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Motivations and Methods for Text Simplification
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Long and complicated sentences prove to be a stumbling block for current systems relying on NL input. Expand
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Automatic induction of rules for text simplification
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We present a novel approach to induce rules for simpli cation of text using the representation provided by supertags, which combines phrasal and dependency information in a uniform manner. Expand
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Do thumbnail previews help users make better relevance decisions about web search results?
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We describe an empirical evaluation of the utility of thumbnail previews in web search results and show that in the combination case, users are able to make more accurate decisions about the potential relevance of results than in either of the other versions. Expand
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Armet is an effector protein mediating aphid‐plant interactions
Aphid saliva is predicted to contain proteins that modulate plant defenses and facilitate feeding. Armet is a well‐characterized bifunctional protein in mammalian systems. Here we report a new roleExpand
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Probabilistic Ant based Clustering for Distributed Databases
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We present PACE - a probabilistic ant based clustering algorithm for distributed databases. Expand
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Improving search engines using human computation games
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In this paper, we identify some issues with this approach, and suggest an alternative approach, namely, learning a mapping from web pages to queries. Expand
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Using Syntactic Information in Document Filtering: A Comparative Study of Part-of-speech Tagging and Supertagging
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We demonstrate quantitatively how syntactic information can be exploited to overcome the inadequacies of keyword-based retrieval. Expand
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Page hunt: improving search engines using human computation games
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We propose using human computation games to elicit data from players that can be used to improve search using a single-player model. Expand
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Exploring the use of labels to shortcut search trails
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We present a comparative oracle study of techniques to shortcut sub-optimal search trails using labels derived from social bookmarking, anchor text, query logs, and a human-computation game. Expand
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Knowledge Based Computer Systems
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Well, someone can decide by themselves what they want to do and need to do but sometimes, that kind of person will need some knowledge based computer systems references. Expand
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