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Information retrieval through textual annotations

Rowlands, Thomas Aneirin


Many well-known information retrieval models rank documents using scores derived from the query and document text. Some other models integrate query-independent evidence, such as indegree or URL structure, typically as prior probabilities. This thesis proposes a model based on a third category of evidence, external textual annotations. The model considers both the degree of match between queries and annotations and the degree of association between annotations and documents. The annotation...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d611c1a48989
Access Rights: Open Access


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