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Enhanced Query Expansion in English-Arabic CLIR

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Enhanced Query Expansion in English-Arabic CLIR
Arabic is a language with a particularly large vocabulary  rich   in   words   with   synonymous   shades   of   meaning.  Modern   Standard   Arabic,   which   is   used   in   formal  writings, is the ancient Arabic language incorporated with  loanwords   derived   from   foreign   languages.   Different  synonyms and loanwords tend to be used in different  writings. Indeed, the Arabic composition style tends to  vary   throughout   the   Arab   countries   (Abdelali,   2004).  Relevant documents could be overlooked when the query  terms are synonyms or related to the ones used in the  document   collection.     This   could   deteriorate   the  performance of a Cross Lingual Information Retrieval  (CLIR)   system.     Query   Expansion   (QE)   using   the  document collection is the usual approach taken to enrich  translated  queries with  context related  terms. ...
Abdelghani Bellaachia, Ghita Amor-Tijani
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Type Conference
Year 2008
Where DEXAW
Authors Abdelghani Bellaachia, Ghita Amor-Tijani
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