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Predicting Information Retrieval Performance
Language: en
Pages: 79
Authors: Robert M. Losee
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-19 - Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Information Retrieval performance measures are usually retrospective in nature, representing the effectiveness of an experimental process. However, in the sciences, phenomena may be predicted, given parameter values of the system. After developing a measure that can be applied retrospectively or can be predicted, performance of a system using a single
Text Retrieval and Filtering
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Robert M. Losee
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Text Retrieval and Filtering: Analytical Models of Performance is the first book that addresses the problem of analytically computing the performance of retrieval and filtering systems. The book describes means by which retrieval may be studied analytically, allowing one to describe current performance, predict future performance, and to understand why
Simulating Information Retrieval Test Collections
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: David Hawking, Bodo Billerbeck, Paul Thomas, Nick Craswell
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-04 - Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Simulated test collections may find application in situations where real datasets cannot easily be accessed due to confidentiality concerns or practical inconvenience. They can potentially support Information Retrieval (IR) experimentation, tuning, validation, performance prediction, and hardware sizing. Naturally, the accuracy and usefulness of results obtained from a simulation depend upon
Word Association Thematic Analysis
Language: en
Pages: 111
Authors: Mike Thelwall
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-02 - Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Many research projects involve analyzing sets of texts from the social web or elsewhere to get insights into issues, opinions, interests, news discussions, or communication styles. For example, many studies have investigated reactions to Covid-19 social distancing restrictions, conspiracy theories, and anti-vaccine sentiment on social media. This book describes word
Trustworthy Communications and Complete Genealogies
Language: en
Pages: 139
Authors: Reagan W. Moore
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-24 - Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Genealogies document relationships between persons involved in historical events. Information about the events is parsed from communications from the past. This book explores a way to organize information from multiple communications into a trustworthy representation of a genealogical history of the modern world. The approach defines metrics for evaluating the