YourQA (York Question Answering System)

YourQA (York Question Answering System) {related:}

See also: 

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

Designing an interactive open-domain question answering system [PDF] from Quarteroni… – Natural Language Engineering, 2009 – … We report on the design and implementation of YourQA, our open-domain, interactive QA system. YourQA relies on a Web search engine to obtain answers to both fact-based and complex questions, such as descriptions and definitions. …  Cited by 21 – Related articles – All 10 versions

[PDF] Exploiting syntactic and shallow semantic kernels for question answer classification [PDF] from upenn.eduA Moschitti, S Quarteroni, R Basili… – ANNUAL MEETING- …, 2007 – … We created such dataset by using YourQA (Quarteroni and Manandhar, 2006), our basic Web- based QA system1. … 2This is an actual answer to “What are antibodies?” from our question answering system, YourQA. 777 Page 3. …  Cited by 96 – Related articles – View as HTML – BL Direct – All 36 versions

[PDF] A Comprehensive Resource to Evaluate Complex Open Domain Question Answering [PDF] from unitn.itS Quarteroni… – Proceedings of the seventh conference …, 2010 – … In order to experiment with classifiers and re-rankers, we needed training and testing instances formed by complex questions and an ordered list of candidate answers from an existing Question Answering system for each of these To this end, we used YourQA (Quarteroni and …  Cited by 2 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 9 versions

Adaptivity in question answering with user modelling and a dialogue interface [PDF] from upenn.eduS Quarteroni… – … of the Eleventh Conference of the …, 2006 – … Since YourQA does not single out one correct an- swer phrase, TREC evaluation metrics are not suit- able for it. … 2) on Google and YourQA and submitting the results -ie Google result page snippets and YourQA passages- of both to 20 evaluators, along with a questionnaire. …  Cited by 2 – Related articles – All 14 versions

User modelling for personalized question answering [PDF] from Quarteroni… – AI* IA 2007: Artificial Intelligence and …, 2007 – Springer … We describe the personalization component of YourQA, our web-based QA system, which creates individual models of users based on their reading level and interests. … Then, we focus on how the user’s interests are used in YourQA. …  Cited by 7 – Related articles – BL Direct – All 5 versions

Improving accessibility in an automated question-answering system [PDF] from assembla.comS Quarteroni – ACM SIGACCESS Accessibility and Computing, 2008 – … Our baseline system is YourQA [10], a QA system able to extract answers to both factoid questions (eg about names and dates) and non-factoid (eg about definitions) ones from the Web. … Fig. 1: Top answer by YourQA to: “When was Pride and Prejudice published?” …  Related articles – All 5 versions

Personalized, interactive question answering on the Web [PDF] from aclweb.orgS Quarteroni – Coling 2008: Proceedings of the workshop on …, 2008 – … In this paper, we first present an adaptation of User Modelling (Kobsa, 2001) to the design of personalized QA, and secondly we design and implement an inter- active open-domain QA system, YourQA. Section 2 briefly introduces the baseline architecture of YourQA. …  Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 15 versions

[PDF] A chatbotbased interactive question answering system [PDF] from artstein.orgS Quarteroni… – Proceedings of the 11th Workshop on the …, 2007 – … In this paper, we report on the design, imple- mentation and evaluation of the dialogue interface for our open-domain QA system, YourQA (Quar- teroni and Manandhar, 2006). The system is able to provide both factoid and complex answers such as definitions and descriptions. …  Cited by 7 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 10 versions

Advanced structural representations for question classification and answer re-ranking [PDF] from Quarteroni, A Moschitti, S Manandhar… – Advances in Information …, 2007 – Springer … We learn binary answer classifiers based on question-answer pairs constructed by querying our Web QA system, YourQA [16], with the same questions as the test set used in the QC experiment. … As output of the basic QA we use Google rank along with the YourQA [16] system. …  Cited by 6 – Related articles – BL Direct – All 14 versions

User modelling for adaptive question answering and information retrieval [PDF] from brandeis.eduS Quarteroni… – Proceedings of FLAIRS, 2006 – … Applications Potential applications of the adaptive system include: • Learning environments: our current application, YourQA (, is a system helping school children to find information on the Web for their assignments. …  Cited by 6 – Related articles – All 7 versions

Incorporating user models in question answering to improve readability [PDF] from upenn.eduS Quarteroni… – Proceedings of the Workshop KRAQ’06 on …, 2006 – … The first step performed by YourQA is query ex- pansion: additional queries are created replacing question terms with synonyms using WordNet3. … The results – ie snippets from the Google result page and passages returned by YourQA – were given to 20 evaluators. …  Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 22 versions

Kernels on linguistic structures for answer extraction [PDF] from unitn.itA Moschitti… – Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of …, 2008 – … The experimental datasets were created by sub- mitting the 138 TREC 2001 test questions labeled as “description” in (Li and Roth, 2002) to our basic QA system, YourQA (Quarteroni and Manandhar, 2008) and by gathering the top 20 answer paragraphs. …  Cited by 15 – Related articles – All 18 versions

