An adaptive information retrieval system based on Neural Networks
This paper presents partial results of an experimental investigation concerning the use of Neural Networks in associative adaptive Information Retrieval. The learning and generalisation capabilities of the Backpropagation learning procedure are used to build up and employ application domain knowledge in the form of a sub-symbolic knowledge representation. The knowledge is acquired from examples of queries and relevant documents of the collection. In this paper the architecture of the system is presented and the results of the experimentation are briefly reported.
KeywordsRelevant Document Relevance Feedback Retrieval Performance Retrieval Phase Original Query
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