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TREC Blog track 2009

We have just released a draft of the guidelines for the TREC 2009 Blog track.Compared to previous years, the Blog track 2009 aims to investigate more refined and complex search scenarios. In particular, we propose to run two tasks in TREC 2009:Faceted … → Read More: TREC Blog track 2009

TREC Blog track 2009

We have just released a draft of the guidelines for the TREC 2009 Blog track.Compared to previous years, the Blog track 2009 aims to investigate more refined and complex search scenarios. In particular, we propose to run two tasks in TREC 2009:Faceted … → Read More: TREC Blog track 2009

TREC Blog track 2009

We have just released a draft of the guidelines for the TREC 2009 Blog track.Compared to previous years, the Blog track 2009 aims to investigate more refined and complex search scenarios. In particular, we propose to run two tasks in TREC 2009:Faceted … → Read More: TREC Blog track 2009

Finding relevance judgements in the wild

We recently heard our poster on online forum search was accepted to SIGIR 09, and I’ve been wanting to post something about the test setup we used in that study.
There’s no existing IR test collection for such a task, although some similar datasets do exist. For various reasons we weren’t able to create [...] → Read More: Finding relevance judgements in the wild

Blogs08 Collection Released

We are pleased to announce that the Blogs08 collection is now ready for distribution. As announced before, Blogs08 is one order of magnitude bigger than Blogs06, and samples the blogosphere from January 2008 to February 2009. The uncompressed permalink… → Read More: Blogs08 Collection Released

SIGIR 2009 ACCEPTED PAPERS THREAD

SIGIR Poster decisions have been mailed. Full paper decisions should be soon as well. Authors are encouraged to post preprints/drafts of accepted publications in the comments section.
PAPERS
The program committee reviewed 494 full paper submissions and accepted 78, about a 16% acceptance rate.
In 2008, 497 submitted, 85 accepted, about a 17% acceptance rate.
POSTERS
The program [...] → Read More: SIGIR 2009 ACCEPTED PAPERS THREAD