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The TREC-8 Question Answering Track Report
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An overtemperature and overcurrent resistor fuse has a resistor body with finely divided conducting powder and silica powder dispersed in an organic flux and resin. Expand
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Query expansion using lexical-semantic relations
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Expanding lexical query vectors with words that are lexically related to the original query words can ameliorate some of the problems of mismatched vocabularies. Expand
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Retrieval evaluation with incomplete information
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This paper examines whether Cranfield evaluation methodology is robust to gross violations of the completeness assumption (i.e., the assumption that all relevant documents within a test collection have been identified and are present in the collection). Expand
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DRAFT Overview of the TREC 2003 Question Answering Track
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This paper provides an overview of the results of the TREC 2003 QA track. Expand
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The TREC-8 Question Answering Track Evaluation
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Variations in relevance judgments and the measurement of retrieval effectiveness
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Test collections developed in the TREC workshops have become the collections of choice in the retrieval research community. Expand
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Variations in relevance judgments and the measurement of retrieval effectiveness
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  • Computer Science
  • Inf. Process. Manag.
  • 1 September 2000
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We investigated the effect changes in the relevance assessments have on the evaluation of retrieval results. Expand
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The Philosophy of Information Retrieval Evaluation
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Evaluation conferences such as TREC, CLEF, and NTCIR are modern examples of the Cranfield evaluation paradigm. Expand
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The TREC Spoken Document Retrieval Track: A Success Story
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This paper describes work within the NIST Text REtrieval Conference (TREC) over the last three years in designing and implementing evaluations of Spoken Document Retrieval (SDR) technology within a broadcast news domain. Expand
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Overview of the Eighth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-8)
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The eighth Text REtrieval Conference TREC was held at the National Institute of Standards and Tech nology NIST on November The conference was co sponsored by NIST and the Information Technology O ce of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DARPA . Expand
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