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CLEF 2008: Ad Hoc Track Overview [chapter]

Eneko Agirre, Giorgio Maria Di Nunzio, Nicola Ferro, Thomas Mandl, Carol Peters
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We describe the objectives and organization of the CLEF 2008 ad hoc track and discuss the main characteristics of the tasks offered to test monolingual and cross-language textual document retrieval systems  ...  The track was thus structured in three distinct streams denominated: TEL@CLEF, Persian@CLEF and Robust WSD. The results obtained for each task are presented and statistical analyses are given.  ...  and Hadi Amiri.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-04447-2_2 fatcat:tuhxz4wcwralxlmadn5ob7bloy

CLEF 2007: Ad Hoc Track Overview [chapter]

Giorgio M. Di Nunzio, Nicola Ferro, Thomas Mandl, Carol Peters
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We describe the objectives and organization of the CLEF 2007 ad hoc track and discuss the main characteristics of the tasks offered to test monolingual and cross-language textual document retrieval systems  ...  These experiments re-used CLEF test collections from previous years in three languages (English, French, and Portuguese).  ...  Much of this data represented new additions to the CLEF multilingual comparable text corpora: Czech is a totally new language in the ad hoc track although it was introduced into the speech retrieval track  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-85760-0_2 fatcat:ythemxmvdrcu3cffjer2rgrewa

JHU Ad Hoc Experiments at CLEF 2008 [chapter]

Paul McNamee
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
For CLEF 2008 JHU conducted monolingual and bilingual experiments in the ad hoc TEL and Persian tasks.  ...  We also did some post hoc experiments using previous CLEF ad hoc tests sets in 13 languages.  ...  Using test sets in the 13 languages used in the ad hoc tracks at previous CLEF evaluations, we compared n-grams to several tokenization alternatives, including a rule-based stemmer (Snowball ), an unsupervised  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-04447-2_21 fatcat:3sqlbbailjhwpdjquucpdsvpzm

CLEF 2006: Ad Hoc Track Overview [chapter]

Giorgio M. Di Nunzio, Nicola Ferro, Thomas Mandl, Carol Peters
2007 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We describe the objectives and organization of the CLEF 2008 ad hoc track and discuss the main characteristics of the tasks offered to test monolingual and cross-language textual document retrieval systems  ...  The track was thus structured in three distinct streams denominated: TEL@CLEF, Persian@CLEF and Robust WSD. The results obtained for each task are presented and statistical analyses are given.  ...  and Hadi Amiri.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74999-8_3 fatcat:ecr3zp6knvdufijcylc36gdfvm

CLEF 2009 Ad Hoc Track Overview: TEL and Persian Tasks [chapter]

Nicola Ferro, Carol Peters
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The 2009 Ad Hoc track was to a large extent a repetition of last year's track, with the same three tasks: Tel@CLEF, Persian@CLEF, and Robust-WSD.  ...  In this first of the two track overviews, we describe the objectives and results of the TEL and Persian tasks and provide some statistical analyses.  ...  and Hadi Amiri.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15754-7_2 fatcat:hpledexr3zcujj5wllpy2ba5te

Seven Years of Image Retrieval Evaluation [chapter]

Paul Clough, Henning Müller, Mark Sanderson
2010 ImageCLEF  
for starting ImageCLEF and then a summary of the tracks run over the seven years (data, tasks and participants).  ...  This chapter sets the scene for the book by describing the purpose of system and user-centred evaluation, the purpose of test collections, the role of evaluation campaigns such as TREC and CLEF, our motivations  ...  Finally a huge thank you goes to Carol Peters, the co-ordinator of CLEF, who supported ImageCLEF from the very beginning and through seven years of activities.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15181-1_1 fatcat:yuvmyscbufg5lclr36z4pughm4

An Overview of Evaluation Campaigns in Multimedia Retrieval [chapter]

Suzanne Little, Ainhoa Llorente, Stefan Rüger
2010 ImageCLEF  
for starting ImageCLEF and then a summary of the tracks run over the seven years (data, tasks and participants).  ...  This chapter sets the scene for the book by describing the purpose of system and user-centred evaluation, the purpose of test collections, the role of evaluation campaigns such as TREC and CLEF, our motivations  ...  Finally a huge thank you goes to Carol Peters, the co-ordinator of CLEF, who supported ImageCLEF from the very beginning and through seven years of activities.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15181-1_27 fatcat:nnglqvlfw5a6fceju5vrwyswim

Overview of the INEX 2011 Question Answering Track (QA@INEX) [chapter]

Eric SanJuan, Véronique Moriceau, Xavier Tannier, Patrice Bellot, Josiane Mothe
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In such a task, Question-answering, XML/passage retrieval and automatic summarization are combined in order to get closer to real information needs.  ...  This tweet contextualization task will continue in 2012 as part of the CLEF INEX lab with same methodology and baseline but on a much wider range of tweet types.  ...  Track data From 2009 to 2010, QA track at INEX worked on the ad-hoc Wikipedia document collection.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-35734-3_17 fatcat:ehcf5zqytzh4bdpkybkyftymfq

