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Multilingual vs. Monolingual User Models for Personalized Multilingual Information Retrieval

  • M. Rami Ghorab
  • Séamus Lawless
  • Alexander O’Connor
  • Dong Zhou
  • Vincent Wade
Conference paper
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7899)

Abstract

This paper demonstrates that a user of multilingual search has different interests depending on the language used, and that the user model should reflect this. To demonstrate this phenomenon, the paper proposes and evaluates a set of result re-ranking algorithms based on various user model representations.

Keywords

User Modeling Personalization Multilingual Web Search 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Rami Ghorab
    • 1
  • Séamus Lawless
    • 1
  • Alexander O’Connor
    • 1
  • Dong Zhou
    • 1
  • Vincent Wade
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Next Generation Localisation, Knowledge & Data Engineering Group, School of Computer Science & StatisticsTrinity College DublinIreland

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