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Advances in Multilingual and Multimodal Information Retrieval

8th Workshop of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum, CLEF 2007, Budapest, Hungary, September 19-21, 2007, Revised Selected Papers

  • Editors
  • Carol Peters
  • Valentin Jijkoun
  • Thomas Mandl
  • Henning Müller
  • Douglas W. Oard
  • Anselmo Peñas
  • Vivien Petras
  • Diana Santos

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5152)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Introduction

    1. Carol Peters
      Pages 1-12
  3. Part I: Multilingual Textual Document Retrieval (Ad Hoc)

    1. Giorgio M. Di Nunzio, Nicola Ferro, Thomas Mandl, Carol Peters
      Pages 13-32
    2. Monolingual

      1. Pavel Češka, Pavel Pecina
        Pages 33-36
      2. Ljiljana Dolamic, Jacques Savoy
        Pages 37-44
      3. Prasenjit Majumder, Mandar Mitra, Dipasree Pal
        Pages 49-56
      4. Stephen Tomlinson
        Pages 57-63
    3. Cross-Language: European

      1. Péter Schönhofen, András Benczúr, István Bíró, Károly Csalogány
        Pages 72-79
    4. Cross-Language: Non-European

      1. Jagadeesh Jagarlamudi, A. Kumaran
        Pages 80-87
      2. Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, Tapabrata Mondal, Sudip Kumar Naskar, Asif Ekbal, Rejwanul Haque, Srinivasa Rao Godhavarthy
        Pages 88-94
      3. Debasis Mandal, Mayank Gupta, Sandipan Dandapat, Pratyush Banerjee, Sudeshna Sarkar
        Pages 95-102
      4. Prasad Pingali, Kula Kekeba Tune, Vasudeva Varma
        Pages 103-110
      5. Manoj Kumar Chinnakotla, Sagar Ranadive, Om P. Damani, Pushpak Bhattacharyya
        Pages 111-118
      6. Mirna Adriani, Herika Hayurani, Syandra Sari
        Pages 127-133
    5. Robust

      1. Ben Heuwing, Thomas Mandl
        Pages 134-136
      2. F. Martínez-Santiago, A. Montejo-Ráez, M. A. García-Cumbreras
        Pages 137-142
      3. Angel F. Zazo, José L. Alonso Berrocal, Carlos G. Figuerola
        Pages 143-147
      4. Jesús Vilares, Michael P. Oakes, Manuel Vilares
        Pages 148-155
      5. José-Carlos González-Cristóbal, José Miguel Goñi-Menoyo, Julio Villena-Román, Sara Lana-Serrano
        Pages 156-159
  4. Part II: Domain-Specific Information Retrieval (Domain-Specific)

    1. Vivien Petras, Stefan Baerisch, Maximillian Stempfhuber
      Pages 160-173
    2. Jens Kürsten, Thomas Wilhelm, Maximilian Eibl
      Pages 174-181
    3. Stephane Clinchant, Jean-Michel Renders
      Pages 182-187
    4. Claire Fautsch, Ljiljana Dolamic, Samir Abdou, Jacques Savoy
      Pages 196-199
  5. Part III: Multiple Language Question Answering (QA@CLEF)

    1. Danilo Giampiccolo, Pamela Forner, Jesús Herrera, Anselmo Peñas, Christelle Ayache, Corina Forascu et al.
      Pages 200-236
    2. Anselmo Peñas, Álvaro Rodrigo, Felisa Verdejo
      Pages 237-248
    3. Jordi Turmo, Pere R. Comas, Christelle Ayache, Djamel Mostefa, Sophie Rosset, Lori Lamel
      Pages 249-256
    4. Main Task: Mono- and Bilingual QA

      1. Gosse Bouma, Geert Kloosterman, Jori Mur, Gertjan van Noord, Lonneke van der Plas, Jörg Tiedemann
        Pages 257-260
      2. Luís Miguel Cabral, Luís Fernando Costa, Diana Santos
        Pages 261-268
      3. Sven Hartrumpf, Ingo Glöckner, Johannes Leveling
        Pages 269-272
      4. Mitchell Bowden, Marian Olteanu, Pasin Suriyentrakorn, Thomas d’Silva, Dan Moldovan
        Pages 273-283
      5. Dan Tufiş, Dan Ştefănescu, Radu Ion, Alexandru Ceauşu
        Pages 284-291
      6. Bogdan Sacaleanu, Günter Neumann, Christian Spurk
        Pages 292-299
      7. Georgiana Puşcaşu, Constantin Orăsan
        Pages 300-307
      8. Chedid Haddad, Bipin C. Desai
        Pages 308-315
      9. José Saias, Paulo Quaresma
        Pages 316-323
      10. Davide Buscaldi, Yassine Benajiba, Paolo Rosso, Emilio Sanchis
        Pages 324-327
      11. Alberto Téllez, Antonio Juárez, Gustavo Hernández, Claudia Denicia, Esaú Villatoro, Manuel Montes et al.
        Pages 328-331
      12. Mirna Adriani, Septian Adiwibowo
        Pages 332-335
      13. Adrian Iftene, Diana Trandabăţ, Ionuţ Pistol, Alex Moruz, Alexandra Balahur, Diana Cotelea et al.
        Pages 336-343
      14. Valentin Jijkoun, Katja Hofmann, David Ahn, Mahboob Alam Khalid, Joris van Rantwijk, Maarten de Rijke et al.
        Pages 344-351
      15. César de Pablo-Sánchez, José L. Martínez-Fernández, Ana González-Ledesma, Doaa Samy, Paloma Martínez, Antonio Moreno-Sandoval et al.
        Pages 352-355
      16. Ana Mendes, Luísa Coheur, Nuno J. Mamede, Ricardo Ribeiro, Fernando Batista, David Martins de Matos
        Pages 356-363
      17. Carlos Amaral, Adán Cassan, Helena Figueira, André Martins, Afonso Mendes, Pedro Mendes et al.
        Pages 364-371
    5. Answer Validation Exercise (AVE)

      1. Óscar Ferrández, Daniel Micol, Rafael Muñoz, Manuel Palomar
        Pages 377-380
      2. M. Á. García-Cumbreras, J. M. Perea-Ortega, F. Martínez-Santiago, L. Alfonso Ureña-López
        Pages 381-386

About these proceedings

Introduction

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 8th Workshop of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum, CLEF 2007, held in Budapest, Hungary, September 2007.

The revised and extended papers were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in the book. There are 115 contributions in total and an introduction. The seven distrinct evaluation tracks in CLEF 2007, are designed to test the performance of a wide range of multilingual information access systems or system components. The papers are organized in topical sections on Multilingual Textual Document Retrieval (Ad Hoc), Domain-Specific Information Retrieval (Domain-Specific), Multiple Language Question Answering (QA@CLEF), cross-language retrieval in image collections (Image CLEF), cross-language speech retrieval (CL-SR), multilingual Web retrieval (WebCLEF), cross-language geographical retrieval (GeoCLEF), and CLEF in other evaluations.

Keywords

Clustering Parsing Thesaurus WebCLEF YASS answer validation bilingual information retrieval classification corpus cross-language queries cross-language question a cross-lingual information retrieval machine learning multilingual

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-85760-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-85759-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-85760-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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