Cross-Language Retrieval with the Twenty-One System

Wessel Kraaij, Djoerd Hiemstra

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The EU project Twenty-One will support cross language queries in a multilingual document base. A prototype version of the Twenty-One system has been subjected to the Cross Language track tests in order to set baseline performances. The runs were based on query translation using dictionaries and corpus based disambiguation methods.
Original languageUndefined
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Sixth Text Retrieval Conference (TREC)
EditorsE.M Voorhees, D.K. Harman
Place of PublicationGaithersburg, USA
PublisherNational Institute of Standards and Technology
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 1998
EventSixth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC-6 1997 - Gaithersburg, United States
Duration: 19 Nov 199721 Nov 1997
Conference number: 6

Publication series

NameNIST Special Publications
PublisherUS National Institute of Standards and Technology


ConferenceSixth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC-6 1997
Abbreviated titleTREC
Country/TerritoryUnited States


  • EWI-9489
  • IR-66996
  • METIS-119191

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