This paper discusses how annotations can be exploited to develop information access and retrieval algorithms that take them into account. The paper proposes a general framework for developing such algorithms that specifically deals with the problem of accessing and retrieving topical information from annotations and annotated documents.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicola Ferro
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  1. 1.University of PaduaItaly

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