TREC 2012 summary

In the 21st Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2012), seven tracks ran: KBA, Contextual suggestion, Session, Web, Medical, Crowdsourcing, and Microblog. Of these, Microblog attracted the largest number of participating groups (40) closely followed by Medical (24).
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Team COMMIT at TREC 2011

We describe the participation of Team COMMIT in this year’s Microblog and Entity track. In our participation in the Microblog track, we used a feature-based approach. Specifically, we pursued a precision oriented recency-aware retrieval approach for tweets. Amongst others we used various types of external data. In particular, we examined…