Proposed in

S. Cronen-Townsend, Y. Zhou and W. Croft. Predicting query performance. In Proceedings of the 25th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval. Pages: 299 - 306. Tampere, Finland. 2002.

The clarity score measures the Kullback-Leibler divergence of the generation probability of a term from the query from a collection model.

It is applied for the Query Performance Prediction in the context of LanguageModelling.

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