Towards genre classification for IR in the workplace

  title={Towards genre classification for IR in the workplace},
  author={Luanne Freund and Charles L. A. Clarke and Elaine Toms},
Use of document genre in information retrieval systems has the potential to improve the task-appropriateness of results. However, genre classification remains a challenging problem. We describe a case study of genre classification in a software engineering workplace domain, which includes the development of a genre taxonomy and experiments in automatic genre classification using supervised machine learning. We present results based on evaluation using real-life enterprise data from this work… CONTINUE READING
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