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Evaluating Interactive Cross-Language Information Retrieval: Document Selection [chapter]

Douglas W. Oard
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The problem of nding documents that are written in a language that the searcher cannot read is perhaps the most challenging application of Cross-Language Information Retrieval (CLIR) technology.  ...  to achieve better cross-language search results than automated systems alone can provide.  ...  Acknowledgments The author is grateful to the participants in the June 2000 workshop on interactive cross-language retrieval, and especially to Bill Ogden, Gina Levow and Jian-qiang Wang, for stimulating  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-44645-1_6 fatcat:t3dkqaaqfzavlhywf3nchz2y24

User-assisted query translation for interactive cross-language information retrieval

Douglas W. Oard, Daqing He, Jianqiang Wang
2008 Information Processing & Management  
Interactive Cross-Language Information Retrieval (CLIR), a process in which searcher and system collaborate to find documents that satisfy an information need regardless of the language in which those  ...  comparable to results obtained using fully automatic techniques, and that reported satisfaction with support for cross-language searching increased.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Julio Gonzalo and Fernando López-Ostenero for helping to coordinate the CLEF interactive track, for which the first author of this paper was a co-organizer  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2006.12.009 fatcat:mxwvmgz75rbafaujzvnfb2l5nu

Support for interactive document selection in cross-language information retrieval

Douglas W. Oard, Philip Resnik
1999 Information Processing & Management  
As digital libraries grow to global scale, the provision of interactive access to content in many languages will become increasingly important.  ...  This article describes the interactions among these components and presents a practical way of evaluating the adequacy of the selection interface.  ...  selection in cross-language information retrieval.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0306-4573(98)00066-1 fatcat:3rj3nzcs6jcolmoa4ch4iguljm

Interactive Cross-Language Document Selection

Douglas W. Oard, Julio Gonzalo, Mark Sanderson, Fernando López-Ostenero, Jianqiang Wang
2004 Information retrieval (Boston)  
., Sanderson, M. et al. (2 more authors) (2004) Interactive cross-language document selection. Information Retrieval, 7 (1-2).  ... 
doi:10.1023/b:inrt.0000009446.22036.e3 fatcat:tkiluxhz2jf3dgstt4ub4dneaq

Which user interaction for cross-language information retrieval? Design issues and reflections

Daniela Petrelli, Stephen Levin, Micheline Beaulieu, Mark Sanderson
2006 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
A novel and complex form of information access is cross-language information retrieval: searching for texts written in foreign languages based on native language queries.  ...  This paper presents three user evaluations done during the iterative design of Clarity, a cross-language retrieval system for rare languages, and shows how the user interaction design evolved depending  ...  A whole branch of Information Retrieval (IR) has been devoted to overcome language boundaries: Cross language information retrieval (CLIR) is the retrieval of information written in one language based  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.20332 fatcat:x6sr7jtk7vd5fd7z32xxqgbhie

Cross-Language Information Retrieval [chapter]

Carol Peters, Martin Braschler, Paul Clough
2011 Multilingual Information Retrieval  
multimodal systems n Multilingual question answering n Cross-language interactive systems Multilingual Text Retrieval (MLTR) ETD: 2007 Goal: Truly multilingual systems -L1 -> Ln Work needed on: n Most  ...  Interactive Cross-Language Systems ETD: 2007 Goal: Systems that help user in query formulation and results selection and interpretation 2007:  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23008-0_3 fatcat:mekyygkxmbc5vjin3kjgmxm3uy

Comparative Evaluation of Cross-language Information Retrieval Systems [chapter]

Carol Peters
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In recognition of this, five years ago, the DELOS Network for Digital Libraries launched the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum (CLEF), with the objective of promoting multilingual information access by providing  ...  of interest wherever and however it is stored, regardless of form or language.  ...  There will also be a pilot experiment in CLEF 2005 in cross-language geographic information retrieval (GeoCLEF).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-31842-2_16 fatcat:4ad3pwr6pnhr5n6v3gwzsqd4cu

Leveraging user interaction and collaboration for improving multilingual information access in digital libraries

Juliane Stiller
2010 Proceeding of the 33rd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '10  
The goal of interactive cross-lingual information retrieval systems is to support users in formulating effective queries and selecting the documents which satisfy their information needs regardless of  ...  This dissertation aims at harnessing user-system interaction, extracting the added value and integrating it back into the system to improve cross-lingual information retrieval for successive users.  ...  The goal is to bridge a gap between research on interactive cross-lingual information retrieval and studies focusing on establishing sustainable ways to leverage user input.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1835449.1835689 dblp:conf/sigir/Stiller10 fatcat:hyh5fow6jncodbuyjq7tb2du6y

