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Multilingual adaptive search for digital libraries

Ghorab, M. Rami and Leveling, Johannes and Lawless, Seamus and O’Connor, Alexander and Zhou, Dong and Jones, Gareth J.F. and Wade, Vincent (2011) Multilingual adaptive search for digital libraries. In: 1st International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL 2011), 25-29 Sept 2011, Berlin, Germany. (In Press)

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Abstract

This paper describes a framework for Adaptive Multilingual Information Retrieval (AMIR) which allows multilingual resource discovery and delivery using on-the-fly machine translation of documents and queries. Result documents are presented to the user in a contextualised manner. Challenges and affordances of both Adaptive and Multilingual IR, with a particular focus on Digital Libraries, are detailed. The framework components are motivated by a series of results from experiments on query logs and documents from The European Library. We conclude that factoring adaptivity and multilinguality aspects into the search process can enhance the user’s experience with online Digital Libraries.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Conference
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:digital libraries; multimedia information retrieval
Subjects:Computer Science > Information retrieval
DCU Faculties and Centres:Research Initiatives and Centres > Centre for Next Generation Localisation (CNGL)
DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:16499
Deposited On:07 Oct 2011 11:37 by Shane Harper. Last Modified 07 Oct 2011 11:37

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