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CLEF
2008
Springer
11 years 1 months ago
Robust Question Answering for Speech Transcripts: UPC Experience in QAst 2008
This paper describes the participation of the Technical University of Catalonia in the CLEF 2008 Question Answering on Speech Transcripts track. We have participated in the Englis...
Pere Comas, Jordi Turmo
SIGIR
2000
ACM
11 years 3 months ago
Question-answering by predictive annotation
We present a new technique for question answering called Predictive Annotation. Predictive Annotation identifies potential answers to questions in text, annotates them accordingly...
John M. Prager, Eric W. Brown, Anni Coden, Dragomi...
CLEF
2006
Springer
11 years 3 months ago
Cross-Lingual Romanian to English Question Answering at CLEF 2006
This paper describes the development of a Question Answering (QA) system and its evaluation results in the Romanian-English cross-lingual track organized as part of the CLEF1 2006 ...
Georgiana Puscasu, Adrian Iftene, Ionut Pistol, Di...
CLEF
2006
Springer
11 years 3 months ago
Using Machine Learning and Text Mining in Question Answering
This paper describes a QA system centered in a full data-driven architecture. It applies machine learning and text mining techniques to identify the most probable answers to factoi...
Antonio Juárez-González, Alberto T&e...
CLEF
2006
Springer
11 years 3 months ago
A Bag-of-Words Based Ranking Method for the Wikipedia Question Answering Task
This paper presents a simple approach to the Wikipedia Question Answering pilot task in CLEF 2006. The approach ranks the snippets, retrieved using the Lucene search engine, by mea...
Davide Buscaldi, Paolo Rosso
CLEF
2006
Springer
11 years 3 months ago
Quartz: A Question Answering System for Dutch
We describe a question answering system for Dutch that we used for our participation in the 2006 CLEF Question Answering Dutch monolingual task. We give an overview of the system a...
David Ahn, Valentin Jijkoun, Joris van Rantwijk, M...
CICLING
2006
Springer
11 years 3 months ago
Using N-Gram Models to Combine Query Translations in Cross-Language Question Answering
This paper presents a method for cross-language question answering. The method combines multiple query translations in order to improve the answering precision. The combination of ...
Rita M. Aceves-Pérez, Luis Villaseño...
CICLING
2007
Springer
11 years 3 months ago
The Negative Effect of Machine Translation on Cross-Lingual Question Answering
This paper presents a study of the negative effect of Machine Translation (MT) on the precision of Cross
Sergio Ferrández, Antonio Ferrández
SIGIR
2000
ACM
11 years 4 months ago
Building a question answering test collection
The TREC-8 Question Answering (QA) Track was the first large-scale evaluation of domain-independent question answering systems. In addition to fostering research on the QA task, ...
Ellen M. Voorhees, Dawn M. Tice
KCAP
2009
ACM
11 years 4 months ago
Cross ontology query answering on the semantic web: an initial evaluation
PowerAqua1 is a Question Answering system, which takes as input a natural language query and is able to return answers drawn from relevant semantic resources found anywhere on the...
Vanessa Lopez, Victoria S. Uren, Marta Sabou, Enri...
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