Generating query substitutions

@inproceedings{Jones2006GeneratingQS,
  title={Generating query substitutions},
  author={Rosie Jones and Benjamin Rey and Omid Madani and Wiley Greiner},
  booktitle={WWW},
  year={2006}
}
We introduce the notion of query substitution, that is, generating a new query to replace a user's original search query. Our technique uses modifications based on typical substitutions web searchers make to their queries. In this way the new query is strongly related to the original query, containing terms closely related to all of the original terms. This contrasts with query expansion through pseudo-relevance feedback, which is costly and can lead to query drift. This also contrasts with… CONTINUE READING

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