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Effectiveness of thesauri-aided retrieval
Author(s): Kazem Taghva; Julie Borsack; Allen Condit
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Paper Abstract

In this report, we describe the results of an experiment designed to measure the effects of automatic query expansion on retrieval effectiveness. In particular, we used a collection-specific thesaurus to expand the query by adding synonyms of the searched terms. Our preliminary results show no significant gain in average precision and recall.

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Date Published: 7 January 1999
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3651, Document Recognition and Retrieval VI, (7 January 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.335810
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Kazem Taghva, Univ. of Nevada/Las Vegas (United States)
Julie Borsack, Univ. of Nevada/Las Vegas (United States)
Allen Condit, Univ. of Nevada/Las Vegas (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3651:
Document Recognition and Retrieval VI
Daniel P. Lopresti; Jiangying Zhou, Editor(s)

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