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Qualitative decision making in adaptive presentation of structured information
Ronen I. Brafman, Carmel Domshlak, Solomon E. Shimony
We present a new approach for adaptive presentation of structured information, based on preference-based constrained optimization techniques rooted in qualitative decision-theory. In this approach, document presentation is viewed as a...
Analysis of lexical signatures for improving information persistence on the World Wide Web
Seung-Taek Park, David M. Pennock, C. Lee Giles, Robert Krovetz
A <i>lexical signature</i> (LS) consisting of several key words from a Web document is often sufficient information for finding the document later, even if its URL has changed. We conduct a large-scale empirical study of nine methods for...
Search engines need to evaluate queries extremely fast, a challenging task given the quantities of data being indexed. A significant proportion of the queries posed to search engines involve phrases. In this article we consider how phrase queries...
Information systems interoperability: What lies beneath?
Jinsoo Park, Sudha Ram
Interoperability is the most critical issue facing businesses that need to access information from multiple information systems. Our objective in this research is to develop a comprehensive framework and methodology to facilitate semantic...