Reinforcement learning for information seeking

S. Craw
1999 IEE Two-day Seminar. Searching for Information: Artificial Intelligence and Information Retrieval Approaches   unpublished
Reinforcement Learning may be used to provide a similar record of usage for digital media as \wear and tear" on books and so underpin heuristics that guide web search. The domain-speci c Cora search engine applies Reinforcement Learning to focus its spidering e orts. Reinforcement Learning from past browsing habits extracted from weblogs may also help guide current visitors towards potentially interesting pages in a website.
doi:10.1049/ic:19990888 fatcat:4pu2sc4mtzay3ms76btdynjol4