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Performance Analysis of Network Architectures
Evaluation forums such as TREC allow systematic measurement and comparison of information retrieval techniques. The goal is consistent improvement, based on reliable comparison of the effectiveness of different approaches and systems. In this paper we report experiments to determine whether this goal has been achieved. We ran five publicly available search systems, in a total of seventeen different configurations, against nine TREC adhoc-style collections, spanning 1994 to 2005. These runsetsdoi:10.1007/3-540-34310-5_3 fatcat:iytjmfc7xvb4pfj7d56ryueoja