Preference relations based unsupervised rank aggregation for metasearch

Conference/Journal
Pergamon
Authors
Maunendra Sankar Desarkar Sudeshna Sarkar Pabitra Mitra
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Abstract
Abstract Rank aggregation mechanisms have been used in solving problems from various domains such as bioinformatics, natural language processing, information retrieval, etc. Metasearch is one such application where a user gives a query to the metasearch engine, and the metasearch engine forwards the query to multiple individual search engines. Results or rankings returned by these individual search engines are combined using rank aggregation algorithms to produce the final result to be displayed to the user. We identify ...