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PROCEDIA
2010
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8 years 1 months ago
Web service selection for transactional composition
In this work we address the issue of selecting and composing Web Services (WSs) considering functional requirements and transactional properties. We formalize the WS composition p...
Yudith Cardinale, Joyce El Haddad, Maude Manouvrie...
WISE
2010
Springer
8 years 4 months ago
Identifying and Ranking Possible Semantic and Common Usage Categories of Search Engine Queries
In this paper, we propose a method for identifying and ranking possible categories of any user query based on the meanings and common usages of the terms and phrases within the que...
Reza Taghizadeh Hemayati, Weiyi Meng, Clement T. Y...
BMCBI
2007
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8 years 6 months ago
The BioPrompt-box: an ontology-based clustering tool for searching in biological databases
Background: High-throughput molecular biology provides new data at an incredible rate, so that the increase in the size of biological databanks is enormous and very rapid. This sc...
Claudio Corsi, Paolo Ferragina, Roberto Marangoni
AAAI
1996
8 years 7 months ago
Planning to Gather Information
We describe Occam, a query planning algorithm that determines the best way to integrate data from dierent sources. As input, Occam takes a library of site descriptions and a user ...
Chung T. Kwok, Daniel S. Weld
ECIR
2010
Springer
8 years 7 months ago
A Comparison of Language Identification Approaches on Short, Query-Style Texts
In a multi-language Information Retrieval setting, the knowledge about the language of a user query is important for further processing. Hence, we compare the performance of some t...
Thomas Gottron, Nedim Lipka
CIKM
2008
Springer
8 years 8 months ago
Traditional resources help interpret texts
Simple word matching between the user query and document is common, as are mis-matches of meaning that occur as a consequence, and errors in recall. These defects in the "bag...
Judith Gelernter, Michael E. Lesk
DL
1997
Springer
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8 years 10 months ago
Evaluating the Cost of Boolean Query Mapping
Non-uniform query languages make searching over heterogeneous information sources difficult. Our approach is to allow a user to compose Boolean queries in one rich front-end lang...
Kevin Chen-Chuan Chang, Hector Garcia-Molina
ADBIS
2004
Springer
224views Database» more  ADBIS 2004»
8 years 12 months ago
Using Ontologies for Database Query Reformulation
Abstract. Query reformulation techniques based on semantic knowledge have been used in two ways in database management systems, namely for query optimization and for data integrati...
Chokri Ben Necib, Johann Christoph Freytag
CICLING
2005
Springer
8 years 12 months ago
Experiment on Combining Sources of Evidence for Passage Retrieval
Passage retrieval consists in identifying short but informative runs of a long text, given a specific user query. We discuss the sources of evidence that help choosing likely high-...
Alexander F. Gelbukh, Namo Kang, Sang-Yong Han
ICDIM
2007
IEEE
9 years 22 days ago
Exploiting multi-evidence from multiple user's interests to personalizing information retrieval
The goal of personalization in information retrieval is to tailor the search engine results to the specific goals, preferences and general interests of the users. We propose a no...
Lynda Tamine-Lechani, Mohand Boughanem, Nesrine Ze...
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