 months ago
Web search personalization with ontological user profiles
Every user has a distinct background and a specific goal when searching for information on the Web. The goal of Web search personalization is to tailor search results to a particu...
Ahu Sieg, Bamshad Mobasher, Robin D. Burke
CIKM
2007
Springer
10 years 2 months ago
Hypothesis testing with incomplete relevance judgments
Information retrieval experimentation generally proceeds in a cycle of development, evaluation, and hypothesis testing. Ideally, the evaluation and testing phases should be short ...
Ben Carterette, Mark D. Smucker
CIKM
2007
Springer
10 years 2 months ago
A segment-based hidden markov model for real-setting pinyin-to-chinese conversion
Hidden markov model (HMM) is frequently used for Pinyin-toChinese conversion. But it only captures the dependency with the preceding character. Higher order markov models can brin...
Xiaohua Zhou, Xiaohua Hu, Xiaodan Zhang, Xiajiong ...
CIKM
2007
Springer
10 years 2 months ago
A comparison of statistical significance tests for information retrieval evaluation
Information retrieval (IR) researchers commonly use three tests of statistical significance: the Student's paired t-test, the Wilcoxon signed rank test, and the sign test. Ot...
Mark D. Smucker, James Allan, Ben Carterette
CIKM
2007
Springer
10 years 4 months ago
ChemXSeer: a digital library and data repository for chemical kinetics
In this paper, we describe the ChemXSeer system that hosts data and scholarly articles related to chemical kinetics. Domain scientists have different needs that are not served by ...
Prasenjit Mitra, C. Lee Giles, Bingjun Sun, Ying L...
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