Hierarchical approach to term suggestion device

Hideo Joho, Mark Sanderson, Micheline Beaulieu
2002 Proceedings of the 25th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '02  
Our demonstration shows the hierarchy system working on a locally run search engine. Hierarchies are dynamically generated from the retrieved documents, and visualised on the menus. When a user selects a term from the hierarchy, the documents linked to the term are listed, and the term is then added to the initial query to rerun a search. Through the demonstration we illustrate how hierarchical presentation of expansion terms is achieved, and how our approach supports users to articulate their
more » ... nformation needs using the hierarchy. Keywords Concept hierarchies, interactive query expansion.
doi:10.1145/564376.564495 dblp:conf/sigir/JohoSB02 fatcat:k3y263fmp5a3jm7hcxpzfh2ufi