Exploiting the Web as the multilingual corpus for unknown query translation

  title={Exploiting the Web as the multilingual corpus for unknown query translation},
  author={Jenq-Haur Wang and Jei-Wen Teng and Wen-Hsiang Lu and Lee-Feng Chien},
Users’ cross-lingual queries to a digital library system might be short and the query terms may not be included in a common translation dictionary (unknown terms). In this paper, we investigate the feasibility of exploiting the Web as the multilingual corpus source to translate unknown query terms for cross-language information retrieval in digital libraries. We propose a Web-based term translation approach to determine effective translations for unknown query terms by mining bilingual search… CONTINUE READING


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