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ECIR
2006
Springer
10 years 27 days ago
Web-Based Multiple Choice Question Answering for English and Arabic Questions
Answering multiple-choice questions, where a set of possible answers is provided together with the question, constitutes a simplified but nevertheless challenging area in question ...
Rawia Awadallah, Andreas Rauber
ECIR
2006
Springer
10 years 27 days ago
Probabilistic Score Normalization for Rank Aggregation
Abstract. Rank aggregation is a pervading operation in IR technology. We hypothesize that the performance of score-based aggregation may be affected by artificial, usually meaningl...
Miriam Fernández, David Vallet, Pablo Caste...
ECIR
2006
Springer
10 years 27 days ago
Generating Search Term Variants for Text Collections with Historic Spellings
In this paper, we describe a new approach for retrieval in texts with non-standard spelling, which is important for historic texts in English or German. For this purpose, we presen...
Andrea Ernst-Gerlach, Norbert Fuhr
ECIR
2006
Springer
10 years 27 days ago
Intrinsic Plagiarism Detection
Current research in the field of automatic plagiarism detection for text documents focuses on algorithms that compare plagiarized documents against potential original documents. Th...
Sven Meyer zu Eissen, Benno Stein
ECIR
2006
Springer
10 years 27 days ago
Morphological Variation of Arabic Queries
Although it has been shown that in test collection based studies, stemming improves retrieval effectiveness in an information retrieval system, morphological variations of queries ...
Asaad Alberair, Mark Sanderson
ECIR
2006
Springer
10 years 27 days ago
Lexical Entailment for Information Retrieval
Abstract. Textual Entailment has recently been proposed as an application independent task of recognising whether the meaning of one text may be inferred from another. This is pote...
Stéphane Clinchant, Cyril Goutte, Ér...
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