Maddalen Lopez de Lacalle

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Knowledge construction is expensive for Computer Assisted Assessment. When setting exercise questions, teachers use Test Makers to construct Question Banks. The addition of Automatic Generation to assessment applications decreases the time spent on constructing examination papers. In this article, we present ArikIturri, an Automatic Question Generator for(More)
This paper presents the Predicate Matrix v1.1, a new lexical resource resulting from the integration of multiple sources of predicate information including FrameNet (Baker et al. We start from the basis of SemLink. Then, we use advanced graph-based algorithms to further extend the mapping coverage of SemLink. Second, we also exploit the current content of(More)
This article describes the participation of the joint Elhuyar­IXA group in the RespubliQA exercise at QA&CLEF. We put together tools developed separately and we combined and shared knowledge and technology between the two groups. In particular, we participated in the English–English monolingual task and in the Basque–English cross­lingual one. Our focus has(More)
This paper deals with the main problems that arise in the query translation process in dictionary-based Cross-lingual Information Retrieval (CLIR): translation selection, presence of Out-Of-Vocabulary (OOV) terms and translation of Multi-Word Expressions (MWE). We analyse to what extent each problem affects the retrieval performance for the Basque-English(More)
This article describes the participation of the joint Elhuyar-IXA group in the ResPubliQA exercise at QA&CLEF 2010. In particular, we participated in the English–English monolingual task and in the Basque– English cross-lingual one. Our focus was threefold: (1) to check to what extent information retrieval (IR) can achieve good results in passage retrieval(More)