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Natural language in information retrieval

TitleNatural language in information retrieval
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsDura, E
Conference NameProceedings of the 4th international conference on Computational linguistics and intelligent text processing
Conference LocationBerlin, Heidelberg
ISBN Number3-540-00532-3
Keywordsinformation retrieval

It seems the time is ripe for the two to meet: NLP has grown out of prototypes and IR is having hard time trying to improve precision. Two examples of possible approaches are considered below. Lexware is a lexicon-based system for text analysis of Swedish applied in an information retrieval task. NLIR is an information retrieval system using intensive natural language processing to provide index terms on a higher level of abstraction than stems.