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Proceedings of the 26th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in informaion retrieval - SIGIR '03
Reflecting the rapid growth in the utilization of large test collections for information retrieval since the 1990s, extensive comparative experiments have been performed to explore the effectiveness of various retrieval models. However, most collections were intended for retrieving newspaper articles and technical abstracts. In this paper, we describe the process of producing a test collection for patent retrieval, the NTCIR-3 Patent Retrieval Collection, which includes two years of Japanesedoi:10.1145/860480.860482 fatcat:275gtggfazd5lnjhqrqxk3fidm