Learning to rank by aggregating expert preferences

@inproceedings{Volkovs2012LearningTR,
  title={Learning to rank by aggregating expert preferences},
  author={Maksims Volkovs and Hugo Larochelle and Richard S. Zemel},
  booktitle={CIKM},
  year={2012}
}
We present a general treatment of the problem of aggregating preferences from several experts into a consensus ranking, in the context where information about a target ranking is available. Specifically, we describe how such problems can be converted into a standard learning-to-rank one on which existing learning solutions can be invoked. This transformation allows us to optimize the aggregating function for any target IR metric, such as Normalized Discounted Cumulative Gain, or Expected… CONTINUE READING

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