Learning Recurrent Event Queries for Web Search

  title={Learning Recurrent Event Queries for Web Search},
  author={Ruiqiang Zhang and Yuki Konda and Anlei Dong and Pranam Kolari and Yi Chang and Zhaohui Zheng},
Recurrent event queries (REQ) constitute a special class of search queries occurring at regular, predictable time intervals. The freshness of documents ranked for such queries is generally of critical importance. REQ forms a significant volume, as much as 6% of query traffic received by search engines. In this work, we develop an improved REQ classifier that could provide significant improvements in addressing this problem. We analyze REQ queries, and develop novel features from multiple… CONTINUE READING