State-of-the-art in biomedical literature retrieval for clinical cases: a survey of the TREC 2014 CDS track

Kirk Roberts, Matthew Simpson, Dina Demner-Fushman, Ellen Voorhees, William Hersh
2015 Information retrieval (Boston)  
To this end, the TREC 2014 Clinical Decision Support Track evaluated a system's ability to retrieve relevant articles in one of three categories (Diagnosis, Treatment, Test) using an idealized form of  ...  Here, our goal is specifically to provide relevant articles to clinicians to improve their decision-making in diagnosing, treating, and testing patients.  ...  Deroie, Sungbin Choi, Luca Soldaini, Joe McCarthy, and Yi-Shu Wei.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10791-015-9259-x fatcat:vshyzquam5gxdb2zntfrfishl4

Ad Hoc Retrieval with the Persian Language [chapter]

Ljiljana Dolamic, Jacques Savoy
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper describes our participation to the Persian ad hoc search during the CLEF 2009 evaluation campaign.  ...  Combining different indexing and search strategies may further enhance the MAP (around +4.4%).  ...  The authors would like to also thank the CLEF-2009 organizers for their efforts in developing this test-collection.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15754-7_12 fatcat:bfxnaqu7fvcjbbmhluj5z6r7oe

Report on INEX 2013

P. Bellot, J. Mothe, M. Preminger, E. SanJuan, R. Schenkel, X. Tannier, M. Theobald, M. Trappett, A. Trotman, M. Sanderson, F. Scholer, A. Doucet (+8 others)
2013 SIGIR Forum  
A total of 72 Ad-hoc topics and 77 Jeopardy topics were assessed.  ...  Finally, the Linked Data Track will continue with its Jeopardy task in close collaboration with the CLEF QA lab. used in ad-hoc and entity ranking settings: Precision, Recall, Average-Precision (AP), Mean  ... 
doi:10.1145/2568388.2568393 fatcat:2igtwoe23fedloome5yrzms6fm

Selecting the N-Top Retrieval Result Lists for an Effective Data Fusion [chapter]

Antonio Juárez-González, Manuel Montes-y-Gómez, Luis Villaseñor-Pineda, David Pinto-Avendaño, Manuel Pérez-Coutiño
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Preliminary results in four IR test collections, containing a total of 266 queries, and employing three different DF methods are encouraging.  ...  They indicate that the proposed approach could significantly outperform the results achieved by fusion all available lists, showing improvements in mean average precision of 10.7%, 3.7% and 18.8% when  ...  This work was done under partial support of CONACYT (project grants 83459 and 82050, and scholarship 165499). We would also like to thank the CLEF organizing committee for the resources provided.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-12116-6_49 fatcat:oir7ywf6vnachfqe4x5lzbvr3i

Arabic Information Retrieval

Kareem Darwish
2014 Foundations and Trends in Information Retrieval  
It also presents the different IR tasks at the campaigns, namely ad hoc retrieval, filtering, cross-language retrieval, topic detection and tracking, and question answering.  ...  However, most of the work was restricted to ad hoc retrieval and cross-language retrieval.  ... 
doi:10.1561/1500000031 fatcat:2nxjdu43erhdvbs35ykavrk76a

UniNE at CLEF 2008: TEL, and Persian IR [chapter]

Ljiljana Dolamic, Claire Fautsch, Jacques Savoy
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
also to evaluate the retrieval effectiveness of several IR models.  ...  As a second objective we wanted to design and evaluate a stopword list and a light stemming strategy for the Persian (Farsi), a member of the Indo-European family of languages and whose morphology is more  ...  The rest of this paper is organized as follows: Section 2 describes the main characteristics of the TEL corpus used in the CLEF-2008 ad hoc track.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-04447-2_22 fatcat:kzkwdal6pfekpfml3to6du4hcq

Report on INEX 2012

P. Bellot, M. Marx, A. Mishra, V. Moriceau, J. Mothe, M. Preminger, G. Ramírez, M. Sanderson, E. Sanjuan, F. Scholer, A. Schuh, T. Chappell (+12 others)
2012 SIGIR Forum  
INEX'12 was an exciting year for INEX in which we joined forces with CLEF and for the first time ran our workshop as part of the CLEF labs in order to facilitate knowledge transfer between the evaluation  ...  This paper reports on the INEX'12 evaluation campaign, which consisted of a five tracks: Linked Data, Relevance Feedback, Snippet Retrieval, Social Book Search, and Tweet Contextualization.  ...  They all used traditional IR approaches, except that Renmin University combined the retrievals on text and RDF data. Over the 50 Jeopardy!  ... 
doi:10.1145/2422256.2422264 fatcat:eueapb4nanhcxbruxpppgb5pda
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