ABSTRACT NTCIR9-RITE is the first shared-task of recognizing textual inference in texts
written in Japanese, Simplified Chinese, or Traditional Chinese. JAIST team participates in
three subtasks for Japanese: Binary-class, Entrance exam and RITE4QA. We adopt a
machine learning approach for these subtasks, combining various kinds of entailment
features by using machine learning techniques. In our system, we use a Machine
Translation engine to automatically produce English translation of the Japanese data, and ...