Question Answering

Question Answering (QA) is a computer science discipline within the fields of information retrieval and natural language processing (NLP), which is concerned with building systems that automatically answer questions posed by humans in a natural language.A QA implementation, usually a computer program, may construct its answers by querying a structured database of knowledge or information, usually a knowledge base. More commonly, QA systems can pull answers from an unstructured collection of natural language documents.
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  • At Pubcon, Presenting on a Semantic Timeline at Google

    … Tomorrow morning, I’m presenting on the Semantic Web at Google at Pubcon in Las Vegas. I’ve included my presentation deck here to use as a kicking off point for further discussion. Changes to what Google shows in search results have been difficult to miss, from many different types of rich snippets to recent additions of search boxes…

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Seain Google- 6 readers -
  • Using Query User Data to Classify Queries

    … a question answering result. The search engine tries to identify the pages that might help best satisfy a situational or informational need of a searcher rather than providing a fact-based answer to a particular question. Classification of Queries There are some reasons to try to classify a query. One of them is if the query has potentially…

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