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IR
2000
9 years 6 months ago
New Approaches to Spoken Document Retrieval
This paper presents four novel techniques for open-vocabulary spoken document retrieval: a method to detect slots that possibly contain a query feature; a method to estimate occurr...
Martin Wechsler, Eugen Munteanu, Peter Schäub...
IR
2007
9 years 6 months ago
Searching strategies for the Bulgarian language
This paper reports on the underlying IR problems encountered when indexing and searching with the Bulgarian language. For this language we propose a general light stemmer and demon...
Jacques Savoy
SIGIR
2008
ACM
9 years 6 months ago
AIR 2006: First International Workshop on Adaptive Information Retrieval
Adaptive Information Retrieval (IR) systems are designed to optimize retrieval effectiveness and user interaction in an underlying search environment. In this article, we report o...
Hideo Joho, Jana Urban, Robert Villa, Joemon M. Jo...
JASIS
2006
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9 years 6 months ago
Written versus spoken queries: A qualitative and quantitative comparative analysis
This paper reports on an experimental study on the differences between spoken and written queries. A set of written and spontaneous spoken queries are generated by users from writ...
Fabio Crestani, Heather Du
TREC
2003
9 years 8 months ago
Towards a Sense Based Document Representation for Internet Information Retrieval
We describe an attempt to use word sense as an alternate text representation within an information retrieval system in order to enhance retrieval effectiveness. A performance comp...
Christopher Stokoe, John Tait
ACL
2006
9 years 8 months ago
The Effect of Translation Quality in MT-Based Cross-Language Information Retrieval
This paper explores the relationship between the translation quality and the retrieval effectiveness in Machine Translation (MT) based Cross-Language Information Retrieval (CLIR)....
Jiang Zhu, Haifeng Wang
LREC
2010
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Assessing the Impact of English Language Skills and Education Level on PubMed Searches by Dutch-speaking Users
The aim of this study was to assess the retrieval effectiveness of nursing students in the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium. We tested two groups: students from the master Nursing a...
Klaar Vanopstal, Robert Vander Stichele, Godelieve...
ECIR
2010
Springer
9 years 8 months ago
Query Performance Prediction: Evaluation Contrasted with Effectiveness
Query performance predictors are commonly evaluated by reporting correlation coefficients to denote how well the methods perform at predicting the retrieval performance of a set of...
Claudia Hauff, Leif Azzopardi, Djoerd Hiemstra, Fr...
CIKM
2008
Springer
9 years 8 months ago
A system for finding biological entities that satisfy certain conditions from texts
Finding biological entities (such as genes or proteins) that satisfy certain conditions from texts is an important and challenging task in biomedical information retrieval and tex...
Wei Zhou, Clement T. Yu, Weiyi Meng
SIGIR
1998
ACM
9 years 11 months ago
Cross-Language Information Retrieval with the UMLS Metathesaurus
We investigate an automatic method for Cross Language Information Retrieval (CLIR) that utilizes the multilingual UMLS Metathesaurus to translate Spanish and French natural languag...
David Eichmann, Miguel E. Ruiz, Padmini Srinivasan
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