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Improve Web Search Diversification with Intent Subtopic Mining [chapter]

Aymeric Damien, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma
2013 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
In this work, we aim to improve the performance of search results diversification by generating an intent subtopics list with fusion of multiple resources.  ...  Result diversification is usually adopted to deal with those queries, in which search engine tries to trade-off some relevancy for some diversity to improve user experience.  ...  In a future work, we would like to combine these data with document ranking and compare the results with some commercial search-engines results.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-41644-6_30 fatcat:66wg6p6gsbe53o6i45ch6sdqh4

Fusion helps diversification

Shangsong Liang, Zhaochun Ren, Maarten de Rijke
2014 Proceedings of the 37th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research & development in information retrieval - SIGIR '14  
A popular strategy for search result diversification is to first retrieve a set of documents utilizing a standard retrieval method and then rerank the results.  ...  Starting from the hypothesis that data fusion can improve performance in terms of diversity metrics, we examine the impact of standard data fusion methods on result diversification.  ...  In this paper we have adopted a different perspective on the search result diversification problem, based on data fusion.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2600428.2609561 dblp:conf/sigir/LiangRR14 fatcat:5huypgvdlrcbngrfr3b7siimhi

Search result diversification via data fusion

Shengli Wu, Chunlan Huang
2014 Proceedings of the 37th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research & development in information retrieval - SIGIR '14  
In recent years, researchers have investigated search result diversification through a variety of approaches.  ...  In this short paper, we propose a few data fusion methods to try to improve performance when both relevance and diversity are concerned.  ...  In this paper, we are going to investigate data fusion methods, especially linear combination, for result diversification.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2600428.2609451 dblp:conf/sigir/WuH14 fatcat:yhze4v3uxbbzdfbr4xucoum6gq

Unsupervised Rank Fusion for Diverse Image Metasearch

José Solenir L. Figuerêdo, Rodrigo Tripodi Calumby
2019 Anais do Simpósio Brasileiro de Banco de Dados (SBBD)  
This paper investigates the use of rank aggregation methods in the metasearch scenario for diverse image retrieval.  ...  Although metasearch systems are usually driven by the relevance of the final result, the impact on diversification has also been analyzed.  ...  Previous works focused on the analysis of diversification through fusion methods in the context web page retrieval.  ... 
doi:10.5753/sbbd.2019.8834 dblp:conf/sbbd/FigueredoC19 fatcat:z5u7vicnbbforkna4y5xqgs7xu

University of Delaware at Diverstiy Task of Web Track 2010

Wei Zheng, Hui Fang, Xuanhui Wang
2010 Text Retrieval Conference  
Our goal is to evaluate the effectiveness of the proposed methods for search result diversification on the large data collection.  ...  We report our systems and experiments in the diversity task of TREC 2010 Web track.  ...  We study several retrieval functions for search result diversification. Recently, many result diversification methods have been proposed and studied [8, 9, 5, 23, 7, 14, 21, 6, 18, 2, 19, 20] .  ... 
dblp:conf/trec/ZhengFW10 fatcat:5gqkpihpjzhypfmc3pim5guik4

KnowMore – knowledge base augmentation with structured web markup

Ran Yu, Ujwal Gadiraju, Besnik Fetahu, Oliver Lehmberg, Dominique Ritze, Stefan Dietze, Claudia d'Amato, Agnieszka Lawrynowicz, Jens Lehmann
2018 Semantic Web Journal  
Knowledge bases are in wide-spread use for aiding tasks such as information extraction and information retrieval, where Web search is a prominent example.  ...  Therefore, data fusion is required in order to facilitate the use of markup data for KBA.  ...  In the context of the Semantic Web, previous works on data fusion can be classified into two classesheuristic-based and probability-based. Heuristic-based Methods.  ... 
doi:10.3233/sw-180304 fatcat:7qd7ozt5fjfrzmf7gckw3dqxly

Diversity, Intent, and Aggregated Search

Maarten de Rijke
2014 Proceedings of the 2014 Australasian Document Computing Symposium on - ADCS '14  
In search result diversification one typically considers the relevance of a document in light of other retrieved documents.  ...  A second important algorithmic development concerns recent work on personalized search result diversification, based on structured learning [6] .  ...  The talk is based on joint work with Björn Burscher, Aleksandr Chuklin, Damien Lefortier, Shangsong Liang, Daan Odijk, Zhaochun Ren, Fedor Romanenko, Anne Schuth, Pavel Serdyukov, Rens Vliegenthart, and  ... 
doi:10.1145/2682862.2684462 dblp:conf/adcs/Rijke14 fatcat:v5sn7dvktbhj3dkpfiq6chmn6i

Opinions in Federated Search: University of Lugano at TREC 2014 Federated Web Search Track

