Language Model-Based Retrieval for Farsi Documents

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International Conference on Information Technology: Coding and Computing

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Conference Proceeding

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We report on an application of language modeling techniques to the retrieval of Farsi documents. We discovered that language modeling improves the precision of retrieval when compared to a standard vector space model.


Computational linguistics; Cross-language information retrieval; Document handling; Farsi documents; Information retrieval; Language model-based retrieval; Natural languages; Persian language; Probability; Standard vector space model


Computer Engineering | Computer Sciences | Electrical and Computer Engineering | Software Engineering


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DOI: 10.1109/ITCC.2004.1286582