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Small Worlds of Concepts and Other Principles of Semantic Search

  • Stefan Bordag
  • Gerhard Heyer
  • Uwe Quasthoff
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2877)

Abstract

A combination of the strengths of both classic information retrieval with the distributed approach of P2P networks can avoid both their weaknesses: The organisation of document collections relevant for special communities allows both high coverage and quick access. We present a theoretical framework in which the semantic structure between words can be deduced from a document collection. This structural knowledge can then be used to connect document collections to communities based on their content.

Keywords

Random Graph Regular Graph Word Form Small World Short Path Length 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefan Bordag
    • 1
  • Gerhard Heyer
    • 1
  • Uwe Quasthoff
    • 1
  1. 1.Natural Language Processing DepartmentLeipzig University Computer Science InstituteLeipzig

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