Interactive Question Answering


Interactive Question Answering

See also: 

AskMSR | OpenEphyra | Question Generation | Question Generators | Question Semantic Representation (QSR) | SPARQL & Natural Language Question Answering (2011) | YourQA (York Question Answering System) 


[PDF] Interactive Question Answering [PDF] from upenn.eduQ Answering – 2006 – acl.ldc.upenn.edu In moving from factoid Question Answering (QA) to answering complex questions, it has  become apparent that insufficient attention has been paid to the user’s role in the process,  other than as a source of one-shot factual questions or at best a sequence of related … View as HTML – All 11 versions

Experiments with interactive question-answering [PDF] from upenn.eduS Harabagiu, A Hickl, J Lehmann… – Proceedings of the 43rd …, 2005 – dl.acm.org Abstract This paper describes a novel framework for interactive question-answering (Q/A)  based on predictive questioning. Generated off-line from topic representations of complex  scenarios, predictive questions represent requests for information that capture the most … Cited by 41 – Related articles – BL Direct – All 25 versions

Semantic patterns for user-interactive question answering T Hao, D Hu, L Wenyin… – … and Computation: Practice …, 2008 – Wiley Online Library A new type of semantic pattern is proposed in this paper, which can be used by users to post  questions and answers in user-interactive question answering (QA) systems. The necessary  procedures of using semantic patterns in a QA system are also presented, which include …  Cited by 26 – Related articles – BL Direct – All 6 versions

Designing an interactive open-domain question answering system [PDF] from york.ac.ukS Quarteroni… – Natural Language Engineering, 2009 – dl.acm.org … Interactive question answering (QA), where a dialogue interface enables follow-up and clarification questions, is a recent although long-advocated field of research. … In Proceedings of the Interactive Question Answering Workshop at HLT-NAACL 2006 (IQA’06), New York, USA. …  Cited by 19 – Related articles – All 10 versions

HITIQA: an interactive question answering system a preliminary report [PDF] from upenn.eduS Small, T Liu, N Shimizu… – Proceedings of the ACL …, 2003 – dl.acm.org Abstract HITIQA is an interactive question answering technology designed to allow  intelligence analysts and other users of information systems to pose questions in natural  language and obtain relevant answers, or the assistance they require in order to perform … Cited by 25 – Related articles – All 41 versions

A user reputation model for a user-interactive question answering system [PDF] from knowledgegrid.netW Chen, Q Zeng, L Wenyin… – … and Computation: Practice …, 2007 – Wiley Online Library Abstract In this paper, we propose a user reputation model and apply it to a user-interactive  question answering system. It combines the social network analysis approach and the user  rating approach. Social network analysis is applied to analyze the impact of participant … Cited by 24 – Related articles – BL Direct – All 9 versions

[PDF] Experiments with Interactive Question-Answering in Complex Scenarios [PDF] from upenn.eduA Hickl, J Lehmann, J Williams… – Proceedings of the …, 2004 – acl.ldc.upenn.edu Abstract This paper addresses the pragmatic challenges that state-of-the-art  question/answering systems face in trying to decompose complex information-seeking  scenarios. We propose that question decomposition can be approached in one of two … Cited by 21 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 16 versions

A web-based platform for user-interactive question-answering L Wenyin, T Hao, W Chen… – World Wide Web, 2009 – Springer Abstract A user-interactive question-answering (QA) platform named BuyAns (at www.  buyans. com) is presented. The platform is a special kind of online community and mainly  features a rewarding scheme for answering questions among all users, a pattern-based … Cited by 14 – Related articles – All 4 versions

FERRET: interactive question-answering for real-world environments [PDF] from upenn.eduA Hickl, P Wang, J Lehmann… – Proceedings of the …, 2006 – dl.acm.org Abstract This paper describes FERRET, an interactive question-answering (Q/A) system  designed to address the challenges of integrating automatic Q/A applications into real-world  environments. FERRET utilizes a novel approach to Q/A-known as predictive questioning- … Cited by 11 – Related articles – All 23 versions

