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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/104796
Description: Named Entity Recognisers (NERs) are typically used by question answering (QA) systems as means to preselect answer candidates. However, there has not been much work on the formal assessment of the use ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/112861
Description: In this article, we describe our experiences with modifying and applying AnswerFinder, a generic question answering system that was originally designed to perform textbased question answering in Engli ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/111814
Description: Macquarie University’s contribution to the QAst track of CLEF is centered on a study of Named Entity (NE) recognition on speech transcripts, and how such NE recognition impacts on the accuracy of the ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/104774
Description: Question answering on speech transcripts (QAst) is a pilot track of the CLEF competition. In this paper we present our contribution to QAst, which is centred on a study of Named Entity (NE) recognitio ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/48547
Description: AnswerFinder has been completely redesigned for TREC 2005. The new architecture allows a fast development of question-answering systems for their deployment in the TREC tasks and other applications. T ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/112691
Description: In this article we present a syntax-based translation system, called TABL (Translation using Alignment-Based Learning). It translates natural language sentences by mapping grammar rules (which are ind ... More
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/101616
Description: Current text-based question answering (QA) systems usually contain a named entity recogniser (NER) as a core component. Named entity recognition has traditionally been developed as a component for inf ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/101698
Description: This paper describes the Tenjinno Machine Translation Competition held as part of the International Colloquium on Grammatical Inference 2006. The competition aimed to promote the development of new an ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/101699
Description: Lay people discussing machine translation systems often perform a round trip translation, that is translating a text into a foreign language and back, to measure the quality of the system. The idea be ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference proceedings editorship
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1252132
Description: 251 page(s)
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/111596
Description: In this article we will introduce a new approach (and several implementations) to the task of sentence classification, where pre-defined classes are assigned to sentences. This approach concentrates o ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/28136
Description: We present DEMOCRAT, a system which DEcides between Multiple Outputs CReated by Automatic Translation, specifically free online MT systems, and tries to construct from them a consensus translation whi ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference proceedings editorship
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1252203
Description: 1779 page(s)
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/111726
Description: AnswerFinder is a framework for the development of question-answering systems. AnswerFinder is currently being used to test the applicability of graph representations for the detection and extraction ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1245259
Description: 12 page(s)