NIST Special Publication 500-250:
The Tenth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2001)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS


postscript file   Adobe Portable Document Format
 (PDF) fileFOREWORD

 postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileABSTRACT

PAPERS


  1. postscript file   Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Overview of TREC 2001, page 1
    E. Voorhees, NIST

  2. postscript file   Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file The TREC-2001 Cross-Language Information Retrieval Track: Searching Arabic Using English, French or Arabic Queries, page 16
    F.C. Gey, University of California, Berkeley
    D.W. Oard, University of Maryland, College Park

  3. postscript file   Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file The TREC 2001 Filtering Track Report, page 26
    S. Robertson, Microsoft Research
    I. Soboroff, NIST

  4. postscript file   Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file The TREC 2001 Interactive Track Report, page 38
    W. Hersh, Oregon Health Sciences Univ.
    P. Over, NIST

  5. postscript file   Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Overview of the TREC 2001 Question Answering Track, page 42
    E. Voorhees, NIST

  6. postscript file   Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file The TREC-2001 Video Track Report, page 52 A.F. Smeaton, Dublin City Univ.
    P. Over, R. Taban, NIST

  7. postscript file   Overview of the TREC-2001 Web Track, page 61 D. Hawking, N. Craswell, CSIRO

  8. postscript file   Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file TREC 2001 Cross-lingual Retrieval at BBN, page 68
    J. Xu, R. Weischedel, BBN Technologies
    A. Fraser, Univ. of South California/ISI

  9. postscript file   Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file The Bias Problem and Language Models in Adaptive Filtering, page 78
    Y. Zhang, J. Callan, Carnegie Mellon Univ.

  10. postscript file   Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file kNN, Rocchio and Metrics for Information Filtering at TREC-10, page 84
    T. Ault, Y. Yang, Carnegie Mellon Univ.

  11. postscript file   Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Video Retrieval with the Informedia Digital Video Library System, page 94
    A. Hauptmann, R. Jin, N. Papernick, D. Ng, Y. Qi, Carnegie Mellon Univ.
    R. Houghton, S. Thornton, Sonic Foundry-MediaSite Systems

  12. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Experiments Using the Lemur Toolkit, page 103
    P. Ogilvie, J. Callan, Carnegie Mellon Univ.

  13. postscript file   Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file TREC-10 Experiments at CAS-ICT: Filtering, Web and QA, page 109
    B. Wang, H. Xu, Z. Yang, Y. Liu, X. Cheng, D. Bu, S. Bai,
    Chinese Academy of Sciences

  14. postscript file   Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file CL Research Experiments in TREC-10 Question Answering, page 122
    K.C. Litkowski, CL Research

  15. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Topic-Specific Optimization and Structuring, page 132
    D.A. Evans, J. Shanahan, X. Tong, N. Roma, E. Stoica, V. Sheftel, J. Montgomery, J. Bennett, G. Grefenstette, Clairvoyance Corp.
    S. Fujita, Justsystem Corp.

  16. postscript file   Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file TREC-10 Shot Boundary Detection Task: CLIPS System Description and Evaluation, page 142
    G.M. Quenot, CLIPS-IMAG

  17. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file TREC10 Web and Interactive Tracks at CSIRO, page 151
    N. Craswell, D. Hawking, R. Wilkinson, M. Wu, CSIRO

  18. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Lazy Users and Automatic Video Retrieval Tools in (the) Lowlands, page 159
    The Lowlands Team: CWI, TNO, Univ. of Amsterdam, Univ. of Twente

  19. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Dublin City University Video Track Experiments for TREC 2001, page 169
    P. Browne, C. Gurrin, H. Lee, K. McDonald, S. Sav, A.F. Smeaton, J. Ye, Dublin City Univ.

  20. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Word Proximity QA System, page 179
    P. Rennert, EC Wise, Inc.

  21. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file FUB at TREC-10 Web Track: A Probabilistic Framework for Topic Relevance Term Weighting, page 182
    G. Amati, C. Carpineto, G. Romano, Fondazione Ugo Bordoni

  22. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file FDU at TREC-10: Filtering, QA, Web and Video Tasks, page 192
    L. Wu, X. Huang, J. Niu, Y. Guo, Y. Xia, Z. Feng, Fudan Univ.

