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CLEF 2002 — Overview of Results [chapter]

Martin Braschler
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Slide 19 "Effect" of CLEF in 2003  ...  " ¦ ' 6 £ 8 7 9 7 ¡ ¢ ¢ £ Slide 16 Preliminary Trends for CLEF-2003 (2) • Stemming and decompounding are still actively debated; maybe even more use of linguistics than before?  ...  Conclusions and Outlook • Four years of CLEF campaigns are behind us, coupled with substantial growth • CLIR as evaluated in the core tracks may be "matured"  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-45237-9_2 fatcat:jqtavmax45byxmenstskshicq4

The LIC2M's CLEF 2003 System

Romaric Besançon, Gaël de Chalendar, Olivier Ferret, Christian Fluhr, Olivier Mesnard, Hubert Naets
2003 Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum  
For its first birthday, the LIC2M has participated to the Small Multilingual Track of CLEF 2003.  ...  With a partially developed system, we obtained average results that will serve as a baseline for us in our future participations to IR evaluations.  ...  We plan to test several of them on the CLEF 2003 data.  ... 
dblp:conf/clef/BesanconCFFMN03a fatcat:fvk7xiz5cvhxbdmyeie5b2uto4

The CLEF 2003 Cross-Language Spoken Document Retrieval Track [chapter]

Marcello Federico, Gareth J. F. Jones
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper describes the CLEF 2003 track investigation of Cross-Language Spoken Document Retrieval (CLSDR) combining information retrieval, cross-language translation and speech recognition.  ...  The current expansion in collections of natural language based digital documents in various media and languages is creating challenging opportunities for automatically accessing the information contained  ...  Results and Discussion An overview of all submitted runs is reported in Table 1 , which also shows performance in terms of average precision.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30222-3_61 fatcat:vrufsw7bhvfwtefjfjazg6oxl4

Bridging Languages for Question Answering: DIOGENE at CLEF 2003 [chapter]

Matteo Negri, Hristo Tanev, Bernardo Magnini
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The overall architecture of the extended system, as well as the results obtained in the CLEF-2003 Monolingual Italian and Bilingual Italian/English QA tracks will be presented and discussed throughout  ...  Finally, Section 5 and 6 will conclude the paper presenting the results of the different runs submitted to evaluation and drawing some conclusions.  ...  The results achieved at the CLEF-2003 Multiple Language QA task confirm the effectiveness of our approach: both the Italian and the Italian/English version of DIOGENE performed well, producing results  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30222-3_48 fatcat:mhyrt4nxzvaptcicicyfsemnsq

Cross Lingual QA: A Modular Baseline in CLEF 2003 [chapter]

Lucian Vlad Lita, Monica Rogati, Jaime Carbonell
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We evaluate the feasibility of applying currently available research tools to the problem of cross lingual QA.  ...  We establish a task baseline by combining a cross lingual IR system with a monolingual QA system in a very short amount of time.  ...  Introduction In our CLEF 2003 participation we evaluate the application of existing research modules to Cross-Lingual Question Answering (CLQA).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30222-3_51 fatcat:cl3um4v2vfc63nsdyqgwqqzuk4

The Multiple Language Question Answering Track at CLEF 2003 [chapter]

Bernardo Magnini, Simone Romagnoli, Alessandro Vallin, Jesús Herrera, Anselmo Peñas, Víctor Peinado, Felisa Verdejo, Maarten de Rijke
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We give here an overview of the track: we report on each task and discuss the creation of the multilingual test sets and the participants' results.  ...  This paper reports on the pilot question answering track that was carried out within the CLEF initiative this year.  ...  Acknowledgements The work described in this paper has been supported by the Autonomous Province of Trento, in the framework of the WebFAQ Project, by the Spanish Government (MCyT, TIC-2002-10597-E) and  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30222-3_46 fatcat:kdstrb2wevh5zoucn7iumibze4

Eurospider at CLEF 2002 [chapter]

Martin Braschler, Anne Göhring, Peter Schäuble
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, we describe the setup of our system, the characteristics of our experiments, and give a first analysis of some of the results.  ...  For the CLEF 2002 campaign, Eurospider participated in the multilingual and German monolingual tasks. Our main focus was on trying new merging strategies for our multilingual experiments.  ...  Table 1 . 1 Overview of indexing setup for all languages.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-45237-9_13 fatcat:3vanxs5sxvcb7apbzs2jmn43ty

Report on CLEF-2003 Monolingual Tracks: Fusion of Probabilistic Models for Effective Monolingual Retrieval [chapter]

