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SIGIR
2000
ACM
9 years 1 months ago
Effects of out of vocabulary words in spoken document retrieval
The effects of out-of-vocabulary (OOV) items in spoken document retrieval (SDR) are investigated. Several sets of transcriptions were created for the TREC-8 SDR task using a speec...
Philip C. Woodland, Sue E. Johnson, P. Jourlin, Ka...
SIGIR
2000
ACM
9 years 1 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...
SIGIR
2000
ACM
9 years 2 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
SIGIR
2000
ACM
9 years 2 months ago
The Cambridge University multimedia document retrieval demo system
The Cambridge University Multimedia Document Retrieval Demo System is a web based application that allows the user to query a database of automatically generated transcripts of ra...
A. Tuerk, Sue E. Johnson, P. Jourlin, Karen Sparck...
SIGIR
2000
ACM
9 years 2 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
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