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Automatically generating related queries in Japanese

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Automatically generating related queries in Japanese
Web searchers reformulate their queries, as they adapt to search engine behavior, learn more about a topic, or simply correct typing errors. Automatic query rewriting can help user web search, by augmenting a user's query, or replacing the query with one likely to retrieve better results. One example of query-rewriting is spell-correction. We may also be interested in changing words to synonyms or other related terms. For Japanese, the opportunities for improving results are greater than for languages with a single character set, since documents may be written in multiple character sets, and a user may express the same meaning using different character sets. We give a description of the characteristics of Japanese search query logs and manual query reformulations carried out by Japanese web searchers. We use characteristics of Japanese query reformulations to extend previous work on automatic query rewriting in English, taking into account the Japanese writing system. We introduce...
Rosie Jones, Kevin Bartz, Pero Subasic, Benjamin R
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Type Journal
Year 2006
Where LRE
Authors Rosie Jones, Kevin Bartz, Pero Subasic, Benjamin Rey
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