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SIGIR
2011
ACM
7 years 10 months ago
Fourth international workshop on uncovering plagiarism, authorship, and social software misuse
The Fourth International Workshop on Uncovering Plagiarism, Authorship, and Social Software Misuse (PAN 10) was held in conjunction with the 2010 Conference on Multilingual and Mu...
Benno Stein, Martin Potthast, Paolo Rosso, Alberto...
SIGIR
2011
ACM
7 years 10 months ago
A boosting approach to improving pseudo-relevance feedback
Pseudo-relevance feedback has proven effective for improving the average retrieval performance. Unfortunately, many experiments have shown that although pseudo-relevance feedback...
Yuanhua Lv, ChengXiang Zhai, Wan Chen
SIGIR
2011
ACM
7 years 10 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
7 years 10 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
7 years 10 months ago
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
7 years 10 months ago
Functional matrix factorizations for cold-start recommendation
A key challenge in recommender system research is how to effectively profile new users, a problem generally known as cold-start recommendation. Recently the idea of progressivel...
Ke Zhou, Shuang-Hong Yang, Hongyuan Zha
SIGIR
2011
ACM
7 years 10 months ago
No free lunch: brute force vs. locality-sensitive hashing for cross-lingual pairwise similarity
This work explores the problem of cross-lingual pairwise similarity, where the task is to extract similar pairs of documents across two different languages. Solutions to this pro...
Ferhan Ture, Tamer Elsayed, Jimmy J. Lin
SIGIR
2011
ACM
7 years 10 months ago
Decayed DivRank: capturing relevance, diversity and prestige in information networks
Many network-based ranking approaches have been proposed to rank objects according to different criteria, including relevance, prestige and diversity. However, existing approache...
Pan Du, Jiafeng Guo, Xueqi Cheng
SIGIR
2011
ACM
7 years 10 months ago
Inverted indexes for phrases and strings
Inverted indexes are the most fundamental and widely used data structures in information retrieval. For each unique word occurring in a document collection, the inverted index sto...
Manish Patil, Sharma V. Thankachan, Rahul Shah, Wi...
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