The Performance of a Machine Translation-Based English-Indonesian CLIR System

  • Mirna Adriani
  • Ihsan Wahyu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4022)


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.


Machine Translation Retrieval Performance Query Expansion Pseudo Relevance Feedback Query Translation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mirna Adriani
    • 1
  • Ihsan Wahyu
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Computer ScienceUniversity of IndonesiaDepokIndonesia

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