Al-Bayan: An Arabic Question Answering System for the Holy Quran

  title={Al-Bayan: An Arabic Question Answering System for the Holy Quran},
  author={Heba Abdelnasser and Maha Ragab and Reham Mohamed and Alaa Mohamed and Bassant Farouk and Nagwa M. El-Makky and Marwan Torki},
Recently, Question Answering (QA) has been one of the main focus of natural language processing research. However, Arabic Question Answering is still not in the mainstream. The challenges of the Arabic language and the lack of resources have made it difficult to provide Arabic QA systems with high accuracy. While low accuracies may be accepted for general purpose systems, it is critical in some fields such as religious affairs. Therefore, there is a need for specialized accurate systems that… CONTINUE READING