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Combining multiple evidence from different types of thesaurus for query expansion

Rila Mandala, Takenobu Tokunaga, Hozumi Tanaka
1999 Proceedings of the 22nd annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '99  
Automatic query expansion has been known to be the most important method in overcoming the word mismatch problem in information retrieval.  ...  Experiments using the TREC collection proved the eectiveness of our method over those using one type of thesaurus.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Mr. Timothy Baldwin (TIT, Japan) and three anonymous referees for useful comments on the earlier version of this paper. We also thank Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1145/312624.312677 dblp:conf/sigir/MandalaTT99 fatcat:voov5q3wwbewbisieb6jkbbqny

Design and evaluation of a semantic enrichment process for bibliographic databases

Javier Lacasta, Javier Nogueras-Iso, Gilles Falquet, Jacques Teller, F. Javier Zarazaga-Soria
2013 Data & Knowledge Engineering  
The Urbamet model has been used to create an atlas of urban related resources with advanced search capabilities.  ...  The limited semantics of thesauri and similar knowledge models hinder the searching and browsing possibilities of the bibliographic databases classified with this type of resources.  ...  The collaboration between European partners has been supported by the COST Action C21 Towntology.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.datak.2013.10.001 fatcat:ezvy54qyqfdzhhx7wazk3l4xoi

A survey on thesauri application in automatic natural language processing

Ivan Shchitov, Ksenia Lagutina, Nadezhda Lagutina, Ilya Paramonov, Andrey Vasilyev
2017 2017 21st Conference of Open Innovations Association (FRUCT)  
This paper is devoted to investigate efficiency of thesauri use in popular natural language processing (NLP) fields: information retrieval and analysis of texts and subject areas.  ...  We describe studies that use different types of thesauri, discuss contribution of the thesaurus into achieved results, and propose directions for future research in the thesaurus field.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The research was supported by the grant of the President of Russian Federation for state support of young Russian scientists (project MK-5456.2016.9).  ... 
doi:10.23919/fruct.2017.8250196 dblp:conf/fruct/ShchitovLLPV17 fatcat:oc6w54iu3fcyndnreuhw4vzmjq

Using Grammatical Relations to Automate Thesaurus Construction

Dongqiang Yang, David M. W. Powers
2010 Journal of research and practice in information technology  
In this paper we introduce a novel method of automating thesauri using syntactically constrained distributional similarity.  ...  With respect to syntactically conditioned co-occurrences, most popular approaches to automatic thesaurus construction simply ignore the salience of grammatical relations and effectively merge them into  ...  Given the top n similar words S for a target T in an automatic thesaurus Pn is defined as |S|/n, where |S| refers to the number of S that can be retrieved in the top n similar words of T in WordNet or  ... 
dblp:journals/acj/YangP10 fatcat:bs2dmb4vf5hjhhw32k6x7lqejy

Adding Semantics to Detectors for Video Retrieval

C.G.M. Snoek, B. Huurnink, L. Hollink, M. de Rijke, G. Schreiber, M. Worring
2007 IEEE transactions on multimedia  
We evaluate the methods against the automatic search task of the TRECVID 2005 video retrieval benchmark, using a news video archive of 85 h in combination with a thesaurus of 363 machine learned concept  ...  The set of queries in the TRECVID 2005 corpus is too small for us to be definite in our conclusions, but the results suggest promising new lines of research.  ...  The first uses Resnik similarity, which is a measure of semantic similarity in an is-a taxonomy based on information content [50] (see Section IV-B); in the case of WordNet, the "is-a taxonomy" translates  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmm.2007.900156 fatcat:3tsmt5sierdt7fptriui4aenpq

Japanese-Spanish Thesaurus Construction Using English as a Pivot [article]

Jessica Ramírez, Masayuki Asahara, Yuji Matsumoto
2013 arXiv   pre-print
We present results comparing two methods of disambiguation, the first using VSM on Wikipedia article texts and WordNet definitions, and the second using categorical information extracted from Wikipedia  ...  We present the results of research with the goal of automatically creating a multilingual thesaurus based on the freely available resources of Wikipedia and WordNet.  ...  Conclusion and future work This paper focused on the creation of a Japanese-Spanish-English thesaurus and ontological relations.  ... 
arXiv:1303.1232v1 fatcat:wj2c34vytrfy3ag54nb6jcub6i

The Interaction Between Automatic Annotation and Query Expansion: a Retrieval Experiment on a Large Cultural Heritage Archive

Véronique Malaisé, Laura Hollink, Luit Gazendam
2008 Extended Semantic Web Conference  
Both operations possibly benefit from a preliminary terminological enrichment of the controlled vocabulary in use, i.e. the thesaurus.  ...  : we create the baseline for our experiments by querying a set of documents annotated by cataloguers with keywords from the thesaurus.  ...  Acknowledgements This project was done in the context of the CHOICE and MUNCH projects, both part the NWO CATCH program.  ... 
dblp:conf/esws/MalaiseHG08 fatcat:jwn3wubeejdedgyy6tkbpiqg24

