New Paper: Utilizing Mind-Maps for Information Retrieval and User Modelling

We recently submitted a paper to UMAP (The Conference on User Modelling, Adaptation, and Personalization). The paper was about how mind-maps could be utilized by information retrieval applications. The paper got accepted, which means we will be in Aalborg, Denmark from July 7 until July 11 to present the paper. If you are a […]

Evaluations in Information Retrieval: Click Through Rate (CTR) vs. Mean Absolute Error (MAE) vs. (Root) Mean Squared Error (MSE / RMSE) vs. Precision

As you may know, Docear offers literature recommendations and as you may know further, it’s part of my PhD to find out how to make these recommendations as good as possible. To accomplish this I need to know what a ‘good’ recommendation is. So far we have been using Click Through Rates (CTR) to evaluate […]

New Docear release: Beta 3 with update-check, information retrieval, licence, and several bug fixes

The third Beta of Docear was released today (download here). Besides several bug fixes, the major changes are:

An automatic update-check which informs you when a new version of Docear was released. We also have a proper licence now you have to accept when starting Docear for the first time. Of course, the main licences […]