The CLEF 2003 Cross-Language Spoken Document Retrieval Track [chapter]

Marcello Federico, Gareth J. F. Jones
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The current expansion in collections of natural language based digital documents in various media and languages is creating challenging opportunities for automatically accessing the information contained in these documents. This paper describes the CLEF 2003 track investigation of Cross-Language Spoken Document Retrieval (CLSDR) combining information retrieval, cross-language translation and speech recognition. The experimental investigation is based on the TREC-8 and TREC-9 SDR evaluation
more » ... , augmented to form a CLSDR task. The original task of retrieving English language spoken documents using English request topics is compared with cross-language information retrieval using French, German, Italian, Spanish and Dutch topic translations.
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30222-3_61 fatcat:vrufsw7bhvfwtefjfjazg6oxl4