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TREC
2007
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Question Answering with LCC's CHAUCER-2 at TREC 2007
In TREC 2007, Language Computer Corporation explored how a new, semantically-rich framework for information retrieval could be used to boost the overall performance of the answer ...
Andrew Hickl, Kirk Roberts, Bryan Rink, Jeremy Ben...
TREC
2004
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THUIR at TREC 2004: QA
In this paper, we describe ideas and related experiments of Tsinghua University IR group in TREC 2004 QA track. In this track, our system consists three components: Question analy...
Wei Tan 0002, Qunxiu Chen, Shaoping Ma
EMNLP
2004
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Instance-Based Question Answering: A Data-Driven Approach
Anticipating the availability of large questionanswer datasets, we propose a principled, datadriven Instance-Based approach to Question Answering. Most question answering systems ...
Lucian Vlad Lita, Jaime G. Carbonell
FSKD
2006
Springer
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13 years 7 months ago
A Maximum Entropy Model Based Answer Extraction for Chinese Question Answering
We regard answer extraction of Question Answering (QA) system as a classification problem, classifying answer candidate sentences into positive or negative. To confirm the feasibil...
Ang Sun, Minghu Jiang, Yanjun Ma
CLEF
2006
Springer
13 years 7 months ago
The Bilingual System MUSCLEF at QA@CLEF 2006
This paper presents our bilingual question-answering system MUSCLEF. We underline the difficulties encountered when shifting from a mono to a cross-lingual system, then we focus o...
Brigitte Grau, Anne-Laure Ligozat, Isabelle Robba,...
AI
2003
Springer
13 years 9 months ago
Answer Formulation for Question-Answering
In this paper, we describe our experimentations in answer formulation for question-answering (QA) systems. In the context of QA, answer formulation can serve two purposes: improvin...
Leila Kosseim, Luc Plamondon, Louis-Julien Guillem...
CLEF
2005
Springer
13 years 9 months ago
BulQA: Bulgarian-Bulgarian Question Answering at CLEF 2005
This paper describes the architecture of a Bulgarian–Bulgarian question answering system — BulQA. The system relies on a partially parsed corpus for answer extraction. The que...
Kiril Ivanov Simov, Petya Osenova
IUI
2006
ACM
13 years 10 months ago
An intelligent discussion-bot for answering student queries in threaded discussions
This paper describes a discussion-bot that provides answers to students’ discussion board questions in an unobtrusive and humanlike way. Using information retrieval and natural ...
Donghui Feng, Erin Shaw, Jihie Kim, Eduard H. Hovy