A Hybrid Query Recommendation Technique in Information Retrieval

  • Neelanshi WadhwaEmail author
  • Rajesh Kumar Pateriya
  • Sonika Shrivastava
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 958)


As the amount of information available online is enormous, search engines continue to be the best tools to find relevant and required information in the least amount of time. However, with this growth of internet, the number of pages indexed in search engines is also increasing rapidly. The major concern at present is no more having enough information or not; it is rather having too much information which is in numerous different formats, languages and without any measure of precision. Therefore, it is essential to devise techniques that can benefit the process of extracting useful information suitable for users’ demands. Several mechanisms have been developed and some methods have been enhanced by researchers from all over the world to generate better or more relevant query that can be provided as suggestion to the user for enriched Information Retrieval. The objective of this paper is to summarize and analyze the various techniques adopted to optimize the Web Search process to support the user. The existing strategies developed in this scenario are also compared using standard IR metrics to evaluate the relevance of results.


Query recommendation Query logs Information retrieval 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Neelanshi Wadhwa
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rajesh Kumar Pateriya
    • 1
  • Sonika Shrivastava
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringMaulana Azad National Institute of TechnologyBhopalIndia

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