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Challenges on Combining Open Web and Dataset Evaluation Results: The Case of the Contextual Suggestion Track [chapter]

Alejandro Bellogín, Thaer Samar, Arjen P. de Vries, Alan Said
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
the origin of the document being evaluated An oracle method based exclusively on documents from the Open Web achieves higher performance.  ...  Input Profiles and attractions 562 user profiles 50 attractions in Philadelphia, PA 28,100 ratings to description and site museum wellness music Contextual Suggestion Challenges Conclusion We found  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-06028-6_37 fatcat:k3guxtqwrbdkfcodzi7y3lfb6m

INEX Tweet Contextualization task: Evaluation, results and lesson learned

Patrice Bellot, Véronique Moriceau, Josiane Mothe, Eric SanJuan, Xavier Tannier
2016 Information Processing & Management  
Microblogging platforms such as Twitter are increasingly used for on-line client and market analysis. This motivated the proposal of a new track at CLEF INEX lab of Tweet Contextualization.  ...  While yearly overviews focused on system results, in this paper we provide a detailed report on the approaches proposed by the participants and which can be considered as the state of the art for this  ...  We would like to acknowledge the French ANR agency for their support through the CAAS-Contextual Analysis and Adaptive Search project (ANR-10-CORD-001 01).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2016.03.002 fatcat:7h64buwylvhefbcarhxeusjd5q

D2.2 Pilots Research Results

2019 Zenodo  
D2.2 Pilots research results: Pilots research results, code and data (1 per pilot) In the Exploratory Phase of the project, we have taken eight policy-relevant questions identified during the scoping phase  ...  of the project and carried out a systematic exploration of available data sources and methods that can be used to develop indicators addressing them.  ...  For this pilot, this can be done by combining open EU research and innovation programme data with other open and web-based data sources, and new data science methods, to build a suite of indicators that  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3243490 fatcat:tvhmeonnknc5vdssp6lxdq57fy

IntenT5: Search Result Diversification using Causal Language Models [article]

Sean MacAvaney, Craig Macdonald, Roderick Murray-Smith, Iadh Ounis
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Across six standard evaluation benchmarks, we find that our method (which we call IntenT5) improves search result diversity and attains (and sometimes exceeds) the diversity obtained when using query suggestions  ...  Existing approaches often rely on massive query logs and interaction data to generate a variety of possible query intents, which then can be used to re-rank documents.  ...  Evaluation We evaluate the effectiveness of our approach on the TREC Web Track (WT) 2009-14 diversity benchmarks [8] [9] [10] [11] 13] , consisting of 300 topics and 1,090 sub-topics in total.  ... 
arXiv:2108.04026v1 fatcat:z3avwzgcovbbvjl54qjkemvmxy

Topical clustering of search results

Ugo Scaiella, Paolo Ferragina, Andrea Marino, Massimiliano Ciaramita
2012 Proceedings of the fifth ACM international conference on Web search and data mining - WSDM '12  
Search results clustering (SRC) is a challenging algorithmic problem that requires grouping together the results returned by one or more search engines in topically coherent clusters, and labeling the  ...  We test several standard measures for evaluating the performance of all systems and show a relative improvement of up to 20%.  ...  Acknowledgements This research has been partially funded by a Google Faculty Award and Italian MIUR grants "PRIN-MadAlgo" and "FIRB-Linguistica". The authors thank professors F. Romani and G.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2124295.2124324 dblp:conf/wsdm/ScaiellaFMC12 fatcat:eql7et76djc73kul6cylwv7pke

The strange case of reproducibility versus representativeness in contextual suggestion test collections

Thaer Samar, Alejandro Bellogín, Arjen P. de Vries
2015 Information retrieval (Boston)  
The Contextual Suggestion (CS) TREC track provides an evaluation framework for systems that recommend items to users given their geographical context.  ...  The specific nature of this track allows the participating teams to identify candidate documents either from the Open Web or from the ClueWeb12 collection, a static version of the web.  ...  This work was carried out on the Dutch national e-infrastructure with the support of SURF Foundation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10791-015-9276-9 fatcat:xluvm5qq3naxhpyl74dcbuwuzu

FedWeb Greatest Hits

Thomas Demeester, Dolf Trieschnigg, Dong Nguyen, Djoerd Hiemstra, Ke Zhou
2015 Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on World Wide Web - WWW '15 Companion  
As a combination and extension of the datasets used in the TREC Federated Web Search Track, this collection opens up new research possibilities on federated web search challenges, as well as on various  ...  This paper presents 'FedWeb Greatest Hits', a large new test collection for research in web information retrieval.  ...  and localized search (the contextual suggestion track), and the microblog track.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2740908.2742755 dblp:conf/www/DemeesterTNHZ15 fatcat:kimoiyecgrbubpvxpu7zbfqcyq

