Kinship contextualization

Muhammad A. Norozi, Paavo Arvola
2013 Proceedings of the 36th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '13  
The textual context of an element, structurally, contains traces of evidences. Utilizing this context in scoring is called contextualization. In this study we hypothesize that the context of an XML-element originated from its preceding and following elements in the sequential ordering of a document improves the quality of retrieval. In the tree form of the document's structure, kinship contextualization means, contextualization based on the horizontal and vertical elements in the kinship tree,
more » ... r elements in closer to a wider structural kinship. We have tested several variants of kinship contextualization and verified notable improvements in comparison with the baseline system and gold standards in the retrieval of focused elements.
doi:10.1145/2484028.2484111 dblp:conf/sigir/NoroziA13 fatcat:iwkcznwt2fbdrjqomwlpm77i2a