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AAAI
2008
8 years 10 months ago
Semi-Supervised Ensemble Ranking
Ranking plays a central role in many Web search and information retrieval applications. Ensemble ranking, sometimes called meta-search, aims to improve the retrieval performance b...
Steven C. H. Hoi, Rong Jin
CVPR
2009
IEEE
9 years 4 days ago
Imbalanced RankBoost for efficiently ranking large-scale image/video collections
Ranking large scale image and video collections usually expects higher accuracy on top ranked data, while tolerates lower accuracy on bottom ranked ones. In view of this, we propo...
Michele Merler, Rong Yan, John R. Smith
SIGIR
2010
ACM
9 years 4 days ago
Context-aware ranking in web search
The context of a search query often provides a search engine meaningful hints for answering the current query better. Previous studies on context-aware search were either focused ...
Biao Xiang, Daxin Jiang, Jian Pei, Xiaohui Sun, En...
SIGIR
2010
ACM
9 years 4 days ago
How good is a span of terms?: exploiting proximity to improve web retrieval
Ranking search results is a fundamental problem in information retrieval. In this paper we explore whether the use of proximity and phrase information can improve web retrieval ac...
Krysta Marie Svore, Pallika H. Kanani, Nazan Khan
KDD
1998
ACM
120views Data Mining» more  KDD 1998»
9 years 14 days ago
Ranking - Methods for Flexible Evaluation and Efficient Comparison of Classification Performance
We present the notion of Ranking for evaluation of two-class classifiers. Ranking is based on using the ordering information contained in the output of a scoring model, rather tha...
Saharon Rosset
ICDE
2010
IEEE
248views Database» more  ICDE 2010»
9 years 18 days ago
MashRank: Towards uncertainty-aware and rank-aware mashups
Mashups are situational applications that build data flows to link the contents of multiple Web sources. Often times, ranking the results of a mashup is handled in a materializethe...
Mohamed A. Soliman, Mina Saleeb, Ihab F. Ilyas
WADS
2001
Springer
137views Algorithms» more  WADS 2001»
9 years 21 days ago
Visual Ranking of Link Structures
Methods for ranking World Wide Web resources according to their position in the link structure of the Web are receiving considerable attention, because they provide the first e...
Ulrik Brandes, Sabine Cornelsen
WSDM
2010
ACM
211views Data Mining» more  WSDM 2010»
9 years 1 months ago
IntervalRank - Isotonic Regression with Listwise and Pairwise Constraints
Ranking a set of retrieved documents according to their relevance to a given query has become a popular problem at the intersection of web search, machine learning, and informatio...
Taesup Moon, Alex Smola, Yi Chang, Zhaohui Zheng
WEBDB
2004
Springer
170views Database» more  WEBDB 2004»
9 years 1 months ago
Content and Structure in Indexing and Ranking XML
Rooted in electronic publishing, XML is now widely used for modelling and storing structured text documents. Especially in the WWW, retrieval of XML documents is most useful in co...
Felix Weigel, Holger Meuss, Klaus U. Schulz, Fran&...
VLDB
2004
ACM
129views Database» more  VLDB 2004»
9 years 1 months ago
Probabilistic Ranking of Database Query Results
We investigate the problem of ranking answers to a database query when many tuples are returned. We adapt and apply principles of probabilistic models from Information Retrieval f...
Surajit Chaudhuri, Gautam Das, Vagelis Hristidis, ...
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