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A combined topical/non-topical approach to identifying web sites for children

Carsten Eickhoff, Pavel Serdyukov, Arjen P. de Vries
2011 Proceedings of the fourth ACM international conference on Web search and data mining - WSDM '11  
This work presents an automatic way of distinguishing web pages for children from those for adults in order to improve child-appropriate web search engine performance.  ...  We conducted a large scale user study on the suitability of web sites and give detailed information about the insights gained.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Martha Larson for her comments and suggestions. This research is part of the PuppyIR project [3] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1935826.1935900 dblp:conf/wsdm/EickhoffSV11 fatcat:acbscs3hs5bk5bkrhbfwjvzlmq

Enhancing grammatical structures in web-based texts [chapter]

Leonardo Zilio, Rodrigo Wilkens, Cédrick Fairon
2017 CALL in a climate of change: adapting to turbulent global conditions – short papers from EUROCALL 2017  
Acknowledgements We would like to thank Dr Zöe Handely for her feedback and the students for their participation.  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to thank the principal of the Arabic School in Southampton, UK and the students for helping with this study.  ...  ) Non-topic user utterances Turn success ratio (non-topic) Chatbot for GenieTutor Plus 71.30% 8.38% 33.33% Independent chatbot - 100% 52.78% Table 1 . 1 Mean values for self-efficacy  ... 
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2017.eurocall2017.738 fatcat:oofyj56lfbhqjgnsinoj2rkxui

Exhaustivity operators and fronted focus in Italian [chapter]

Denis Delfitto, Gaetano Fiorin
2015 Linguistics Today  
* We would like to thank Chris Piñón and an anonymous reviewer for feedback that greatly improved the paper.  ...  We thank Rui Chaves, Jeff Good and Hanni Woodbury for comments on a previous version of this paper. We also thank the reviewers, and especially Christopher Piñón, for their comments.  ...  The distinction topic/non-topic, which we take to be more or less identical to the distinction topic/focus (cf.  ... 
doi:10.1075/la.223.08del fatcat:mejhq3rgazfp3p44bv5rspipou

Leveraging Collection Structure in Information Retrieval With Applications to Search in Conversational Social Media

Jonathan L. Elsas
2018
Recent statistics show that sites hosting social media and community-generated content account for five of the top ten most visited websites in the United States [4], are visited regularly by a broad cross-section  ...  media collections that set them apart from the general web.  ...  This approach is unlike the standard approach to web retrieval, where there is a one-to-one correspondence between documents in the index and crawled URLs.  ... 
doi:10.1184/r1/6720422.v1 fatcat:5ju46q7uzrel3d5uqh4xg6k2z4

The information seeking and use of English language learners in a high school setting

Sung Un Kim
2010
were required to create a foldable on a genetic disorder of their choice.  ...  This study shows what ELL students experience when searching for information throughout the course of a research project in English and what factors interact with individuals' primary patterns in their  ...  Your child's name will not be identified. This information will be kept confidential. The research team and the Institutional Review Board at  ... 
doi:10.7282/t3dv1jnz fatcat:xp7tfd4rzrhzrjbhpm5nmbv3ai

Modeling information structure in a cross-linguistic perspective Topics at the Grammar-Discourse Interface

Sanghoun Song
unpublished
She has introduced me to the study of information structure and provided me with tremendous help in modeling information structure from a cross-linguistic perspective.  ...  Acknowledgments First and foremost, I would like to express my deep gratitude to my wonderful Acknowledgments  ...  by are semantically and informatively empty. ( ) 50 e dog is chased by Kim. focus-or-topic non-topic In the future when prosody information is modeled in the ERG and thereby accents for marking focus  ... 
fatcat:2tz6kiov5nh7ng4xbf7o2sic5i

Quaderni di Linguistica e Studi Orientali / Working Papers in Linguistics and Oriental Studies, Vol. 7, 2021. Full Issue

Maria Rita Manzini, Leonardo Maria Savoia
2021
A special thank goes to our native informants. This work is the result of the collaboration of the authors in all respects.  ...  I would like to thank Yu Zhao and Emily Stanford for their precious comments on Chinese and English data.  ...  Going back to our LBs, in these contexts, decreased referents' activation makes the topic/non-topic distinction unclear, and so overt pronouns are the right device to pick up a referent whose status is  ... 
doi:10.13128/qulso-2421-7220-12097 fatcat:tycvcc3fyndwpb4y7wae4hufoq