Identifying Web Queries with Question Intent

  title={Identifying Web Queries with Question Intent},
  author={Gilad Tsur and Yuval Pinter and Idan Szpektor and David Carmel},
Vertical selection is the task of predicting relevant verticals for a Web query so as to enrich the Web search results with complementary vertical results. We investigate a novel variant of this task, where the goal is to detect queries with a question intent. Specifically, we address queries for which the user would like an answer with a human touch. We call these CQA-intent queries, since answers to them are typically found in community question answering (CQA) sites. A typical approach in… CONTINUE READING


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