Computing at Glasgow University
Paper ID: 8807
DCS Tech Report Number: TR-2008-262

Advanced language modeling approaches (Case study: Expert search)

Publication Type: Tech Report (internal)
Appeared in: DCS Technical Report Series
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Publisher: Dept of Computing Science, University of Glasgow
Year: 2008

This tutorial gives a clear and detailed overview of advanced language modeling approaches and tools, including the use of document priors, translation models, relevance models, parsimonious models and expectation maximization training. Expert search will be used as a case study to explain the consequences of modeling assumptions.

Keywords: ECIR 2008 Language Modelling Expert Search Tutorial

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