User-centered evaluation of interactive question answering systems [PDF] from upenn.eduD Kelly, PB Kantor, EL Morse, J Scholtz… – … Question Answering …, 2006 – dl.acm.org Abstract We describe a large-scale evaluation of four interactive question answering system  with real users. The purpose of the evaluation was to develop evaluation methods and  metrics for interactive QA systems. We present our evaluation method as a case study, … Cited by 13 – Related articles – All 20 versions

HITIQA: High-quality intelligence through interactive question answering S Small… – Natural Language Engineering, 2009 – dl.acm.org Abstract We describe an interactive question answering system, HITIQA, which helps users  find answers to complex analytical problems. Such problems often necessitate the user to  submit not one but an entire series of questions, both simple and complex, and then to … Cited by 10 – Related articles – All 6 versions

Interactive question answering and constraint relaxation in spoken dialogue systems [PDF] from upenn.eduS Varges, F Weng… – … of the 7th SIGdial Workshop on …, 2009 – dl.acm.org Abstract We explore the relationship between question answering and constraint relaxation  in spoken dialog systems. We develop dialogue strategies for selecting and presenting  information succinctly. In particular, we describe methods for dealing with the results of … Cited by 14 – Related articles – All 38 versions

[PDF] A data driven approach to interactive question answering [PDF] from albany.eduS Small, T Strzalkowski, T Liu… – Future Directions in …, 2004 – ils.albany.edu Abstract HITIQA is an interactive question answering technology designed to allow  intelligence analysts and other users of information systems to pose questions in natural  language and obtain relevant answers, or the assistance they require in order to perform … Cited by 11 – Related articles – View as HTML

HITIQA: A Data Driven Approach to Interactive Question Answering: A Preliminary Report [PDF] from albany.eduS Small, N Shimizu, T Strzalkowski… – AAAI 2003 Spring Symposium …, 2003 – aaai.org Abstract HITIQA is an interactive question answering technology designed to allow  intelligence analysts and other users of information systems to pose questions in natural  language and obtain relevant, factual answers, or the assistance they require in order to … Cited by 11 – Related articles – All 6 versions

Does this list contain what you were searching for? Learning adaptive dialogue strategies for interactive question answering [PDF] from ed.ac.ukV Rieser… – Natural Language Engineering, 2009 – Cambridge Univ Press Abstract Policy learning is an active topic in dialogue systems research, but it has not been  explored in relation to interactive question answering (IQA). We take a first step in learning  adaptive interaction policies for question answering: we address the question of how to … Cited by 11 – Related articles – All 10 versions

Woz simulation of interactive question answering [PDF] from upenn.eduT Kato, F Masui, J Fukumoto… – … Interactive Question Answering …, 2006 – dl.acm.org Abstract QACIAD (Question Answering Challenge for Information Access Dialogue) is an  evaluation framework for measuring interactive question answering (QA) technologies. It  assumes that users interactively collect information using a QA system for writing a report … Cited by 8 – Related articles – All 16 versions

[PDF] An evaluation of spoken and textual interaction in the RITEL interactive question answering system [PDF] from brandeis.eduD Toney, S Rosset, A Max… – Proceedings of the …, 2008 – pages.cs.brandeis.edu Abstract The RITEL project aims to integrate a spoken language dialogue system and an  open-domain information retrieval system in order to enable human users to ask a general  question and to refine their search for information interactively. This type of system is often … Cited by 8 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 10 versions

[PDF] A chatbotbased interactive question answering system [PDF] from artstein.orgS Quarteroni… – Proceedings of the 11th Workshop on the …, 2007 – artstein.org Abstract Interactive question answering (QA) systems, where a dialogue interface enables  followup and clarification questions, are a recent field of research. We report our experience  on the design, implementation and evaluation of a chatbot-based dialogue interface for … Cited by 7 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 10 versions

Interactive question answering: Is Cross-Language harder than monolingual searching? F López-Ostenero, V Peinado, J Gonzalo… – Information Processing & …, 2008 – Elsevier Is Cross-Language answer finding harder than Monolingual answer finding for users? In this  paper we provide initial quantitative and qualitative evidence to answer this question. In our  study, which involves 16 users searching questions under four different system conditions, … Cited by 7 – Related articles – All 3 versions

