Xerox Site Report: Four TREC-4 Tracks

  title={Xerox Site Report: Four TREC-4 Tracks},
  author={Marti A. Hearst and Jan O. Pedersen and Peter Pirolli and Hinrich Sch{\"u}tze and Gregory Grefenstette and David A. Hull},
1 Overview The Xerox research centers participated in four TREC-4 activities: the routing task, the ltering track, the Span-ish track, and the interactive track. We addressed the core routing task as a problem in statistical classiica-tion: given a training set of judged documents, build an error-minimizing statistical classiier to assess the relevance of new test documents. This year, we built on the methodology developed in 21] by adding a combination strategy that pooled evidence across a… CONTINUE READING
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