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JAVELIN III: Cross-Lingual Question Answering from Japanese and Chinese Documents

Teruko Mitamura, Frank Lin, Hideki Shima, Mengqiu Wang, Jeongwoo Ko, Justin Betteridge, Matthew W. Bilotti, Andrew Hazen Schlaikjer, Eric Nyberg
2007 NTCIR Conference on Evaluation of Information Access Technologies  
In this paper, we describe the JAVELIN Cross Language Question Answering system, which includes modules for question analysis, keyword translation, document retrieval, information extraction and answer  ...  In the NTCIR6 CLQA2 evaluation, our system achieved 19% and 13% accuracy in the English-to-Chinese and English-to-Japanese subtasks, respectively.  ...  Acknowledgment This work was supported in part by the Disruptive Technologies Office (DTO)'s Advanced Question Answering for Intelligence (AQUAINT) Program.  ... 
dblp:conf/ntcir/MitamuraLSWKBBS07 fatcat:z67lb3anorff7ffnmbt6incsqe

Probabilistic models for answer-ranking in multilingual question-answering

Jeongwoo Ko, Luo Si, Eric Nyberg, Teruko Mitamura
2010 ACM Transactions on Information Systems  
An extensive set of experiments were conducted to show the effectiveness of the proposed probabilistic methods in English-to-Chinese and English-to-Japanese cross-lingual QA, as well as English, Chinese  ...  , and Japanese monolingual QA using TREC and NTCIR questions.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank NTCIR for providing the Japanese and Chinese corpora and data set. We would also like to thank Jamie Callan for his valuable discussion and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1777432.1777439 fatcat:2aftfesfrfhs5c5synxz5rvkqm

Complex Cross-lingual Question Answering as a Sequential Classification and Multi-Document Summarization Task

Hideki Shima, Ni Lao, Eric Nyberg, Teruko Mitamura
2008 NTCIR Conference on Evaluation of Information Access Technologies  
In this paper, we describe the JAVELIN IV system, which treats complex question answering as a sequential classification and multi-document summarization task.  ...  In the NTCIR-7 CCLQA main track official evaluation, our system achieved 16.3% and 19.2% accuracy in the English-to-Japanese and English-to-Chinese subtasks, respectively.  ...  We would also like to thank the corpus provider for the Japanese and Chinese corpora.  ... 
dblp:conf/ntcir/ShimaLNM08 fatcat:bq6yiee6cnabblkstaampxzwgu

Different Facets of Text Based Automated Question Answering System

vaishali Singh
2018 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology  
allows users to find the answers to their questions in precise way.  ...  Therefore, this paper attempts to present the state-of-the-art in the field of text based automatic question answering systems and provide a qualitative analysis of different facets.  ...  The system was earlier developed for English version and now it has been extended for cross-language question answering in Chinese and Japanese.  ... 
doi:10.22214/ijraset.2018.1017 fatcat:z2l3qicgvjawpcahqyr3alk3wy

A Review of Question Answering Systems

Bolanle Ojokoh, Emmanuel Adebisi
2019 Journal of Web Engineering  
These issues include Question Processing, Question Classes, Data Sources for QA, Context and QA, Answer Extraction, Real time Question Answering, Answer Formulation, Multilingual (or cross-lingual) question  ...  Question Answering (QA) targets answering questions defined in natural language.  ...  JAVELIN system performs cross-lingual question answering between English and Chinese or Japanese (Kaur et al., 2013) .  ... 
doi:10.13052/jwe1540-9589.1785 fatcat:g4bbctufvjd6fkijclxd5rnth4

Overview of the NTCIR-7 ACLIA IR4QA Task

Tetsuya Sakai, Noriko Kando, Chuan-Jie Lin, Teruko Mitamura, Hideki Shima, Donghong Ji, Kuang-hua Chen, Eric Nyberg
2008 NTCIR Conference on Evaluation of Information Access Technologies  
IR4QA evaluates traditional ranked retrieval of documents using wellstudied metrics such as Average Precision, but the retrieval task is embedded in the context of cross-lingual question answering.  ...  This paper presents an overview of the IR4QA (Information Retrieval for Question Answering) Task of the NTCIR-7 ACLIA (Advanced Cross-lingual Information Access) Task Cluster.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Kazuko Kuriyama (Shirayuri College), Tsuneaki Kato (University of Tokyo) and Tatsunori Mori (Yokohama National University) for their advice, and all the ACLIA participants for  ... 
dblp:conf/ntcir/SakaiKLMSJCN08 fatcat:bknft4qffneo7f3focmwhdcjgm


K Magesh Kumar, P Valarmathie, K Magesh Kumar
2016 IJIEST ISSN (2455-8494) Special Issue   unpublished
The Closed domain question answering system deals with questions under a specific domain where as Open domain question answering system deals with questions about any subject area, and it can be based  ...  In this research a closed domain question answering system has to be developed for the student's learning and to gain knowledge.  ...  German to English, processes it in English and translates the results from English to German, JAVELIN system performs cross-lingual question answering between English, Chinese and Japanese[10] [17] .  ... 

The makers of the Protoaurignacian and implications for Neandertal extinction

S. Benazzi, V. Slon, S. Talamo, F. Negrino, M. Peresani, S. E. Bailey, S. Sawyer, D. Panetta, G. Vicino, E. Starnini, M. A. Mannino, P. A. Salvadori (+3 others)
2015 Science  
is study has received financial support from the Gobierno Vasco/Eusko Jaurlaritza (research group and from the Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (project CGL2012-38434-C03-01).  ...  Mitochondrial DNA transit between West Asia and North Africa inferred from U6 phylogeography. BMC Genet. 4, 15.  ...  In this project, we will combine methods from computer graphics and experimental psychology to answer key questions in human evolution.  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.aaa2773 pmid:25908660 fatcat:6m44miosqzbxljew7jbfm5cm5q

Center for nonverbal studies

2003 ChoiceReviews  
Items in this Dictionary have been researched by anthropologists, archaeologists, biologists, linguists, psychiatrists, psychologists, semioticians, and others who have studied human communication from  ...  Definitions, meanings, and interpretations left uncredited are those of the author.  ...  He served as Resident Anthropologist and Director of Information Services and Programs at the American Anthropological Association in Washington, D.C. from 1985-97, and is currently developing the Center  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.40sup-0079 fatcat:zi5s5wxf2nhene2zyhbbhfsulu