Language Modeling Based Passage Retrieval for Question Answering Systems

@inproceedings{Hussain2005LanguageMB,
  title={Language Modeling Based Passage Retrieval for Question Answering Systems},
  author={Munawar Hussain},
  year={2005}
}
Passage retrieval is an essential part of question answering systems. Previous work has shown that language modeling techniques provide better results for information retrieval, both for document and passage retrieval [1, 2, 3, 4]. The motivation behind this thesis is to define a passage retrieval technique for question answering systems, by generating passages and re-scoring them. The goal is to improve the quality of question answering system by isolating the correct answer, which includes… CONTINUE READING

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