Evaluating Question-Answering Techniques in Chinese

  title={Evaluating Question-Answering Techniques in Chinese},
  author={Xiaoyan Li and W. Bruce Croft},
An important first step in developing a cross-lingual question answering system is to understand whether techniques developed with English text will also work with other languages, such as Chinese. The Marsha Chinese question answering system described in this paper uses techniques similar to those used in the English systems developed for TREC. Marsha consists of three main components: the query processing module, the Hanquery search engine, and the answer extraction module. It also contains… CONTINUE READING
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