Anastasia Giachanou, Fabio Crestani, Ilya Markov
2014 Text Retrieval Conference  
On the results merging step, we diversify the final document ranking based on sentiment using the retrieval-interpolated diversification method.  ...  This technical report presents the work carried out at the University of Lugano on TREC 2014 Federated Web Search track.  ...  The results show that there is no significant di↵erence between the methods that apply opinion mining or sentiment diversification in federated search and the baselines.  ... 
dblp:conf/trec/GiachanouCM14 fatcat:e7vuoti7pngwrarhtdvlkt2k44

Mining subtopics from different aspects for diversifying search results

Chieh-Jen Wang, Yung-Wei Lin, Ming-Feng Tsai, Hsin-Hsi Chen
2012 Information retrieval (Boston)  
Experimental results show that the proposed subtopic-based diversification algorithm significantly outperforms the state-of-the-art models in the TREC09 and TREC10 Web Track diversity tasks.  ...  The results conclude that the subtopic mining technique with the up-to-date users' search query logs is the most effective way to generate the subtopics of a query, and the proposed subtopic-based diversification  ...  For the Zettair search engine, the language model (LM) and Okapi BM25 were employed.As shown in a major Web search engine as subtopics of a given topic and applied xQuAD for search result diversification  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10791-012-9215-y fatcat:l35ktd43zjdnffmy7enlmxrjse

Issues and Challenges of User Intent Discovery (UID) during Web Search

Wael K. Hanna, Aziza S. Aseem, M. B. Senousy
2015 International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science  
In order to improve the quality of web search results, while increasing the user's satisfaction, this paper presents the current work to identify user's intent sources and how to understand the user behavior  ...  There is a need to a small set of words -known as a query-to searching for information. Despite the existence gap between a user's information need and the way in which such need is represented.  ...  Chapelle [14] et al. studied the problem of web search result diversification in the case where intent based relevance scores are available.  ... 
doi:10.5815/ijitcs.2015.07.08 fatcat:zhbrnkbkzngtbn5lz442n4j46e

Recommendation Diversification Using Explanations

Cong Yu, Laks V. S. Lakshmanan, Sihem Amer-Yahia
2009 Proceedings / International Conference on Data Engineering  
Traditionally, the problem is addressed through attribute-based diversification-grouping items in the result set that share many common attributes (e.g., genre for movies) and selecting only a limited  ...  Explanation-based diversification provides a novel and complementary alternative-it leverages the reason for which a particular item is being recommended (i.e., explanation)-for diversifying the results  ...  Web Search: Most Web search engines, except [3] and [9] , enforce diversity as a post-processing step.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icde.2009.225 dblp:conf/icde/YuLA09 fatcat:d3ryif4pnnbkbgvfu3glcj3s44

The search duel

Peter Izsak, Fiana Raiber, Oren Kurland, Moshe Tennenholtz
2014 Proceedings of the 37th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research & development in information retrieval - SIGIR '14  
This dual challenge, which to the best of our knowledge has not been addressed in previous work, entails an interesting bi-modal utility function for the weak search engine.  ...  That is, the goal is to produce in response to a query a document result list whose effectiveness does not fall much behind that of the strong search engine; and, which is quite different than that of  ...  This work has also been supported in part by Microsoft Research through its Ph.D. Scholarship Program.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2600428.2609474 dblp:conf/sigir/IzsakRKT14 fatcat:mi5ei3ic5nfeffujxd6shd4uqu

A Survey on Tag Based Image Search by Social Re-ranking

2017 International Journal of Recent Trends in Engineering and Research  
Tag-based image search is an important and effective method than Content based image search to find images contributed by social users in such social websites like Flickr and Picasa.  ...  These images form the final retrieved results. The inverted index structure is build for the social image data-set to accelerate the searching process.  ...  Wang et al. expressed that the existing ranking methods for tag-based image search frequently retrieves results that are irrelevant or not diverse.  ... 
doi:10.23883/ijrter.2017.3024.zlgzm fatcat:hqyykxg25jegnlerf2l23sjkdm

fusionDB: assessing microbial diversity and environmental preferences via functional similarity networks

Chengsheng Zhu, Yannick Mahlich, Maximilian Miller, Yana Bromberg
2017 Nucleic Acids Research  
We previously developed a method for comparing microbial functional similarities on the basis of proteins translated from their sequenced genomes.  ...  Users can search fusionDB via combinations of organism names and metadata.  ...  We are also grateful to all those who deposit their data in public databases -fusionDB wouldn't be possible without them.  ... 
doi:10.1093/nar/gkx1060 pmid:29112720 pmcid:PMC5753390 fatcat:ejqpk3qidvecraq3czdennosz4

Search Result Diversification

Rodrygo L. T. Santos, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis
2015 Foundations and Trends in Information Retrieval  
In addition, we discuss applications for diversification in domains other than web search, as well as the need for diversifying the search results across multiple search verticals.  ...  In addition, we provided an overview of current applications of search result diversification beyond web search.  ... 
doi:10.1561/1500000040 fatcat:g4vxxda6u5aaljeqg6n47lushu
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