Exploiting the Similarity of Non-Matching Terms at Retrieval Time

@article{Crestani2000ExploitingTS,
  title={Exploiting the Similarity of Non-Matching Terms at Retrieval Time},
  author={Fabio Crestani},
  journal={Information Retrieval},
  year={2000},
  volume={2},
  pages={27-47}
}
In classic Information Retrieval systems a relevant document will not be retrieved in response to a query if the document and query representations do not share at least one term. This problem, known as “term mismatch”, has been recognised for a long time by the Information Retrieval community and a number of possible solutions have been proposed. Here I present a preliminary investigation into a new class of retrieval models that attempt to solve the term mismatch problem by exploiting… CONTINUE READING