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Overview of the Eighth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-8)
TLDR
The eighth Text REtrieval Conference TREC was held at the National Institute of Standards and Tech nology NIST on November and outlined the goals of the series of workshops designed to foster research in text retrieval. Expand
Relevance feedback revisited
  • D. Harman
  • Computer Science
  • SIGIR '92
  • 1 June 1992
TLDR
These experiments, using the Cranfield 1400 collection, showed the importance of query expansion in addition to query reweighting, and showed that adding as few as 20 well-selected terms could result in performance improvements of over 100%. Expand
Overview of the Second Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-2)
TLDR
There was a large variation of retrieval techniques reported on, including methods using automatic thesaurii, sophisticated term weighting, natural language techniques, relevance feedback, and advanced pattern matching. Expand
Overview of the Sixth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-6)
The Text REtrieval Conference is a workshop series designed to encourage research on text retrieval for realistic applications by providing large test collections, uniform scoring procedures and aExpand
How effective is suffixing?
  • D. Harman
  • Computer Science
  • J. Am. Soc. Inf. Sci.
  • 1991
TLDR
Three measures were selected which evaluate performance at given rank cutoff points, such as those corresponding to a screenful of document titles, which were used in Croft (1983) as complementary measures to the standard recall/precision evaluation. Expand
Overview of the Third Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-3)
TLDR
This conference became the first in a series of ongoing conferences dedicated to encouraging research in retrieval from large-scale test collections, and to encouraging increased interaction among research groups in industry and academia. Expand
Overview of the TREC 2002 Novelty Track
Overview of the first TREC conference
TLDR
There was a large variety of retrieval techniques reported on, including methods using automatic thesaurii, sophisticated term weighting, natural language techniques, relevance feedback, and advanced pattern matching. Expand
Overview of the Fourth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-4)
TLDR
Un resume of cette conference (TREC-4), une description des collections tests utilisees pour les recherches mises en place lors ofertains, and il en souligne les resultats. Expand
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