TRECMed 2012 : Using ad-hoc baselines for domain-specific retrieval

@inproceedings{Leveling2013TRECMed2,
  title={TRECMed 2012 : Using ad-hoc baselines for domain-specific retrieval},
  author={Johannes Leveling and Lorraine Goeuriot and Liadh Kelly and Gareth J. F. Jones},
  year={2013}
}
This paper describes the first participation of DCU in the TREC Medical Records Track (TRECMed) 2012. We performed initial experiments on the the 2011 TRECMed data based on the BM25 retrieval model. Surprisingly, we found that the standard BM25 model with default parameters performs comparable to the best automatic runs submitted to TRECMed 2011 and our… CONTINUE READING