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Filtering in XML Retrieval: a Prospective Analysis
Huyen-Trang Vu, Benjamin Piwowarski and Patrick Gallinari
In: SIGIR 2004 XML Worskop, 25 July - 29 July 2004., Sheffield, UK.

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Abstract

In the XML retrieval paradigm, document fragments may be returned as answers to a user query. This information being more specific than whole documents may therefore reduce the user effort for finding relevant information. However, since XML documents are composed of nested elements, many of which being possibly relevant to the user information need, retrieval systems must take care of the overlap between returned elements. In this paper, we consider this filtering problem. We first review related work from the IR literature. We then propose a framework for XML retrieval filtering and describe some ideas for this filtering process.

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EPrint Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Project Keyword:Project Keyword UNSPECIFIED
Subjects:Information Retrieval & Textual Information Access
ID Code:577
Deposited By:Patrick Gallinari
Deposited On:26 December 2004

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