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TAL
2010
Springer
8 years 9 months ago
Transliteration as Alignment vs. Transliteration as Generation for Crosslingual Information Retrieval
Crosslingual Information Retrieval (CLIR) usually requires query translation and, due to named entities in the case of IR, query translation requires a good transliteration system ...
Anil Kumar Singh, Sethuramalingam Subramaniam, Tar...
AI
1998
Springer
9 years 2 months ago
Translingual Information Retrieval: Learning from Bilingual Corpora
Translingual information retrieval (TLIR) consists of providing a query in one language and searching document collections in one or more di erent languages. This paper introduces...
Yiming Yang, Jaime G. Carbonell, Ralf D. Brown, Ro...
TREC
2000
9 years 3 months ago
TREC-9 Cross Language, Web and Question-Answering Track Experiments using PIRCS
In TREC-9, we participated in the English-Chinese Cross Language, 10GB Web data ad-hoc retrieval as well as the Question-Answering tracks, all using automatic procedures. All thes...
Kui-Lam Kwok, Laszlo Grunfeld, Norbert Dinstl, M. ...
TREC
2000
9 years 3 months ago
TREC-9 CLIR at CUHK: Disambiguation by Similarity Values Between Adjacent Words
We investigated the dictionary-based query translation method combining the translation disambiguation process using statistic cooccurrence information trained from the provided c...
Honglan Jin, Kam-Fai Wong
CLEF
2008
Springer
9 years 4 months ago
WikiTranslate: Query Translation for Cross-Lingual Information Retrieval Using Only Wikipedia
This paper presents WikiTranslate, a system which performs query translation for cross-lingual information retrieval (CLIR) using only Wikipedia to obtain translations. Queries ar...
Dong Nguyen, Arnold Overwijk, Claudia Hauff, Dolf ...
CIKM
2008
Springer
9 years 4 months ago
A study of using an out-of-box commercial MT system for query translation in CLIR
Recent availability of commercial online machine translation (MT) systems makes it possible for layman Web users to utilize the MT capability for cross-language information retrie...
Dan Wu, Daqing He, Heng Ji, Ralph Grishman
AAAI
2008
9 years 4 months ago
Mining Translations of Web Queries from Web Click-through Data
Query translation for Cross-Lingual Information Retrieval (CLIR) has gained increasing attention in the research area. Previous work mainly used machine translation systems, bilin...
Rong Hu, Weizhu Chen, Jian Hu, Yansheng Lu, Zheng ...
AMTA
1998
Springer
9 years 6 months ago
A Comparative Study of Query and Document Translation for Cross-Language Information Retrieval
Cross-language retrieval systems use queries in one natural language to guide retrieval of documents that might be written in another. Acquisition and representation of translation...
Douglas W. Oard
SIGIR
2000
ACM
9 years 7 months ago
Structured translation for cross-language information retrieval
The paper introduces a query translation model that re ects the structure of the cross-language information retrieval task. The model is based on a structured bilingual dictionary...
Ruth Sperer, Douglas W. Oard
IRAL
2000
ACM
9 years 7 months ago
Query term disambiguation for Web cross-language information retrieval using a search engine
With the worldwide growth of the Internet, research on Cross-Language Information Retrieval (CLIR) is being paid much attention. Existing CLIR approaches based on query translatio...
Akira Maeda, Fatiha Sadat, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, Sh...
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