Bag-of-Entities Representation for Ranking

  title={Bag-of-Entities Representation for Ranking},
  author={Chenyan Xiong and James P. Callan and Tie-Yan Liu},
This paper presents a new bag-of-entities representation for document ranking, with the help of modern knowledge bases and automatic entity linking. Our system represents query and documents by bag-of-entities vectors constructed from their entity annotations, and ranks documents by their matches with the query in the entity space. Our experiments with Freebase on TREC Web Track datasets demonstrate that current entity linking systems can provide sufficient coverage of the general domain search… CONTINUE READING

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