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SYNTHESE
2010
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9 years 18 days ago
Models and fiction
Most scientific models are not physical objects, and this raises important questions. What sort of entity are models, what is truth in a model, and how do we learn about models? In...
Roman Frigg
KES
2011
Springer
9 years 25 days ago
Recommendation for English multiple-choice cloze questions based on expected test scores
When students study for multiple-choice cloze tests as the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC), they tend to repeatedly tackle questions of the same type. In su...
Tomoharu Iwata, Tomoko Kojiri, Takeshi Yamada, Toy...
COLING
2010
9 years 26 days ago
A Utility-Driven Approach to Question Ranking in Social QA
We generalize the task of finding question paraphrases in a question repository to a novel formulation in which known questions are ranked based on their utility to a new, referen...
Razvan C. Bunescu, Yunfeng Huang
IR
2010
9 years 3 months ago
FIDJI: using syntax for validating answers in multiple documents
This article presents FIDJI, a question-answering (QA) system for French. FIDJI combines syntactic information with traditional QA techniques such as named entity recognition and t...
Véronique Moriceau, Xavier Tannier
IPAW
2010
9 years 3 months ago
Provenance of Software Development Processes
Abstract. "Why does the build fail currently?" - This and similar questions arise on a daily basis in software development processes (SDP). There is no easy way to answer...
Heinrich Wendel, Markus Kunde, Andreas Schreiber
EDM
2009
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9 years 3 months ago
Improving Student Question Classification
Students in introductory programming classes often articulate their questions and information needs incompletely. Consequently, the automatic classification of student questions to...
Cecily Heiner, Joseph L. Zachary
NAACL
2010
9 years 3 months ago
Good Question! Statistical Ranking for Question Generation
We address the challenge of automatically generating questions from reading materials for educational practice and assessment. Our approach is to overgenerate questions, then rank...
Michael Heilman, Noah A. Smith
EMNLP
2010
9 years 3 months ago
Uptraining for Accurate Deterministic Question Parsing
It is well known that parsing accuracies drop significantly on out-of-domain data. What is less known is that some parsers suffer more from domain shifts than others. We show that...
Slav Petrov, Pi-Chuan Chang, Michael Ringgaard, Hi...
INFOCOM
2010
IEEE
9 years 4 months ago
Improving QoS in BitTorrent-like VoD Systems
—In recent years a number of research efforts have focused on effective use of P2P-based systems in providing large scale video streaming services. In particular, live streaming ...
Yan Yang, Alix L. H. Chow, Leana Golubchik, Daniel...
JCAL
2002
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9 years 5 months ago
The effect of questioning on concept learning within a hypertext system
Two studies report upon the effect of asking learners to answer questions when learning in a hypertext environment, even when no immediate feedback is given to learners about the a...
P. A. Howard-Jones, R. J. Martin
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