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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Computer Science H-index 104 Citations 49,624 356 World Ranking 124 National Ranking 75

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Awards & Achievements

2014 - Edward J. McCluskey Technical Achievement Award, IEEE Computer Society For outstanding contributions to information retrieval and the development of search engines

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Information retrieval
  • Programming language

His primary areas of study are Information retrieval, Artificial intelligence, Natural language processing, Language model and Query expansion. His study involves Document retrieval, Human–computer information retrieval, Relevance, Vector space model and Concept search, a branch of Information retrieval. W. Bruce Croft has included themes like Ranking and Machine learning in his Artificial intelligence study.

The concepts of his Natural language processing study are interwoven with issues in RDF query language, Ambiguity and Thesaurus. His Language model research focuses on Topic model and how it connects with Generative model. His research integrates issues of Query language, Sentence and Markov chain in his study of Query expansion.

His most cited work include:

  • A language modeling approach to information retrieval (2494 citations)
  • Relevance-Based Language Models (1424 citations)
  • Quary Expansion Using Local and Global Document Analysis (1284 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

W. Bruce Croft focuses on Information retrieval, Artificial intelligence, Natural language processing, Relevance and Query expansion. In his study, World Wide Web is inextricably linked to Language model, which falls within the broad field of Information retrieval. His Artificial intelligence research includes themes of Ranking, Machine learning and Matching.

He has researched Natural language processing in several fields, including Word and Identification. His work in Query expansion addresses issues such as Web query classification, which are connected to fields such as Sargable. His Document retrieval research also works with subjects such as

  • Human–computer information retrieval which intersects with area such as Concept search,
  • Divergence-from-randomness model and Term Discrimination most often made with reference to Vector space model.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Information retrieval (65.72%)
  • Artificial intelligence (35.46%)
  • Natural language processing (21.28%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2021)?

  • Information retrieval (65.72%)
  • Artificial intelligence (35.46%)
  • Question answering (16.31%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Information retrieval, Artificial intelligence, Question answering, Ranking and Machine learning are his primary areas of study. His Transformer research extends to the thematically linked field of Information retrieval. In his study, SIGNAL is strongly linked to Natural language processing, which falls under the umbrella field of Artificial intelligence.

His research in the fields of Factoid overlaps with other disciplines such as Set. His research investigates the link between Ranking and topics such as Word embedding that cross with problems in Representation. W. Bruce Croft interconnects Semantic matching and Set in the investigation of issues within Machine learning.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Neural Ranking Models with Weak Supervision (256 citations)
  • Joint Representation Learning for Top-N Recommendation with Heterogeneous Information Sources (151 citations)
  • Towards Conversational Search and Recommendation: System Ask, User Respond (107 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Programming language
  • Machine learning

His main research concerns Artificial intelligence, Ranking, Information retrieval, Machine learning and Question answering. His Artificial intelligence study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Relevance and Natural language processing. In his research, Word2vec, Query expansion, Semantic similarity, Web query classification and Ranking SVM is intimately related to Word embedding, which falls under the overarching field of Ranking.

The Text retrieval research W. Bruce Croft does as part of his general Information retrieval study is frequently linked to other disciplines of science, such as Product, therefore creating a link between diverse domains of science. His work deals with themes such as Inverted index, Sparse approximation and Semantic matching, which intersect with Machine learning. His Factoid study in the realm of Question answering interacts with subjects such as Set.

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Top Publications

A language modeling approach to information retrieval

Jay M. Ponte;W. Bruce Croft.
international acm sigir conference on research and development in information retrieval (1998)

3556 Citations

Information filtering and information retrieval: two sides of the same coin?

Nicholas J. Belkin;W. Bruce Croft.
Communications of The ACM (1992)

2262 Citations

Quary Expansion Using Local and Global Document Analysis

Jinxi Xu;W. Bruce Croft.
international acm sigir conference on research and development in information retrieval (1996)

1934 Citations

Relevance-Based Language Models

Victor Lavrenko;W. Bruce Croft.
international acm sigir conference on research and development in information retrieval (2001)

1829 Citations

LDA-based document models for ad-hoc retrieval

Xing Wei;W. Bruce Croft.
international acm sigir conference on research and development in information retrieval (2006)

1303 Citations

A Markov random field model for term dependencies

Donald Metzler;W. Bruce Croft.
international acm sigir conference on research and development in information retrieval (2005)

991 Citations

Searching distributed collections with inference networks

James P. Callan;Zhihong Lu;W. Bruce Croft.
international acm sigir conference on research and development in information retrieval (1995)

976 Citations

Evaluation of an inference network-based retrieval model

Howard Turtle;W. Bruce Croft.
international acm sigir conference on research and development in information retrieval (1991)

884 Citations

The INQUERY Retrieval System

James P. Callan;W. Bruce Croft;Stephen M. Harding.
database and expert systems applications (1992)

878 Citations

Inference Networks for Document Retrieval

Howard Turtle;W. Bruce Croft.
international acm sigir conference on research and development in information retrieval (1989)

812 Citations

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