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TREC
2003
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A Language Modeling Approach to Passage Question Answering
This paper reports our efforts on developing a language modeling approach to passage question answering. In particular, we address the following two problems: (i) generalized lang...
Dell Zhang, Wee Sun Lee
ACL
1998
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Automatic Acquisition of Language Model based on Head-Dependent Relation between Words
Language modeling is to associate a sequence of words with a priori probability, which is a key part of many natural language applications such as speech recognition and statistic...
Seungmi Lee, Key-Sun Choi
NAACL
2004
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A Language Modeling Approach to Predicting Reading Difficulty
We demonstrate a new research approach to the problem of predicting the reading difficulty of a text passage, by recasting readability in terms of statistical language modeling. W...
Kevyn Collins-Thompson, James P. Callan
EMNLP
2006
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Relevance Feedback Models for Recommendation
We extended language modeling approaches in information retrieval (IR) to combine collaborative filtering (CF) and content-based filtering (CBF). Our approach is based on the anal...
Masao Utiyama, Mikio Yamamoto
LREC
2008
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Modeling Document Dynamics: an Evolutionary Approach
News articles about the same event published over time have properties that challenge NLP and IR applications. A cluster of such texts typically exhibits instances of paraphrase a...
Jahna Otterbacher, Dragomir R. Radev
LREC
2008
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First Broadcast News Transcription System for Khmer Language
In this paper we present an overview on the development of a large vocabulary continuous speech recognition (LVCSR) system for Khmer, the official language of Cambodia, spoken by ...
Sopheap Seng, Sethserey Sam, Laurent Besacier, Bri...
CIKM
2005
Springer
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Predicting accuracy of extracting information from unstructured text collections
Exploiting lexical and semantic relationships in large unstructured text collections can significantly enhance managing, integrating, and querying information locked in unstructur...
Eugene Agichtein, Silviu Cucerzan
ICASSP
2008
IEEE
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Language modeling for voice search: A machine translation approach
This paper presents a novel approach to language modeling for voice search based on the idea and method of statistical machine translation. We propose an n-gram based translation ...
Xiao Li, Yun-Cheng Ju, Geoffrey Zweig, Alex Acero
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