Publication

Mining Web Snippets to Answer List Questions

Alejandro Figueroa, Günter Neumann

In: Kok-Leong Ong, Wenyuan Li, Junbin Gao (editor). Proceeding of the 2nd International Workshop on Integrating Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining (AIDM 2007), Gold Coast, Australia, December 2007. International Workshop on Integrating Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining (AIDM) Pages 59-70 Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology (CRPIT) Voume 84 - Integrating Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining 12/2007.

Abstract

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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German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz