Novel Results and Some Answers - The University of Iowa TREC 11 Results

@inproceedings{Eichmann2002NovelRA,
  title={Novel Results and Some Answers - The University of Iowa TREC 11 Results},
  author={David Eichmann and Padmini Srinivasan},
  booktitle={TREC},
  year={2002}
}
With novelty being a new track, we had little prior experience to build upon. Hence we decided to begin our development experiments with a simple similarity match between the topic definition and the candidate sentence. For the available training topics, this proved to be remarkably responsive to tuning between precision-focused runs and recall-focused runs for novelty as well as the more predictable relevance decision. Figure 1 shows relevance tuning runs and Figure 2 new tuning runs. We used… CONTINUE READING
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