Automatic Answering Method Considering Word Order for Slot Filling Questions of University Entrance Examinations

  • Ryo TagamiEmail author
  • Tasuku Kimura
  • Hisashi Miyamori
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10647)


Recently, automatic answering technologies such as question answering have attracted attention as a technology to satisfy various information requests from users. In this paper, we propose an automatic answering method considering word order for the slot filling questions in the university entrance examination world history problems. In particular, when in analyzing the question sentence, the answer category is estimated from the surrounding words of the filling slot and used for extracting the answer candidates. Also, these candidates are evaluated by introducing the indicator using the consistency with the category and the occurrence situation of the surrounding words. In the experiment, we first compare the accuracy of the word prediction models. Then, we compare the proposed method with the baseline method and clarify what kind of change is observed in the correct answer rate.


Factoid question answering Automatic answering University entrance examination Distributed representation word order 



A part of this work was supported by Kyoto Sangyo University Research Grants.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Frontier InformaticsGraduate School of Kyoto Sangyo UniversityKyoto-shiJapan

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