DFKI-LT - Mining Web Snippets to Answer List Questions

Alejandro Figueroa, GŁnter Neumann
Mining Web Snippets to Answer List Questions
in: Kok-Leong Ong, Wenyuan Li, Junbin Gao (eds.):
2 Proceeding of the 2nd International Workshop on Integrating Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining (AIDM 2007), Gold Coast, Australia, December 2007, Pages 59-70, Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology (CRPIT) Voume 84 - Integrating Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining, Australian Computer Society, 12/2007
 
This paper presents ListWebQA, a question answering system that is aimed specifically at extracting answers to list questions exclusively from web snippets. Answers are identified in web snippets by means of their semantic and syntactic similarities. Initial results how that they are a promising source of answers to list questions.
 
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