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Finding Needles in an Encyclopedic Haystack

Marius Pasca
2018 Proceedings of the 2018 World Wide Web Conference on World Wide Web - WWW '18  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The author would like to thank Susanne Riehemann and Travis Wolfe, for comments on earlier versions of the paper; Mike Daichik, for suggestions on evaluation, choice of languages and lexical  ...  FINDING TOPICS THAT ARE CLASSES Problem Definition: The task being addressed is the acquisition (i.e., selection) of a subset of Wikipedia articles that are classes.  ...  "Works of authority on the United Kingdom constitution" in S D ) if not obscure ("Patristica Sorbonensia" in S D ).  ... 
doi:10.1145/3178876.3186025 dblp:conf/www/Pasca18 fatcat:2jg6bbb6nzhwdpikyqixl6ghbe

The Haystack Is Made of Needles

Sharon F. Terry, Robert Shelton, Greg Biggers, Dixie Baker, Kelly Edwards
2013 Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers  
Finding individuals to create these cohorts can feel like finding a needle in a haystack. And yet, this way of framing the problem unnecessarily boxes us in.  ...  Notice what happens to the possibilities when we consider that we have before us not a needle in a haystack but a haystack composed of needles!  ... 
doi:10.1089/gtmb.2012.1542 pmid:23428177 fatcat:frknljgmpvbc7ifpucdscztzzm

Guest Editors' Introduction: Information Discovery--Needles and Haystacks

C. Lagoze, A. Singhal
2005 IEEE Internet Computing  
As a result, commonality is increasing in the methods for finding needles in their respective haystacks.  ...  With the advent of computers, it became possible to store large amounts of information in electronic form -and finding useful needles in the resulting haystacks has since become one of the most important  ... 
doi:10.1109/mic.2005.55 fatcat:bbsnvfew5jf37lo5t463z7q3gi

Tangible needle, digital haystack

Christian Frisson, Sylvie Merviel, François Rocca, Stéphane Dupont, Thierry Dutoit, Damien Grobet, Rudi Giot, Mohammed El Brouzi, Samir Bouaziz, Willy Yvart
2013 Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction - TEI '14  
The aforementioned and current prototypes were developed with the MediaCycle framework (http://www. which allows to represent media items in a 2D visualization reminiscent of a galaxy and  ...  Through tangible needles, in other words, tangible user interfaces inspired by past technologies related to media practices? DESIGN CUES We target experts, creative users of media content.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2540930.2540983 dblp:conf/tei/FrissonRDDGGBBYM14 fatcat:pvsonvgvxzh6nk2jcdaijsk4jy


Eytan Adar, David Kargar, Lynn Andrea Stein
1999 Proceedings of the eighth international conference on Information and knowledge management - CIKM '99  
This paper describes the prototype Haystack system.  ...  The Haystack project emphasizes the relationship between a particular individual and his corpus.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Mark Asdoorian, Aidan Low, and Ilya Lisansky for their work on Haystack.  ... 
doi:10.1145/319950.323231 dblp:conf/cikm/AdarKS99 fatcat:iqp4sysv5rhrpccg4d24ymhvli

Back to our roots for retrieving very short passages

Nada Naji, Jacques Savoy
2013 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
However, the focus of this paper is on documents that are written in lesser known languages for which the WWW is of limited use.  ...  In such cases, document and/or query expansion using thesauri and other external resources (e.g., Wikipedia) usually available on the World Wide Web (WWW) are proven to be effective approaches.  ...  haystack" 3) "an unknown needle in an unknown haystack" 4) "any needle in a haystack" 5) "the sharpest needle in a haystack" 6) "things like needles in any haystack" Certain tasks may be described alternatively  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.14505001035 fatcat:cwtrwmwffnhsldppd23lhjhjom

Page 18 of American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals Vol. 2, Issue AE1 [page]

1996 American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals  
‘‘Finding a needle in the on-line haystack.”’ Arch. Rec., (March). Grayson, L. P., ed. (1994). Proc., Frontiers in Educ. Conf., San Jose State Univ., San Jose, Calif. Grinter, L. E., Chair. (1955).  ...  On-line searching of published documents. Quick imparting of a variety of 3D graphical and analyt- ical information in the classroom.  ... 

