1. Answer Validation through Textual Entailment

    Ongoing research work on an Answer Validation System (AV) based on Textual Entailment and Question Answering has been presented. A number of answer validation modules have been developed based on Textual Entailment, Named Entity Recognition, Question-Answer type analysis, Chunk boundary module and Syntactic similarity module. These answer validation modules have been integrated using a voting technique. We combine the question and the answer into the Hypothesis (H) and the Supporting Text as Text (T) to identify the entailment relation as either “VALIDATED” or “REJECTED”. The important features in the lexical Textual Entailment module are: WordNet based unigram match, bi-gram match ...
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