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A method of focusing relevancy ranking by using context dependent terms weights

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000010284D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Nov-15
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Nov-15

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a novel method of calculating document relevancy scores in information retrieval systems. The novel relevancy score calculation is based on context-dependent weights of query terms. This method allows to tune the document relevancy scores calculation to the identified query context, as well as to the user profile.