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Using Anchor Text for Homepage and Topic Distillation Search Tasks

Wu, Mingfang; Hawking, David; Turpin, Andrew; Scholer, Falk


Past work suggests that anchor text is a good source of evidence that can be used to improve web searching. Two approaches for making use of this evidence include fusing search results from an anchor text representation and the original text representation based on a document's relevance score or rank position, and combining term frequency from both representations during the retrieval process. Although these approaches have each been tested and compared against baselines, different evaluations...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology
DOI: 10.1002/asi.22639


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