MRPPS-An interactive refutation proof procedure system for question-answering J Minker, JR McSkimin… – International Journal of Parallel …, 1974 – Springer … 7. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS MRPPS has been designed to be a flexible interactive question-answering system that has three major components: 1. A set of inference mechanisms including many refinements of resolution. …  Cited by 13 – Related articles – Library Search

Using interview data to identify evaluation criteria for interactive, analytical question-answering systems [PDF] from rutgers.eduD Kelly, N Wacholder, R Rittman… – Journal of the …, 2007 – Wiley Online Library … These data were collected as part of an intensive, three-day evaluation workshop of the High-Quality Interactive Question Answering (HITIQA) system. Inductive coding and memoing were used to identify and categorize these data. …  Cited by 13 – Related articles – BL Direct – All 11 versions

Improving complex interactive question answering with wikipedia anchor text [PDF] from uwaterloo.caI MacKinnon… – Advances in Information Retrieval, 2008 – Springer When the objective of an information retrieval task is to return a nugget rather than a  document, query terms that exist in a document will often not be used in the most relevant  information nugget in the document. In this paper, a new method of query expansion is … Cited by 6 – Related articles – BL Direct – All 6 versions

Automatic generation of semantic patterns for user-interactive question answering T Hao, W Song, D Hu… – Information Retrieval Technology, 2008 – Springer An automatic method for generation of semantic patterns from free-text questions is  proposed in this paper. An evaluation method is also proposed to estimate the suitability of  the generated patterns and implemented in our user-interactive question answering (QA) … Cited by 5 – Related articles – BL Direct – All 2 versions

[PDF] Field testing of an interactive question-answering character [PDF] from ua.esR Artstein, S Gandhe, A Leuski… – ELRA Workshop on …, 2008 – repository.dlsi.ua.es 1. Background We created Sergeant Star, a virtual questionanswering character, for the US  Army Recruiting Command as a hi-tech attraction and an information source about the Army.  He is a life-size character built for use in mobile exhibits, who accepts speech input and … Cited by 6 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 13 versions

From question answering to spoken dialogue: towards an information search assistant for interactive multimodal information extraction [PDF] from utwente.nlR Akker, H Bunt, S Keizer… – … European Conference on …, 2005 – isca-speech.org … McMillan, London, 1980. [5] S. Small, T. Liu, N. Shimizu, and T. Strzalkowski, “HI- TIQA: an interactive question answering system: A pre- liminary report,” in Proceedings of the ACL 2003 Work- shop on Multilingual Summarization and Question An- swering, C.-YL Abraham …  Cited by 10 – Related articles – All 16 versions

Dialogue management for interactive question answering [PDF] from aaaipress.orgS Harabagiu, M Pasca… – Proceedings of FLAIRS-2001, 2001 – aaai.org Abstract With the increasing availability of on-line information, either on the Internet orwithin  Intranets, the need for Question Answering (Q&A) systems that allow user interaction  expressed innatural language has become critical. A major obstacle in building robust, … Cited by 5 – Related articles – All 4 versions

Enhanced interactive question-answering with conditional random fields [PDF] from upenn.eduA Hickl… – … of the Interactive Question Answering Workshop …, 2006 – dl.acm.org Abstract This paper describes a new methodology for enhancing the quality and relevance  of suggestions provided to users of interactive Q/A systems. We show that by using  Conditional Random Fields to combine relevance feedback gathered from users along … Cited by 5 – Related articles – All 19 versions

Evaluating interactive question answering W Hersh – Advances in Open Domain Question Answering, 2006 – Springer This volume is filled with a variety of innovative approaches to helping users answer  questions. In much of the research, however, one part of the solution is missing, namely the  user. This chapter describes evaluation of interactive question answering with a focus on … Cited by 5 – Related articles – All 2 versions

[HTML] Building a multi-lingual interactive question-answering system for the library domain [HTML] from google.comM Kirschner – Brandial’06: proceedings of the 10th Workshop on …, 2006 – books.google.com Lately, there has been increasing interest in how to best enrich Question-Answering (QA)  applications with dialogue capabilities1. While classical QA is concerned with questions  posed in isolation, its interactive variant keeps track of the QA process and supports the … Cited by 4 – Related articles – All 3 versions

