Integrating word relationships into language models

Guihong Cao, Jian-Yun Nie, Jing Bai
2005 Proceedings of the 28th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '05  
In this paper, we propose a novel dependency language modeling approach for information retrieval. The approach extends the existing language modeling approach by relaxing the independence assumption. Our goal is to build a language model in which various word relationships can be integrated. In this work, we integrate two types of relationship extracted from WordNet and co-occurrence relationships respectively. The integrated model has been tested on several TREC collections. The results show
more » ... hat our model achieves substantial and significant improvements with respect to the models without these relationships. These results clearly show the benefit of integrating word relationships into language models for IR.
doi:10.1145/1076034.1076086 dblp:conf/sigir/GaoNB05 fatcat:fjcqdtrzzzfato7js3tdkaein4