Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info

New from Oxford University Press!


It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

New from Cambridge University Press!


Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

Book Information


Title: Advances in Multilingual and Multimodal Information Retrieval
Subtitle: 8th Workshop of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum, CLEF 2007, Budapest, Hungary, September 19-21, 2007, Revised Selected Papers
Edited By: Carol Peters
Valentin Jijkoun
Thomas Mandl
Henning Müller
Douglas W. Oard
Anselmo Peñas
Vivien Petras
Diana M. S. M. P. Santos
Series Title: Lecture Notes in Computer Science

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 8th
Workshop of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum, CLEF 2007, held in
Budapest, Hungary, September 2007.

The revised and extended papers were carefully reviewed and selected for
inclusion in the book. There are 115 contributions in total and an
introduction. The seven distrinct evaluation tracks in CLEF 2007, are
designed to test the performance of a wide range of multilingual
information access systems or system components. The papers are organized
in topical sections on Multilingual Textual Document Retrieval (Ad Hoc),
Domain-Specific Information Retrieval (Domain-Specific), Multiple Language
Question Answering (QA@CLEF), cross-language retrieval in image collections
(Image CLEF), cross-language speech retrieval (CL-SR), multilingual Web
retrieval (WebCLEF), cross-language geographical retrieval (GeoCLEF), and
CLEF in other evaluations.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Springer
Review: Not available for review. If you would like to review a book on The LINGUIST List, please login to view the AFR list.
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
Click here to see the original emailed issue.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 3540857591
ISBN-13: 9783540857594
Pages: 922
Prices: U.S. $ 149.00
U.K. £ 74.50
Europe EURO 93.95