[PDF] Towards natural interactive question answering [PDF] from uni-saarland.deG Fliedner – Proceedings of the 5th International Conference …, 2006 – coli.uni-saarland.de Abstract Interactive question answering systems should allow users to lead a coherent  information seeking dialogue. Compared with systems that only locally evaluate a question,  interactive systems facilitate the information seeking process and provide a more natural … Cited by 4 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 9 versions

[CITATION] Design and Implementation of an Instant User-interactive Question Answering System [J] D HU, E CHEN… – Journal of Chinese Computer Systems, 2008 Cited by 4 – Related articles

Questionnaires for eliciting evaluation data from users of interactive question answering systems D Kelly, J Scholtz, Y Sun – Natural Language Engineering, 2009 – dl.acm.org Abstract Evaluating interactive question answering (QA) systems with real users can be  challenging because traditional evaluation measures based on the relevance of items  returned are difficult to employ since relevance judgments can be unstable in multi-user … Cited by 3 – Related articles – All 7 versions

Name-aware speech recognition for interactive question answering [PDF] from berkeley.eduS Stoyanchev, G Tur… – Acoustics, Speech and …, 2008 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Abstract In this work we show how interactivity in a voice-enabled question answering  application may improve speech recognition. We allow the user to provide a target named  entity before asking the question. Then we build a named entity specific language model … Cited by 3 – Related articles – All 21 versions

Towards Interactive Question Answering: An Ontology-Based Approach B Magnini, M Speranza… – Semantic Computing, 2009 …, 2009 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Abstract The ability to provide both rich and natural answers with respect to a given  question, and clear explanations for failures, is a crucial aspect for a future generation of  question answering systems able to interact with a user. We argue that such abilities are … Cited by 3 – Related articles – All 3 versions

Question recommendation for user-interactive question answering systems D Hu, S GU, S Wang, L Wenyin… – Proceedings of the 2nd …, 2008 – dl.acm.org Abstract A balanced question recommendation mechanism for user-interactive question  answering (QA) systems is proposed to automatically recommend a new question to suitable  users to answer. In this mechanism, a user modeling method is used to estimate the … Cited by 3 – Related articles

[PDF] Identifying relationships between entities in text for complex interactive question answering task [PDF] from psu.eduO Vechtomova… – Proceedings of the 15th Text REtrieval …, 2006 – Citeseer In this paper we describe our participation in the Complex Interactive Question Answering  (ciQA) task of the QA track. We investigated the use of lexical cohesive ties (called lexical  bonds) between sentences containing different question entities in finding information … Cited by 3 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 7 versions

Ontological modeling for interactive question answering [PDF] from uni-ulm.deR Basili, D De Cao… – … conference on On the move to …, 2007 – dl.acm.org Abstract This paper proposes a model for ontological representation supporting task- oriented dialog. The adoption of our ontology representation allows to map an interactive  Question Answering (iQA) task into a knowledge based process. It supports dialog control, … Cited by 3 – Related articles – BL Direct – All 3 versions

Data-driven dialogue for interactive question answering R Basili, D De Cao, C Giannone… – AI* IA 2007: Artificial …, 2007 – Springer In this paper, a light framework for dialogue based interactive question answering is  presented. The resulting architecture is called REQUIRE (Robust Empirical QUestion  answering for Intelligent Retrieval), and represents a flexible and adaptive platform for … Cited by 3 – Related articles – BL Direct – All 5 versions

Semantic Relations for an Oral and Interactive Question-Answering System. [PDF] from archives-ouvertes.frJ Villaneau, S Rosset, O Galibert – 2007 – hal.archives-ouvertes.fr RITEL is an oral and QA dialogue system, which aims to enable a human to re?ne his  research interactively. Analysis is based on typing of chunks, according to several  categories: named, linguistic or speci?c entities. Since the system currently obtains … Cited by 3 – Related articles – All 8 versions

