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From "Dave Kor" <dave...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Online Question Answering demo using Lucene
Date Thu, 15 May 2008 11:32:22 GMT
Hi Michael,

It's nice to see you opening up the stuff that has been development at
Edinburgh. How's Bonnie?

Is QuALim similar to the system you used in TREC?


On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 10:30 PM, mik07 <someone29_7@yahoo.de> wrote:

>
> [Apologies if you consider this as spam]
>
> Hello Lucene users and developers,
>
> I wanted to point people on this list to a Question Answering System,
> developed at the University of Edinburgh, which uses Lucene to index
> Wikipedia. I though some of you might be interested in this particular use
> of Lucene. Since a few month we have an online demo. It can be found here:
>
>
> http://demos.inf.ed.ac.uk:8080/qualim/search?text=true&query=How+many+Munros+are+there+in+Scotland%3F
>
> A *DRAFT* of a short paper describing a few of the features can be found
> here:
>
> http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/s0570760/publications/Kaisser_ACL_2008_Demo.pdf
>
> I would be glad if you could take a look and I also appreciate any
> comments!
>
> Best Regards,
> Michael
>
> PS: We use quite a few other tools beside Lucene in this demo. Initially we
> find answers be querying major search engines (Yahoo and Google) and use
> parsers (LinkParser and MiniPar) to post process their result. We employ a
> Named Entity Recognition System (GATE's ANNIE) to look for promising answer
> strings. Finally, Lucene is used for Wikipedia paragraph retrieval.
>
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Regards,
Dave Kor

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