A Web-Based CLIR System with Cross-Lingual Topical Pseudo Relevance Feedback

  • Xuwen Wang
  • Xiaojie Wang
  • Qiang Zhang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8138)


This paper presents the performance of a Chinese-English cross-language information retrieval (CLIR) system, which is equipped with topic-based pseudo relevance feedback. The web-based workflow simulates the real multilingual retrieval environment, and the feedback mechanism improves retrieval results automatically without putting excessive burden on users.


Pseudo Relevance Feedback Latent Dirichlet Allocation Cross Language Information Retrieval Query Expansion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xuwen Wang
    • 1
  • Xiaojie Wang
    • 1
  • Qiang Zhang
    • 2
  1. 1.Beijing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsBeijingChina
  2. 2.State Grid Electric Power Research InstituteBeijingChina

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