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Northeastern University in TREC 2009 Million Query Track

Evangelos Kanoulas, Keshi Dai, Virgiliu Pavlu, Stefan Savev, Javed A. Aslam
2009 Text Retrieval Conference  
on documents in the .gov domain), and (b) a Bing generated collection (described in Section 2.1) and employed the constructed ranking function over the Million Query 2009 (MQ09) collection (ClueWeb09  ...  However, the results for each fold can be viewed in Given the failure of the baseline learning-to-rank algorithm to learn an effective for the Million Query 2009 collection ranking function, we could not  ... 
dblp:conf/trec/KanoulasDPSA09 fatcat:fv2visn3pbcn7cnn5j3ciyjrze

Low cost evaluation in information retrieval

Ben Carterette, Evangelos Kanoulas, Emine Yilmaz
2010 Proceeding of the 33rd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '10  
Further, Evangelos was actively involved in coordinating the Million Query Track in TREC 2007 -2009 and he is one of the co-coordinators of the TREC 2010 Session Track.  ...  A number of them have already been used in TREC and other evaluation forums (TREC Million Query, Legal, Chemical, Web, Relevance Feedback Tracks, CLEF Patent IR, INEX).  ... 
doi:10.1145/1835449.1835675 dblp:conf/sigir/CarteretteKY10 fatcat:wp4bkff3g5cbpprqupyy5stmeu

Overview of the TREC 2012 Crowdsourcing Track

Mark D. Smucker, Gabriella Kazai, Matthew Lease
2012 Text Retrieval Conference  
In 2012, the Crowdsourcing track had two separate tasks: a text relevance assessing task (TRAT) and an image relevance assessing task (IRAT).  ...  This track overview describes the track and provides analysis of the track's results.  ...  Commons Fellowship, in part by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and in part by the University of Waterloo.  ... 
dblp:conf/trec/SmuckerKL12 fatcat:dla4gzpemjfarogxo3herjt7sm

Overview of the TREC 2008 Legal Track

Douglas W. Oard, Björn Hedin, Stephen Tomlinson, Jason R. Baron
2008 Text Retrieval Conference  
TREC 2008 was the third year of the Legal Track, which focuses on evaluation of search technology for discovery of electronically stored information in litigation and regulatory settings.  ...  the first pass) and Interactive (in which real users could iteratively refine their queries and/or engage in multi-pass relevance feedback).  ...  support in the sample assessment phase of the project; and finally, to Richard Braman, Executive Director of The Sedona Conference R , for his continued support of the TREC Legal Track.  ... 
dblp:conf/trec/OardHTB08 fatcat:wh73xinlorbutpzkhwwxuw3tpm

TRECVID 2017: Evaluating Ad-hoc and Instance Video Search, Events Detection, Video Captioning and Hyperlinking

George Awad, Asad A. Butt, Jonathan G. Fiscus, David Joy, Andrew Delgado, Martial Michel, Alan F. Smeaton, Yvette Graham, Gareth J. F. Jones, Wessel Kraaij, Georges Quénot, Maria Eskevich (+2 others)
2017 TREC Video Retrieval Evaluation  
We would like to thank Tim Finin and Lushan Han of University of Maryland, Baltimore County for providing access to the semantic similarity metric.  ...  Work at Northeastern University [Yilmaz and Aslam, 2006] has resulted in methods for estimating standard system performance measures using relatively small samples of the usual judgment sets so that  ...  Introduction The TREC Video Retrieval Evaluation (TRECVID) 2017 was a TREC-style video analysis and retrieval evaluation, the goal of which remains to promote progress in content-based exploitation of  ... 
dblp:conf/trecvid/AwadBFJDMSGJKQE17 fatcat:bjf2d2kfwrgq7fybmudc6yhg5a

TRECVID 2016: Evaluating Video Search, Video Event Detection, Localization, and Hyperlinking

George Awad, Jonathan G. Fiscus, David Joy, Martial Michel, Alan F. Smeaton, Wessel Kraaij, Georges Quénot, Maria Eskevich, Robin Aly, Roeland Ordelman, Marc Ritter, Gareth J. F. Jones (+2 others)
2016 TREC Video Retrieval Evaluation  
Work at Northeastern University [Yilmaz and Aslam, 2006] has resulted in methods for estimating standard system performance measures using relatively small samples of the usual judgment sets so that  ...  Introduction The TREC Video Retrieval Evaluation (TRECVID) 2016 was a TREC-style video analysis and retrieval evaluation, the goal of which remains to promote progress in content-based exploitation of  ... 
dblp:conf/trecvid/AwadFJMSKQEAORJ16 fatcat:ly333heczrgrbfubo4wfr7qrgy

Program book

2010 2010 IEEE 26th International Conference on Data Engineering Workshops (ICDEW 2010)  
All research and industrial track papers will be displayed in two plenary poster sessions, a repeat of the successful experiment conducted by ICDE 2009 in Shanghai, China.  ...  Each track was headed by a vice-chair who formed a committee to evaluate the papers assigned to that track.  ...  Regency EF, March 1st 2010 08:30 -18:00 Workshop Organizers: • Shivnath Babu, Duke University, USA • Kai-Uwe Sattler, Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany http://www.cs.duke.edu/smdb10/ Data management  ... 
doi:10.1109/icdew.2010.5452773 fatcat:oyq2tujbvjfpxjlyixux5q57vu

