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dc.contributor.authorDong, Hai
dc.contributor.authorHussain, Farookh Khadeer
dc.contributor.authorChang, Elizabeth
dc.contributor.editorUlieru. M.
dc.identifier.citationDong, Hai and Hussain, Farookh Khadeer and Chang, Elizabeth. 2008. Paradox in applications of semantic similarity models in information retrieval, in Ulieru, M. (ed), IT Revolutions 2008, Dec 17 2008, Venice, Italy: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Semantic similarity models are a series of mathematical models for computing semantic similarity values among nodes in a semantic net. In this paper we reveal the paradox in the applications of these semantic similarity models in the field of information retrieval, which is that these models rely on a common prerequisite ? the words of a user query must correspond to the nodes of a semantic net. In certain situations, this sort of correspondence cannot be carried out, which invalidates the further working of these semantic similarity models. By means of two case studies, we analyze these issues. In addition, we discuss some possible solutions in order to address these issues. Conclusion and future works are drawn in the final section.

dc.publisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
dc.subjectinformation retrieval
dc.subjectsemantic similarity models
dc.subjectsemantic net
dc.titleParadox in applications of semantic similarity models in information retrieval
dc.typeConference Paper
dcterms.source.titleProceedings of the IT Revolutions 2008
dcterms.source.seriesProceedings of the IT Revolutions 2008
dcterms.source.conferenceIT Revolutions 2008
dcterms.source.conference-start-date17 Dec 2008
dcterms.source.conferencelocationVenice, Italy

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curtin.facultyCurtin Business School
curtin.facultyCentre for Extended Enterprises and Business Intelligence
curtin.facultySchool of Information Systems

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