This paper describes our experiments in Geographical Information Retrieval with the Wikipedia collection in the context of our participation in the GikiCLEF 2009 Multilingual task in English and Spanish. Our system, called gikiTALP, follows a simple approach that uses standard Information Retrieval with the Sphinx full-text search engine and some Natural Language Processing techniques without Geographical Knowdledge.


Spanish Task Longe Common Subsequence Longe Common Subsequence Geographical Knowledge Natural Language Processing Technique 
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

  • Daniel Ferrés
    • 1
  • Horacio Rodríguez
    • 1
  1. 1.TALP Research Center, Software DepartmentUniversitat Politècnica de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain

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