[CITATION] Automatic Categorization of Questions in a User-interactive Question Answering System WP Song, WY Liu, NJ Gu… – The first WWW Workshop on Question …, 2008 Cited by 3 – Related articles

Automatic categorization of questions for user-interactive question answering W Song, L Wenyin, N Gu, X Quan… – Information Processing & …, 2011 – Elsevier Question categorization, which suggests one of a set of predefined categories to a user’s  question according to the question’s topic or content, is a useful technique in user-interactive  question answering systems. In this paper, we propose an automatic method for question … Cited by 4 – Related articles – All 3 versions

[CITATION] Interactive question answering proceedings of the workshop N Webb – 2006 – HTL-NAACL Cited by 3 – Related articles

[PDF] Advanced Techniques for Personalized, Interactive Question Answering [PDF] from york.ac.ukS Quarteroni – 2007 – pisa.cs.york.ac.uk Abstract Using a computer to answer questions has been a human dream since the  beginning of the digital era. A first step towards the achievement of such an ambitious goal is  to deal with natural language to enable the computer to understand what its user asks. Cited by 3 – Related articles – View as HTML – Library Search – All 7 versions

[PDF] Deep analysis for an interactive question answering system [PDF] from uni.luM Slavkovik – Master’s thesis, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, 2007 – marija.gforge.uni.lu Abstract The improvement of current Question Answering (QA) systems relies on finding  ways to support the traditional statistic approach to QA with logic reasoning [9]. In this thesis  we show one way of supporting an Interactive Question Answering system with logic … Cited by 3 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 2 versions

Comparative Analysis on Service Strategies of Interactive Question Answering Platform and Net Q/A System [J] LIU Bing – Journal of Tonghua Normal University, 2008 – en.cnki.com.cn In recent years, the interactive question answering platform has provided a new idea for the  design of Q/A system. Through comparative analysis of interactive question answering  platform and net Q/A system in answer patterns, participating objectives, object contents … Cited by 2 – Related articles – Cached

Special issue on interactive question answering: Introduction [PDF] from psu.eduN Webb… – Natural Language Engineering, 2009 – dl.acm.org Abstract In this introduction, we present our overview of interactive question answering  (IQA). We contextualize IQA in the wider field of question answering, and establish  connections to research in Information Retrieval and Dialogue Systems. We highlight the … Cited by 2 – Related articles – All 12 versions

[PDF] Designing a realistic evaluation of an end-to-end interactive question answering system [PDF] from uib.noN Wacholder, S Small, B Bai, D Kelly… – Proceedings of the …, 2004 – gandalf.aksis.uib.no Abstract We report on the development of material for an evaluation exercise designed to  assess the overall design and usability of HITIQA, an interactive question-answering system  for preparing broad ranging reports on complex issues. The two basic objectives of the … Cited by 2 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 9 versions

Instance-based generation for interactive restricted domain question answering systems [PDF] from aclweb.orgM Denecke… – Natural Language Processing-IJCNLP 2005, 2005 – Springer … In this paper, we are interested in generation of information seeking questions in interactive question-answering systems. 1.1 Our System We implemented a system that combines features of question answering systems with those of spoken dialogue systems. …  Cited by 3 – Related articles – BL Direct – All 15 versions

Latent link analysis for expert finding in user-interactive question answering services Y Lu, X Quan, X Ni, W Liu… – Semantics, Knowledge and …, 2009 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Abstract In this paper, we propose a latent link analysis approach for improving the accuracy  of expert finding in user-interactive question answering (UIQA) services. Both direct and  latent relationship links are considered in the link analysis of the user relation graph … Cited by 2 – Related articles – All 3 versions

“How Much Context Do You Need?”: An Experiment About the Context Size in Interactive Cross-Language Question Answering [PDF] from cnr.itB Navarro, L Moreno-Monteagudo, E Noguera… – Accessing Multilingual …, 2006 – Springer … In an Interactive Question Answering system, the decision about the correctness of the answer in factotum questions (or usefulness, satisfaction, or helpfulness in analytical questions) depends on the linguistic context in which the possible answer appears [1]. The user decides …  Cited by 3 – Related articles – BL Direct – All 12 versions

