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Search Snippet Evaluation at Yandex: Lessons Learned and Future Directions [chapter]

Denis Savenkov, Pavel Braslavski, Mikhail Lebedev
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This papers surveys different approaches to evaluation of web search summaries and describes experiments conducted at Yandex.  ...  Automation of evaluation based on available manual assessments and clickthrough analysis is a promising direction.  ...  Snippet Evaluation at Yandex In order to establish a snippet evaluation routine at Yandex, we experimented with a wide range of techniques and approaches in line with those described in Section 2: pairwise  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23708-9_4 fatcat:q2xu2qq6ijdexfhchjbcohriyu

What Do You Need to Know to Use a Search Engine? Why We Still Need to Teach Research Skills

Daniel M. Russell
2015 The AI Magazine  
Although search engines are superb at finding and presenting information—up to and including extracting complex relations and making simple inferences—knowing how to frame questions and evaluate their  ...  Rapid and ready-at-hand access, depth of processing, and the way they enable people to offload some ordinary memory tasks suggest that search engines have become more of a cognitive amplifier than a simple  ...  This is clearly the direction of future KE development, but thus far there is no real working discourse model.  ... 
doi:10.1609/aimag.v36i4.2617 fatcat:g3hmd2k7yvbftelrwamfhjpwty

Click model-based information retrieval metrics

Aleksandr Chuklin, Pavel Serdyukov, Maarten de Rijke
2013 Proceedings of the 36th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '13  
In this paper we bring these two directions together and propose a common approach to converting any click model into an evaluation metric.  ...  In recent years many models have been proposed that are aimed at predicting clicks of web search users.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Katja Hofmann, Maria-Hendrike Peetz and our anonymous reviewers for reading the paper and making useful comments and suggestions. This  ... 
doi:10.1145/2484028.2484071 dblp:conf/sigir/ChuklinSR13 fatcat:dqv6sek76jam7knjxmp3agav2e

Neural information retrieval: at the end of the early years

Kezban Dilek Onal, Ye Zhang, Ismail Sengor Altingovde, Md Mustafizur Rahman, Pinar Karagoz, Alex Braylan, Brandon Dang, Heng-Lu Chang, Henna Kim, Quinten McNamara, Aaron Angert, Edward Banner (+7 others)
2017 Information retrieval (Boston)  
A recent "third wave" of neural network (NN) approaches now delivers state-ofthe-art performance in many machine learning tasks, spanning speech recognition, computer vision, and natural language processing  ...  In this paper, Kezban Dilek Onal and Ye Zhang contributed equally. Maarten de Rijke and Matthew Lease contributed equally.  ...  The following additional students at the University of Texas at Austin contributed indirectly to the writing of this literature review: Manu Agarwal, Edward Babbe, Anuparna Banerjee, Jason Cai, Dillon  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10791-017-9321-y fatcat:plrhhwkppjgb7l5r5daiyryj4q

A Survey of Query Auto Completion in Information Retrieval

Fei Cai, Maarten de Rijke
2016 Foundations and Trends in Information Retrieval  
We describe the datasets and metrics that are used to evaluate algorithms for query auto completion.  ...  We end by discussing related tasks as well as potential research directions to further the area. F. Cai and M. de Rijke.  ...  We are also grateful to the editors of the journal, Doug Oard and Mark Sanderson, for their advice and support throughout the writing process.  ... 
doi:10.1561/1500000055 fatcat:cwnopwelhnbdbn4s3joiarmymq

From Hyperlinks To Semantic Web Properties Using Open Knowledge Extraction

Valentina Presutti, Andrea Giovanni Nuzzolese, Sergio Consoli, Aldo Gangemi, Diego Reforgiato Recupero
2016 Zenodo  
A demo is available at http://wit.istc.cnr.it/stlab-tools/legalo.  ...  Experimental evaluations conducted on validated text extracted from Wikipedia pages, with the help of crowdsourcing, confirm this hypothesis showing high performances.  ...  Extractive summarization is now in mass usage, e.g. with snippets provided by search engines.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1204398 fatcat:fncpq3ictzgxzkxdwfttlypofu

On Search Engine Evaluation Metrics [article]

Pavel Sirotkin
2013 arXiv   pre-print
The first part of this thesis provides an overview of previous literature on the evaluation of search engine evaluation metrics themselves, as well as critiques of and comments on individual studies and  ...  The search engine evaluation research has quite a lot metrics available to it.  ...  He gave me the possibility to write a part of this thesis as part of my research at the Department of Information Science at Düsseldorf University; and it was also him who arranged for undergraduate students  ... 
arXiv:1302.2318v1 fatcat:wye4hfhvxjh27adetcccnyynyu

