TREC-8 Experiments at Maryland: CLIR, QA and Routing
MARYLAND UNIV COLLEGE PARK LIBRARY SCHOOL
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The University of Maryland team participated in four aspects of TREC-8 the ad hoc retrieval task, the main task in the cross-language retrieval CLIR track, the question answering track, and the routing task in the filtering track. The CLIR method was based on Pirkolas method for Dictionary-based Query Translation, using freely available dictionaries. Broad-coverage parsing and rule-based matching was used for question answering. Routing was performed using Latent Semantic Indexing in profile space.
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