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From highly relevant to not relevant: examining different regions of relevance 1This paper is a revised version of the conference paper: Spink, A. and Greisdorf, H. (1997) Partial relevance judgments during interactive information retrieval: An exploratory study. Proceedings of the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science, November 1–6, Washington, DC, pp. 323–334. 1

Amanda Spink, Howard Greisdorf, Judy Bateman
1998 Information Processing & Management  
Second, a regions of relevance track that examines the measurement of users' relevance judgments.  ...  Users with high knowledge and topic levels were more likely to judge items as highly relevant. Differences between users' criteria for highly, partially and non-relevant items are also identified.  ...  The authors also acknowledge the valuable comments by Tefko Saracevic of Rutgers University and the anonymous reviewers to the development of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0306-4573(98)00025-9 fatcat:vuczeedexfhcnon2cf5onq24ca

Why relevance theory is relevant for lexicography

Theo J. D. Bothma, Sven Tarp
2014 Lexicographica : Internationales Jahrbuch für Lexikographie  
AbstractThis article starts by providing a brief summary of relevance theory in information science in relation to the function theory of lexicography, explaining the different types of relevance, viz.  ...  By integrating insights from lexicography and information science, the article contributes to new ideas for both disciplines.  ...  This is followed in section 3 by a detailed discussion of examples from various e-dictionaries to illustrate the different types of relevance in some detail.  ... 
doi:10.1515/lexi-2014-0013 fatcat:6r4bqe4c2vfb3ij5gxxhidfdma

Relevance and quality

1968 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
The medical needs of every country in Africa are different from ours here and different from one part of that continent to another.  ...  Relevance and Quality The needs of underdeveloped countries will not be understood if they are defined simply by deficiencies in relation to technically more advanced countries.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmj.4.5631.594 fatcat:dqnnjyiqe5cahfecuaqa6kspwu


1912 Mind  
Hence only an examination of the concrete case itself will decide what is really relevant. Now this at once emancipates the relevant from the control of Formal Logic.  ...  It is impossible to decide formally, a priori and in the abstract, how far . the region of relevance will extend.  ... 
doi:10.1093/mind/xxi.82.153 fatcat:hwm3yul7mbhtjaxae5nxjpjgj4

k-Relevance Vectors: Considering Relevancy Beside Nearness [article]

Sara Hosseinzadeh Kassani, Farhood Rismanchian, Peyman Hosseinzadeh Kassani
2021 arXiv   pre-print
The performance of k-RV is highly competitive compared to a few state-of-the-arts in terms of classification accuracy.  ...  This combination is performed in kernel space and is called k-relevance vector (k-RV). The purpose is to improve the performance of k-NN rule.  ...  So, ∆ is set to {10 −6 , 10 −5 , 10 −4 , 10 −3 , 10 −2 , 10 −1 , 1, 10}. Different ∆ gives different number of RVs. 4.  ... 
arXiv:1909.08528v2 fatcat:gkls5hhbnzhd3okxlglen27cxa

When Relevance Judgement is Happening?

Marco Allegretti, Yashar Moshfeghi, Maria Hadjigeorgieva, Frank E. Pollick, Joemon M. Jose, Gabriella Pasi
2015 Proceedings of the 38th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval - SIGIR '15  
Data reveal significant variation between relevance and non-relevance within the EEG signals from the presentation of the image to 800 milliseconds afterwards.  ...  We analyse brain signals for the first 800 milliseconds (ms) of a relevance assessment process to answer the question "when relevance is happening in the brain?"  ...  To account for the highly interactive nature of the IR task, a number of relevance feedback techniques have been introduced in the literature, which vary from explicit to implicit.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2766462.2767811 dblp:conf/sigir/AllegrettiMHPJP15 fatcat:3zxilrpm7rb3hojkgnfn7mikky

The Cortical Activity of Graded Relevance

Zuzana Pinkosova, William J. McGeown, Yashar Moshfeghi
2020 Proceedings of the 43rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval  
Our findings show that significant differences in event-related potentials (ERPs) were observed in response to information segments processed in the context of high-relevance, low-relevance and no-relevance  ...  We believe our conclusions constitute an important step in unravelling the nature of graded relevance and knowledge of the electrophysiological modulation to each grade of relevance will help to improve  ...  ., when searchers judge a document as highly relevant, low relevant or non-relevant. ". • RQ3: "What is the nature of graded relevance from a cognitive neuroscience perspective?"  ... 
doi:10.1145/3397271.3401106 dblp:conf/sigir/PinkosovaMM20 fatcat:mdkvy4cebzgebn66jtpsyygm3a

