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You are part of ProQuest history at the inaugural ProQuest User Summit! Your fellow librarians from all over the world are coming together to build a strong community of users of ProQuest workflow software products. Sign up for sessions below and enjoy this opportunity to meet, share and learn with your peers.**Note: you can always change your mind and choose another session

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Thursday, October 8 • 3:30pm - 4:15pm
DT06: Relevancy Ranking Improvements and Future Enhancements

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Find out more about recent improvements to Summon’s relevance algorithm. The presentation includes enhancements to known item searching, improvements for general, exploratory searches, and adjustments to both static and dynamic ranking to ensure better results for the end user. Learn details and insight into recent changes in the algorithm as well as a glimpse into the roadmap for relevance moving forward. Included in the presentation will be a snapshot of user feedback gathered during evaluation of the new algorithm’s performance.

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Brent Cook

Director Product Management, Summon, ProQuest
Brent D. Cook, Director Product Management, Summon, joined ProQuest in 2014. Prior to ProQuest, Brent worked in product management for over 15 years, starting with a variety of Internet startups. He was the Senior Product Manager for some of the United States’ first mobile phone location based services, worked at Infospace as the lead product manager on their core metasearch technology and, worked at Dogpile.com. Most recently he... Read More →


Thursday October 8, 2015 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Avenue Ballroom - 4th Floor

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