A Taxonomy and Survey of Semantic Approaches for Query Expansion

Muhammad Ahsan Raza, M. Rahmah, A. Noraziah, Maruf Pasha, Urooj Pasha
2019 IEEE Access  
These methods do not consider search query semantics, thereby resulting in ineffective retrieval of information.  ...  In addition, we evaluate various semantic QE approaches in terms of knowledge structure utilization, corpus collection, baseline model adaptation, and retrieval performance.  ...  In performing experiments using the ProQuest thesaurus, [22] evaluated the usefulness of various thesaurus relations (such as synonym, descendent and ancestor) in QE.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2894679 fatcat:ohugfhrpzjadtpc5zv7uwabk4i

Using semantic contents and WordNet in image retrieval

Y. Alp Aslandogan, Chuck Thier, Clement T. Yu, Jon Zou, Naphtali Rishe
1997 Proceedings of the 20th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '97  
In this paper we use knowledge about the semantic contents of images to improve retrieval effectiveness. In particular we use Word Net, an electronic  ...  While extraction of abstract contents is a hard problem, it is only part of the bigger picture.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank EUen Voorhees for her explanation of sense disambiguation and query expansion schemes.  ... 
doi:10.1145/258525.258591 dblp:conf/sigir/AslandoganTYZR97 fatcat:2dsxcd7bfzaihpegprll4ls5h4

Thesaurus Extension Using Web Search Engines [chapter]

Robert Meusel, Mathias Niepert, Kai Eckert, Heiner Stuckenschmidt
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The approach is evaluated with a largescale experiment using the MeSH and WordNet thesauri as testbed.  ...  concepts from text corpora and (b) to generate a small ranked list of suggestions for the position of these concept in an existing thesaurus.  ...  Introduction The use of thesauri in the area of document indexing and retrieval is a common approach to improve the quality of search results.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-13654-2_24 fatcat:gc5evxgvejgyrcg6nkqwo6m4ri

A New Approach for Query Expansion using Wikipedia and WordNet [article]

Hiteshwar Kumar Azad, Akshay Deepak
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Query expansion (QE) is a well known technique to enhance the effectiveness of information retrieval (IR).  ...  expansion terms in relation to the entire query using correlation score.  ...  Use of WordNet as Data Source for QE WordNet [66] is one of the popular hand-built thesaurus, which has been significantly used for QE and word-sense disambiguation (WSD).  ... 
arXiv:1901.10197v1 fatcat:hxuou4s74jel5bvyv6ciilyccy

WordNet, FrameNet and Other Semantic Networks in the International Journal of Lexicography - The Net Result?

T. Fontenelle
2012 International Journal of Lexicography  
This paper also tries to assess the impact of the various networks, described in IJL issues over the last 25 years, upon dictionaries and lexicography.  ...  1988: Launch of the first issue of the International Journal of Lexicography (IJL).  ...  The retrieval programs associated with Fontenelle's bilingual database make it possible to retrieve collocational information by combining different types of criteria.  ... 
doi:10.1093/ijl/ecs027 fatcat:7fvp7gwvwrbcbbodq2av3n74ou

Linguistic Applications of Formal Concept Analysis [chapter]

Uta Priss
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
(Barwise) • Information retrieval, query by navigation Future Research Possibilities • Use Basili's approach in information retrieval • Visualizations of large lexical databases • Large scale ontology  ...  Each node in the lattice represents certain linguistic contexts or word senses of the verbs. A Partial Use semi-automated machine learning algorithms for conceptual clustering of the patterns.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11528784_8 fatcat:zcxuna5yujbvtm4tuhyxw2pggu

Thesaurus-aided approach for image browsing and retrieval

Jun Yang, Liu Wenyin, Hongjiang Zhang, Yueting Zhuang
2001 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, 2001. ICME 2001.  
The current trend of image retrieval is to incorporate image semantics with visual features to enhance retrieval performance.  ...  to improve the accuracy of semantic matching.  ...  "Relevance Feedback in Information Retrieval", In: The SMART Retrieval System, pp. 313-323, Prentice Hall. Figure 4 . 4 Performance comparison.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icme.2001.1237927 dblp:conf/icmcs/YangLZZ01 fatcat:ofxxau45qfepllj7u76ry6phnm

Review implementation of linguistic approach in schema matching

Galih Hendro Martono, Azhari SN
2017 IJAIN (International Journal of Advances in Intelligent Informatics)  
The purpose of this paper was to provide an overview of previous studies related to the implementation of the linguistic approach in the schema matching and finding gap for the development of existing  ...  Implementation of linguistic approach itself has been used a long time with various problem such as to calculated entity similarity values in two or more schemas.  ...  Thesaurus can be used in information processing and information retrieval tool and can be used to discover the meaning of a word and can also be used to find the structure of vocabulary, such as use: .  ... 
doi:10.26555/ijain.v3i1.75 fatcat:fxun3y4aabgzdmmg7i5rlgbxgq
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