The University of Lisbon at GeoCLEF 2006 [chapter]

Bruno Martins, Nuno Cardoso, Marcirio Silveira Chaves, Leonardo Andrade, Mário J. Silva
2007 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper reports the participation of the XLDB team from the University of Lisbon at the 2008 GeoCLEF task. We focused on developing a better text annotation tool for geo-parsing the documents, handling both explicit geographic evidence (as given by placenames) and implicit geographic evidence (as given by monuments, for example). The query processing and geographic ranking approaches were redesigned to handle thematic and geographic criteria of each search in a non-segregation way. We detail
more » ... the GIR system, describe the optimisation procedure that preceded the run generation, and dissect the results.
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74999-8_127 fatcat:rlz7yf6axrafvnbqmg5xplw5dm