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Low cost evaluation in information retrieval

Ben Carterette, Evangelos Kanoulas, Emine Yilmaz
2010 Proceeding of the 33rd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '10  
He is also co-organizing a SIGIR workshop on constructing the next generation of information retrieval test collections.  ...  He has published extensively on constructing and using test collections for low cost.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1835449.1835675 dblp:conf/sigir/CarteretteKY10 fatcat:wp4bkff3g5cbpprqupyy5stmeu

Cross-corpus relevance projection

Nima Asadi, Donald Metzler, Jimmy Lin
2011 Proceedings of the 34th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in Information - SIGIR '11  
INTRODUCTION Document corpora are key components of information retrieval test collections.  ...  To reduce the cost of this potentially expensive process, researchers have developed low-cost evaluation strategies, including minimal test collections [2] and crowdsourcing [1] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/2009916.2010100 dblp:conf/sigir/AsadiML11 fatcat:u7k73qqxf5cl5eputan3n46ogm

Case-Based Reasoning Cost Estimation Model Using Two-Step Retrieval Method

Hyun-Soo Lee, Ki-Hoon Seong, Moon-Seo Park, Sae-Hyun Ji, Soo-Young Kim
2010 LHI Journal of Land Housing and Urban Affairs  
Thereafter, the proposed CBR cost model is developed using 174 cases and validated using 12 test cases.  ...  In CBR, the quality of case retrieval affects the relevance of retrieved cases and hence the overall quality of the reminding capability of CBR system.  ...  Acknowledgment This research was supported by a grant (R&D06CIT-A03) from the Construction Technology Innovation Program funded by the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs of the Korean government  ... 
doi:10.5804/lhij.2010.1.1.001 fatcat:7xwxpu7tlfeczikpw4lgos44iq

Experiments in automatic statistical thesaurus construction

Carolyn J. Crouch, Bokyung Yang
1992 Proceedings of the 15th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '92  
A well constructed thesaurus has long been recognized as a valuable tool in the effective operation of an information retrieval system.  ...  The authors validate the approach by showing that the use of thesauri generated by this method results in substantial improvements in retrieval effectiveness in four test collections.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work was supported in part by the University of Minnesota Graduate School Grant-in-Aid for Research.  ... 
doi:10.1145/133160.133180 dblp:conf/sigir/CrouchY92 fatcat:fvxfrckqajcgjci3wfsy342zp4

The Incentive Mechanism of the Subject Librarians with Computer Information Retrieval Under Competition

Chunping Wang, Lili Song
2021 International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)  
tested.  ...  Based on the theory of econometrics, an empirical model of incentive system was constructed, and the correlation and significance between the main core variables and incentive intensity are empirically  ...  Conclusion Based on the conclusions of incentive theory, we collect relevant data of subject librarian of novelty retrieval, constructs an empirical model of incentive intensity that 234  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijet.v16i10.22921 fatcat:dsr3rk2t7na3ncnnkinms4ukvi

An experimental study on the retrieval effectiveness of collaborative tags

Kun Lu, Margaret E. I. Kipp
2010 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
This study investigated the retrieval effectiveness of tagging through experimental tests.  ...  We developed a test collection, a list of topics and corresponding relevance judgments using data collected from Pubmed and CiteULike.  ...  The purpose of this study is to investigate whether tags can improve information retrieval and how effective they are at enhancing retrieval performance.  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.14504701379 fatcat:iudymtjk4nca3jpxjy2k2gp7zi

Interval Estimation of Construction CostUsing Case-Based Reasoning and Genetic Algorithms

Sangyong Kim
2012 Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering  
During a construction project, the cost of progress is the most important factor affecting the profitability of the project.  ...  To achieve the objective, quantitative data have been collected from real completed construction projects.  ...  Description of Data The system must be affected by using collected information data.  ... 
doi:10.3130/jaabe.11.327 fatcat:db4fzrdsaze75njstko5nd6wmm


Sangyong Kim
2013 Journal of Civil Engineering and Management  
Various research have been attempted to develop cost prediction models in the early stage of a construction life cycle.  ...  This study uses the hybrid estimating tool to provide an effective cost data management for highway projects and accordingly develops a realistic cost estimating system.  ...  Owing to the lack of detailed design information and drawings during the early stages, several technical methods have been developed to estimate construction costs based on limited information (Chou 2009  ... 
doi:10.3846/13923730.2012.737829 fatcat:5myn67blunecnbkwvgq2fcrwem

