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Title BUCEADOR, a multi-language search engine for digital libraries
Authors Jordi Adell, Antonio Bonafonte, Antonio Cardenal, Marta R. Costa-Jussà, José A. R. Fonollosa, Asunción Moreno, Eva Navas and Eduardo R. Banga
Abstract This paper presents a web-based multimedia search engine built within the Buceador (www.buceador.org) research project. A proof-of-concept tool has been implemented which is able to retrieve information from a digital library made of multimedia documents in the 4 official languages in Spain (Spanish, Basque, Catalan and Galician). The retrieved documents are presented in the user language after translation and dubbing (the four previous languages + English). The paper presents the tool functionality, the architecture, the digital library and provide some information about the technology involved in the fields of automatic speech recognition, statistical machine translation, text-to-speech synthesis and information retrieval. Each technology has been adapted to the purposes of the presented tool as well as to interact with the rest of the technologies involved.
Topics Tools, systems, applications, Multimedia Document Processing, Multilinguality
Full paper BUCEADOR, a multi-language search engine for digital libraries
Bibtex @InProceedings{ADELL12.828,
  author = {Jordi Adell and Antonio Bonafonte and Antonio Cardenal and Marta R. Costa-Jussà and José A. R. Fonollosa and Asunción Moreno and Eva Navas and Eduardo R. Banga},
  title = {BUCEADOR, a multi-language search engine for digital libraries},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12)},
  year = {2012},
  month = {may},
  date = {23-25},
  address = {Istanbul, Turkey},
  editor = {Nicoletta Calzolari (Conference Chair) and Khalid Choukri and Thierry Declerck and Mehmet Uğur Doğan and Bente Maegaard and Joseph Mariani and Jan Odijk and Stelios Piperidis},
  publisher = {European Language Resources Association (ELRA)},
  isbn = {978-2-9517408-7-7},
  language = {english}
 }
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