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Quartz: A Question Answering System for Dutch

  • David Ahn
  • Valentin Jijkoun
  • Joris van Rantwijk
  • Maarten de Rijke
  • Erik Tjong Kim Sang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4730)

Abstract

We describe a question answering system for Dutch that we used for our participation in the 2006 CLEF Question Answering Dutch monolingual task. We give an overview of the system and focus on the question classification module, the multi-dimensional markup for data storage and access, the answer processing component, and our probabilistic approach to estimating answer correctness.

Keywords

Answer Processing Question Answering XPath Query Question Answering System Candidate Answer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Ahn
    • 1
  • Valentin Jijkoun
    • 1
  • Joris van Rantwijk
    • 1
  • Maarten de Rijke
    • 1
  • Erik Tjong Kim Sang
    • 1
  1. 1.ISLA, University of Amsterdam, Kruislaan 403, 1098 SJ AmsterdamThe Netherlands

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