Decision-making Support Systems Using Case-based Reasoning for Construction Project Delivery Method Selection: Focused on the Road Construction Projects in Korea

Yousang Yoon, Jinho Jung, Changtaek Hyun
2016 Open Civil Engineering Journal  
The decisions on the project delivery method when conducting a construction project are an important part of the process and can heavily influence the success or failure of the project.  ...  This system can consider not only the project delivery method but also the later construction project performance, and can thus effectively support the owner's decision-making.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This research was supported by a grant (15TBIP-C094465-01) from Technology and Commercialization Support Program funded by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of the South  ... 
doi:10.2174/1874149501610010500 fatcat:onakxt36f5f2deyfesvrwniava

Test Collection-Based IR Evaluation Needs Extension toward Sessions – A Case of Extremely Short Queries [chapter]

Heikki Keskustalo, Kalervo Järvelin, Ari Pirkola, Tarun Sharma, Marianne Lykke
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In the present paper, we propose an extension to the test collection-based evaluation. We will utilize sequences of short queries based on empirically grounded but idealized session strategies.  ...  Such behavior is fundamentally different from the process modeled in the traditional test collection-based IR evaluation based on using more verbose queries and only one query per topic.  ...  Constructing simulated sessions We made use of the TREC 7-8 test collection, and real test persons to generate candidate queries and alternative search keys.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-04769-5_6 fatcat:k5ldpp3s7ndhvnhuccozvhb66u

Building High-Quality Datasets for Information Retrieval Evaluation at a Reduced Cost

David Otero, Daniel Valcarce, Javier Parapar, Álvaro Barreiro
2019 Proceedings (MDPI)  
With this proliferation of tasks, it becomes crucial to have a cheap way of constructing test collections to evaluate the new developments.  ...  Information Retrieval is not any more exclusively about document ranking. Continuously new tasks are proposed on this and sibling fields.  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/proceedings2019021033 fatcat:fnpzzammcjdqtmqdfe32fzpn2e

Page 381 of Computational Linguistics Vol. 29, Issue 3 [page]

2003 Computational Linguistics  
These results open the perspective of constructing a fully automatic query translation device for CLIR at a very low cost. 1.  ...  Our experiments on standard test collections for CLIR show that the Web-based translation models can surpass commercial MT systems in CLIR tasks.  ... 

Efficient Information Retrieval System for Cloud Environments

Jyothi T
2017 IJARCCE  
In a cost-efficient cloud environment, a user can tolerate a certain degree of delay while retrieving information from the cloud to reduce costs.  ...  A user can retrieve files on demand by choosing queries of different ranks. The rank shows the percentage of files that will be returned to the user.  ...  Efficient information retrieval for ranked queries in cost-effective cloud environments. Cloud computing as an emerging technology trend is expected to reshape the advances in information technology.  ... 
doi:10.17148/ijarcce.2017.6459 fatcat:7strf4dgbbc3vavxqi776peywa

Page 305 of American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals Vol. 119, Issue 2 [page]

1993 American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals  
Royal Institute of British Architects, RIBA Publications Ltd., London, England. “Construction technology needs and priorities.” (1982). Construction Industry Cost Effectiveness Project Rep.  ...  “‘An evaluation of retrieval effectiveness for a full-text document retrieval system.”” Communications ACM, 28(3), 289- 299. Chang, L. M., and DeVoe, D. V. (1992).  ... 

Predicting the cost-quality trade-off for information retrieval queries

Henk Ernst Blok, Djoerd Hiemstra, Sunil Choenni, Franciska de Jong, Henk M. Blanken, Peter M.G. Apers
2001 Proceedings of the tenth international conference on Information and knowledge management - CIKM'01  
Instead, we construct a model that can be trained on other document collections for which the necessary quality information is available, or can be obtained quite easily.  ...  Efficient, flexible, and scalable integration of full text information retrieval (IR) in a DBMS is not a trivial case. This holds in particular for query optimization in such a context.  ...  In the IR-field, some research has been done on the retrieval cost-effectiveness trade-off [7, 14, 191 .  ... 
doi:10.1145/502585.502621 dblp:conf/cikm/BlokHCJBA01 fatcat:zkebjkofezhg7ahkctvf5h2bui
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