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An Investigation of Term Weighting Approaches for Microblog Retrieval [chapter]

Paul Ferguson, Neil O'Hare, James Lanagan, Owen Phelan, Kevin McCarthy
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The use of effective term frequency weighting and document length normalisation strategies have been shown over a number of decades to have a significant positive effect for document retrieval.  ...  In this paper we investigate their effect on microblog retrieval performance using the Tweets2011 collection from the TREC 2011 Microblog Track.  ...  To the best of our knowledge, no one has yet directly evaluated the applicability of such term weighting approaches to microblog retrieval.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-28997-2_62 fatcat:jakbycn75rg7nohz5oze6xyhgi

Hyperlink-extended pseudo relevance feedback for improved microblog retrieval

Tarek El-Ganainy, Walid Magdy, Ahmed Rafea
2014 Proceedings of the first international workshop on Social media retrieval and analysis - SoMeRA '14  
Many research studies investigated different approaches for microblog retrieval.  ...  Query expansion is one of the approaches that showed stable performance for improving microblog retrieval effectiveness.  ...  Different approaches were investigated for microblog retrieval [ [16] , [17] , [9] ] to overcome the special nature of microblog documents [ [15] , [19] ].  ... 
doi:10.1145/2632188.2632204 dblp:conf/sigir/El-GanainyMR14 fatcat:z4rjnrmorzgprdnak6impvugfa

Monolingual and Cross-lingual Information Retrieval in Cultural Microblog at CLEF 2018

Chedi Bechikh Ali, Hatem Haddad
2018 Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum  
For the french-english cross language task, we used a state of the art approach based on query transation.  ...  This task is challenging due to the short length of the query and of the documents. For the monolingual context we propose to expand the query using a probalistic weighting scheme.  ...  For Relevance feedback, an initial retrieval run is performed using the initial formulation of the query.  ... 
dblp:conf/clef/AliH18 fatcat:452yif6mondjdjt444pmqka5wm

Harvesting microblogs for contextual music similarity estimation: a co-occurrence-based framework

Markus Schedl, David Hauger, Julián Urbano
2013 Multimedia Systems  
We evaluate the approaches on a collection of microblogs crawled from Twitter over a period of 10 months and compare them to standard tf-idf approaches.  ...  Furthermore, we analyze the effects of the "long tail" on retrieval results and investigate whether results are consistent over time, using a second dataset.  ...  Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits any use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author(s)  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00530-013-0321-5 fatcat:dm7hmwwg5feclhryi74i4gsdlu

Structured Event Retrieval over Microblog Archives

Donald Metzler, Congxing Cai, Eduard H. Hovy
2012 North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics  
The results of an exploratory study carried out over a large archive of Twitter messages demonstrates both the value of the microblog event retrieval task and the effectiveness of our proposed search methodologies  ...  Rather than retrieving individual microblog messages in response to an event query, we propose retrieving a ranked list of historical event summaries by distilling high quality event representations using  ...  Instead, given an event query, our system retrospectively analyzes the corpus of microblog messages for the purpose of retrieving structured event representations.  ... 
dblp:conf/naacl/MetzlerCH12 fatcat:wk5kgwlaybgmrl5jfkxomv6jha

Microblog Retrieval Using Topical Features and Query Expansion

Cher Han Lau, Yuefeng Li, Dian Tjondronegoro
2011 Text Retrieval Conference  
of topical features in microblog retrieval.  ...  The proposed approach considers both term-based and patternbased features and distribute weights accordingly.  ...  For a term-based approach, the evaluation of a given terms weight is based on its appearances in tweets.  ... 
dblp:conf/trec/LauLT11 fatcat:xexud6x4kbcjnn4r36qmqtpwfi

Context-based microblog browsing for mobile users

Jonghyun Han, Xing Xie, Woontack Woo
2013 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
The effectiveness of our approach is evaluated against several baseline algorithms for investigating the impact of user context on the relevance of retrieved topics.  ...  Therefore, it is important to effectively retrieve relevant and timely microblog content that caters to the information need of mobile users.  ...  It was done when Jonghyun Han, the author of this paper, was an intern at Microsoft Research Asia.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ais-120191 fatcat:5u7lxoxxdreuxoosxz4ckx4wwe

TREC Microblog 2012 Track: Real-Time Ranking Algorithm for Microblog Ranking Systems

Davide Feltoni Gurini, Fabio Gasparetti
2012 Text Retrieval Conference  
In this particular, challenge each participant is required to conduct a "real-time" retrieval task, which given a query topic seeks for the most recent and relevant tweets.  ...  Our contribution is multifold: (1) adapting an existing ranking method BM25 to the microblogging purpose (2) enhancing traditional content-based features with knowledge extracted from Wikipedia, (3) employing  ...  THE RETRIEVAL SYSTEM Our approach is based on the idea that actual ranking algorithm based on tf-idf weighting schema and keyword matching can be a baseline for a microblog ranking system.  ... 
dblp:conf/trec/GuriniG12 fatcat:l3k2cnq3nrfqzn3hwpbubcpame

