Information Needs, Queries, and Query Performance Prediction
Proceedings of the 42nd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, pp. 395-404, 2019.
The query performance prediction (QPP) task is to estimate the effectiveness of a search performed in response to a query with no relevance judgments. Existing QPP methods do not account for the effectiveness of a query in representing the underlying information need. We demonstrate the far-reaching implications of this reality using stan...More
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