[PDF] Human question answering performance using an interactive information retrieval system [PDF] from uwaterloo.caMD Smucker, J Allan… – Center for Intelligent …, 2008 – mansci.uwaterloo.ca … questions. We conducted our experiments within the framework of the TREC 2007 complex, interactive question answering (ciQA) track. … questions. We did not directly attempt to address how to build an interactive question answering system. …  Cited by 3 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 3 versions

[PDF] Complex interactive question answering enhanced with Wikipedia [PDF] from nist.govI MacKinnon… – Proc of the 16th Text Retrieval …, 2007 – trec.nist.gov In ciQA, templates are used with several bracketed items we call” facets” which are the basis  of information being sought. This information is returned in the form of nuggets. Due to the  concepts being sought having multiple terms to describe them, it becomes difficult to … Cited by 2 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 8 versions

[CITATION] The Structure of Real User-System Dialogues in Interactive Question Answering M Kirschner – 2010 – Ph. D. thesis, Free University of … Cited by 2 – Related articles

[PDF] On the role of discourse markers in interactive spoken question answering systems [PDF] from lrec-conf.orgI Vasilescu, S Rosset… – LREC, Valletta, 2010 – lrec-conf.org Page 1. On the role of discourse markers in interactive spoken question answering systems Ioana Vasilescu, Sophie Rosset, Martine Adda-Decker LIMSI-CNRS BP 133 – F-91403 ORSAY Cedex ioana@limsi.fr, sopie.rosset@limsi.fr, madda@limsi.fr Abstract …  Cited by 3 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 3 versions

HITIQA: A data driven approach to interactive analytical question answering [PDF] from upenn.eduS Small… – Proceedings of HLT-NAACL 2004: Short …, 2004 – dl.acm.org … Proceedings of COLING-86, pp. 931-936. Small S., Strzalkowski T., et al. 2004. A Data Driven Approach to Interactive Question Answering. In M. Maybury (ed). Future Di- rections in Automated Question Answering. MIT Press (to appear) …  Cited by 2 – Related articles – Library Search – All 26 versions

[PDF] iCLEF 2004 Track Overview: Interactive Cross-Language Question Answering [PDF] from umd.eduJ Gonzalo, DW Oard – … forum, Working notes for the CLEF …, 2004 – terpconnect.umd.edu … The only similar evaluation of interactive question answering that we are aware of was the TREC-9 interactive track [1]. The iCLEF 2004 evaluation differs from the TREC-9 interactive track in two key ways: (1) iCLEF 2004 is focused on a cross-language task, while the TREC-9 …  Cited by 2 – Related articles – All 22 versions

[PDF] UMass complex interactive question answering (ciQA) 2007: Human performance as question answerers [PDF] from nist.govMD Smucker, J Allan… – TREC 2007 Proceedings, 2008 – trec.nist.gov Abstract Every day, people widely use information retrieval (IR) systems to answer their  questions. We utilized the TREC 2007 complex, interactive question answering (ciQA) track  to measure the performance of humans using an interactive IR system to answer … Cited by 1 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 4 versions

Personalized, interactive question answering on the Web [PDF] from aclweb.orgS Quarteroni – Coling 2008: Proceedings of the workshop on …, 2008 – dl.acm.org Abstract Two of the current issues of Question Answering (QA) systems are the lack of  personalization to the individual users’ needs, and the lack of interactivity by which at the  end of each Q/A session the context of interaction is lost. Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 15 versions

[PDF] From artificial questions to real user interaction logs: Real challenges for Interactive Question Answering systems [PDF] from essex.ac.ukR Bernardi… – The Workshop Programme, 2010 – csee.essex.ac.uk Abstract Much research in Interactive Question Answering (IQA) has centered on artificially  collected series of context questions. Instead, the goal of this paper is to emphasize the  importance of evaluating IQA systems against realistic user questions. We do this by … Cited by 2 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 7 versions

