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A Time-Aware Approach to Improving Ad-hoc Information Retrieval from Microblogs
There is an immense number of short-text documents produced as the result of microblogging. The content produced is growing as the number of microbloggers grows, and as active microbloggers continue to post millions of ...
Using Learning to Rank Approach to Promoting Diversity for Biomedical Information Retrieval with Wikipedia
In most of the traditional information retrieval (IR) models, the independent relevance assumption is taken, which assumes the relevance of a document is independent of other documents. However, the pitfall of this is ...
Adaptive Mechanisms for Mobile Spatio-Temporal Applications
Mobile spatio-temporal applications play a key role in many mission critical fields, including Business Intelligence, Traffic Management and Disaster Management. They are characterized by high data volume, velocity and ...
Re-ranking Real-time Web Tweets to Find Reliable and Influential Twitterers
Twitter is a powerful social media tool to share information on different topics around the world. Following different users/accounts is the most effective way to get information propagated in Twitter. Due to Twitter's ...
A Methodology for Eliciting and Ranking Control Points for Adaptive Systems
Designing an adaptive system to meet its quality constraints in the face of environmental uncertainties, such as variable demands, can be a challenging task. In cloud environment, a designer has to also consider and evaluate ...