  23. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Fujitsu Laboratories TREC2001 Report, page 208
    I. Namba, Fujitsu Laboratories, Ltd.

  24. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Hummingbird SearchServer at TREC 2001, page 216
    S. Tomlinson, Hummingbird

  25. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Juru at TREC 10--Experiments with Index Pruning, page 228
    D. Carmel, E. Amitay, M. Herscovici, Y. Maarek, Y. Petruschka, A. Soffer, IBM Labs, Haifa

  26. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Integrating Link Structure and Content Information for Ranking Web Documents, page 237
    T. Kanungo, J.Y. Zien, IBM Almaden Research Center

  27. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Integrating Features, Models, and Semantics for TREC Video Retrieval, page 240
    J.R. Smith, S. Basu, G. Iyengar, C-Y Lin, M. Naphade, B. Tseng, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
    S. Srinivasan, A. Amir, D. Ponceleon, IBM Almaden Research Center

  28. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Use of WordNet Hypernyms for Answering What-Is Questions, page 250
    J. Prager, J. Chu-Carroll, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
    K. Czuba, Carnegie-Mellon University

  29. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file IBM's Statistical Question Answering System--TREC-10, page 258
    A. Ittycheriah, M. Franz, S. Roukos, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

  30. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file IIT at TREC-10, page 265
    M. Aljlayl, S. Beitzel, E. Jensen, M. Lee, D. Grossman, O. Frieder, IIT
    A. Chowdhury, AOL, Inc.
    D. Holmes, NCR Corp.

  31. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Multi-timescale Video Shot-Change Detection, page 275
    M. J. Pickering, S. M. Rüger, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine

  32. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Link-based Approaches for Text Retrieval, page 279
    J. Gevrey, S. M. Rüger, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine

  33. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Applying Support Vector Machines to the TREC-2001 Batch Filtering and Routing Tasks, page 286
    D.D. Lewis, Independent Consultant

  34. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Patterns of Potential Answer Expressions as Clues to the Right Answers, page 293
    M.M. Soubbotin, InsightSoft-M

  35. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Mercure and MercureFiltre Applied for Web and Filtering Tasks at TREC-10, page 303
    M. Boughanem, C. Chrisment, M. Tmar, IRIT-SIG

  36. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Multilingual Question/Answering: the DIOGENE System, page 313
    B. Magnini, M. Negri, R. Prevete, H. Tanev, ITC-Irst

  37. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file JHU/APL at TREC 2001: Experiments in Filtering and in Arabic, Video, and Web Retrieval, page 322
    J. Mayfield, P. McNamee, C. Costello, C. Piatko, A. Banerjee, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

  38. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file More Reflections on "Aboutness" TREC-2001 Evaluation Experiments at Justsystem, page 331
    S. Fujita, Justsystem Corp.

  39. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Kasetsart University TREC-10 Experiments, page 339
    P. Norasetsathaporn, A. Rungsawang, Kasetsart Univ.

  40. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file TREC-10 Experiments at KAIST: Batch Filtering and Question Answering, page 347
    J-H Oh, K-S Lee, D-S Chang, C. Won Seo, K-S Choi, KAIST and KORTERM

  41. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Answering Complex, List and Context Questions with LCC's Question-Answering Server, page 355
    S. Harabagiu, D. Moldovan, M. Pasca, M. Surdeanu, R. Mihalcea, R. Girju, V. Rus, F. Lactusu, P. Morarescu, R. Bunescu, Language Computer Corporation

  42. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Finding An Answer Based on the Recognition of the Question Focus, page 362
    O. Ferret, B. Grau, M. Hurault-Plantet, G. Illouz, L. Monceaux, I. Robba, A. Vilnat, LIMSI-CNRS

  43. postscript file    postscript file MSR-Asia at TREC-10 Video Track: Shot Boundary Detection Task, page 371
    Y-F Ma, H-J Zhang, Microsoft Research, Asia
    J. Sheng, Tsinghua University
    Y. Chen, University of Florida

  44. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Microsoft Cambridge at TREC-10: Filtering and Web Tracks, page 378
    S.E. Robertson, S. Walker, H. Zaragoza, Microsoft Research Ltd.

