Indexing and Retrieval of Non Text Information Book

Indexing and Retrieval of Non Text Information


  • Author : Diane Rasmussen Neal
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 2012-10-30
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 437
  • ISBN 10 : 9783110260588

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Indexing and Retrieval of Non Text Information Excerpt :

The scope of this volume will encompass a collection of research papers related to indexing and retrieval of online non-text information. In recent years, the Internet has seen an exponential increase in the number of documents placed online that are not in textual format. These documents appear in a variety of contexts, such as user-generated content sharing websites, social networking websites etc. and formats, including photographs, videos, recorded music, data visualizations etc. The prevalence of these contexts and data formats presents a particularly challenging task to information indexing and retrieval research due to many difficulties, such as assigning suitable semantic metadata, processing and extracting non-textual content automatically, and designing retrieval systems that "speak in the native language" of non-text documents.

Soft Computing in Information Retrieval Book

Soft Computing in Information Retrieval


  • Author : Fabio Crestani
  • Publisher : Physica
  • Release Date : 2013-03-19
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 396
  • ISBN 10 : 9783790818499

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Soft Computing in Information Retrieval Excerpt :

Information retrieval (IR) aims at defining systems able to provide a fast and effective content-based access to a large amount of stored information. The aim of an IR system is to estimate the relevance of documents to users' information needs, expressed by means of a query. This is a very difficult and complex task, since it is pervaded with imprecision and uncertainty. Most of the existing IR systems offer a very simple model of IR, which privileges efficiency at the expense of effectiveness. A promising direction to increase the effectiveness of IR is to model the concept of "partially intrinsic" in the IR process and to make the systems adaptive, i.e. able to "learn" the user's concept of relevance. To this aim, the application of soft computing techniques can be of help to obtain greater flexibility in IR systems.

Folksonomies  Indexing and Retrieval in Web 2 0 Book
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Folksonomies Indexing and Retrieval in Web 2 0


  • Author : Isabella Peters
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 2009-12-23
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 443
  • ISBN 10 : 9783598441851

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Folksonomies Indexing and Retrieval in Web 2 0 Excerpt :

Kollaborative Informationsdienste im Web 2.0 werden von den Internetnutzern nicht nur dazu genutzt, digitale Informationsressourcen zu produzieren, sondern auch, um sie inhaltlich mit eigenen Schlagworten, sog. Tags, zu erschließen. Dabei müssen die Nutzer nicht wie bei Bibliothekskatalogen auf Regeln achten. Die Menge an nutzergenerierten Tags innerhalb eines Kollaborativen Informationsdienstes wird als Folksonomy bezeichnet. Die Folksonomies dienen den Nutzern zum Wiederauffinden eigener Ressourcen und für die Recherche nach fremden Ressourcen. Das Buch beschäftigt sich mit Kollaborativen Informationsdiensten, Folksonomies als Methode der Wissensrepräsentation und als Werkzeug des Information Retrievals. Pluspunkte In der Forschung und im Web 2.0 stark diskutiertes Thema Einzige systematische Aufbereitung aus informationswissenschaftlicher Sicht und ganzheitliche Betrachtung der Folksonomies als Methode der Wissensrepräsentation und des Information Retrievals Grundlagenwerk für Folksonomies

Multilingual Information Retrieval Book

Multilingual Information Retrieval


  • Author : Carol Peters
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-01-05
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 218
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642230080

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Multilingual Information Retrieval Excerpt :

