Web Based Question Answering with Aggregation Strategy [chapter]

Dell Zhang
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The Web is apparently an ideal source of answers to a large variety of questions, due to the tremendous amount of information available online. This paper describes a question answering system LAMP, which can instantly find answers from the Web. LAMP is publicly accessible on the Web, and its performance is comparable to the state-of-the-art question answering systems. One novel characteristic of this system is that its answer selection method is based on aggregation, which is shown to be more
more » ... ffective than the common methods based on individual or redundancy. System 3 LAMP stands for Learning and Answering Program. 4
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24655-8_38 fatcat:ig6jycijo5e6rnjrjswsy4djh4