Multilingual Information Retrieval: From Research To Practice by Carol PetersMultilingual Information Retrieval: From Research To Practice by Carol Peters

Multilingual Information Retrieval: From Research To Practice

byCarol Peters, Martin Braschler, Paul Clough

Paperback | February 22, 2014

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The book addresses graduate students and practitioners with a basic understanding of "classical" text retrieval methods. The growing amount of non-English information accessible globally and the increased world-wide exposure of enterprises means that these target groups will have a rapidly growing need to adapt their existing knowledge of IR methods to new, multilingual settings. We intend to close the gap between the material covered by most of the classical IR textbooks and this new operational reality. A comprehensive coverage of cross-language and multilingual retrieval technologies will be provided, including a number of advanced topics, such as system evaluation, filtering and question answering in the multilingual context. Attention will be given to both research and practical aspects.

Carol Peters is a researcher at the Italian National Research Council's "Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell'Informazione." Her main research activities concern the development of multilingual access mechanisms for digital libraries and evaluation methodologies for cross-language information retrieval systems. She was leader of the E...
Title:Multilingual Information Retrieval: From Research To PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:218 pagesPublished:February 22, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3642438504

ISBN - 13:9783642438509


Table of Contents

Introduction.- Within-Language Information Retrieval.- Cross-Language Information Retrieval.- Interaction and User Interfaces.- Evaluation for Multilingual Information Retrieval Systems.- Applications of Multilingual Information Access.