Serving Users in Many Languages

Douglas W. Oard
1997 D-Lib Magazine  
to adequately support interactive cross-language information seeking.  ...  Cross-language information retrieval will pose a challenge to information systems throughout the world, so it is only natural to consider the problem from a global perspective.  ... 
doi:10.1045/december97-oard fatcat:lkinnidpcnbbbok4skk6fzcw5a

Leveraging User Interaction and Social Tagging for Improving Cross-lingual Information Access in Digital Libraries

Juliane Stiller
2011 Bulletin of IEEE Technical Committee on Digital Libraries  
Evaluation of interactive cross-lingual information retrieval systems has been the focus of recent research.  ...  The dissertation wants to extend the scope of interactive cross-lingual information retrieval by harnessing user input as a mean for improving cross-lingual information retrieval tools.  ...  All these aspects can help to improve cross-language information retrieval on the basis of users' input.  ... 
dblp:journals/tcdl/Stiller11 fatcat:ubeigb5itjc4rb62by47wvfeyq

Analysing user's queries for cross‐language image retrieval from digital library collections

Daniela Petrelli, Paul Clough
2012 Electronic library  
Acknowledgements The work was carried out when the first author was at the Information School at the University of Sheffield. The authors wish to thank the participants for their time and thoughts.  ...  Cross-Language Image Retrieval The implementation of cross-language image retrieval systems is typically a combination of standard cross-language information retrieval and image retrieval techniques.  ...  The process of cross-language information retrieval between a user"s query language (source language) and the language of the document collection (destination language).  ... 
doi:10.1108/02640471211221331 fatcat:bo3ubadpkvaozjiackdr57yweu

Online Learning to Rank for Cross-Language Information Retrieval

Razieh Rahimi, Azadeh Shakery
2017 Proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval - SIGIR '17  
CCS CONCEPTS •Information systems →Users and interactive retrieval; Learning to rank; Multilingual and cross-lingual retrieval; KEYWORDS Online learning; Learning to rank; Cross-language information retrieval  ...  In this work, we present the rst empirical study of optimizing a model for Cross-Language Information Retrieval (CLIR) based on implicit feedback inferred from user interactions.  ...  Although user interactions are exploited to optimize systems for monolingual information retrieval in several studies (e.g., [9, 11, 16, 20, 21, 26] ), to the best of our knowledge, these interactions  ... 
doi:10.1145/3077136.3080710 dblp:conf/sigir/RahimiS17 fatcat:rxujxfnszvh2thabwe5yln7n4i

Monolingual and Cross-Lingual Probabilistic Topic Models and Their Applications in Information Retrieval [chapter]

Marie-Francine Moens, Ivan Vulić
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The tutorial also demonstrates how semantically similar words across languages are integrated as useful additional evidences in cross-lingual information retrieval models.  ...  Their probabilistic framework allows for their easy integration into a language modeling framework for monolingual and crosslingual information retrieval.  ...  Cross-lingual topic models in cross-lingual information retrieval. Using the knowledge from topic models for query expansion. Combining evidences from topic models in retrieval models. Evaluation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-36973-5_106 fatcat:bnk7t6l3zjfmval53l3lu5bbym

Cross-Lingual Low-Resource Set-to-Description Retrieval for Global E-Commerce

Juntao Li, Chang Liu, Jian Wang, Lidong Bing, Hongsong Li, Xiaozhong Liu, Dongyan Zhao, Rui Yan
2020 PROCEEDINGS OF THE THIRTIETH AAAI CONFERENCE ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE TWENTY-EIGHTH INNOVATIVE APPLICATIONS OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CONFERENCE  
In this paper, we explore a new task of cross-lingual information retrieval, i.e., cross-lingual set-to-description retrieval in cross-border e-commerce, which involves matching product attribute sets  ...  We manually collect a new and high-quality paired dataset, where each pair contains an unordered product attribute set in the source language and an informative product description in the target language  ...  Related Work Information Retrieval Models Information retrieval models for cross-lingual tasks can be roughly categorized into two groups.  ... 
doi:10.1609/aaai.v34i05.6335 fatcat:qedkc32b6zakblet44yyi2arq4

Cross-Lingual Low-Resource Set-to-Description Retrieval for Global E-Commerce [article]

Juntao Li, Chang Liu, Jian Wang, Lidong Bing, Hongsong Li, Xiaozhong Liu, Dongyan Zhao, Rui Yan
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we explore a new task of cross-lingual information retrieval, i.e., cross-lingual set-to-description retrieval in cross-border e-commerce, which involves matching product attribute sets  ...  We manually collect a new and high-quality paired dataset, where each pair contains an unordered product attribute set in the source language and an informative product description in the target language  ...  Related Work Information Retrieval Models Information retrieval models for cross-lingual tasks can be roughly categorized into two groups.  ... 
arXiv:2005.08188v1 fatcat:2xbuszoc4jegfnmgsihmupkznu
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