12 years 6 months ago
Effect of weight assignment in data fusion based information retrieval
: Variation in performances of an Information Retrieval system, which merges results from a number of retrieval schemes possessing equal and unequal weights, is studied in this pap...
Batri Krishnan, Murugesh Veerasamy, Gopalan Nagamm...
109views Education» more  CORR 2008»
13 years 1 months ago
Characterising through Erasing: A Theoretical Framework for Representing Documents Inspired by Quantum Theory
The problem of representing text documents within an Information Retrieval system is formulated as an analogy to the problem of representing the quantum states of a physical syste...
Alvaro Francisco Huertas-Rosero, Leif Azzopardi, C...
13 years 1 months ago
Automatic metadata extraction from multilingual enterprise content
Enterprises provide professionally authored content about their products/services in different languages for use in web sites and customer care. For customer care, personalization...
Melike Sah, Vincent Wade
101views more  DEBU 2000»
13 years 2 months ago
Learning to Understand the Web
In a traditional information retrieval system, it is assumed that queries can be posed about any topic. In reality, a large fraction of web queries are posed about a relatively sm...
William W. Cohen, Andrew McCallum, Dallan Quass
94views more  IPM 2006»
13 years 2 months ago
Binary Pathfinder: An improvement to the Pathfinder algorithm
The Pathfinder algorithm is widely used to prune social networks. The pruning maintains the geodesic distances between nodes. It has shown itself to be very useful in the analysis...
Vicente P. Guerrero Bote, Felipe Zapico-Alonso, Ma...
139views more  EL 2008»
13 years 2 months ago
Achieving OAI PMH compliancy for CDS/ISIS databases
CDS/ISIS is an Integrated Storage and Information retrieval System of United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), which is widely used for managing bi...
Stefka Kaloyanova, Gian Luigi Betti, Francesco Cas...
13 years 3 months ago
Information Retrieval Using Robust Natural Language Processing
We developed a fully automated Information Retrieval System which uses advanced natural language processing techniques to enhance the effectiveness of traditional key-word based d...
Tomek Strzalkowski, Barbara Vauthey
13 years 4 months ago
An Association Thesaurus for Information Retrieval
Although commonly used in both commercial and experimental information retrieval systems, thesauri have not demonstrated consistent bene ts for retrieval performance, and it is di...
Bruce Croft, Jing Yufeng
190views more  ANLP 1997»
13 years 4 months ago
Disambiguation of Proper Names in Text
Identifying the occurrences of proper names in text and the entities they refer to can be a difficult task because of the manyto-many mapping between names and their referents. We...
Nina Wacholder, Yael Ravin, Misook Choi
13 years 4 months ago
Combining Information Retrieval with Information Extraction for Efficient Retrieval of Calls for Papers
In many domains there are specific attributes in documents that carry more weight than the general words in the document. This paper proposes the use of information extraction tec...
F. Lazarinis