Paper: An Intelligent Multilingual Information Browsing And Retrieval System Using Information Extraction

ACL ID A97-1049
Title An Intelligent Multilingual Information Browsing And Retrieval System Using Information Extraction
Venue Applied Natural Language Processing Conference
Session Main Conference
Year 1997
Authors

In this paper, we describe our multilingual (or cross-linguistic) information browsing and retrieval system, which is aimed at monolingual users who are interested in in- formation from multiple language sources. The system takes advantage of information extraction (IE) technology in novel ways to improve the accuracy of cross-linguistic retrieval and to provide innovative meth- ods for browsing and exploring multilin- gual document collections. The system in- dexes texts in different languages (e.g. , En- glish and Japanese) and allows the users to retrieve relevant texts in their native lan- guage (e.g. , English). The retrieved text is then presented to the users with proper names and specialized domain terms trans- lated and hyperlinked. Moreover, the sys- tem allows interactive inform...