Predicting diverse subsets using structural SVMs

  title={Predicting diverse subsets using structural SVMs},
  author={Yisong Yue and Thorsten Joachims},
In many retrieval tasks, one important goal involves retrieving a diverse set of results (e.g., documents covering a wide range of topics for a search query). First of all, this reduces redundancy, effectively showing more information with the presented results. Secondly, queries are often ambiguous at some level. For example, the query "Jaguar" can refer to many different topics (such as the car or feline). A set of documents with high topic diversity ensures that fewer users abandon the query… CONTINUE READING
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