In this thesis we present a technique to group search-engine returned citations for person-name queries, such that the search-engine returned citations in each group belong to the same person. To group the returned citations we use a multi-faceted approach that considers evidence from three facets: (1) attributes, (2) links, and (3) page similarity. For each facet we generate a confidence matrix. Then we construct a final confidence matrix for all facets. Using a threshold, we apply a grouping algorithm on the final confidence matrix. The output is a group of search-engine returned citations, such that the citations in each group relate to the same person.
College and Department
Physical and Mathematical Sciences; Computer Science
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Al-Kamha, Reema, "Grouping Search-Engine Returned Citations for Person-Name Queries" (2004). All Theses and Dissertations. 48.
Search-Engine, Citations, Grouping, Person-Name Queries, Multi-Faceted