Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/39867
Title: DQR : a probabilistic approach to diversified query recommendation
Authors: Li, RUI
Kao, B
Bi, B
Cheng, R
Lo, E 
Keywords: Diversification
Query concept
Query recommendation
Issue Date: 2012
Source: CIKM '12 Proceedings of the 21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, San Francisco, California, USA, October 27 - November 01, 2013, p. 16-25 How to cite?
Abstract: Web search queries issued by casual users are often short and with limited expressiveness. Query recommendation is a popular technique employed by search engines to help users refine their queries. Traditional similarity-based methods, however, often result in redundant and monotonic recommendations. We identify five basic requirements of a query recommendation system. In particular, we focus on the requirements of redundancy-free and diversified recommendations. We propose the DQR framework, which mines a search log to achieve two goals: (1) It clusters search log queries to extract query concepts, based on which recommended queries are selected. (2) It employs a probabilistic model and a greedy heuristic algorithm to achieve recommendation diversification. Through a comprehensive user study we compare DQR against five other recommendation methods. Our experiment shows that DQR outperforms the other methods in terms of relevancy, diversity, and ranking performance of the recommendations.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/39867
ISBN: 978-1-4503-1156-4
DOI: 10.1145/2396761.2396768
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