Linguistic kernels for answer re-ranking in question answering systems [PDF] from unitn.itA Moschitti… – Information Processing & Management, 2010 – Elsevier … Shallow semantic representation 3.3.1. Predicate argument structures 3.3.2. PTK vs. SSTK applied to PAS 3.4. YourQA, a baseline QA system 3.5. The YourQA corpora: WEB-QA and TREC-QA 4. Experiments 4.1. Experimental setup 4.2. PTK vs. …  Cited by 11 – Related articles – All 8 versions

[PDF] IQABOT: A Chatbot-Based Interactive Question-Answering System [PDF] from Smith – 2010 – … 15 3.2 The YourQA user interface . . . . . 17 5.1 System Architecture . . . . … 3.2 Conversational Interaction Systems 3.2.1 YourQA YourQA is an interactive question-answering system developed at York Uni- versity in the United Kingdom. …  Related articles – View as HTML

[PDF] Personalized Question Answering [PDF] from atala.orgS Quarteroni – … personalization. Section 6 describes the implementation of the personalized version of our Web-based QA system, YourQA. Section … 2001). As a case study, the YourQA system is adopted (Quarteroni and Manandhar, 2009). The …  Related articles – View as HTML – All 2 versions

[PDF] IT’S ANSWER TIME [PDF] from inesc-id.ptAC Mendes… – … YourQA took the first steps in this direction (Quarteroni and Manandhar, 2007), however the user has to first create his own profile. … (Quarteroni and Manandhar, 2009) were pioneers in this topic, as they included on the system YourQA a component dedi- cated to user modelling. …  Related articles – View as HTML – All 2 versions

Answering contextual questions based on ontologies and question templates D Wang – Frontiers of Computer Science in China, 2011 – Springer … underlying human-human dialog. Quarteroni and Mana- ndhar [25] introduce an open-domain question answering system named YourQA where queries can be posed in a dialog [26] with the system. They add an additional … 

[PDF] Advanced Techniques for Personalized, Interactive Question Answering [PDF] from Quarteroni – 2007 – … 32 Page 5. CONTENTS 4 2 The YourQA Question Answering System 33 2.1 Overview of Standard Question Answering Systems . . . . . … 37 2.2 High Level Architecture of YourQA’s standard QA Module . . . . . 46 2.3 Question Processing . . . . . …  Cited by 3 – Related articles – View as HTML – Library Search – All 7 versions

[PDF] INTEGRATING A QA SYSTEM WITH DIALOGUE MANAGEMENT FOR THE MUSIC DOMAIN [PDF] from Xingtao – … 2007) is similar to our system in objectives. However, their system is based on a chatbot-based dialogue manager and the YourQA question answering system. 2.4 SUMMARY There are two ways to an open dialogue system. One is to integrate heterogeneous …  Related articles – View as HTML – All 5 versions

[PDF] Online Search Interfaces: A future look [PDF] from utwente.nlZ Kanis – … URL’s should be short, not complex and must emphasize their relationship to the query. 3.1.2 Input Quarteroni and Manandhar[23] researched a question an- swering system named YourQA where queries can be posed in a dialog[25] with the system. …  Related articles – View as HTML

Réordonnancement de candidats reponses pour un système de questions-réponses [PDF] from archives-ouvertes.frG Bernard – 2011 – … 60 3.1.3 Utilisation de rôles sémantiques pour l’extraction des réponse : QASR . . . . 63 3.1.4 Noyaux syntaxiques et sémantiques pour l’extraction de réponses dans le cadre du système YourQA . . . . . …  Related articles – All 4 versions

[PDF] Guillaume BERNARD [PDF] from inria.frS DE QUESTIONS-RÉPONSES – 2011 – … 60 3.1.3 Utilisation de rôles sémantiques pour l’extraction des réponse : QASR . . . . 63 3.1.4 Noyaux syntaxiques et sémantiques pour l’extraction de réponses dans le cadre du système YourQA . . . . . …  View as HTML

Supporting joint application development (JAD) and electronic meeting systems: moving the CASE concept into new areas of software development E Carmel, JF George… – System Sciences, 1992. …, 1992 – Page 1. Supporting Joint Application Development (JAD) and Electronic Meeting Systems: Moving the CASE Concept Into New Areas d Software Development Erran Camel1 Joey F. George2 and JF Nunamaker, Jr.2 ‘Department …  Cited by 6 – Related articles – BL Direct – All 2 versions

Conversational interfaces for task-oriented spoken dialogues: design aspects influencing interaction quality [PDF] from utwente.nlAI Niculescu – 2011 – Page 1. Page 2. Conversational interfaces for task-oriented spoken dialogues: design aspects influencing interaction quality ANDREEA IOANA NICULESCU Page 3. PhD dissertation committee: Chairman and Secretary: Prof. dr. ir. Ton. …