Jacques Savoy
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
For our third participation in the CLEF evaluation campaign, our first objective was to propose more effective and general stopword lists for the Swedish, Finnish and Russian languages along with an improved  ...  The results depicted in Tables 6 (depicting our best results) indicate that the optimal parameter setting seems to be collection-dependant.  ...  Recently, Braschler [2003] shows that decompounding German words may significantly improve retrieval performance.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30222-3_31 fatcat:d7ytwfg5qrau5k76zvevzjnzya

Report on CLEF 2002 Experiments: Combining Multiple Sources of Evidence [chapter]

Jacques Savoy
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This first section will deal with these issues and is organized as follows: Section 1.1 contains an overview of our eight test-collections while Section 1.2 describes our general approach to building stopword  ...  For our second participation in the CLEF retrieval tasks, our first objective was to propose better and more general stopword lists for various European languages (namely, French, Italian, German, Spanish  ...  In order to obtain a better overview, we evaluate our propositions using ten different retrieval schemes.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-45237-9_6 fatcat:az27mhgisba3va3cfauz6izwxa

Cross-language information retrieval: experiments based on CLEF 2000 corpora

Jacques Savoy
2003 Information Processing & Management  
providing the user with a single unique result list.  ...  Search engines play an essential role in the usability of Internet-based information systems and without them the Web would be much less accessible, and at the very least would develop at a much slower  ...  Overview of the test-collections One of the main outcomes of the first CLEF workshop was the creation of various testcollections that would be available in four different languages.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0306-4573(02)00018-3 fatcat:ejqtaxrm5vcurbbjvmiicekpxe

Overview and Results of Morpho Challenge 2009 [chapter]

Mikko Kurimo, Sami Virpioja, Ville T. Turunen, Graeme W. Blackwood, William Byrne
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This overview paper describes the tasks, evaluation methods, and obtained results.  ...  The Morpho Challenge is part of the EU Network of Excellence PASCAL Challenge Program and organized in collaboration with CLEF.  ...  We owe great thanks as well to the organizers of the PASCAL Challenge Program and CLEF who helped us organize this challenge and the challenge workshop.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15754-7_71 fatcat:ctqt3wjjwjflffybiy37jwvm5q

ImageCLEF 2014: Overview and Analysis of the Results [chapter]

Barbara Caputo, Henning Müller, Jesus Martinez-Gomez, Mauricio Villegas, Burak Acar, Novi Patricia, Neda Marvasti, Suzan Üsküdarlı, Roberto Paredes, Miguel Cazorla, Ismael Garcia-Varea, Vicente Morell
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper presents an overview of the ImageCLEF 2014 evaluation lab.  ...  Since its first edition in 2003, ImageCLEF has become one of the key initiatives promoting the benchmark evaluation of algorithms for the annotation and retrieval of images in various domains, such as  ...  For the complete results, details and analysis, please refer to the task overview paper [3] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-11382-1_18 fatcat:3spn4qmtlbc6ddqwu26gg4z434

The Scholarly Impact of CLEF (2000–2009) [chapter]

Theodora Tsikrika, Birger Larsen, Henning Müller, Stefan Endrullis, Erhard Rahm
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Our analysis indicates a significant impact of CLEF, particularly for its well-established Adhoc, ImageCLEF, and QA labs, and for the lab/task overview publications that attract considerable interest.  ...  This paper assesses the scholarly impact of the CLEF evaluation campaign by performing a bibliometric analysis of the citations of the CLEF 2000-2009 proceedings publications collected through Scopus and  ...  Overview of the CLEF 2004 Multilingual QA Track. 2004 O Table 4 . 4 Relative percentages of different types of CLEF proceedings publications and their citations over the years 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40802-1_1 fatcat:533ffulnnbcedphg33kgobcney

How Do Named Entities Contribute to Retrieval Effectiveness? [chapter]

Thomas Mandl, Christa Womser-Hacker
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Named entities in topics are a major factor contributing to the quality of retrieval results.  ...  In this paper, we report on an analysis on the correlation between the number of named entities present in a topic and the retrieval quality achieved for these topics by retrieval systems within CLEF.  ...  Furthermore, we acknowledge the work of several students from the University of Hildesheim who contributed to this analysis as part of their course work.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11519645_81 fatcat:swhkzhmuejekva7rwhgkrqdrty

University of Hagen at CLEF 2005: Towards a Better Baseline for NLP Methods in Domain-Specific Information Retrieval

Johannes Leveling
2005 Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum  
The third participation of the University of Hagen at the German Indexing and Retrieval Test (GIRT) task of the Cross Language Evaluation Campaign (CLEF 2005) aims at providing a better baseline for experiments  ...  deep linguistic analysis of the query.  ...  Table 1 gives an overview of the monolingual experiments performed for the German document collection with their results.  ... 
dblp:conf/clef/Leveling05a fatcat:v4hxxfftjjdprgyc2frl5tvcs4
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