The Domain-Specific Track at CLEF 2008

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The Domain-Specific Track at CLEF 2008
The domain-specific track evaluates retrieval models for structured scientific bibliographic collections in English, German and Russian. Documents contain elements (title, abstracts) as well as subject keywords from controlled vocabularies, which can be used in query expansion and bilingual translation. Mappings between the different controlled vocabularies are provided. This year, new Russian language resources were provided, among them Russian-English and Russian-German terminology lists as well as a mapping table between the Russian and German controlled vocabularies. Six participants experimented with different retrieval systems and query expansion schemes. Compared to previous years, the queries were more discriminating, so that fewer relevant documents were found per query. Categories and Subject Descriptors H.3 [Information Storage and Retrieval]: H.3.1 Content Analysis and Indexing; H.3.3 Information Search and Retrieval General Terms Measurement, Performance, Experimentation ...
Vivien Petras, Stefan Baerisch
Added 18 Oct 2010
Updated 18 Oct 2010
Type Conference
Year 2008
Where CLEF
Authors Vivien Petras, Stefan Baerisch
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