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Issue No. 05 - September/October (2004 vol. 8)
ISSN: 1089-7801
pp: 14-21
Rowena Chau , Monash University
Chung-Hsing Yeh , Monash University
Cross-lingual text retrieval (CLTR) is a technique for locating relevant documents in different languages. The authors have developed <it>fuzzy conceptual indexing</it> (FCI) to extend CLTR to include documents that share concepts but don't contain exact translations of query terms. In FCI, documents and queries are represented as a function of language-independent concepts, thus enabling direct mapping between them across multiple languages. Experimental results suggest that concept-based CLTR outperforms translation-based CLTR in identifying conceptually relevant documents.
cross-lingual text retrieval, fuzzy clustering, indexing

R. Chau and C. Yeh, "Fuzzy Conceptual Indexing for Concept-Based Cross-Lingual Text Retrieval," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 8, no. , pp. 14-21, 2004.
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