Web: http://arxiv.org/abs/2206.11720

June 24, 2022, 1:10 a.m. | Richard Demsyn-Jones

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Search engines intentionally influence user behavior by picking and ranking
the list of results. Users engage with the highest results both because of
their prominent placement and because they are typically the most relevant
documents. Search engine ranking algorithms need to identify relevance while
incorporating the influence of the search engine itself. This paper describes
our efforts at Thumbtack to understand the impact of ranking, including the
empirical results of a randomization program. In the context of a consumer
marketplace …

applications arxiv bias marketplace measurement search search engine

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