Indexing implicit locations for geographical information retrieval

  title={Indexing implicit locations for geographical information retrieval},
  author={Zhisheng Li and Chong Wang and Xing Xie and Xufa Wang and Wei-Ying Ma},
Local search has become a hot topic recently in information retrieval research area. How to retrieve geographical information correctly and efficiently is a key challenge to location-based search services. In this paper, we present a GIR (geographical information retrieval) system which uses implicit locations to improve retrieval performance. Experimental results based on Geo-CLEF 2006 (a cross-language geographical retrieval track which is part of Cross Language Evaluation Forum) data sets… CONTINUE READING
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