Martin Brisebois

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Most inferential approaches to Information Retrieval (IR) have been investigated within the probabilistic framework. Although these approaches allow one to cope with the underlying uncertainty of inference in IR, the strict formalism of probability theory often confines our use of knowledge to statistical knowledge alone (e.g. connections between terms(More)
In previous studies, Chinese text retrieval has often been dealt with on the character basis. This approach is not suited to deal with complex queries. We suggest that Chirmse text retrieval should work with words inslead of characters. The crucial problem is to segment originally continuous Chinese texts into words. In this paper, wc Ilrsi propose a hybrid(More)
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