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Recent Results on Fusion of Effective Retrieval Strategies in the Same Information Retrieval System [chapter]

Steven M. Beitzel, Eric C. Jensen, Abdur Chowdhury, David Grossman, Nazli Goharian, Ophir Frieder
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Although the precise conditions necessary for fusion to improve retrieval have not been identified, it is widely believed that as long as component result sets used in fusion have higher relevant overlap  ...  order for fusion to improve retrieval when standard voting/merging algorithms such as CombMNZ are employed.  ...  strategies in the same information retrieval system.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24610-7_8 fatcat:uzrl4dzlqbdzhllyfyboeo6rfy

Fusion of effective retrieval strategies in the same information retrieval system

Steven M. Beitzel, Eric C. Jensen, Abdur Chowdhury, David Grossman, Ophir Frieder, Nazli Goharian
2004 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
in a single information retrieval system will lead to similar improvements.  ...  Although these improvements have been observed from the fusion of result sets from several distinct information retrieval systems, it has often been thought that fusing different document retrieval strategies  ...  in the same information retrieval system.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.20012 fatcat:rorzpdmoi5difom7d5vghggim4

Disproving the fusion hypothesis

Steven M. Beitzel, Ophir Frieder, Eric C. Jensen, David Grossman, Abdur Chowdhury, Nazli Goharian
2003 Proceedings of the 2003 ACM symposium on Applied computing - SAC '03  
We examine popular data fusion techniques designed to achieve improvements in effectiveness and clarify the conditions required for data fusion to show improvement.  ...  Many prior efforts have been devoted to the basic idea that data fusion techniques can improve retrieval effectiveness.  ...  strategies in the same information retrieval system.  ... 
doi:10.1145/952532.952695 dblp:conf/sac/BeitzelJCFGG03 fatcat:6txcgn5iijhtnkcq2evzgqmc3e

Probability Based Clustering for Document and User Properties [article]

Thomas Mandl, Christa Womser-Hacker
2011 arXiv   pre-print
Information Retrieval systems can be improved by exploiting context information such as user and document features.  ...  The fusion is based on weights for the different retrieval systems which are learned by exploiting relevance feedback information.  ...  Introduction The quality of retrieval systems is still an important research issue [14] . Fusion is a technique to improve the performance of several single information retrieval engines.  ... 
arXiv:1102.3865v1 fatcat:63gil7lz5bdhpkjmhsivisveji

Design of University Library and Information Management System Based on Big Data Fusion

Jia Zhang, Yansong Wang
2018 MATEC Web of Conferences  
In order to improve the ability of library and information management in colleges and universities, and improve intelligent retrieval level of books, a design method of library information management system  ...  The adaptive training method is used for feature fusion, and big data fusion of library and information is realized in high dimensional feature space.  ...  In order to improve the retrieval performance and the ability of information management, the piecewise fusion fuzzy clustering method is used to cluster library information.  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/201823201010 fatcat:nquus6upcfcrthu6xcuq3sxm5u

Information Fusion in Multimedia Information Retrieval [chapter]

Jana Kludas, Eric Bruno, Stéphane Marchand-Maillet
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In retrieval, indexing and classification of multimedia data an efficient information fusion of the different modalities is essential for the system's overall performance.  ...  Since information fusion, its influence factors and performance improvement boundaries have been lively discussed in the last years in different research communities, we will review their latest findings  ...  However, for information retrieval systems the situation is not as trivial.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-79860-6_12 fatcat:aemicty32jgbrcbo43alwm7qou

Framework for analysis and improvement of data-fusion algorithms

Mohammad Othman Nassar, Ghassan Kanaan, Hussain A. H Awad
2010 2010 2nd IEEE International Conference on Information Management and Engineering  
the data-fusion techniques have been investigated by many researchers and have been used in implementing several information retrieval systems.  ...  by providing them with an extensive analysis and refinement for their new fusion algorithms, second; it can help researchers in understanding, analyzing, and improving existing Data-fusion algorithms.  ...  If the previous gaps are eliminated; the performance for the Data-fusion algorithms will be improved; this can be proved be reviewing the Data-fusion literature, in this regard we found in Vogt et al.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icime.2010.5478019 fatcat:irhfbegvtrhzfmacujt73ucnze

Fusion Approach for Optimizing Web Search Performance
웹 검색 성능 최적화를 위한 융합적 방식

Kiduk Yang
2015 Journal of the Korean Society for information Management  
This paper describes a Web search optimization study that investigates both static and dynamic tuning methods for optimizing system performance.  ...  By engaging in iterative dynamic tuning process, where we successively fine-tuned the fusion parameters based on the cognitive analysis of immediate system feedback, we were able to significantly increase  ...  The main idea is to discover patterns in fusion component scores across ranks that can be leveraged into improving retrieval performance by fine-tuning the fusion formula in the middle (i.e. reranking  ... 
doi:10.3743/kosim.2015.32.1.007 fatcat:vahukzhlxbdcnakacv3e6xfxuu

