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ALQASIM: Arabic Language Question Answer Selection in Machines

  • Ahmed Magdy Ezzeldin
  • Mohamed Hamed Kholief
  • Yasser El-Sonbaty
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8138)

Abstract

This paper presents “ALQASIM”, a question answering system that focuses on answer selection and validation. Our experiments have been conducted in the framework of the main task of QA4MRE @ CLEF 2013. ALQASIM uses a novel technique by analyzing the reading test documents instead of the questions, which leads to a promising performance of 0.31 accuracy and 0.36 C@1, without using the test-set background collections.

Keywords

Question Answering QA4MRE Machine Reading Evaluation Answer Selection Answer Validation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ahmed Magdy Ezzeldin
    • 1
  • Mohamed Hamed Kholief
    • 1
  • Yasser El-Sonbaty
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Computing and Information TechnologyAASTMTAlexandriaEgypt

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