Answer Formulation for Question-Answering
In this paper, we describe our experimentations in evaluating answer formulation for question-answering (QA) systems. In the context of QA, answer formulation can serve two purposes: improving answer extraction or improving human-computer interaction (HCI). Each purpose has di.erent precision/recall requirements. We present our experiments for both purposes and argue that formulations of better grammatical quality are beneficial for both answer extraction and HCI.
KeywordsNoun Phrase Question Answering Answer Formulation Answer Pattern Natural Language Generation
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