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  • Dawei Yin, Zhenzhen Xue, Hong Liangjie, Brian D Davison, April Kontostathis, Lynne Edwards
  • 2009
Web 2.0 has led to the development and evolution of web-based communities and applications. These communities provide places for information sharing and collaboration. They also open the door for inappropriate online activities, such as harassment, in which some users post messages in a virtual community that are intentionally offensive to other members of(More)
This paper describes the method we use in the diversity task of web track in TREC 2009. The problem we aim to solve is the diversification of search results for ambiguous web queries. We present a model based on knowledge of the diversity of query subtopics to generate a diversified ranking for retrieved documents. We expand the original query into several(More)
Social tagging systems have become increasingly popular for sharing and organizing web resources. Tag prediction is a common feature of social tagging systems. Social tagging by nature is an incremental process, meaning that once a user has saved a web page with tags, the tagging system can provide more accurate predictions for the user, based on user's(More)
Collaborative tagging systems are now deployed extensively to help users share and organize resources. Tag prediction and recommendation systems generally model user behavior as research has shown that accuracy can be significantly improved by modeling user-s' preferences. However, these preferences are usually treated as constant over time, neglecting the(More)
A taxonomy organizes concepts or topics in a hierarchical structure and can be created manually or via automated systems. One major drawback of taxonomies is that they require users to have the same view of the topics as the taxonomy creator. That is, when a user follows a top-down path to find the specific topic of her interest, she has to make choices(More)
A taxonomy organizes concepts or topics in a hierarchical structure and can be created manually or via automated systems. A major drawback of taxonomies is that they require users to have the same view of the topics as the taxonomy creator. Users who do not share that mental taxonomy are likely to have difficulty in finding the desired topic. In this paper,(More)
Phenylethanoid glycosides (PhGs) are widely distributed in traditional Chinese medicines as well as in other medicinal plants, and they were characterized by a phenethyl alcohol (C₆-C₂) moiety attached to a β-glucopyranose/β-allopyranose via a glycosidic bond. The outstanding activity of PhGs in diverse diseases proves their importance in medicinal(More)
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