Blog track research at TREC

Craig Macdonald, Rodrygo L.T. Santos, Iadh Ounis, Ian Soboroff
2010 SIGIR Forum  
The TREC Blog track aims to explore information seeking behaviour in the blogosphere, by building reusable test collections for blog-related search tasks. Since, its advent in TREC 2006, the Blog track has led to much research in this growing field, and encapsulated cross-pollination from natural language processing research. This paper recaps on the tasks addressed at the TREC Blog track thus far, covering the period 2006 -2009. In particular, we describe the used corpora, the tasks addressed
more » ... ithin the track, and the resulting published research.
doi:10.1145/1842890.1842899 fatcat:aydy5eclwnfvdkm2zv5jygyt7y