Multidimensional Relevance in Legal and Health Domains

Georgios Peikos, Gabriella Pasi
2021 Italian Information Retrieval Workshop  
People engage in search activities to solve everyday problems that are often related to health or legal situations. In these domain-specific searches, topical relevance is insufficient, and recent studies have mentioned the need for multidimensional relevance models. Also, several users, tasks and domain factors have been identified and assessed to estimate the "utility" of an information item with respect to the situation at hand. Determining relevance in domain-specific search becomes more
more » ... llenging when studied within the associated working environment. The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of such situations, by identifying several user types, tasks and relevance factors in legal and health related searches.
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