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Overview of WebCLEF 2007

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Overview of WebCLEF 2007
This paper describes the WebCLEF 2007 task. The task definition—which goes beyond traditional navigational queries and is concerned with undirected information search goals—combines insights gained at previous editions of WebCLEF and of the WiQA pilot that was run at CLEF 2006. We detail the task, the assessment procedure and the results achieved by the participants. The WebCLEF 2007 task combines insights gained from previous editions of WebCLEF 2005– 2006 [6, 1] and the WiQA 2006 pilot [4, 3], and goes beyond the navigational queries considered at WebCLEF 2005 and 2006. At WebCLEF 2007 we consider so-called undirected informational search goals [5] in a web setting: “I want to learn anything/everything about my topic.” A query for topic X might be interpreted as “Tell me about X.” In the remainder of the paper we detail the task, the assessment procedure and the results achieved by the participants. 1 Task description As key starting points for defining the WebCLEF t...
Valentin Jijkoun, Maarten de Rijke
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Type Conference
Year 2007
Where CLEF
Authors Valentin Jijkoun, Maarten de Rijke
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