Paper: Enhanced Interactive Question-Answering With Conditional Random Fields

ACL ID W06-3004
Title Enhanced Interactive Question-Answering With Conditional Random Fields
Venue Interactive Question Answering Workshop
Session
Year 2006
Authors

This paper describes a new methodology forenhancingthequalityandrelevanceof suggestions provided to users of interac- tive Q/A systems. We show that by using Conditional Random Fields to combine relevance feedback gathered from users along with information derived from dis- course structure and coherence, we can accurately identify irrelevant suggestions withnearly90%F-measure.