  45. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file TREC-10 Web Track Experiments at MSRA, page 384
    J. Gao, S. Walker, S. Robertson, Microsoft Research
    G. Cao, H. He, Tianjin Univ.
    M. Zhang, Tsinghua Univ.
    J-Y Nie, Université de Montréal

  46. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Data-Intensive Question Answering, page 393
    E. Brill, J. Lin, M. Banko, S. Dumais, A. Ng, Microsoft Research

  47. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Qanda and the Catalyst Architecture, page 401
    P. Anand, D. Anderson, J. Burger, J. Griffith, M. Light, S. Mardix, A. Morgan, The MITRE Corp.

  48. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Description of NTU System at TREC-10 QA Track, page 406
    C-J Lin and H-H Chen, National Taiwan Univ.

  49. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file The NexTrieve Search System in TREC 2001, page 412
    G. Clare, K. Hendrikse, NexTrieve

  50. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file NTT Question Answering System in TREC 2001, page 415
    H. Kazawa, H. Isozaki, E. Maeda, NTT Communication Science Labs

  51. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Oracle at TREC 10: Filtering and Question-Answering, page 423
    S. Alpha, P. Dixon, C. Liao, C. Yang, Oracle Corp.

  52. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Observations of Searchers: OHSU TREC 2001 Interactive Track, page 434
    W. Hersh, L. Sacherek, D. Olson, Oregon Health and Sciences University

  53. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file SiteQ: Engineering High Performance QA System Using Lexico-Semantic Pattern Matching and Shallow NLP, page 442
    G. Geunbae Lee, S. Lee, H. Jung, B-H Cho, C. Lee, B-K Kwak, J. Cha, D. Kim, J. An, POSTECH
    J. Seo, Sogang Univ.
    H. Kim, K. Kim, DiQuest.com, Inc.

  54. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file TREC2001 Question-Answer, Web and Cross Language Experiments using PIRCS, page 452
    K.L. Kwok, L. Grunfeld, N. Dinstl, M. Chan, Queens College, CUNY

  55. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file RICOH at TREC-10: Web Track Ad-hoc Task, page 457
    H. Itoh, H. Mano, Y. Ogawa, RICOH Co., Ltd.

  56. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Rutgers' TREC 2001 Interactive Track Experience, page 465
    N.J. Belkin, C. Cool, J. Jeng, A. Keller, D. Kelly, J. Kim, H-J Lee, M-C Tang, X-J Yuan, Rutgers Univ.

  57. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file SERbrainware at TREC 2001, page 473
    P. Rujan, SER Technology Deutschland GmbH

  58. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Aggressive Morphology and Lexical Relations for Query Expansion, page 479
    W.A. Woods, S. Green, P. Martin, A. Houston, Sun Microsystems Labs

  59. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Question Answering: CNLP at the TREC-10 Question Answering Track, page 485
    J. Chen, A.R. Diekema, M.D. Taffet, N. McCracken, N. Ercan Ozgencil, O. Yilmazel, E.D. Liddy, Syracuse Univ.

  60. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Tampere University of Technology at TREC 2001, page 495
    A. Visa, J. Toivonen, T. Vesanen, J. Makinen, Tampere University of Technology

  61. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Using Grammatical Relations, Answer Frequencies and the World Wide Web for TREC Question Answering, page 502
    S. Buchholz, Tilburg Univ.