University of Indonesia at TREC 2011 Microblog Task

Samuel Louvan, Mochamad Ibrahim, Mirna Adriani, Clara Vania, Bayu Distiawan, Metti Zakaria Wanagiri
2011 Text Retrieval Conference  
We apply query expansion from dataset with different weighting scheme. Furthermore, we do an initial experiment to incorporate timestamp of the tweet document in order to improve search performance.  ...  The tweet is considered relevant if it is current in terms of time. In this microblog track, we investigate various mechanisms to reformulate our query in order to retrieve more relevant documents.  ...  MICROBLOG TRACK Tasks The task of the Microblog Track is to retrieve relevant tweet documents for each query at a specific time.  ... 
dblp:conf/trec/LouvanIAVDW11 fatcat:ilonb7k6zjfpdjf6rqnx5jflli

Predicting query performance in microblog retrieval

Jesus A. Rodriguez Perez, Joemon M. Jose
2014 Proceedings of the 37th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research & development in information retrieval - SIGIR '14  
QPP would be of great benefit in the context of microblog retrieval, as AQE was the most widely deployed technique for enhancing retrieval performance at TREC.  ...  In this work we study the performance of the state of the art predictors under microblog retrieval conditions as well as introducing our own predictors.  ...  In a similar context, Term Weight Variability (VAR) was proposed. This predictor measures the variability of weights for a term across the collection.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2600428.2609540 dblp:conf/sigir/PerezJ14 fatcat:x762ayb2nbfudku7dvo2w4ka6u

Exploring Relevance in Microblog Search

Divi Galih Prasetyo Putri, Gabriella Pasi
2019 Italian Information Retrieval Workshop  
In this paper we propose an approach aimed to investigate the association of different relevance dimensions with distinct search tasks in Microblog search.  ...  CCS CONCEPTS • Information systems → Evaluation of retrieval results; Relevance assessment; Web and social media search.  ...  To tackle this issue, an incremental approach is adopted.  ... 
dblp:conf/iir/PutriP19 fatcat:7wr6pyzawjdb7evvtkcjbbfdeu

Quality models for microblog retrieval

Jaeho Choi, W. Bruce Croft, Jin Young Kim
2012 Proceedings of the 21st ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management - CIKM '12  
We analyze the relationship between document informativeness and relevance judgments for microblog retrieval.  ...  Also, we perform experiments to study the impact of the quality model on microblog retrieval.  ...  The result of experiments with the TREC Microblog track data shows that our approach improves the performance of a variety of retrieval models.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2396761.2398527 dblp:conf/cikm/ChoiCK12 fatcat:sko47yqp2bd5xjvj7p7ytf7ggu

TREC 2012 Microblog Track Experiments at Kobe University

Taiki Miyanishi, Kazuhiro Seki, Kuniaki Uehara
2012 Text Retrieval Conference  
This paper describes our approach to real-time ad hoc task processing in the TREC 2012 Microblog track.  ...  The second approach uses time-based query expansion method leveraging the temporal property derived from the real-time feature on microblogging services.  ...  query and topic-related terms seems to play an important role for microblog search.  ... 
dblp:conf/trec/MiyanishiSU12 fatcat:lyrbmbqy3rbuhlrywytjn7qkni

IRIT at TREC Microblog Track 2013

Lamjed Ben Jabeur, Firas Damak, Lynda Tamine, Guillaume Cabanac, Karen Pinel-Sauvagnat, Mohand Boughanem
2013 Text Retrieval Conference  
Two different approaches are experimented by our team for the real-time ad-hoc search task: (i) a Bayesian network retrieval model for tweet search and (ii) a document and query expansion model for microblog  ...  This paper describes the participation of the IRIT lab, University of Toulouse, France, to the Microblog Track of TREC 2013.  ...  We investigate in this paper two different approach for microblog retrieval: -First Bayesian network retrieval model for tweet search estimates the tweet relevance based on the microblogger influence and  ... 
dblp:conf/trec/JabeurDTCPB13 fatcat:a3iptaxhsfarzponkdlymgvhzu

University of Glasgow at TREC 2012: Experiments with Terrier in Medical Records, Microblog, and Web Tracks

Nut Limsopatham, Richard McCreadie, M-Dyaa Albakour, Craig Macdonald, Rodrygo L. T. Santos, Iadh Ounis
2012 Text Retrieval Conference  
For the Microblog track adhoc task, we investigate novel techniques to leverage documents hyperlinked from tweets to better estimate relevance of those tweets and increase recall.  ...  Meanwhile, for the Microblog track filtering task, we developed a new stream processing infrastructure for real-time adaptive filtering on top of the Storm framework.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work was funded as part of the EPSRC CROSS project, grant number EP/J020664/1 and the EU FP7 SMART project, grant number 287583.  ... 
dblp:conf/trec/LimsopathamMAMS12 fatcat:svmn7gmsabeu7cinv6cikbihxe
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