Entity-centric document filtering: Boosting feature mapping through meta-features

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Abstract

This paper studies the entity-centric document filtering task - given an entity represented by its identification page (e.g., a Wikpedia page), how to correctly identify its relevant documents. In particular, we are interested in learning an entity-centric document filter based on a small number of training entities, and the filter can predict document relevance for a large set of unseen entities at query time. Towards characterizing the relevance of a document, the problem boils down to learning keyword importance for query entities. Since the same keyword will have very different importance for different entities, we abstract the entity-centric document filtering problem as a transfer learning problem, and the challenge becomes how to appropriately transfer the keyword importance learned from training entities to query entities. Based on the insight that keywords sharing some similar "properties" should have similar importance for their respective entities, we propose a novel concept of meta-feature to map keywords from different entities. To realize the idea of meta-feature-based feature mapping, we develop and contrast two different models, LinearMapping and BoostMapping. Experiments on three different datasets confirm the effectiveness of our proposed models, which show significant improvement compared with four state-of-the-art baseline methods.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCIKM 2013 - Proceedings of the 22nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management
Pages119-128
Number of pages10
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 11 2013
Event22nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2013 - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: Oct 27 2013Nov 1 2013

Publication series

NameInternational Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Proceedings

Other

Other22nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2013
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco, CA
Period10/27/1311/1/13

Keywords

  • Entity centric
  • Feature mapping
  • Meta feature
  • Transfer learning

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Decision Sciences(all)

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    Zhou, M., & Chang, K. C. C. (2013). Entity-centric document filtering: Boosting feature mapping through meta-features. In CIKM 2013 - Proceedings of the 22nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (pp. 119-128). (International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Proceedings). https://doi.org/10.1145/2505515.2505683