Efficient Word Retrieval Using a Multiple Ranking Combination Scheme

G. Louloudis, A.L. Kesidis, B. Gatos
2012 2012 10th IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems  
Word retrieval is an important task in the area of document analysis and recognition. The selection of appropriate features is a crucial step in the word matching and retrieval process.  ...  The experimental results show that the fusion of the ranked results outperforms the ranking efficiency of the individual systems.  ...  In the information retrieval area, fusion corresponds to the merging of retrieval results of multiple systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/das.2012.34 dblp:conf/das/LouloudisKG12 fatcat:nryum6pezrat7iceq6kkzvz3re

Combining Textual and Visual Information for Image Retrieval in the Medical Domain

Yiannis Gkoufas
2011 Open Medical Informatics Journal  
From our experiments we conclude that a mixed retrieval technique that applies both textual and visual retrieval in an interchangeably repeated manner improves the performance while overcoming the scalability  ...  In particular, the mean average precision (MAP) has increased from 0.01 to 0.15 and 0.087 for 2009 and 2010 data, respectively, when content-based image retrieval (CBIR) is performed on the top 1000 results  ...  It is evident from the literature that there is a lot of room for improvement in image retrieval. For example, techniques for image annotation with semantic information, is an active research topic.  ... 
doi:10.2174/1874431101105010050 pmid:22163261 pmcid:PMC3178904 fatcat:uszffjypmbh47kuph6wigcr32a

An adaptable search engine for multimodal information retrieval

Gilles Hubert, Josiane Mothe
2009 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
This paper is an overview of multimodal information retrieval, challenges in the progress of multimodal information retrieval. General Terms Multi Modal Information Retrieval, Information Retrieval.  ...  Researchers are trying to incorporate multimodal information retrieval using machine learning, support vector machines, neural network and neuroscience etc. to provide an efficient retrieval system that  ...  The application of contextual constraints enriches these systems with additional metadata that helps in improving the retrieval performance [16] .  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.21091 fatcat:jgcvyun6zna7vkze5wcliibzxu

Evaluating multimodal relevance feedback techniques for medical image retrieval

Dimitrios Markonis, Roger Schaer, Henning Müller
2015 Information retrieval (Boston)  
Systems that allow searching for medical images need to provide tools for quick and easy navigation and query refinement as the time available for information search is often short.  ...  Medical image retrieval can assist physicians in finding information supporting their diagnosis and fulfilling information needs.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by the EU 7th Framework Program in the context of the Khresmoi project (grant 257528).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10791-015-9260-4 fatcat:fbp7rtqpt5euvpptl4q2xyqihq

Learning To Cope With Diversity In Music Retrieval

Thomas Mandl 0001, Christa Womser-Hacker
2002 Zenodo  
As a result, MIMOR takes advantage of two of the most promising strategies for improving information retrieval systems. These are relevance feedback and fusion.  ...  The performance of information retrieval systems differs from domain to domain. Characteristics of the documents relevant for the indexing procedure may be responsible for that.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1416559 fatcat:oiyuzeipt5ddrdjawwl3ah4zcq

A Novel Adaptive Feature Fusion Strategy for Image Retrieval

Xiaojun Lu, Libo Zhang, Lei Niu, Qing Chen, Jianping Wang
2021 Entropy  
Furthermore, a multi-feature-based image retrieval system can compensate for the shortage of a single feature to a certain extent, which is essential for improving retrieval system performance.  ...  Feature selection and feature fusion strategies are critical in the study of multi-feature fusion image retrieval.  ...  Informed Consent Statement: Not applicable. Data Availability Statement: The data is contained within the article. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/e23121670 pmid:34945976 pmcid:PMC8700127 fatcat:towmd2nilzd2lcpo6ovrxslrz4

Multi-field information extraction and cross-document fusion

Gideon S. Mann, David Yarowsky
2005 Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting on Association for Computational Linguistics - ACL '05  
A novel cross-field bootstrapping method leverages data interdependencies to yield improved performance.  ...  We then propose and evaluate methods for fusing the extracted information across documents to return a consensus answer.  ...  The data in Figure 4 show that performance improves as the retrieval set size increases.  ... 
doi:10.3115/1219840.1219900 dblp:conf/acl/MannY05 fatcat:orrcsdaelfaljlcquzzz2brwkq
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