ECIR - A Lightweight Approach for Entity-Centric Information Retrieval

  title={ECIR - A Lightweight Approach for Entity-Centric Information Retrieval},
  author={Alexander Hold and Michael Leben and Benjamin Emde and Christoph Thiele and Felix Naumann and Wojciech M. Barczynski and Falk Brauer},
This paper describes our system developed for the TREC 2010 Entity track. In particular we study the exploitation of advanced features of different Web search engines to achieve high quality answers for the ‘related entity finding’-task. Our system preprocesses a user query using part-ofspeech tagging and synonym dictionaries, and generates an enriched keyword query employing advanced features of particular Web search engines. After retrieving a corpus of documents, the system constructs rules… CONTINUE READING

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