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Scoring candidate answer passages

The method described processes question queries by extracting answer passages from top-ranked resources, scoring them based on query-dependent and query-independent factors, and providing the best-scoring answer. The scoring involves measuring read more

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Entity name recognition

The document outlines a method for recognizing entity names from a plurality of web documents. It involves selecting documents with common title patterns, generating name candidates from these titles, and read more

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Extracting facts from unstructured information

The document discusses a technique for expediting the development process by extracting facts from structured and semi-structured information sources, which are limited in scope. The described method involves various subsystems read more