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Geographic and textual data fusion in Forostar

Overell, Simon; Rae, Adam and Rüger, Stefan (2009). Geographic and textual data fusion in Forostar. In: Evaluating Systems for Multilingual and Multimodal Information Access, 17-19 September 2008, Aarhus, Denmark, Springer LNCS 5706, pp. 838–842.

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In this paper we provide some analysis of data fusion techniques employed at GeoCLEF 2008 to merge textual and geographic relevance. These methods are compared to our own experiments, where using our GIR system, Forostar, we show that an aggressive filter-based data fusion method can outperform a more sophisticated penalisation method.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2009 Springer-Verlag
ISSN: 0302-9743
Extra Information: ISBN-13 978-3-642-04446-5
Pages 838-842
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 28212
Depositing User: Stefan Rüger
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2011 09:29
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2016 16:08
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