The Return of the Probability of Relevance. Invited Talk

  • Citation-Key:
    Fuhr:12b
  • Title:
    The Return of the Probability of Relevance. Invited Talk
  • Author(s):
    Norbert Fuhr
  • In:
    • Citation-Key:
      AIRS:12
    • Title:
      Information Retrieval Technology. 8th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference
    • Publisher:
      Springer
    • In:
      Information Retrieval Technology. 8th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference
    • Year:
      2012
  • Page(s):
    xi-xii
  • Year:
    2012

Abstract:


This talk discusses models for three types of modern IR applications which rely on calibrated values of the probability of relevance: 1) Resourc selection for aggregated search, 2) The optimum clustering framework providing the first theoretic foundation for document clustering, and 3) The interactive probability ranking principle characterizing interactive retrieval as a sequence of situations with choice lists.

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