Learning to rank for information retrieval

Tie-Yan Liu
2010 Proceeding of the 33rd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '10  
The ranker, a central component in every search engine, is responsible for the matching between processed queries and indexed documents.  ...  Then some recent advances in learning to rank that are orthogonal to the three major approaches are introduced, including relational ranking, query-dependent ranking, semi-supervised ranking, and transfer  ...  The "Gov2" Corpus and Two Query Sets The Million Query (MQ) track ran for the first time in TREC 2007 and then became a regular track in the following years.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1835449.1835676 dblp:conf/sigir/Liu10 fatcat:ud536unb5ng7pcijqtnlmrxp6y

Algorithmic Fairness Datasets: the Story so Far [article]

Alessandro Fabris, Stefano Messina, Gianmaria Silvello, Gian Antonio Susto
2022 arXiv   pre-print
In this work, we target data documentation debt by surveying over two hundred datasets employed in algorithmic fairness research, and producing standardized and searchable documentation for each of them  ...  Data-driven algorithms are studied in diverse domains to support critical decisions, directly impacting people's well-being.  ...  -Affiliation of creators: Northeastern University; Nanyang Technological University; American University of Beirut; University of Cambridge. -Domain: information systems, movies.  ... 
arXiv:2202.01711v3 fatcat:kd546yklwjhvtkrbhtzgbzb2xm

A history of AI and Law in 50 papers: 25 years of the international conference on AI and Law

Trevor Bench-Capon, Michał Araszkiewicz, Kevin Ashley, Katie Atkinson, Floris Bex, Filipe Borges, Daniele Bourcier, Paul Bourgine, Jack G. Conrad, Enrico Francesconi, Thomas F. Gordon, Guido Governatori (+12 others)
2012 Artificial Intelligence and Law  
We provide a retrospective of 25 years of the International Conference on AI and Law, which was first held in 1987.  ...  Fifty papers have been selected from the thirteen conferences and each of them is described in a short subsection individually written by one of the 24 authors. These subsections attempt to place the  ...  Among other things, they presented in detail the lessons of the first TREC (Text REtrieval Conference) Legal Track, introducing this effort for the first time to the ICAIL audience.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10506-012-9131-x fatcat:g4qgrfrwyjcphdghpqlgfarxdy

Chronicles of the NSF Arctic Sciences Program Winter

Robert Corell, Pål Prestrud, Gunter Weller
2004 ARCTIC   unpublished
area around McCall Glacier in northeastern Alaska.  ...  over the globe in 3D, and • query internal or external databases that are in one of many standard formats.  ...  The University of Alaska responded with a proposal for a comprehensive study of Prince William Sound, including the watersheds and social aspects. It was well-reviewed but not funded. Why?  ... 
fatcat:3lophw2m3ncd5mozc65muvod6e

Supplementum 228: Joint annual meeting Swiss Society of Paediatrics, Swiss Society of Paediatric Surgery and Swiss Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

2018 Swiss Medical Weekly  
The incidence of this pathology is 1 in 1.5 million.  ...  The procedure is performed in at least 30 countries mainly in western and northeastern Africa, the Middle East and Asia.  ...  In France,For more than 45 years, 33,6 million newborns were screened .  ... 
doi:10.4414/smw.2018.20430 fatcat:6vpsawwuszaprlmt3ryz27r3sm

Exploring the relationship between research in Information Retrieval and Information Seeking Behavior, 1979-2008

Alhaji Talal
2012
This was followed by a decline in the number of common authors and references occurred in the last two time slices (1999-2008). However, ther [...]  ...  IR and ISB focused on their fundamental models, theories, and methods, while sharing common interest in investigating the topics "Library Automation" and "Evaluation", in the first two time slices (1979  ...  These described roles and responsibilities of those authors are shown in the particulars of the relationship between IR and ISB.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0103448 fatcat:cgpw4hzqejf7ldnxxj7lh4kyjq

Algorithmic Fairness Datasets: the Story so Far [article]

Alessandro Fabris, Stefano Messina, Gianmaria Silvello, Gian Antonio Susto
2022
In this work, we survey over two hundred datasets employed in algorithmic fairness research, producing standardized and searchable documentation for each of them, along with in-depth documentation for  ...  Data-driven algorithms are being studied and deployed in diverse domains to support critical decisions, directly impacting on people's well-being.  ...  -Affiliation of creators: Northeastern University; Nanyang Technological University; American University of Beirut; University of Cambridge. -Domain: information systems, movies.  ... 
doi:10.48550/arxiv.2202.01711 fatcat:mav36x3w5namjhurzpevtsmsju

From text to landscape: extraction of landscape concepts through the resolution of ambiguity and vagueness present in descriptions of natural landscapes

Curdin Derungs
2014
In the same context, we could show that for correctly processing spatial queries of fine spatial resolution, a search engine necessarily needs to incorporate geographic information.  ...  We can thus show that for the retrieval of relevant results from detailed spatial information and for detailed queries it is crucial to use geographic intelligence.  ...  linguistic lab of the University of Zurich (Sennrich et al. 2009 ).  ... 
doi:10.5167/uzh-105284 fatcat:c6nmilzubrgx3kux4ub2tvdnma