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Geographic Information Retrieval and the World Wide Web: A Match Made in Electronic Space

David Johnson, Myke Gluck
1997 Cartographic Perspectives  
A retrieval system has seven elements: retrieval models, indexing, match and retrieval, relevance, order, query languages and query specification.  ...  The goal of information retrieval is to match the user's needs to the information that is in the system. Retrieval of geographic information is a combination of both information and data retrieval.  ...  a retrieval system for information.  ... 
doi:10.14714/cp26.717 fatcat:3t4mdvosprh6fdtvx4zqmgcipu

Evaluation of Natural Language Software Interfaces to Databases

Fiaz Majeed, Muhammad Shoaib, Monagi H. Alkinani, Wazir Zada Khan, Shahzada Khurram, Akber Abid Gardezi, Muhammad Shafiq
2022 Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing  
For users, migrating from one NLIDB to another is a difficult problem. To solve this problem, NLIDB needs to be standardized so that novice users can easily enter queries in their native language.  ...  However, each system provides a different interface for new users, so beginners can use different interactive modes to enter keyword-based queries.  ...  First, the user inputs a query to NLIDB in natural language, and then converts it to SQL. Then retrieve the required information from the database and display it on the interface.  ... 
doi:10.32604/iasc.2022.015488 fatcat:iqjmtl73rveedmeybxovh6te5m

MSU at ImageCLEF: Cross Language and Interactive Image Retrieval [chapter]

Vineet Bansal, Chen Zhang, Joyce Y. Chai, Rong Jin
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this report, we describe our studies with cross language and interactive image retrieval in ImageCLEF 2004.  ...  For interactive image retrieval, we investigated the potential use of user relevance feedback (URF), which was designed to address the mismatch problem between user queries and system descriptions.  ...  (a) Standard Interface (b) Interface with URF Unfortunately, after three users, we found some inconsistency in the system, so we had to discard the results from those three users.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11519645_78 fatcat:dv5umzzlnbbixo2i2fwjuox6ly

A translating computer interface for a network of heterogeneous interactive information retrieval systems

Richard S. Marcus
1973 Proceedings of the 1973 meeting on Programming languages and information retrieval - SIGPLAN '73  
The need for a network of heterogeneous interactive bibliographic information retrieval systems is projected from the facts of wide acceptance and growing demand for these systems and the limitations of  ...  For maximum efficiency users connected to each node --there might be several dozen or more online users at any one time --would make requests in a common retrieval language.  ...  The features of this interface, taken together, also provide a virtual retrieval system, which is what Uc, a user engaging the network from the common node in Fig. i , sees.  ... 
doi:10.1145/951762.951763 dblp:conf/sigir/Marcus73 fatcat:g6o6sy5f2zaq3mh5hzaeyppppy

A Multimedia Digital Library System Based on MPEG-7 and XQuery [chapter]

Mann-Ho Lee, Ji-Hoon Kang, Sung Hyon Myaeng, Soon Joo Hyun, Jeong-Mok Yoo, Eun-Jung Ko, Jae-Won Jang, Jae-Hyoung Lim
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Since MPEG-7 is defined by XML schema, XQuery is a natural choice as a query language. By adopting the standards, MPEG-7 and XQuery, our system has benefited for interoperability.  ...  First, any MPEG-7 metadata instance can be accommodated into the system with no additional effort. Second, any system that can generate a query in XQuery can retrieve necessary information.  ...  Besides we believe that the use of both a standard metadata and a standard query language would be essential for interoperability among multimedia digital library systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24594-0_19 fatcat:ev22yaqjr5hhbcpbdjs5p2t7qm

Development of A Thesaurus-enhanced Visual Interface for Multilingual Digital Libraries

Ali Shiri, Stan Ruecker, Ximena Rossello, Matthew Bouchard, Paras Mehta
2013 Proceedings of the Annual Conference of CAIS / Actes du congrès annuel de l'ACSI  
The aim of this paper is to report on the development of a visual user interface enhanced with a thesaurus to support information retrieval in a multilingual digital library context.  ...  The interface provides a design to support seamless access to three spaces, namely thesaurus space, query space and result display space.Le but de cette communication est de présenter le développement  ...  The database-interface layer was written in PHP, a programming language that is a standard for generating dynamic web content and a common method for interacting with MySQL.  ... 
doi:10.29173/cais244 fatcat:rpjnldzcgngwxlruqytrm2qunq

Information Retrieval using Natural Language Interfaces

M. Sreenivasulu
2014 International Journal of Computer Applications  
So, there is a need for non-expert user to query relational databases in their natural language such as English.  ...  In this paper, we propose s Natural language Interfaces to Relational Databases (NLIRDB) to access the data in easier manner. The end user can submit the request in natural language.  ...  Natural language interfaces The natural language interface to a database system is designed to be the most comfortable and user friendly interface for the end user of a database system[1][2][3].  ... 
doi:10.5120/16064-5375 fatcat:quc4aebucrhqnmxw6j64p6ayz4

