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Lecture-E5 - Lecture E Community Question Answering on...

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Lecture E Community Question Answering on Complex Questions
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Sample (Complex) Questions 2
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Answering Complex Questions Pros Users can find answers to complex or obscure questions with diverse opinions about a topic Answers are from humans , not algorithms, that can be interacted with who share common interests/problems e.g., Yahoo! Answers Cons Some questions never get answered Often takes time (possibly days) to get a response Answers may be wrong , spam , or misleading “Garbage in, garbage out”: low-quality answers given to low-quality questions 3
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Community Based Question Answering Yahoo! Answers, a community-driven question-and- answer site launched by Yahoo! on July 5, 2005 4
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Complex Question Answering Models How can we effectively search an archive of question/ answer pairs databases? Can be treated as a translation problem Translate a question into a related / similar question which likely have relevant answers Translate a question into an
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