A Complex Network Approach for Evaluating Query Similarity Metrics

Rushed Kanawati


Query similarity is a core function in many information retrieval applications. A wide variety of similarity metrics can be defined, varying from simple term-based similarities to complex document (result) based similarities. However, no clear evaluation measurement of these different query similarity functions is yet provided. In this paper we show that effective similarity functions induce scale-free -similarity graphs.


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Kanawati R. (2013). A Complex Network Approach for Evaluating Query Similarity Metrics . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Web Intelligence - Volume 1: WEBI, (ICEIS 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-63-1, pages 32-41. DOI: 10.5220/0004603200320041

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author={Rushed Kanawati},
title={A Complex Network Approach for Evaluating Query Similarity Metrics},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Web Intelligence - Volume 1: WEBI, (ICEIS 2013)},

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JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Web Intelligence - Volume 1: WEBI, (ICEIS 2013)
TI - A Complex Network Approach for Evaluating Query Similarity Metrics
SN - 978-989-8565-63-1
AU - Kanawati R.
PY - 2013
SP - 32
EP - 41
DO - 10.5220/0004603200320041