Diversifying contextual suggestions from location-based social networks

M-Dyaa Albakour, Romain Deveaud, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis
2014 Proceedings of the 5th Information Interaction in Context Symposium on - IIiX '14  
We thoroughly evaluate our approach using the TREC 2013 Contextual Suggestion track.  ...  Therefore, we adapt web search result diversification approaches to the task of contextual suggestion.  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been carried out in the scope of the EC co-funded project SMART (FP7-287583).  ... 
doi:10.1145/2637002.2637018 dblp:conf/iiix/AlbakourDMO14 fatcat:cgyz6zpmcba6xn6rjg6a2ramjm

Usage, Retention, and Abandonment of Agile Practices: A Survey and Interviews Results

Indira Nurdiani, Jürgen Börstler, Samuel Fricker, Kai Petersen
2018 e-Informatica Software Engineering Journal  
Conclusion: Going against the suggestions of the AMMs, i.e. abandoning Agile one or more practices, could still lead to successful outcomes.  ...  Results: Of the 17 Agile practices that were included in the survey, all have been abandoned at some point.  ...  Acknowledgement This work had been supported by ELLIIT, a Strategic Research Area within IT and Mobile Communications, funded by the Swedish Government.  ... 
doi:10.5277/e-inf190101 dblp:journals/eInformatica/NurdianiBFP19 fatcat:bvb6pv7tlza55htwxmnb2guyiu

What Users See - Structures in Search Engine Results Pages [article]

Nadine Hoechstoetter, Dirk Lewandowski
2015 arXiv   pre-print
We define what elements the most popular web search engines use on their results pages (e.g., organic results, advertisements, shortcuts) and to which degree they are used for popular vs. rare queries.  ...  Findings include that search engines use quite different approaches to results pages composition and therefore, the user gets to see quite different results sets depending on the search engine and search  ...  The title and the description of recommended Web pages are very important for users to evaluate the results lists.  ... 
arXiv:1511.05802v1 fatcat:fpmzeabt3fhmdbr3qimors6jde

Search result diversity for informational queries

Michael J. Welch, Junghoo Cho, Christopher Olston
2011 Proceedings of the 20th international conference on World wide web - WWW '11  
Ambiguous queries constitute a significant fraction of search instances and pose real challenges to web search engines.  ...  We evaluate the effectiveness of our algorithm against commercial search engine results and other modern ranking strategies, demonstrating notable improvement in multiple document scenarios.  ...  TREC 5 added a diversity task to the Web track beginning in 2009. The data includes 50 queries, each with a set of selected subtopic aspects.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1963405.1963441 dblp:conf/www/WelchCO11 fatcat:v3qhtniyorc53oo5ugbswqlvfy

Mobile Findex: Facilitating Information Access in Mobile Web Search with Automatic Result Clustering

Tomi Heimonen
2008 Advances in Human-Computer Interaction  
In addition, it utilizes a focus-plus-context result list presentation combined with an intuitive browsing method to aid the user in the evaluation of results.  ...  Designing an effective mobile search user interface is challenging, as interacting with the results is often complicated by the lack of available screen space and limited interaction methods.  ...  Previous work by Mika Käki on the Findex clustering engine was essential in enabling this research, and we owe him a great debt of gratitude.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2008/680640 fatcat:5kkvbhov65chlj2czqimwchap4

On negative results when using sentiment analysis tools for software engineering research

Robbert Jongeling, Proshanta Sarkar, Subhajit Datta, Alexander Serebrenik
2017 Empirical Software Engineering  
Furthermore, we evaluate the impact of the choice of a sentiment analysis tool on software engineering studies by conducting a simple study of differences in issue resolution times for positive, negative  ...  However, these tools have been trained on product reviews and movie reviews and, therefore, their results might not be applicable in the software engineering domain.  ...  Acknowledgments We are very grateful to Alessandro Murgia and Marco Ortu for making their datasets available for our study, and to Bogdan Vasilescu and reviewers of ICSME 2015 for providing feedback on  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10664-016-9493-x fatcat:wpqvm44ov5d3zctzo6mwd6cz4m

What users see – Structures in search engine results pages

Nadine Höchstötter, Dirk Lewandowski
2009 Information Sciences  
We define what elements the most popular web search engines use on their results pages (e.g., organic results, advertisements, shortcuts) and to which degree they are used for popular vs. rare queries.  ...  Findings include that search engines use quite different approaches to results pages composition and therefore, the user gets to see quite different results sets depending on the search engine and search  ...  The title and the description of recommended Web pages are very important for users to evaluate the results lists.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ins.2009.01.028 fatcat:yhsfxwogebcibjx4y27fumbp5e

Open knowledge: challenges and facts

Francisco J. García‐Peñalvo, Carlos García de Figuerola, José A. Merlo, F J García‐Peñalvo
2010 Online information review (Print)  
The main goal of this track is to gather experiences and works to disseminate initiatives, programmes and projects about both theoretical and technological issues related to Open Knowledge with regard  ...  to two key elements: the open access to the scientific knowledge and Science 2.0  ...  We also report the results of linking the GLOBE to the DBpedia and Factbook datasets and list the advantage of this interlinking process.  ... 
doi:10.1108/14684521011072963 fatcat:ne2si2wdibggpl33iev34ebloi
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