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TREC 2008 at the University at Buffalo: Legal and Blog Track

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TREC 2008 at the University at Buffalo: Legal and Blog Track
In the TREC 2008, the team from the State University of New York at Buffalo participated in the Legal track and the Blog track. For the Legal track, we worked on the interactive search task using the Web-based Legacy Tobacco Document Library Boolean search system. Our experiment achieved reasonable precision but suffered significantly from low recall. These results, together with the appealing and adjudication results, suggest that the concept of document relevance in legal e-discovery deserve further investigation. For the Blog distillation task, our official runs were based on a reduced document model in which only text from several most content-bearing fields were indexed. This approach indeed yielded encouraging retrieval effectiveness while significantly decreasing the index size. We also studied query independence/dependence and link-based features for finding relevant feeds. For the Blog opinion and polarity tasks, we mainly investigated the usefulness of opinionated words cont...
Jianqiang Wang, Ying Sun, Omar Mukhtar, Rohini K.
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Updated 30 Oct 2010
Type Conference
Year 2008
Where TREC
Authors Jianqiang Wang, Ying Sun, Omar Mukhtar, Rohini K. Srihari
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