Exploiting Social Networks. Technological Trends (Habilitation Thesis) [article]

Adrian Iftene
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The habilitation thesis presents two main directions: 1.  ...  The work was validated with good results in evaluation campaigns like CLEF (Question Answering, Image CLEF, LifeCLEF, etc.), SemEval (Sentiment and Emotion in text, Anorexia, etc.).  ...  Acknowledgments To my collaborators and to my family  ... 
arXiv:2004.14386v1 fatcat:faoyxt42e5b5no57v6r5arnu5a

Proceedings of the 3rd International Open Search Symposium #ossym2021 [article]

Andreas Wagner, Michael Granitzer, Christian Guetl, Christine Plote, Voigt Stefan
2022 Zenodo  
at the yearly Open Search Symposia also in the years to come.  ...  generation of internet search - for the current and future users of an democratic, fair and open Internet – for us all.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank other members of the OSF Applications Working Group for their contributions to the discussions in our meetings and to the two student groups for participating in  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6839942 fatcat:imuoppkmuzdtfnas63ckln4qei

Proceedings of the 3rd International Open Search Symposium #ossym2021 [article]

Andreas Wagner, Michael Granitzer, Christian Guetl, Christine Plote, Voigt Stefan
2022 Zenodo  
at the yearly Open Search Symposia also in the years to come.  ...  generation of internet search - for the current and future users of an democratic, fair and open Internet – for us all.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank other members of the OSF Applications Working Group for their contributions to the discussions in our meetings and to the two student groups for participating in  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6840911 fatcat:tw5xbexkwjguhoqcyxn5tdvbta

Using Contextual Information to Understand Searching and Browsing Behavior

Julia Kiseleva
2015 Proceedings of the 38th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval - SIGIR '15  
Using contextual information to understand searching and browsing behavior Eindhoven:  ...  ), and sketching directions for future research (Section 9.2).  ...  We conducted a large-scale evaluation with one year of search log data from Yandex 7 .  ... 
doi:10.1145/2766462.2767852 dblp:conf/sigir/Kiseleva15 fatcat:inxddph7lnd2njwxzj3hf52lqq

12. A Practitioner's Guide to Open Educational Resources: A Case Study [chapter]

Howard Miller
2016 Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education  
and Communities Division is responsible for supporting the student experience and building relationships with current, future and past student communities; and (v) University Services Division has oversight  ...  ; (ii) Academic Services Division supports the learning, teaching and research needs of the University; (iii) Research and Innovation Division coordinates the University's research agenda; (iv) Students  ...  Sitting somewhere between textual description and metadata is schema.org, an initiative launched by the search engines Google, Yahoo!, Bing and Yandex.  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0103.12 fatcat:7zoieaohsjdodmedcvl5hsix64

2. Emancipation through Open Education: Rhetoric or Reality? [chapter]

Andy Lane
2016 Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education  
and Communities Division is responsible for supporting the student experience and building relationships with current, future and past student communities; and (v) University Services Division has oversight  ...  ; (ii) Academic Services Division supports the learning, teaching and research needs of the University; (iii) Research and Innovation Division coordinates the University's research agenda; (iv) Students  ...  Sitting somewhere between textual description and metadata is schema.org, an initiative launched by the search engines Google, Yahoo!, Bing and Yandex.  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0103.02 fatcat:hxeswf6ffbfxpe476dctiniyke

Machine Knowledge: Creation and Curation of Comprehensive Knowledge Bases [article]

Gerhard Weikum, Luna Dong, Simon Razniewski, Fabian Suchanek
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Over the last decade, large-scale knowledge bases, also known as knowledge graphs, have been automatically constructed from web contents and text sources, and have become a key asset for search engines  ...  It covers models and methods for discovering and canonicalizing entities and their semantic types and organizing them into clean taxonomies.  ...  Acknowledgements Many thanks to Mike Casey and other staff at NOW Publishers.  ... 
arXiv:2009.11564v2 fatcat:vh2lqfmhhbcwpf6dcsej3hhvgy

The Economics of Internet Media [chapter]

Martin Peitz, Markus Reisinger
2015 Handbook of Media Economics  
On the user side, we observe increased possibilities of time-shifting, multi-homing, and active search.  ...  A large body of work has focused on the advertising part of the industry, while some studies also look at content provision and the interaction between the two.  ...  Once a consumer has decided to use the search engine, she incurs search costs of and learns the price and location of the firm selected by the search engine.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-444-62721-6.00010-x fatcat:7yzop2wxijgnnppjnlawdhi2by
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