Study and implementation of improving QA systems using NLP

Zhe Chen, Dunwei Wen

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    Question answering is an important field in artificial intelligence researches. But there are some limitations in traditional QA systems based on pattern matching. This paper analyzes and applies natural language process algorithms based on HMM, chart parsing, word dictionary and syntactic rules to extend dialogue management module, perform semantic analysis on users' sentences to implement semantic blocks recognition, theme recognition and information distillation. Those algorithms can improve system's process ability towards sentence analysis and overcome the disadvantages of traditional methods. The QA system is implemented on Java platform.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)205-206
    Number of pages2
    JournalJisuanji Gongcheng/Computer Engineering
    Issue number20
    Publication statusPublished - 20 Oct. 2006


    • HMM
    • NLP
    • Question answering
    • Semantic analysis
    • Syntax analysis


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