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

About these proceedings


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.


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
  • 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
  • About this book