We are living in a multilingual world and the diversity in languages which are used to interact with information access systems has generated a wide variety of challenges to be addressed by computer and information scientists. The growing amount of non-English information accessible globally and the increased worldwide exposure of enterprises also necessitates the adaptation of Information Retrieval (IR) methods to new, multilingual settings. Peters, Braschler and Clough present a comprehensive description of the technologies involved in designing and developing systems for Multilingual Information Retrieval (MLIR). They provide readers with broad coverage of the various issues involved in creating systems to make accessible digitally stored materials regardless of the language(s) they are written in. Details on Cross-Language Information Retrieval (CLIR) are also covered that help readers to understand how to develop retrieval systems that cross language boundaries. Their work is divided into six chapters and accompanies the reader step-by-step through the various stages involved in building, using and evaluating MLIR systems. The book concludes with some examples of recent applications that utilise MLIR technologies. Some of the techniques described have recently started to appear in commercial search systems, while others have the potential to be part of future incarnations. The book is intended for graduate students, scholars, and practitioners with a basic understanding of classical text retrieval methods. It offers guidelines and information on all aspects that need to be taken into consideration when building MLIR systems, while avoiding too many ‘hands-on details’ that could rapidly become obsolete. Thus it bridges the gap between the material covered by most of the classical IR textbooks and the novel requirements related to the acquisition and dissemination of information in whatever language it is stored.

Understanding Information Retrieval Systems Book

Understanding Information Retrieval Systems


  • Author : Marcia J. Bates
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2011-12-20
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 752
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439891964

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Understanding Information Retrieval Systems Excerpt :

In order to be effective for their users, information retrieval (IR) systems should be adapted to the specific needs of particular environments. The huge and growing array of types of information retrieval systems in use today is on display in Understanding Information Retrieval Systems: Management, Types, and Standards, which addresses over 20 types of IR systems. These various system types, in turn, present both technical and management challenges, which are also addressed in this volume. In order to be interoperable in a networked environment, IR systems must be able to use various types of technical standards, a number of which are described in this book—often by their original developers. The book covers the full context of operational IR systems, addressing not only the systems themselves but also human user search behaviors, user-centered design, and management and policy issues. In addition to theory and practice of IR system design, the book covers Web standards and protocols, the Semantic Web, XML information retrieval, Web social mining, search engine optimization, specialized museum and library online access, records compliance and risk management, information storage technology, geographic information systems, and data transmission protocols. Emphasis is given to information systems that operate on relatively unstructured data, such as text, images, and music. The book is organized into four parts: Part I supplies a broad-level introduction to information systems and information retrieval systems Part II examines key management issues and elaborates on the decision process around likely information system solutions Part III illustrates the range of information retrieval systems in use today discussing the technical, operational, and administrative issues for each type Part IV discusses the most important organizational and technical standards needed for successful information retrieval This volume brings together authoritative articles on the differen

Information Retrieval Technology Book

Information Retrieval Technology


  • Author : Asia Information Retrieval Symposium
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2005-10-11
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 735
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540291862

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Information Retrieval Technology Excerpt :

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second Asia Information Retrieval Symposium, AIRS 2005, held in Jeju Island, Korea, in October 2005. The 32 revised full papers and 36 revised poster papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 136 papers submitted. All current issues in information retrieval are addressed: applications, systems, technologies and theoretical aspects of information retrieval in text, audio, image, video and multi-media data. The papers are organized in topical sections on relevance/retrieval models, multimedia IR, natural language processing in IR, enabling technology, Web IR, question answering, document/query models, a special session: digital photo album, TDT/clustering, multimedia/classification, and two poster and demo sessions.

Information Retrieval and Hypertext Book

Information Retrieval and Hypertext


  • Author : Maristella Agosti
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461313731

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Information Retrieval and Hypertext Excerpt :

Information Retrieval (IR) has concentrated on the development of information management systems to support user retrieval from large collections of homogeneous textual material. A variety of approaches have been tried and tested with varying degrees of success over many decades of research. Hypertext (HT) systems, on the other hand, provide a retrieval paradigm based on browsing through a structured information space, following pre-defined connections between information fragments until an information need is satisfied, or appears to be. Information Retrieval and Hypertext addresses the confluence of the areas of IR and HT and explores the work done to date in applying techniques from one area, to the other leading to the development of `hypertext information retrieval' (HIR) systems. An important aspect of the work in IR/HT and in any user-centred information system is the emergence of multimedia information and such multimedia information is treated as an integral information type in this text. The contributed chapters cover the development of integrated hypertext information retrieval models, and the application of IR and HT techniques in hypertext construction and the approaches that can be taken in searching HIR systems. These chapters are complemented by two overview chapters covering, respectively, information retrieval and hypertext research and developments. Information Retrieval and Hypertext is important as it is the first text to directly address the combined searching/browsing paradigm of information discovery which is becoming so important in modern computing environments. It will be of interest to researchers and professionals working in a range of areas related to information discovery.

