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SIGIR
2009
ACM
14 years 24 days ago
Portfolio theory of information retrieval
This paper studies document ranking under uncertainty. It is tackled in a general situation where the relevance predictions of individual documents have uncertainty, and are depen...
Jun Wang, Jianhan Zhu
SIGIR
2010
ACM
13 years 6 months ago
Has portfolio theory got any principles?
Recently, Portfolio Theory (PT) has been proposed for Information Retrieval. However, under non-trivial conditions PT violates the original Probability Ranking Principle (PRP). In...
Guido Zuccon, Leif Azzopardi, Keith van Rijsbergen
SIGIR
2011
ACM
12 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
ECIR
2009
Springer
14 years 3 months ago
Mean-Variance Analysis: A New Document Ranking Theory in Information Retrieval
Abstract. This paper concerns document ranking in information retrieval. In information retrieval systems, the widely accepted probability ranking principle (PRP) suggests that, fo...
Jun Wang
MANSCI
2008
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13 years 6 months ago
Incorporating Asymmetric Distributional Information in Robust Value-at-Risk Optimization
Value-at-Risk (VaR) is one of the most widely accepted risk measures in the financial and insurance industries, yet efficient optimization of VaR remains a very difficult problem....
Karthik Natarajan, Dessislava Pachamanova, Melvyn ...