Extracting exact answers using a meta question answering system

Luiz Augusto Sangoi Pizzato, Diego Mollá Aliod

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Abstract

This work concerns a question answering tool that uses multiple Web search engines and Web question answering systems to retrieve snippets of text that may contain an exact answer for a natural language question. The method described here treats each Web information retrieval system in a unique manner in order to extract the best results they can provide. The results obtained suggest that our method is comparable with some of today's state-of-the-art systems.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAustralasian Language Technology Workshop 2005
Subtitle of host publicationproceedings of the workshop, 10-11 December 2005, University of Sydney, Sydney Australia
Place of PublicationMelbourne
PublisherAustralasian Language Technology Association
Pages105-112
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)097516872X
Publication statusPublished - 2005
EventAustralasian Language Technology Workshop (3rd : 2005) - Sydney
Duration: 10 Dec 200511 Dec 2005

Publication series

NameProceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Workshop
PublisherAustralasian Language Technology Association
ISSN (Print)1834-7037

Workshop

WorkshopAustralasian Language Technology Workshop (3rd : 2005)
CitySydney
Period10/12/0511/12/05

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    Pizzato, L. A. S., & Mollá Aliod, D. (2005). Extracting exact answers using a meta question answering system. In Australasian Language Technology Workshop 2005: proceedings of the workshop, 10-11 December 2005, University of Sydney, Sydney Australia (pp. 105-112). (Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Workshop). Melbourne: Australasian Language Technology Association.