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SIGMOD
2011
ACM
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Context-sensitive ranking for document retrieval
We study the problem of context-sensitive ranking for document retrieval, where a context is defined as a sub-collection of documents, and is specified by queries provided by do...
Liang Jeff Chen, Yannis Papakonstantinou
SIGMOD
2011
ACM
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Advancing data clustering via projective clustering ensembles
Projective Clustering Ensembles (PCE) are a very recent advance in data clustering research which combines the two powerful tools of clustering ensembles and projective clustering...
Francesco Gullo, Carlotta Domeniconi, Andrea Tagar...
SIGIR
2011
ACM
8 years 9 months ago
Collective topic modeling for heterogeneous networks
In this paper, we propose a joint probabilistic topic model for simultaneously modeling the contents of multi-typed objects of a heterogeneous information network. The intuition b...
Hongbo Deng, Bo Zhao, Jiawei Han
SIGIR
2011
ACM
8 years 9 months ago
Parallel learning to rank for information retrieval
Learning to rank represents a category of effective ranking methods for information retrieval. While the primary concern of existing research has been accuracy, learning efficien...
Shuaiqiang Wang, Byron J. Gao, Ke Wang, Hady Wiraw...
SIGIR
2011
ACM
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Ad hoc IR: not much room for improvement
Ranking function performance reached a plateau in 1994. The reason for this is investigated. First the performance of BM25 is measured as the proportion of queries satisfied on th...
Andrew Trotman, David Keeler
SIGIR
2011
ACM
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Why searchers switch: understanding and predicting engine switching rationales
Search engine switching is the voluntary transition between Web search engines. Engine switching can occur for a number of reasons, including user dissatisfaction with search resu...
Qi Guo, Ryen W. White, Yunqiao Zhang, Blake Anders...
SIGIR
2011
ACM
8 years 9 months ago
The interactive PRP for diversifying document rankings
The assumptions underlying the Probability Ranking Principle (PRP) have led to a number of alternative approaches that cater or compensate for the PRP’s limitations. In this pos...
Guido Zuccon, Leif Azzopardi, C. J. van Rijsbergen
SIGIR
2011
ACM
8 years 9 months ago
The economics in interactive information retrieval
Searching is inherently an interactive process usually requiring numerous iterations of querying and assessing in order to find the desired amount of relevant information. Essent...
Leif Azzopardi
SIGIR
2011
ACM
8 years 9 months ago
Parameterized concept weighting in verbose queries
The majority of the current information retrieval models weight the query concepts (e.g., terms or phrases) in an unsupervised manner, based solely on the collection statistics. I...
Michael Bendersky, Donald Metzler, W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR
2011
ACM
8 years 9 months ago
Faster temporal range queries over versioned text
Versioned textual collections are collections that retain multiple versions of a document as it evolves over time. Important large-scale examples are Wikipedia and the web collect...
Jinru He, Torsten Suel
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