Linguistic Knowledge And Question Answering

  title={Linguistic Knowledge And Question Answering},
  author={Gosse Bouma},
The availability of robust and deep syntactic parsing can improve the performance of Question Answering systems. This is illustrated using examples from Joost, a Dutch QA system which has been used for both open (CLEF) and closed domain QA. 1 Linguistically Informed IR Information retrieval is used in most QA systems to filter out relevant passages from large document collections to narrow down the search for answer extraction modules in a QA system. Given a full syntactic analysis of the text… CONTINUE READING