Effectiveness of Aggregation Methods in Blog Distillation

@inproceedings{Keikha2009EffectivenessOA,
  title={Effectiveness of Aggregation Methods in Blog Distillation},
  author={Mostafa Keikha and Fabio Crestani},
  booktitle={FQAS},
  year={2009}
}
This paper addresses the blog distillation problem, that is, given a user query find the blogs that are most related to the query topic. We model each post as evidence of the relevance of a blog to the query, and use aggregation methods like Ordered Weighted Averaging operators to combine the evidence. We show that using only highly relevant evidence (posts) for each blog can result in an effective retrieval system. We implement our methods on TREC’06 blog collection with two standard query… CONTINUE READING
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