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OUC’s Participation in the 2009 INEX Book Track

  • Michael Preminger
  • Ragnar Nordlie
  • Nils Pharo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6203)

Abstract

In this article we describe the Oslo University College’s participation in the INEX 2009 Book track. This year’s tasks have been featuring complex topics, containing aspects. These lend themselves to use in both the book retrieval and the focused retrieval tasks. The OUC has submitted retrieval results for both tasks, focusing on using the Wikipedia texts for query expansion, as well as utilizing chapter division information in (a number of) the books.

Keywords

Retrieval Performance Query Expansion Title Page Large Chunk Query Text 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Preminger
    • 1
  • Ragnar Nordlie
    • 1
  • Nils Pharo
    • 1
  1. 1.Oslo University CollegeNorway

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