A Language Modeling Approach to TREC

Djoerd Hiemstra, W. Kraaij

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Abstract

In this paper we present the language modeling approach to information retrieval as a toolbox to systematically combine information from dierent sources. Four TREC subtasks (Ad Hoc, Entry Page, Adaptive Filtering and Cross-language) are used to illustrate the application of language models to dierent information retrieval problems.
Original languageUndefined
Title of host publicationTREC: Experimentation and Evaluation in Information Retrieval
EditorsE.M Voorhees, D. Harman
Place of PublicationCambridge, USA
PublisherMIT Press
Pages373-396
Number of pages24
ISBN (Print)978-0-262-22073-6
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2005

Publication series

NameDigital Libraries and Electronic Publishing
PublisherMIT Press

Keywords

  • EWI-7426
  • DB-IR: INFORMATION RETRIEVAL
  • METIS-225872
  • IR-66481

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Hiemstra, D., & Kraaij, W. (2005). A Language Modeling Approach to TREC. In E. M. Voorhees, & D. Harman (Eds.), TREC: Experimentation and Evaluation in Information Retrieval (pp. 373-396). (Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing). Cambridge, USA: MIT Press.