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CIKM
2011
Springer
8 years 7 months ago
Improved answer ranking in social question-answering portals
Community QA portals provide an important resource for non-factoid question-answering. The inherent noisiness of user-generated data makes the identification of high-quality cont...
Felix Hieber, Stefan Riezler
CVPR
2011
IEEE
8 years 11 months ago
Total Recall II: Query Expansion Revisited
Most effective particular object and image retrieval approaches are based on the bag-of-words (BoW) model. All state-of-the-art retrieval results have been achieved by methods tha...
Ondrej Chum, Andrej Mikulik, Michal Perdoch, Jiri ...
CORR
2011
Springer
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9 years 2 months ago
Query Expansion Based on Clustered Results
Query expansion is a functionality of search engines that suggests a set of related queries for a user-issued keyword query. Typical corpus-driven keyword query expansion approach...
Ziyang Liu, Sivaramakrishnan Natarajan, Yi Chen
ECIR
2009
Springer
9 years 5 months ago
Studying Query Expansion Effectiveness
Query expansion is an effective technique in improving the retrieval performance for ad-hoc retrieval. However, query expansion can also fail, leading to a degradation of the retri...
Ben He, Iadh Ounis
ACL
2009
9 years 5 months ago
A Generative Blog Post Retrieval Model that Uses Query Expansion based on External Collections
User generated content is characterized by short, noisy documents, with many spelling errors and unexpected language usage. To bridge the vocabulary gap between the user's in...
Wouter Weerkamp, Krisztian Balog, Maarten de Rijke
JISE
2007
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9 years 7 months ago
Association Thesaurus Construction for Interactive Query Expansion Based on Association Rule Mining
This paper presents an interactive query expansion method with association thesaurus, which is mined from the ‘selected web pages’ of users in the query logs. The ‘selected w...
Hahn-Ming Lee, Chi-Chun Huang, Chun-Yen Chao
IPM
2007
129views more  IPM 2007»
9 years 7 months ago
Examining the effectiveness of real-time query expansion
Interactive query expansion (IQE) (c.f. Efthimiadis, 1996) is a potentially useful technique to help searchers formulate improved query statements, and ultimately retrieve better ...
Ryen W. White, Gary Marchionini
SIGIR
2008
ACM
9 years 7 months ago
A few examples go a long way: constructing query models from elaborate query formulations
We address a specific enterprise document search scenario, where the information need is expressed in an elaborate manner. In our scenario, information needs are expressed using a...
Krisztian Balog, Wouter Weerkamp, Maarten de Rijke
CI
2007
124views more  CI 2007»
9 years 7 months ago
Searching for Explanatory Web Pages Using Automatic Query Expansion
: When one tries to use the Web as a dictionary or encyclopedia, entering some single term into a search engine, the highly-ranked pages in the result can include irrelevant or use...
Manabu Tauchi, Nigel Ward
CORR
2008
Springer
127views Education» more  CORR 2008»
9 years 8 months ago
Comparing and Combining Methods for Automatic Query Expansion
Abstract. Query expansion is a well known method to improve the performance of information retrieval systems. In this work we have tested different approaches to extract the candid...
José R. Pérez-Agüera, Lourdes A...
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