XML components ranking : Which relevant ranking criteria ? Which relevant criteria merging ?

@article{Abbaci2008XMLCR,
  title={XML components ranking : Which relevant ranking criteria ? Which relevant criteria merging ?},
  author={Fa{\"i}za Abbaci and Pascal Francq},
  journal={2008 First International Conference on the Applications of Digital Information and Web Technologies (ICADIWT)},
  year={2008},
  pages={216-222}
}
Retrieving specific information becomes an important issue, especially in XML information retrieval (XML-IR). Indexing XML components (elements) rather than the entire XML document allows to target more effectively the relevant elements. In this paper, we consider the problem of ranking the relevant components returned in response to a user query. As opposed to ranking documents, ranking XML elements introduces new criteria to take into account in determining the degree of relevance of a… CONTINUE READING