Information needs for TREC 2002-4 (2014)
The file InformationNeeds-2014-Q02R03T04.tsv contains a set of 180 information needs or topic backstories that were authored in 2014 collectively by:
Peter Bailey, Alistair Moffat, Falk Scholer, Paul Thomas
The file contains:
1. a unique 3 digit, 0-padded id for each of the entries
2. a compound code that identifies the topic and source TREC col... morelection from which the information need was derived
3. the task complexity type
4. the primary title field from the corresponding TREC source topic
5. the information need or topic backstory that we wrote for our experiments involving user variability. See our ADCS 2014, SIGIR 2015, and CIKM 2015 publications for more details.
Information Retrieval and Web Search
TREC; information need; topic
Produced manually by the authors based on topics from the TREC conferences.
The work was supported by the Australian Research Council's Discovery Projects Scheme (projects DP110101934 and DP140102655.
The authors were employed by Microsoft, University of Melbourne, RMIT University, and CSIRO when these information needs were created.
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence
CSIRO (Australia), Microsoft (United States), RMIT University (Australia), The University of Melbourne (Australia)
Bailey, Peter; Moffat, Alistair; Scholer, Falk; Thomas, Paul (2015): Information needs for TREC 2002-4 (2014). v2. CSIRO. Data Collection.
All Rights (including copyright) CSIRO Australia, Microsoft, RMIT University, The University of Melbourne 2015.
The metadata and files are available to the public.
Experimentation with information retrieval (search)