A knowledge-based search engine powered by Wikipedia
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|A knowledge-based search engine powered by Wikipedia|
|Authors:||David N. Milne, Ian H. Witten, David M. Nichols|
|Citation:||CIKM '07 Proceedings of the sixteenth ACM conference on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management : 445-454. 2007 November|
|Publisher:||Association for Computing Machinery|
|Database(s):||Google Scholar cites|
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The thesaurus approach is also described in Extracting corpus specific knowledge bases from Wikipedia.
The thesaurus is used for automated query expansion
The researchers evaluated the performance of their Koru system by comparison with another system.
- English Wikipedia used for the thesaurus.
- 2005 TREC HARD used for information retrieval evaluation
- AQUAINT text corpus
12 subjects was used for the evaluation of the system, all experience knowledge seekers. Each participant performed 10 tasks.
Experimenters observed the subjects both directly and with video. "Data was also collected from questionnaires and system log".