Cross Language Information Retrieval Using Multilingual Ontology as Translation and Query Expansion Base
Authors: Mustafa Abusalah, John Tait, Michael Oakes
Polibits, 40, pp. 13-16, 2009.
Abstract: This paper reports an experiment to evaluate a Cross Language Information Retrieval (CLIR) system that uses a multilingual ontology to improve query translation in the travel domain. The ontology-based approach significantly outperformed the Machine Readable Dictionary translation baseline using Mean Average Precision as a metric in a usercentered experiment.
Keywords: Ontology; multilingual; cross language information retrieval
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