Applying Query Expansion to a Bilingual Search Engine

R. Theva-aksorn and N. Facundes (Thailand)


Query Expansion, Search Engine, Similarity Ranking


Nowadays, distributed information in the form of linguistic resources is accessible throughout the internet. Search engines have become crucial for information retrieval since users need to find and retrieve relevant information in various languages and forms. The objective of this paper is to investigate the application of query expansion technique to improve cross-language information retrieval in English and Thai. As the method of evaluation of query expansion, we investigate whether the expanded terms are useful for the search.

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