Testing the Cluster Hypothesis with Focused and Graded Relevance Judgments
SIGIR, pp. 1173-1176, 2018.
The cluster hypothesis is a fundamental concept in ad hoc retrieval. Heretofore, cluster hypothesis tests were applied to documents using binary relevance judgments. We present novel tests that utilize graded and focused relevance judgments; the latter are markups of relevant text in relevant documents. Empirical exploration reveals that ...More
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