The Performance of a Machine Translation-Based English-Indonesian CLIR System
We describe our participation in the Indonesian-English bilingual task of the 2005 Cross-Language Evaluation Forum (CLEF). We translated an Indonesian query set into English using a commercial machine translation tool called Transtool and attempted to improve retrieval effectiveness using a query expansion technique. However, since our initial retrieval effectiveness was low, the query expansion technique had a negative impact on performance.
KeywordsMachine Translation Retrieval Performance Query Expansion Pseudo Relevance Feedback Query Translation
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