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  • Aboutness from a commonsense perspective. 

    Bruza, Peter D.; Song, Dawei; Wong, Kam-Fai (Wiley, 2000-10)
    BRUZA, P. D., SONG, D. and WONG, K. F., 2000. Aboutness from a commonsense perspective. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 51 (12), pp. 1090- 1105.
    Information retrieval (IR) is driven by a process which decides whether a document is about a query. Recent attempts spawned from logic-based information retrieval theory have formalized properties characterizing ...
  • Automatically structuring domain knowledge from text: a review of current research. 

    Clark, Malcolm John; Kim, Yunhyong; Kruschwitz, Udo; Song, Dawei; Albakour, Dyaa; Dignum, Stephen; Beresi, Ulises Cervino; Fasli, Maria; De Roeck, Anne (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ipm.2011.07.002, 2012-05)
    CLARK, M., KIM, Y., KRUSCHWITZ, U., SONG, D., ALBAKOUR, D., DIGNUM, S., BERESI, U. C., FASLI, M. and DE ROECK, A., 2012. Automatically structuring domain knowledge from text: a review of current research. Information Processing & Management, 48 (3), pp. 552-568.
    This paper presents an overview of automatic methods for building domain knowledge structures (domain models) from text collections. Applications of domain models have a long history within knowledge engineering and ...
  • Commonsense aboutness for information retrieval. 

    Bruza, Peter D.; Song, Dawei; Wong, Kam-Fai; Cheng, Chin-Hung (IOS Press, 2000)
    BRUZA, P. D., SONG, D., WONG, K. F. and CHENG, C. H., 2000. Commonsense aboutness for information retrieval. In: M. MOHAMMADIAN, ed. Advances in Intelligent Systems: Theory and Applications. Amsterdam: IOS Press. pp. 288-295.
    Information retrieval (IR) is driven by a process which decides whether a document is about a query. Recent attempts have been made to formalize properties of “aboutness”, but no consensus has been reached. The properties ...
  • Data collection using electronically assisted interviews in a roadshow - a methodological evaluation. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00220410310463464, 2003-03)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N., 2003. Data collection using electronically assisted interviews in a roadshow - a methodological evaluation. Journal of Documentation, March 2003, 59(2), pp.143-167.
    This paper discusses the second stage of a pilot study, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, which investigated the impact of technology on the communication of parliamentary information to the general public. ...
  • Document re-ranking by generality in bio-medical information retrieval. 

    Yan, Xin; Li, Xue; Song, Dawei (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11581062_28, 2005)
    YAN, X., LI, X. and SONG, D., 2005. Document re-ranking by generality in bio-medical information retrieval. In: A. NGU, M. KITSUREGAWA, E. NEUHOLD, J.-Y. CHUNG and Q. SHENG. Eds. Web Information Systems Engineering – WISE 2005: 6th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering, New York, NY, USA, November 20-22, 2005; Proceedings. Berlin: Springer. pp. 376-389.
    Document ranking is well known to be a crucial process in information retrieval (IR). It presents retrieved documents in an order of their estimated degrees of relevance to query. Traditional document rank- ing methods ...
  • Early fusion and query modification in their dual late fusion form. 

    Kaliciak, Leszek; Myrhaug, Hans; Goker, Ayse; Song, Dawei (International Society of Information Fusion http://isif.org/journal/10/2/1557-6418, 2015-05-13)
    KALICIAK, L., MYRHAUG, H., GOKER, A. and SONG, D. 2015. Early fusion and query modification in their dual late fusion forms. Journal of advances in information fusion [online], 10(2), pages 183-198. Available from: http://isif.org/journal/10/2/1557-6418
    In this paper, we prove that specific widely used models in Content-based Image Retrieval for information fusion are interchangeable. In addition, we show that even advanced, non-standard fusion strategies can be represented ...
  • An exploration of the effectiveness for the citizen of web-based systems of communicating UK parliamentary and devolved assembly information. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jgi.2003.11.006, 2002-12-31)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N. 2002. An exploration of the effectiveness for the citizen of web-based systems of communicating UK parliamentary and devolved assembly information. Journal of government information [online], 29(6), pages 371-391. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jgi.2003.11.006
    This article reports on an exploratory study, funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council, which investigated the impact of technology on the communication of parliamentary information to the general public. This ...
  • Fundamental properties of aboutness. 