Information Storage and Retrieval Systems Book

Information Storage and Retrieval Systems


  • Author : Gerald J. Kowalski
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2000-09-30
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 318
  • ISBN 10 : 9780792379249

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Information Storage and Retrieval Systems Excerpt :

Chapter 1 places into perspective a total Information Storage and Retrieval System. This perspective introduces new challenges to the problems that need to be theoretically addressed and commercially implemented. Ten years ago commercial implementation of the algorithms being developed was not realistic, allowing theoreticians to limit their focus to very specific areas. Bounding a problem is still essential in deriving theoretical results. But the commercialization and insertion of this technology into systems like the Internet that are widely being used changes the way problems are bounded. From a theoretical perspective, efficient scalability of algorithms to systems with gigabytes and terabytes of data, operating with minimal user search statement information, and making maximum use of all functional aspects of an information system need to be considered. The dissemination systems using persistent indexes or mail files to modify ranking algorithms and combining the search of structured information fields and free text into a consolidated weighted output are examples of potential new areas of investigation. The best way for the theoretician or the commercial developer to understand the importance of problems to be solved is to place them in the context of a total vision of a complete system. Understanding the differences between Digital Libraries and Information Retrieval Systems will add an additional dimension to the potential future development of systems. The collaborative aspects of digital libraries can be viewed as a new source of information that dynamically could interact with information retrieval techniques.

Advances in Information Retrieval Book

Advances in Information Retrieval


  • Author : Paul Clough
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-04-06
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 795
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642201608

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Advances in Information Retrieval Excerpt :

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 33rd annual European Conference on Information Retrieval Research, ECIR 2011, held in Dublin, Ireland, in April 2010. The 45 revised full papers presented together with 24 poster papers, 17 short papers, and 6 tool demonstrations were carefully reviewed and selected from 223 full research paper submissions and 64 poster/demo submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on text categorization, recommender systems, Web IR, IR evaluation, IR for Social Networks, cross-language IR, IR theory, multimedia IR, IR applications, interactive IR, and question answering /NLP.

Digital Libraries Book

Digital Libraries


  • Author : David Stern
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-05-22
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 246
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134730681

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Digital Libraries Excerpt :

An unparalleled overview of current design considerations for your digital library! Digital Libraries: Philosophies, Technical Design Considerations, and Example Scenarios is a balanced overview of public services, collection development, administration, and systems support, for digital libraries, with advice on adopting the latest technologies that appear on the scene. As a professional in the library and information science field, you will benefit from this special issue that serves as an overview of selected directions, trends, possibilities, limitations, enhancements, design principals, and ongoing projects for integrated library and information systems. In Digital Libraries, you will discover the latest ideas and research on digitizing and distributing online library material, including information on: organization and administration of new digital library facilities collection development in digital libraries technological infrastructures for seamlessly integrated computer databases over the Internet XML and other new standards for displaying data on the web interface design issues in the search environment object oriented interfaces and improved searching possibilities a brief history of patents on the internet Digital Libraries is a working reference for your digital library-specific problems. Split into three related sections: Philosophies, Technical Design Considerations, and Example Scenarios, Digital Libraries addresses the many complexities and new issues that have evolved with the development of digital libraries and their future technologies. You will gain a thorough understanding of the public service and design considerations that are necessary to take your digital library into the 21st century.

String Processing and Information Retrieval Book

String Processing and Information Retrieval


  • Author : Alberto Apostolico
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2004-09-23
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 332
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540232100

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String Processing and Information Retrieval Excerpt :

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th International Conference on String Processing and Information Retrieval, SPIRE 2004, held in Padova, Italy, in October 2004. The 28 revised full papers and 16 revised short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 123 submissions. The papers address current issues in string pattern searching and matching, string discovery, data compression, data mining, text mining, machine learning, information retrieval, digital libraries, and applications in various fields, such as bioinformatics, speech and natural language processing, Web links and communities, and multilingual data.

