Information needs for TREC 2002-4 (2014)

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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... more

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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.

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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.

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About this Project


Information retrieval

Experimentation with information retrieval (search)


Peter Bailey

Alistair Moffat

Falk Scholer

Paul Thomas

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