Hierarchical target type identification for entity-oriented queries

  title={Hierarchical target type identification for entity-oriented queries},
  author={Krisztian Balog and Robert Neumayer},
A significant portion of information needs in web search target entities. These may come in different forms or flavours, ranging from short keyword queries to more verbose requests, expressed in natural language. We address the task of automatically annotating queries with target types from an ontology. The identified types can subsequently be used, e.g., for creating semantically more informed query and retrieval models, filtering results, or directing the requests to specific verticals. Our… CONTINUE READING
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