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Integrated content presentation for multilingual and multimedia information access

Jones, Gareth J.F. and Wade, Vincent (2006) Integrated content presentation for multilingual and multimedia information access. In: The 5th Workshop on Important Unresolved Matters, August 2006., Seattle, U.S.A..

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Abstract

For multilingual and multimedia information retrieval from multiple potentially distributed collections generating the output in the form of standard ranked lists may often mean that a user has to explore the contents of many lists before finding sufficient relevant or linguistically accessible material to satisfy their information need. In some situations delivering an integrated multilingual multimedia presentation could enable the user to explore a topic allowing them to select from among a range of available content based on suitably chosen displayed metadata. A presentation of this type has similarities with the outputs of existing adaptive hypermedia systems. However, such systems are generated based on “closed” content with sophisticated user and domain models. Extending them to “open” domain information retrieval applications would raise many issues. We present an outline exploration of what will form a challenging new direction for research in multilingual information access.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Workshop
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:multilingual retrieval; multimedia retrieval; cross-media retrieval; presentation of retrieval results; extending adaptive hypermedia
Subjects:Computer Science > Information retrieval
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Research Initiatives and Centres > CLARITY: The Centre for Sensor Web Technologies
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:16286
Deposited On:25 Jul 2011 15:59 by Shane Harper. Last Modified 25 Jul 2011 15:59

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