Classic articles

1960 On relevance, probabilistic indexing and information retrieval

1975 A vector space model for automatic indexing

1976 Relevance weighting of search terms

1988 Term-weighting approaches in automatic text retrieval

1989 Models for retrieval with probabilistic indexing

1990 Indexing by latent semantic analysis

1991 A probabilistic learning approach for document indexing

1991 Evaluation of an inference network-based retrieval model

1991 Inference networks for document retrieval

1992 Probabilisitc models in information retrieval

1998 A language modelling approach to information retrieval


  • ACM Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (ACM WSDM)
  • The Web Conferenc (former World Wide Web)
  • ACM Special Interest Group in Information Retrieval (ACM SIGIR)
  • ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (ACM CIKM)
  • European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR)


  • Information Processing and Management, IP&M
  • ACM Transactions On Information Systems, TOIS
  • Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, JASIS
  • Journal of DOCumentation, the ASLIB site, JDOC
  • Information Retrieval, the Kluwer site, IR
  • Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, the Kluwer site, JIIS