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SIGIR
2005
ACM
10 years 7 months ago
Iterative translation disambiguation for cross-language information retrieval
Finding a proper distribution of translation probabilities is one of the most important factors impacting the effectiveness of a crosslanguage information retrieval system. In th...
Christof Monz, Bonnie J. Dorr
SIGIR
2005
ACM
10 years 7 months ago
A Markov random field model for term dependencies
This paper develops a general, formal framework for modeling term dependencies via Markov random fields. The model allows for arbitrary text features to be incorporated as eviden...
Donald Metzler, W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR
2005
ACM
10 years 7 months ago
A phonotactic-semantic paradigm for automatic spoken document classification
We demonstrate a phonotactic-semantic paradigm for spoken document categorization. In this framework, we define a set of acoustic words instead of lexical words to represent acous...
Bin Ma, Haizhou Li
SIGIR
2005
ACM
10 years 7 months ago
Do summaries help?
We describe a task-based evaluation to determine whether multi-document summaries measurably improve user performance when using online news browsing systems for directed research...
Kathleen McKeown, Rebecca J. Passonneau, David K. ...
SIGIR
2005
ACM
10 years 7 months ago
Web-based acquisition of Japanese katakana variants
This paper describes a method of detecting Japanese Katakana variants from a large corpus. Katakana words, which are mainly used as loanwords, cause problems with information retr...
Takeshi Masuyama, Hiroshi Nakagawa
SIGIR
2005
ACM
10 years 7 months ago
Assessing the term independence assumption in blind relevance feedback
When applying blind relevance feedback for ad hoc document retrieval, is it possible to identify, a priori, the set of query terms that will most improve retrieval performance? Ca...
Jimmy J. Lin, G. Craig Murray
SIGIR
2005
ACM
10 years 7 months ago
Bootstrapping dictionaries for cross-language information retrieval
The bottleneck for dictionary-based cross-language information retrieval is the lack of comprehensive dictionaries, in particular for many different languages. We here introduce a...
Kornél G. Markó, Stefan Schulz, Olen...
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