Wednesday, August 31, 2011

8/30/2011 class 2nd tweet

Some of the Hard Parts of IR:

• Simply matching on words is a very brittle approach.

• One word can have a zillion different semantic meanings
let us consider an example:
we will Consider:  Take
– "take a place at the table"  
– "take money to the bank"  
– "take a picture" 
– "take a lot of time" 
– "take drugs"