Personally Relevant Climate Change

Leila Scannell, Robert Gifford
2011 Environment and Behavior  
A community sample of 324 residents from three regions in British Columbia read information either about a climate change impact relevant to their local area, a more global one, or, in a control condition  ...  To help mitigate the negative effects of climate change, citizens' attitudes and behaviors must be better understood.  ...  Declaration of Conflicting Interests The authors declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0013916511421196 fatcat:a5emoflknnbapcbbs2obkkk7ju

Self-relevance effects and label choice: Strong variations in label-matching performance due to non-self-relevant factors

Gregory L. Wade, Timothy J. Vickery
2017 Attention, Perception & Psychophysics  
of self-relevance effects.  ...  Merely associating one's self with a stimulus may be enough to enhance performance in a label-matching paradigm (Sui, He, & Humphreys, 2012) , implying prioritized processing of self-relevant stimuli.  ...  Increased activity in these regions was also linked to greater self-relevance benefits.  ... 
doi:10.3758/s13414-017-1307-8 pmid:28321797 fatcat:ws6ai662sva4lgg76b74c5oawq

Brand as Relevance

Robert A. Sevier
2001 Journal of Marketing for Higher Education  
SUBJECT HIGHLIGHTS: This paper explores the role of branding in higher education.It begins by examining the importance of brands,debunks some popular branding myths,and presents the two essential components  ...  More than simple imaging, branding is about creating awareness and delivering relevance.  ...  Third,make sure you define your vivid descriptors from the perspective of each different target audience.We know, for example, that prospective students and donor s often define academic quality differently  ... 
doi:10.1300/j050v10n03_05 fatcat:oc6whbmmqrdpdou26tbiypa2q4

EEG Decoding Reveals the Temporal Dynamics and Functional Relevance of Goal-Relevant Representations in Humans [article]

Jason Hubbard, Atsushi Kikumoto, Ulrich Mayr
2017 bioRxiv   pre-print
Also, task-set strength is related to stimulus representation strength at an early period and to the strength of response representations at a later period, consistent with the notion that task-sets coordinate  ...  Task-sets are active throughout the entire processing cascade and trial-to-trial variations in task-set strength emerges as a remarkably strong predictor of variability in performance, both within and  ...  Acknowledgements Jason Hubbard and Atsushi Kikumoto equally contributed to this work. This work was  ... 
doi:10.1101/219741 fatcat:taxksgrbsvdjjfsd5qj64ulqfy

An algorithm to cluster documents based on relevance

Monica Desai, Amanda Spink
2005 Information Processing & Management  
The user of the system is given the task of distinguishing between documents that are relevant to different degrees.  ...  This research showed that clustering documents on the Web by regions of relevance is highly necessary and quite feasible.  ...  Access to the most highly relevant documents in a ranked list is limited by the lack of clear boundaries delineated for each region of relevance.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2004.05.003 fatcat:st3ucplv2vcrteclkwc3sls57u

Is Relevance Relevant? Market, Science, and War: Discourses of Search Engine Quality

Elizabeth Van Couvering
2007 Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication  
Rather, alternative standards of quality, such as customer satisfaction and relevance, mean that tactics to silence or promote certain websites or site owners (such as blacklisting, whitelisting, and index  ...  in-depth interviews with search engine producers, examining their conceptions of search engine quality and the implications of those conceptions.  ...  And that is both relevance just looking at the result, it's also relevance looking at the competition's result and so on. Because just because it's different does not mean it's not relevant.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1083-6101.2007.00354.x fatcat:zgtadz4sovcqbilc5il7c63zae

The Philosophical Relevance of Statistics

Deborah G. Mayo
1980 PSA Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association  
Many of the problems of statistics are not very different from those with which philosophers of science wrangle.  ...  The reason is that even with the randomization techniques of experimental design, not all of the relevant factors can be controlled (or even known), and the difference may be due not to saccharin but to  ... 
doi:10.1086/psaprocbienmeetp.1980.1.192556 fatcat:fx57vz77qbew7j3lyie22mswku

Relevance Logic [chapter]

J. Michael Dunn, Greg Restall
2002 Handbook of Philosophical Logic  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Dunn's acknowledgements from the first edition: I wish to express my thanks and deep indebtedness to a number of fellow toilers in the relevant vineyards, for information and discussion  ...  This edition is dedicated to Richard Sylvan, who died while this essay was being written. Relevance (and relevant) logic has lost one of its most original and productive proponents. J.  ...  Orthodox relevance logic differs from classical logic not just in having an additional logical connective (→) for the conditional.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-017-0460-1_1 fatcat:is6ntpny6rciznjjn6yhbneo4m
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