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From RankNet to LambdaRank to LambdaMART: An Overview

  title={From RankNet to LambdaRank to LambdaMART: An Overview},
  author={Christopher J. C. Burges},
  • C. Burges
  • Published 23 June 2010
  • Computer Science
LambdaMART is the boosted tree version of LambdaRank, which is based on RankNet. RankNet, LambdaRank, and LambdaMART have proven to be very successful algorithms for solving real world ranking problems: for example an ensemble of LambdaMART rankers won Track 1 of the 2010 Yahoo! Learning To Rank Challenge. The details of these algorithms are spread across several papers and reports, and so here we give a self-contained, detailed and complete description of them. 

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