The Answer is at your Fingertips: Improving Passage Retrieval for Web Question Answering with Search Behavior Data

Abstract

Passage retrieval is a crucial first step of automatic Question Answering (QA). While existing passage retrieval algorithms are effective at selecting document passages most similar to the question, or those that contain the expected answer types, they do not take into account which parts of the document the searchers actually found useful. We propose, to… (More)

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@inproceedings{Ageev2013TheAI, title={The Answer is at your Fingertips: Improving Passage Retrieval for Web Question Answering with Search Behavior Data}, author={Mikhail Ageev and Dmitry Lagun and Eugene Agichtein}, booktitle={EMNLP}, year={2013} }