Web-Based User-Interactive Question-Answering Method and System W Liu – US Patent App. 12/095,126, 2006 – Google Patents The disclosed subject matter consists of a system, a website, and their supporting methods  for user-interactive question answering. The system consists of a pattern database to store  question/answer patterns for users to select when asking/answering questions. Each … Cited by 2 – Related articles – All 2 versions

iCLEF 2004 track overview: Pilot experiments in interactive cross-language question answering J Gonzalo… – Multilingual Information Access for Text, Speech and …, 2005 – Springer … The only similar evaluation of interactive question answering that we are aware of was the TREC-9 interactive track [1]. The iCLEF 2004 evaluation differs from the TREC-9 interactive track in two key ways: (1) iCLEF 2004 is focused on a cross- language task, while the TREC-9 …  Cited by 1 – Related articles – BL Direct – All 4 versions

Proceedings of the Interactive Question Answering Workshop at HLT-NAACL 2006} T Kato, J Fukumoto, F Masui, N Kando… – … Question Answering …, 2006 – aclweb.org @Book{IQA:2006, editor = {Nick Webb}, title = {Proceedings of the Interactive Question Answering Workshop at HLT-NAACL 2006}, month = {June}, year = {2006}, address = {New York City, NY, USA}, publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics}, url = {http://www …  Cached

[CITATION] Semantic Pattern-Based User Interactive Question Answering: User Interface Design and Evaluation T Hao, W Liu… – International Journal of Human Computer Interaction ( … Related articles

A short text modeling method and its applications in an interactive question answering system M Feng – 2007 – dspace.cityu.edu.hk Text similarity measures play an increasingly important role in text-related research and  application areas such as text mining, Web information retrieval, and question answering.  Most existing methods for computing text similarity are only suitable for long text … Cached – All 3 versions

Fundamental Studies on Generation of Questions to Users in an Interactive Question Answering System K SHIRAI… – IPSJ SIG Technical Reports, 2005 – sciencelinks.jp Abstract; This paper describes a concept of an open-domain interactive question answering  system. When an user inputs an ambiguous question, this system asks him/her back and  selects an appropriate answer according to his/her response. This paper also proposes a … Cached

[PDF] IQABOT: A Chatbot-Based Interactive Question-Answering System [PDF] from smithware.co.ukJ Smith – 2010 – smithware.co.uk Abstract Interactive question-answering programmes provide an environment wherein a  user is encouraged to interact with the question-answering system in a manner which  should facilitate the expedient retrieval of information and sometimes even related … Related articles – View as HTML

[DOC] Semantic Patterns Generation for User-Interactive Question Answering [DOC] from cityu.edu.hkT Hao, G Liu… – cs.cityu.edu.hk ABSTRACT An automatic method for generation of semantic patterns from free-text  questions is proposed in this paper. An evaluation method is also proposed to estimate the  suitability of the generated patterns and implemented in our user-interactive question … Related articles – View as HTML – All 2 versions

Experiments with Interactive Question-Answering A Hickl, J Lehmann, J Williams… – In Proceedings of the 43rd …, 2005 – Citeseer Abstract: This paper addresses the pragmatic challenges that state-of-the-art  question/answering systems face in trying to decompose complex information-seeking  scenarios. We propose that question decomposition can be approached in one of two … Cached – All 3 versions

[PDF] Semantic Pattern for User-Interactive Question Answering [PDF] from semgrid.netTHQ Zeng… – semgrid.net Abstract A new semantic pattern is proposed in this paper, which can be used by users to  post questions and answers in user-interactive question answering (QA) system. The  necessary procedures of using semantic pattern in a QA system are also presented, which … Related articles – View as HTML

[PDF] UMass Complex Interactive Question Answering (ciQA) 2007: Human Performance as Question Answerers [Notebook Version] [PDF] from umass.eduMD Smucker, J Allan… – maroo.cs.umass.edu Abstract Every day, people widely use information retrieval (IR) systems to answer their  questions. We utilized the TREC 2007 complex, interactive question answering (ciQA) track  to measure the performance of humans using an interactive IR system to answer … Related articles – View as HTML – All 3 versions

