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Multilingual Information Access in South Asian Languages

Second International Workshop, FIRE 2010, Gandhinagar, India, February 19-21, 2010 and Third International Workshop, FIRE 2011, Bombay, India, December 2-4, 2011, Revised Selected Papers

  • Prasenjit Majumder
  • Mandar Mitra
  • Pushpak Bhattacharyya
  • L. Venkata Subramaniam
  • Danish Contractor
  • Paolo Rosso
Conference proceedings

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7536)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. FIRE 2011

    1. Sauparna Palchowdhury, Prasenjit Majumder, Dipasree Pal, Ayan Bandyopadhyay, Mandar Mitra
      Pages 1-12
  3. Adhoc Track

    1. Rekha Vaidyanathan, Sujoy Das, Namita Srivastava
      Pages 13-22
    2. Mitra Akasereh, Jacques Savoy
      Pages 23-37
    3. Jiaul H. Paik, Kimmo Kettunen, Dipasree Pal, Kalervo Järvelin
      Pages 38-50
  4. CLiTR - Cross Lingual Text Reuse Track

    1. Alberto Barròn-Cedeño, Paolo Rosso, Sobha Lalitha Devi, Paul Clough, Mark Stevenson
      Pages 59-70
    2. Parth Gupta, Khushboo Singhal
      Pages 79-85
  5. SMS Based FAQ Retrieval Track

    1. Danish Contractor, L. Venkata Subramaniam, Deepak P., Ankush Mittal
      Pages 86-99
    2. Sanmitra Bhattacharya, Hung Tran, Padmini Srinivasan
      Pages 104-118
    3. Aditya Mogadala, Rambhoopal Kothwal, Vasudeva Varma
      Pages 119-130
    4. Nishit Shivhre
      Pages 131-141
    5. Anwar D. Shaikh, Mukul Jain, Mukul Rawat, Rajiv Ratn Shah, Manoj Kumar
      Pages 142-156
    6. Arpit Gupta
      Pages 157-162
    7. Khushboo Singhal, Gaurav Arora, Smita Kumari, Prasenjit Majumder
      Pages 163-174
    8. Darnes Vilariño, David Pinto, Saul León, Esteban Castillo, Mireya Tovar
      Pages 175-183
    9. Deirdre Hogan, Johannes Leveling, Hongyi Wang, Paul Ferguson, Cathal Gurrin
      Pages 184-196
  6. RISOT - Retrieval from Indic Script OCR’d Text Track

    1. Utpal Garain, Jiaul H. Paik, Tamaltaru Pal, Prasenjit Majumder, David S. Doermann, Douglas W. Oard
      Pages 197-204

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the Second and Third Workshops of the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation, FIRE 2010 and 2011, on Multi-lingual Information Access in South Asian Languages held in Gandhinagar, India, in February 2010 and in Bombay, India, in December 2011. The volume brings together revised and expanded versions of a total of 29 papers. The papers are organized in topical sections on various aspects of multi-lingual information access.


SMS-based queries ad-hoc document retrieval cross-language document retrieval information retrieval natural language technology

Editors and affiliations

  • Prasenjit Majumder
    • 1
  • Mandar Mitra
    • 2
  • Pushpak Bhattacharyya
    • 3
  • L. Venkata Subramaniam
    • 4
  • Danish Contractor
    • 4
  • Paolo Rosso
    • 5
  1. 1.Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication TechnologyGujaratIndia
  2. 2.Indian Statistical InstituteKolkataIndia
  3. 3.Indian Institutte of TechnologyBombayIndia
  4. 4.IBM Research New DelhiIndia
  5. 5.NLE Lab - ELiRFUniversitat Politècnica de ValènciaValenciaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Multilingual Information Access in South Asian Languages
  • Book Subtitle Second International Workshop, FIRE 2010, Gandhinagar, India, February 19-21, 2010 and Third International Workshop, FIRE 2011, Bombay, India, December 2-4, 2011, Revised Selected Papers
  • Editors Prasenjit Majumder
    Mandar Mitra
    Pushpak Bhattacharya
    L. Venkata Subramaniam
    Danish Contractor
    Paolo Rosso
  • Series Title Lecture Notes in Computer Science
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-40086-5
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-40087-2
  • Series ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series E-ISSN 1611-3349
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 353
  • Number of Illustrations 80 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Information Storage and Retrieval
    Artificial Intelligence
    Natural Language Processing (NLP)
    Asian Languages
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