    Bruza, Peter D.; Song, Dawei; Wong, Kam-Fai (ACM Press http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/312624.312696, 1999-08)
    BRUZA, P. D., SONG, D. and WONG, K. F., 1999. Fundamental properties of aboutness. In: Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Annual International ACM-SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR99). 15-19 August 1999. New York: ACM Press. pp. 277-278.
  • The information needs and the information seeking behaviour of a national sample of the population in the United Kingdom, with special reference to needs related to citizenship. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000007142, 1999-03)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 1999. The information needs and the information seeking behaviour of a national sample of the population in the United Kingdom, with special reference to needs related to citizenship. Journal of Documentation, March 1999, 55(2), pp.159-183.
    This paper reports the results of a survey of information needs and information seeking behaviour of a national sample of the UK population. The project was funded by the BLR&IC and comprised a survey by questionnaire ...
  • The information needs of United Kingdom Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). 

    Marcella, Rita; Carcary, Iona; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContainer.do;jsessionid=30BBC72F677AA27237F808C98161EDFB?containerType=Issue&containerId=15580, 1999)
    MARCELLA, R., CARCARY, I. and BAXTER, G., 1999. The information needs of United Kingdom Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). Library Management, 1999, 20(3), pp.168-178.
    Investigates attitudes amongst decision makers in the European Parliament to the role of information in their work, and their ability to identify, access and evaluate that information most relevant to their needs. Aims to ...
  • Introduction to special issue on reasoning in natural language information processing. 

    Song, Dawei; Nie, Jian-Yun (ACM http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1236181.1236182, 2006-12)
    SONG, D. and NIE, J. Y., 2006. Introduction to special issue on reasoning in natural language information processing. ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing, 5 (4), pp. 291-295.
    For any applications related to Natural Language Processing (NLP), reasoning has been recognized as a necessary underlying aspect. Most of the existing work in NLP deals with specific NLP problems in a highly heuristic ...
  • A knowledge acquisition tool to assist case authoring from texts. 

    Asiimwe, Stella Maris (The Robert Gordon University School of Computing, 2009-03)
    Case-Based Reasoning (CBR) is a technique in Artificial Intelligence where a new problem is solved by making use of the solution to a similar past problem situation. People naturally solve problems in this way, without ...
  • A latent variable model for query expansion using the hidden Markov model. 

    Huang, Qiang; Song, Dawei (ACM http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1458082.1458310, 2008-10)
    HUANG, Q. and SONG, D. 2008. A latent variable model for query expansion using the hidden Markov model. In: J. G. SHANAHAN, S. AMER-YAHIA, I. MANOLESCU, Y. ZHANG, D. A. EVANS, A. KOLCZ, K.-S. CHOI and A. CHOWDURY, eds. Proceedings of the ACM 17th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. 26-30 October 2008. New York: ACM. pp. 1417-1418
    We propose a novel probabilistic method based on the Hid- den Markov Model (HMM) to learn the structure of a Latent Variable Model (LVM) for query language modeling. In the proposed LVM, the combinations of query terms ...
  • LRD: latent relation discovery for vector space expansion and information retrieval. 

    Goncalves, Alexandre L.; Zhu, Jianhan; Song, Dawei; Uren, Victoria; Pacheco, Roberto (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11775300_11, 2006)
    GONCALVES, A., ZHU, J., SONG, D., UREN, V. and PACHECO, R., 2006. LRD: latent relation discovery for vector space expansion and information retrieval. In: J. YU, M. KITSUREGAWA and H. LEONG, eds. Advances in Web-Age Information Management: 7th International Conference, WAIM 2006, Hong Kong, China, June 17-19, 2006; Proceedings. Berlin: Springer. pp. 122-133.
    In this paper, we propose a text mining method called LRD (latent relation discovery), which extends the traditional vector space model of docu-ment representation in order to improve information retrieval (IR) on docu-ments ...
  • User preferences for virtual information retrieval: a qualitative study. 

    MacLennan, Alan (World Scientific Publishing Co. Ltd., 2011-11)
    MACLENNAN, A., 2011. User preferences for virtual information retrieval: a qualitative study. New trends in qualitative and quantitative methods in libraries: selected papers presented at the 2nd Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries; Proceedings of the International Conference on QQML2010. Pp. 279-287.
    This paper presents results of a piece of research conducted in order to determine user preferences as to the nature of virtual worlds to be used as an environment for information retrieval. A study was carried out amongst ...
  • Using the organizational and narrative thread structures in an e-book to support comprehension. 

    Sun, Yixing (The Robert Gordon University School of Computing, 2007-08)
    Stories, themes, concepts and references are organized structurally and purposefully in most books. A person reading a book needs to understand themes and concepts within the context. Schank’s Dynamic Memory theory suggested ...