Clever searching for evidence

Sharon Sanders, Chris Del Mar
2005 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
Finding the needle will then be only a part of the battle with the haystack.  ...  Clever searching for evidence New search filters can help to find the needle in the haystack D o people who write about and propagate evidence based medicine use its principles properly?  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmj.330.7501.1162 pmid:15905232 pmcid:PMC558000 fatcat:vr3m4r3h7rgjrac2zty6lgbrga

How to make an ape brain

Ajit Varki
2004 Nature Genetics  
Thus, even if we eventually find all the needles in this haystack, the human mind will ultimately be explained only as "Nature via Nurture" 15 .  ...  in a very large haystack of differences.  ... 
doi:10.1038/ng1004-1034 pmid:15454937 fatcat:fbsrxrxmp5a6fc3w5tdwf7ppte

Page 47 of The Independent Vol. 86, Issue 3514 [page]

1916 The Independent  
around Guerrero—the proverbial needle in the haystack.  ...  find the bandit himself.  ... 

Small Open Reading Frames: Beautiful Needles in the Haystack

Munira A. Basrai, Philip Hieter, Jef D. Boeke
1997 Genome Research  
Thus, these computational methods must be combined with some sort of functional analyses to help find the needles in the haystack.  ...  In Eschericia coli there are 381 proteins of <100 amino acids in length represented among a total of 4288 annotated ORFs (8.9%; http://www.  ... 
doi:10.1101/gr.7.8.768 pmid:9267801 fatcat:mdvfumafgrgk7dqq57bfwl6jbe

The (Big) Data-security assemblage: Knowledge and critique

Claudia Aradau, Tobias Blanke
2015 Big Data & Society  
The paper offers a two-pronged contribution: on the one hand, we challenge the credibility of security professionals' discourses in light of the knowledge that they supposedly mobilize; on the other, we  ...  The Snowden revelations and the emergence of 'Big Data' have rekindled questions about how security practices are deployed in a digital age and with what political effects.  ...  needle in a haystack'.  ... 
doi:10.1177/2053951715609066 fatcat:iu6hpqcyizbtfkpkh7xzgo4ule

How NAGA uncoils

Gjergji Kasneci, Fabain M. Suchanek, Maya Ramanath, Gerhard Weikum
2007 Proceedings of the 16th international conference on World Wide Web - WWW '07  
We show the effectiveness and utility of NAGA by comparing its output with that of Google on some interesting queries.  ...  NAGA builds on a large semantic knowledge base of binary relationships (facts) derived from the Web. NAGA provides a simple, yet expressive query language to query this knowledge base.  ...  Current keyword-oriented search engines merely provide "best-effort" heuristics to find relevant needles in this humongous haystack.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1242572.1242748 dblp:conf/www/KasneciSRW07 fatcat:edd3dulewzb3djvkprcja75fdu

Finding a needle in the haystack: performing an in-depth literature search to answer a clinical question

Gwen George, Laurie Anne Ferguson, Patricia Pearce
2014 Nursing : Research and Reviews  
The daunting process of navigating extensive electronic publication sources, including citation databases, guidelines, and clinical proceedings, can feel much like finding a needle in the proverbial haystack  ...  The purpose of this article was to detail the steps in completing a comprehensive literature search when focused on a clinical question.  ...  However, the more readily available literature can provide an overwhelming amount of information, and finding the appropriate data is much like searching for a needle in a haystack.  ... 
doi:10.2147/nrr.s63578 fatcat:xksl7riokfazjpv6ucgkdxazky

Animal variants in sexual behaviour

Rowan Hooper
2012 Nature  
Other big-data efforts tend to focus on rapidly locating needles in petabyte-sized haystacks (such as finding the Higgs boson, for instance), whereas ENCODE aims to supply a structured overview.  ...  (www.  ... 
doi:10.1038/489208c pmid:22972287 fatcat:b754ztmxffhmbpwvsllbnepep4
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