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Investigating Query-Drift Problem from a Novel Perspective of Photon Polarization

Zhang, Peng; Song, Dawei; Zhao, Xiaozhao and Hou, Yuexian (2011). Investigating Query-Drift Problem from a Novel Perspective of Photon Polarization. In: The 3rd International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR2011), 12-14 September 2012, Bertinoro, Italy.

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Abstract

Query expansion, while generally effective in improving re- trieval performance, may lead to the query-drift problem. Following the recent development of applying Quantum Mechanics (QM) to IR, we investigate the problem from a novel theoretical perspective inspired by photon polarization (a key QM experiment).

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2011 Springer
Extra Information: Published in Proceedings ICTIR'11 Proceedings of the Third international conference on Advances in information retrieval theory, Pages 332-336, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-23317-3.
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Item ID: 34682
Depositing User: Dawei Song
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2012 10:56
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2013 19:38
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/34682
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