The Computerised Lawyer Book

The Computerised Lawyer


  • Author : Philip Leith
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 222
  • ISBN 10 : 9781447133513

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The Computerised Lawyer Excerpt :

The aim of the Applications of Advanced Computing Techniques Series is to publish accounts of particular computer application areas which provide good examples of advanced practice in the fields concerned. In some volumes, the techniques described will be advanced because of the particular computer technologies used. In other volumes the techniques will be advanced because they illustrate new ways of using computing in particular fields, or because they raise new social and ethical issues. All the volumes are designed to be readable both for practitioners working in the application area concerned (in this case lawyers) and for computer professionals interested in leading edge applications. Philip Leith meets all these objectives in this volume. The first four chapters provide a valuable introduction to computer concepts and methods of holding information, from the specific point of view of the practising lawyer or student. Whilst some of these issues may be familiar to computer practitioners it is only through a proper appreciation of the technology that the real benefits to the working lawyer become clear.

The Burrows Wheeler Transform  Book

The Burrows Wheeler Transform


  • Author : Donald Adjeroh
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2008-06-17
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780387789095

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The Burrows Wheeler Transform Excerpt :

The Burrows-Wheeler Transform is one of the best lossless compression me- ods available. It is an intriguing — even puzzling — approach to squeezing redundancy out of data, it has an interesting history, and it has applications well beyond its original purpose as a compression method. It is a relatively late addition to the compression canon, and hence our motivation to write this book, looking at the method in detail, bringing together the threads that led to its discovery and development, and speculating on what future ideas might grow out of it. The book is aimed at a wide audience, ranging from those interested in learning a little more than the short descriptions of the BWT given in st- dard texts, through to those whose research is building on what we know about compression and pattern matching. The ?rst few chapters are a careful description suitable for readers with an elementary computer science ba- ground (and these chapters have been used in undergraduate courses), but later chapters collect a wide range of detailed developments, some of which are built on advanced concepts from a range of computer science topics (for example, some of the advanced material has been used in a graduate c- puter science course in string algorithms). Some of the later explanations require some mathematical sophistication, but most should be accessible to those with a broad background in computer science.

Database and Expert Systems Applications Book

Database and Expert Systems Applications


  • Author : Qiming Chen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-08-10
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 538
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319228525

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Database and Expert Systems Applications Excerpt :

This two volume set LNCS 9261 and LNCS 9262 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications, DEXA 2015, held in Valencia, Spain, September 1-4, 2015. The 40 revised full papers presented together with 32 short papers, and 2 keynote talks, were carefully reviewed and selected from 125 submissions. The papers discuss a range of topics including: temporal, spatial and high dimensional databases; semantic Web and ontologies; modeling, linked open data; NoSQLm NewSQL, data integration; uncertain data and inconsistency tolerance; database system architecture; data mining, query processing and optimization; indexing and decision support systems; modeling, extraction, social networks; knowledge management and consistency; mobility, privacy and security; data streams, Web services; distributed, parallel and cloud databases; information retrieval; XML and semi-structured data; data partitioning, indexing; data mining, applications; WWW and databases; data management algorithms. These volumes also include accepted papers of the 8th International Conference on Data Management in Cloud, Grid and P2P Systems, Globe 2015, held in Valencia, Spain, September 2, 2015. The 8 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 13 submissions. The papers discuss a range of topics including: MapReduce framework: load balancing, optimization and classification; security, data privacy and consistency; query rewriting and streaming.

Information Retrieval Book

Information Retrieval


  • Author : Jirong Wen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-10-20
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 273
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319686998

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Information Retrieval Excerpt :

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 23rd China Conference on Information Retrieval, CCIR 2017, held in Shanghai, China, in July 2017. The 21 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 41 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections: recommendation; understanding users; NLP for IR; IR and applications; query processing and analysis.