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Engineering a multi-purpose test collection for Web retrieval experiements

Bailey, Peter; Craswell, Nick; Hawking, David

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Past research into text retrieval methods for the Web has been restricted by the lack of a test collection capable of supporting experiments which are both realistic and reproducible. The 1.69 million document WT10g collection is proposed as a multi-purpose testbed for experiments with these attributes, in distributed IR, hyperlink algorithms and conventional ad hoc retrieval. WT10g was constructed by selecting from a superset of documents in such a way that desirable corpus properties were...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/85484
Source: Information Processing and Management
DOI: 10.1016/S0306-4573(02)00084-5

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