Results and Challenges in Web Search Evaluation

@article{Hawking1999ResultsAC,
  title={Results and Challenges in Web Search Evaluation},
  author={David Hawking and Nick Craswell and Paul B. Thistlewaite and Donna K. Harman},
  journal={Computer Networks},
  year={1999},
  volume={31},
  pages={1321-1330}
}
A frozen 18.5 million page snapshot of part of the Web has been created to enable and encourage meaningful and reproducible evaluation of Web search systems and techniques. This collection is being used in an evaluation framework within the Text Retrieval Conference (TREC) and will hopefully provide convincing answers to questions such as, “Can link information result in better rankings?”, “Do longer queries result in better answers?”, and, “Do TREC systems work well on Web data?” The snapshot… CONTINUE READING
Highly Influential
This paper has highly influenced 12 other papers. REVIEW HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL CITATIONS
106 Citations
21 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 106 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 21 references

Building a digital library for the future , August 1997

  • Bernard J. Jansen
  • Scaling up the TREC Collection . Accepted by…
  • 1998

Keynote Address

  • Steve Kirsch
  • Proceedings of the 21st Annual International ACM…
  • 1998
2 Excerpts

Overview of TREC6 Very Large Collection Track

  • David Hawking, Paul Thistlewaite
  • Voorhees and Harman [ 21 ]
  • 1998

Proceedings of the Seventh International World Wide Web Conference, volume 30 of Computer Networks and ISDN Systems

  • Helen Ashman, Paul Thistlewaite, editors
  • The International Journal of Computer and…
  • 1998
2 Excerpts

Proceedings of the Seventh Text Retrieval Conference (TREC-7)

  • E. M. Voorhees, D. K. Harman, editors
  • Gaithersburg MD, November
  • 1998

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…