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    • Filtering News from Document Streams: Evaluation Aspects and Modeled Stream Utility 

      Baruah, Gaurav Makhon (University of Waterloo, 2016-08-04)
      Events like hurricanes, earthquakes, or accidents can impact a large number of people. Not only are people in the immediate vicinity of the event affected, but concerns about their well-being are shared by the local ...
    • Health Misinformation in Search and Social Media 

      Ghenai, Amira (University of Waterloo, 2019-11-28)
      People increasingly rely on the Internet in order to search for and share health-related information. Indeed, searching for and sharing information about medical treatments are among the most frequent uses of online data. ...
    • Increasing the Efficiency of High-Recall Information Retrieval 

      Zhang, Haotian (University of Waterloo, 2019-04-30)
      The goal of high-recall information retrieval (HRIR) is to find all, or nearly all, relevant documents while maintaining reasonable assessment effort. Achieving high recall is a key problem in the use of applications ...
    • Refresh Strategies in Continuous Active Learning 

      Ghelani, Nimesh (University of Waterloo, 2018-08-27)
      High recall information retrieval is crucial to tasks such as electronic discovery and systematic review. Continuous Active Learning (CAL) is a technique where a human assessor works in loop with a machine learning model; ...
    • Studying Relevance Judging Behavior of Secondary Assessors 

      ALHARBI, AIMAN (University of Waterloo, 2016-08-03)
      Secondary assessors, individuals who do not originate search topics and are employed solely to judge the relevancy of documents, have been found to differ in their relevance judgments. Their relevance judgments are used ...
    • Users, Queries, and Bad Abandonment in Web Search 

      Abualsaud, Mustafa (University of Waterloo, 2021-11-18)
      After a user submits a query and receives a list of search results, the user may abandon their query without clicking on any of the search results. A bad query abandonment is when a searcher abandons the SERP because they ...

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