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NDQA
2003
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Panel on Web-Based Question Answering
Early TREC-style Question Answering Systems were characterized by the following features: (a) the answer of the question was known to be included in a given local corpus, (b) the ...
Dragomir R. Radev
NDQA
2003
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Toward a Question Answering Roadmap
Growth in government investment, academic research, and commercial question answering (QA) systems is motivating a need for increased planning and coordination. The internationali...
Mark T. Maybury
NDQA
2003
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Answering Questions about Moving Objects in Surveillance Videos
Current question answering systems succeed in many respects regarding questions about textual documents. However, information exists in other media, which provides both opportunit...
Boris Katz, Jimmy J. Lin, Chris Stauffer, W. Eric ...
NDQA
2003
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Issues in Extraction and Categorization for Question Answering
We describe our approach in constructing question answering systems, which involves natural language parsing enhanced with named entity extraction and part-of-speech tagging. Perf...
David Eichmann
NDQA
2003
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Combining Low-Level and Summary Representations of Opinions for Multi-Perspective Question Answering
1 While much recent progress has been made in research on fact-based question answering, our work aims to extend question-answering research in a different direction ─ to handle ...
Claire Cardie, Janyce Wiebe, Theresa Wilson, Diane...
NDQA
2003
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A Technique to Resolve Contradictory Answers
With the ever-increasing amount of textual information available, it is becoming increasingly unlikely that a single document will provide the answer to a question. A more likely ...
Catherine Blake
NAACL
2003
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Evaluating the Evaluation: A Case Study Using the TREC 2002 Question Answering Track
Evaluating competing technologies on a common problem set is a powerful way to improve the state of the art and hasten technology transfer. Yet poorly designed evaluations can was...
Ellen M. Voorhees
NAACL
2003
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Automatic Derivation of Surface Text Patterns for a Maximum Entropy Based Question Answering System
In this paper we investigate the use of surface text patterns for a Maximum Entropy based Question Answering (QA) system. These text patterns are collected automatically in an uns...
Deepak Ravichandran, Abraham Ittycheriah, Salim Ro...
NAACL
2003
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JAVELIN: A Flexible, Planner-Based Architecture for Question Answering
The JAVELIN system integrates a flexible, planning-based architecture with a variety of language processing modules to provide an open-domain question answering capability on fre...
Eric Nyberg, Robert E. Frederking
NAACL
2003
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COGEX: A Logic Prover for Question Answering
Recent TREC results have demonstrated the need for deeper text understanding methods. This paper introduces the idea of automated reasoning applied to question answering and shows...
Dan I. Moldovan, Christine Clark, Sanda M. Harabag...
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