An MPEG-7 compatible video retrieval system with support for semantic queries

Quan Zheng, Zhiwei Zhou
2011 2011 International Conference on Consumer Electronics, Communications and Networks (CECNet)  
In this paper, we design and implement a distributed video retrieval system with support for semantic queries named XUNET.  ...  The system provides numerous web query interfaces, including keywords semantic expansion query, semantic graph query and natural language query, when clients' query intentions have been submitted, specific  ...  User Interface The user interface in XUNET video retrieval system includes three parts: management interface, query interface and result interface.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cecnet.2011.5768292 fatcat:haf4fn7kvjfhjbzg3atwf5z3we

UCLIR: a Multilingual Information Retrieval Tool

Ahmed Abdelalí, James Cowie, David Farwell, William Ogden
2004 Inteligencia Artificial  
In this paper the Unicode Cross-Language Information Retrieval system (UCLIR) is described. UCLIR accepts a query in one language and then retrieves relevant documents in any of several languages.  ...  The core process involves a suite of technologies including machine translation and standard monolingual information retrieval.  ...  The false drop ratio in this case is only 2.32%. The combined performance figures for this system indicate a very low percentage chance of error in using this cross-language retrieval system.  ... 
doi:10.4114/ia.v8i22.808 fatcat:q3slqa27tzhmxmb7xkfpoftusq

MRML: A Communication Protocol for Content-Based Image Retrieval [chapter]

Wolfgang Müller, Henning Müller, Stéphane Marchand-Maillet, Thierry Pun, David McG. Squire, Zoran Pečenović, Christoph Giess, Arjen P. de Vries
2000 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
MRML was initially designed as a means of separating CBIR engines from their user interfaces. It is, however, also extensible as the basis for standardized performance evaluation procedures.  ...  This XML-based markup language is the basis for an open communication protocol for content-based image retrieval systems (CBIRSs).  ...  Acknowledgements This project is supported by the Swiss National Foundation for Scientific Research under grant number 2000-052426.97.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-40053-2_27 fatcat:adodqc5mqjf4nfd7fwc64apz3y

Multilingual Retrieval of Radiology Images

Charles E. Kahn
2009 Radiographics  
Quiroz y Ferrari, MD, and Stefania Romano, MD, for their assistance in developing the multilingual user interface.  ...  the NLM, for supplying the custom interface to the MeSH translation database, and Joël Chabriais, MD, Hong Chen, MD, Peter Mildenberger, MD, Norio Nakata, MD, Francisco A.  ...  in English. (3) Screen capture of the Chinese-language user interface for GoldMiner Global shows the results of a search performed by using a Chinese term for gallstones.  ... 
doi:10.1148/rg.291085075 pmid:19019997 fatcat:cqa5daysbfdkjiy3cbtyvcjrym

auroraDL and responding to end-user digital library needs

G. Benoit
2012 Proceedings of the 2012 iConference on - iConference '12  
This reports on functions and extensions to a digital library record creation, search, and collection-building tools, auroraDL, as a response to academic and professional focus groups' interest in digital  ...  The app was developed originally in response to end-user experienced with other DL and CMS systems, to be a test bed for many user, information retrieval, and DL research activities.  ...  INTRODUCTION auroraDL is a full-featured, modularized, and customizable record creation, digital object management tool, end-user data exploration platform, and test bed for cross-language retrieval techniques  ... 
doi:10.1145/2132176.2132242 dblp:conf/iconference/Benoit12a fatcat:s2t2w6ahdvbtfjl6z2m563dhru

Is Query Translation a Distinct Task from Search?

Daniela Petrelli, George Demetriou, Patrick Herring, Micheline Beaulieu, Mark Sanderson
2002 Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum  
Acknowledgements Our gratitude to Heikki Keskustalo and Bemmu Sepponen from the University of Tampere for the promptness, patience and help in setting-up the CLIR core module for the experiment.  ...  We thank also the European Commission for funding Clarity (contract no.: IST-2000-25310).  ...  Clarity is an EU funded project aimed at developing a system for cross-language information retrieval for so-called low density languages, those with few translation resources.  ... 
dblp:conf/clef/PetrelliDHBS02a fatcat:rtpxoyuchzeprcxo7xsjp44bmq

User modeling in expert man-machine interfaces: a case study in intelligent information retrieval

G. Brajnik, G. Guida, C. Tasso
1990 IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics  
For example, emotional features are very important for multimedia retrieval, but they are hard to be described by a universal model since different users may have different emotional responses to the same  ...  There has been some research to improve the interface either for pull applications, e.g. query-by-humming systems, or for push applications, e.g. collaborative-filtering-based or featurebased music recommendation  ...  Thus we propose an XML-like language, UMIRL (User Modeling for Information Retrieval Language), in which different systems may describe the user in this standard format to make the user model sharable  ... 
doi:10.1109/21.47819 fatcat:yc2l6p75rjdctpf2ep47u3is5q

The patents retrieval prototype in the MOLTO project

Milen Chechev, Meritxell Gonzàlez, Lluís Màrquez, Cristina España-Bonet
2012 Proceedings of the 21st international conference companion on World Wide Web - WWW '12 Companion  
The prototype, accessible online at http://molto-patents. ontotext.com, presents a multilingual natural language interface to query the retrieval system.  ...  The prototype aims to provide a multilingual natural language interface for querying the content of patent documents.  ...  The NL-based interface allows the user to query the system in English and French using written natural language.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2187980.2188016 dblp:conf/www/ChechevGME12 fatcat:fhdqb43iefeanmycnelde2dewm
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