Conversational Question Answering over Passages by Leveraging Word Proximity Networks

@article{Kaiser2020ConversationalQA,
  title={Conversational Question Answering over Passages by Leveraging Word Proximity Networks},
  author={M. Kaiser and Rishiraj Saha Roy and G. Weikum},
  journal={Proceedings of the 43rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval},
  year={2020}
}
  • M. Kaiser, Rishiraj Saha Roy, G. Weikum
  • Published 2020
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 43rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval
  • Question answering (QA) over text passages is a problem of longstanding interest in information retrieval. Recently, the conversational setting has attracted attention, where a user asks a sequence of questions to satisfy her information needs around a topic. While this setup is a natural one and similar to humans conversing with each other, it introduces a key research challenge: understanding the context left implicit by the user in follow-up questions. In this work, we demonstrate CROWN… CONTINUE READING
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