A Multi-Strategy and Multi-Source Approach to Question Answering

  title={A Multi-Strategy and Multi-Source Approach to Question Answering},
  author={Jennifer Chu-Carroll and John M. Prager and Christopher A. Welty and Krzysztof Czuba and David A. Ferrucci},
Traditional question answering systems typically employ a single pipeline architecture, consisting roughly of three components: question analysis, search, and answer selection (see e.g., (Clarke et al., 2001a; Hovy et al., 2000; Moldovan et al., 2000; Prager et al., 2000)). The knowledge sources utilized by these systems to date primarily focus on the corpus from which answers are to be retrieved, WordNet, and the Web (see e.g., (Clarke et al., 2001b; Pasca and Harabagiu, 2001; Prager et al… CONTINUE READING
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