Sentence Retrieval Task

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An Sentence Retrieval Task is an information retrieval task that is required to report ranked sentence lists of relevant sentences.



    • Let’s imagine you have a sentence of interest. You’d like to find all occurrences of this sentence within a corpus of text. How would you go about this?

      The most obvious answer is to look for exact matches of the sentence. You’d search through every sentence of your corpus, checking to see if every character of the sentence matched exactly.

      But what if capitalization, punctuation, or white-spacing varied in the slightest? ...