[PDF] Applying a Focus Tree Model of Dialogue Context to Interactive Question Answering [PDF] from tcd.ieM Kirschner – Twelfth ESSLLI Student Session, 2007 – scss.tcd.ie Abstract. In Interactive Question Answering (IQA), dialogue context is needed to resolve  context-dependent discourse phenomena, which occur relatively frequently in these  dialogues. A focus tree is one viable model for representing dialogue context. We present … Related articles – View as HTML – All 11 versions

[PDF] iCL¥ F 2004 at Maryland: Summarization Design for Interactive Cross-Language Question Answering Daqing He,* Jianqiang Wang, Jun Luo,* and Douglas W. … [PDF] from clef-campaign.orgD He – clef-campaign.org … Our initial results from these first experiments with interactive question answering are indeed promising, but there are many interesting questions that remain to be explored. The first and most obvious is how our systems might be tailored to better support this task. …  Related articles – All 8 versions

An architecture of interactive question answering for online diagnosing fault ZF Wang, Y Chen… – Computer Engineering and …, 2010 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Abstract IQA system has been attracted by researchers in recent years. Through interactive  dialogue with the user, IQA systems can gradually clear the real intention of the user’s  questions. In this paper, we introduced an architecture of IQA system which is based on an … Related articles

[CITATION] GyanMantra: An Interactive Question Answering System H Ghosh, D Malik… – IICAI, 2003

Research on Relevance Recognition of Question for Interactive Question Answering D WU, Y ZHANG… – Journal of Chinese Information …, 2010 – en.cnki.com.cn Interactive question answering (IQA) is a kind of QA technology that is able to process a  series of coherent questions and interact with users by the means of dialogue, Being a hot  research topic in the area of QA, though. IQA is less touched in Chinese to our knowledge. … Cached

Ontology-Based Interactive Question and Answering System L Liu, Q Qi… – Internet Technology and Applications, 2010 …, 2010 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … IV. COMPUTER FAULT DIAGNOSIS INTERACTIVE QUESTION ANSWERING SYSTEM A. Forms of knowledgebase Computer fault diagnosis interactive question answering system (CFDIQA) is one of applications of IQA in computer fault diagnosis domain. …  Related articles

Experiments with Interactive Question Answering in Complex Scenarios Andrew Hickl, John Lehmann, John Williams and Sanda Harabagiu…………………….. 60 … S Harabagiu, F Lacatusu… – acl.ldc.upenn.edu Strategies for Advanced Question Answering Sanda Harabagiu and Finley Lacatusu . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 … Answering Questions Using Advanced  Semantics and Probabilistic Inference Srini Narayanan and Sanda Harabagiu . . . . . . . . . . …  View as HTML – All 3 versions

Applications of short text similarity assessment in user-interactive question answering [PDF] from cityu.edu.hkW Song – 2010 – dspace.cityu.edu.hk ? With the dramatic development of the Internet and the emergency of Web 2.0, Question  Answering (QA) becomes a new Information Retrieval (IR) technology. Unlike search  engines, which return a lot of relevant documents, QA systems give one or several exact … Library Search – All 2 versions

Organization of Search Results for Interactive Question Answering M Wu – 2002 – en.scientificcommons.org Publikationsansicht. 36051879. Organization of search results for interactive question answering (2002). Wu, Mingfang. Abstract. Typescript (photocopy) “A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy” Bibliography: p. 147-161. Details der Publikation. …  Cached – Library Search

User interest modeling and its application for question recommendation in user-interactive question answering systems X Ni, Y Lu, X Quan, L Wenyin… – Information Processing & …, 2011 – Elsevier Abstract In this paper, we propose a generative model, the Topic-based User Interest (TUI)  model, to capture the user interest in the User-Interactive Question Answering (UIQA)  systems. Specifically, our method aims to model the user interest in the UIQA systems with … Related articles

Interactive question answering for interrogating legal documents MF Moens – Proceedings of the JURIX 2003 workshop on …, 2003 – lirias.kuleuven.be … ITEM METADATA RECORD. Title: Interactive question answering for interrogating legal documents. Authors: Moens, Marie-Francine ×. Issue Date: 2003. Publisher: Universiteit Utrecht. Host Document: Proceedings of the JURIX …