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Web search engines exploit conjunctive queries and special ranking criteria which differ from the disjunctive queries typically used for ad-hoc retrieval. We wanted to asses the effectiveness of those techniques in the TeraByte task, in particular scoring criteria like: link popularity, proximity boosting, home page score, descriptions and anchor text. Since conjunctive queries sometimes produce low recall, we tested a new approach to query expansion, which extracts additional query terms fromdblp:conf/trec/AttardiEP04 fatcat:mj7vdbewczer7lkl44mrxy7ufy