Okapi BM25

In information retrieval, Okapi BM25 (BM stands for Best Matching) is a ranking function used by search engines to rank matching documents according to their relevance to a given search query. It is based on the probabilistic retrieval framework developed in the 1970s and 1980s by Stephen E. Robertson, Karen Spärck Jones, and others. The name of the actual ranking …

Peter Burke

Peter Burke may refer to: Peter Burke (barrister) (1811–1881), English serjeant-at-law (Ulick) Peter Burke (born 1937), British historian and professor Peter Burke (footballer), Irish association footballer Peter Burke (politician), Fine Gael TD for Longford–Westmeath Peter Burke (rugby league), Australian rugby league footballer Peter Burke (rugby union) (born 1927), New Zealand rugby union player and coach Peter Burke, a White Collar …

Fred Cuny

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Good King Harry

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Nippy Noya

Nippy Noya Background information Born (1946-02-27) 27 February 1946 (age 71) Sulawesi Origin Indonesia Occupation(s) Percussionist, songwriter Instruments Kalimba, congas, bongos, campana, güiro, cabasa, shek, caxixi, triangle, berimbau Associated acts Massada, The Globetrotters Nippy Noya (born 27 February 1946) is an Indonesian, Netherlands-based percussionist and songwriter, specialising in congas, kalimba, bongos, campana, güiro, cabasa, shek, caxixi, triangle and the berimbau. Contents …

Varennes, Winnipeg

Coordinates: 49°51′18″N 97°06′43″W / 49.855°N 97.112°W / 49.855; -97.112 Varennes is a neighbourhood in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It is a small triangular neighbourhood located in the northern section of the district of St. Vital, and is bounded by St. Mary’s Road on the west, Fermor Avenue on the south, and St. Anne’s Road (the Trans-Canada Highway) on …

Backåkra

Dag Hammarskjöld’s farm in Backåkra Dag Hammarskjöld’s farm at Backåkra (Swedish: [ˈbakːokra]), close to Ystad in southern Sweden, was bought in 1957 as a summer residence by Hammarskjöld, then Secretary-General of the United Nations (1953-1961). The farm was in decline and its restoration came to last until after Hammarskjölds death in 1961. It is maintained by the Swedish hiking association Svenska …

20th Saskatchewan Legislature

The 20th Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan was elected in the Saskatchewan general election held in April 1982. The assembly sat from June 17, 1982 to September 19, 1986.[1] The Progressive Conservative Party led by Grant Devine formed the government.[2] The New Democratic Party (NDP) led by Allan Blakeney formed the official opposition.[3] Herbert Junior Swan served as speaker for the …

Honor Bound

Honor Bound may refer to: Honor Bound (1920 film), a 1920 American drama film directed by Jacques Jaccard Honor Bound (film), a 1988 film directed by Jeannot Szwarc “Honor Bound” (song), a 1985 song written by Tommy Rocco, Charlie Black, and Austin Roberts and recorded by Earl Thomas Conley Honor Bound series, a series of World War II thriller novels …

Institute of Statisticians

The Institute of Statisticians was a British professional organization founded in 1948 to protect the interests of professional statisticians.[1] It was originally named The Association of Incorporated Statisticians Limited, but this was later changed.[2] The Institute was formed after the Royal Economic Society prevented a 1947 extension to the Royal Charter of the Royal Statistical Society which would have allowed …