Exploiting concept spaces for text retrieval

Ellen M. Voorhees
1993 Proceedings of the workshop on Human Language Technology - HLT '93   unpublished
PROJECT GOALS The Learning Systems Department at Siemens Corporate Research is investigating the use of concept spaces to increase retrieval effectiveness. Similar to a semantic net, a concept space is a construct that defines the semantic relationships among ideas. The current focus of our research is to exploit the information in such a structure to ameliorate known shortcomings of statistical retrieval methods while maintaining the statistical methods' robustness. Our initial concept space
more » ... ial concept space is extracted from WordNet, a manually-constructed lexical database developed at Princeton University.
doi:10.3115/1075671.1075790 fatcat:zmjgzp4t5beejm42hrt4gcnpmy