Auto-construction of a live thesaurus from search term logs for interactive Web search

Shui Lung Chuang, Hsiao-Tieh Pu, Wen Hsiang Lu, Lee Feng Chien

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The research on the construction of a live thesaurus from search term logs of real world search engines, is presented. Such a thesaurus is designed to contain representative search terms, their user frequency, corresponding subject categories, and the associated relevant terms. The selected terms were queried to a search engine to collect the required documents.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)334-336
Number of pages3
JournalSIGIR Forum (ACM Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval)
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Dec 11
EventProceedings of the 23rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Infornation Retrieval (SIGIR 2000) - Athens, Greece
Duration: 2000 Jul 242000 Jul 28


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Management Information Systems
  • Hardware and Architecture

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