  62. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file University of Alicante at TREC-10, page 510
    J.L. Vicedo, A. Ferrandez, F. Llopis, Universidad de Alicante

  63. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Tequesta: The University of Amsterdam's Textual Question Answering System, page 519
    C. Monz, M. de Rijke, Univ. of Amsterdam

  64. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Translation Term Weighting and Combining Translation Resources in Cross-Language Retrieval, page 529
    A. Chen, F. Gey, Univ. of California at Berkeley

  65. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Comparing Explicit and Implicit Feedback Techniques for Web Retrieval: TREC-10 Interactive Track Report, page 534
    R.W. White, J.M. Jose, Univ. of Glasgow
    I. Ruthven, Univ. of Strathclyde

  66. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Learning Components for A Question-Answering System, page 539
    D. Roth, G. Kao Kao, X. Li, R. Nagarajan, V. Punyakanok, N. Rizzolo, W-t Yih, C. Ovesdotter Alm, L. Gerard Moran, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  67. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file TREC-10 Experiments at University of Maryland CLIR and Video, page 549
    K. Darwish, D. Doermann, R. Jones, D. Oard, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
    M. Rautiainen, Visiting from the Univ. of Oulu Finland

  68. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Arabic Information Retrieval at UMass in TREC-10, page 562
    L. S. Larkey, M.E. Connell, Univ. of Massachusetts

  69. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Important Cognitive Components of Domain-Specific Search Knowledge, page 571
    S. K. Bhavhani, Univ. of Michigan

  70. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file The QUANTUM Question Answering System, page 579
    L. Plamondon, G. Lapalme, Université de Montréal
    L. Kosseim, Concordia Univ.

  71. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Report on the TREC-10 Experiment: Distributed Collections and Entrypage Searching, page 586
    J. Savoy, Y. Rasolofo, Université de Neuchâtel

  72. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Unbiased S-D Threshold Optimization, Initial Query Degradation, Decay, and Incrementality, for Adaptive Document Filtering, page 596
    A. Arampatzis, University of Nijmegen

  73. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Challenges of Multi-Mode IR Software, page 604
    G. B. Newby, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

  74. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Combining Text- and Link-based Retrieval Methods for Web IR, page 609
    K. Yang, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

  75. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file UNT TRECvid: A Brighton Image Searcher Application, page 619
    M. Rorvig, K-T Jeong, A. Pachlag, R. Anusuri, D. Jenkins, S. Oyarce, Univ. of North Texas

  76. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file University of Padova at TREC-10, page 624
    F. Crivellari, M. Melucci, Univ. of Padova

  77. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file PiQASso: Pisa Question Answering System, page 633
    G. Attardi, A. Cisternino, F. Formica, M. Simi, A. Tommasi, Universitá di Pisa

  78. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Keep It Simple Sheffield--A KISS Approach to the Arabic Track, page 642
    M. Sanderson, A. Alberair, Univ. of Sheffield

  79. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file The Use of External Knowledge of Factoid QA, page 644
    E. Hovy, U. Hermjakob, C-Y Lin, Univ. of Southern California

  80. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Selecting Versus Describing: A Preliminary Analysis of the Efficacy of Categories in Exploring the Web, page 653
    E.G. Toms, R.W. Kopak, J. Bartlett, L. Freund, Univ. of Toronto

  81. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Retrieving Web Pages Using Content, Links, URLs and Anchors, page 663
    T. Westerveld, D. Hiemstra, Univ. of Twente
    W. Kraaij, TNO-TPD

  82. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Web Reinforced Question Answering (MultiTest Experiments for TREC 2001), page 673
    C.L.A. Clarke, G.V. Cormack, T.R. Lynam, C.M. Li, G.L. McLearn, Univ. of Waterloo

  83. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file A ProtoType Question Answering System Using Syntactic and Semantic Information for Answer Retrieval, page 680
    E. Alfonseca, M. De Boni, J-L Jara-Valencia, S. Manandhar, The Univ. of York

  84. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Machine Learning Approach for Homepage Finding Task, page 686
    W. Xi, E.A. Fox, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ.

  85. postscript file    Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file Yonsei/ETRI at TREC-10: Utilizing Web Document Properties, page 698
    D-Y Ra, E-K Park, J-S Jang, Yonsei Univ.


  86. APPENDICES

    postscript file   Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileTREC 2001 Results, page A-1
    postscript file   Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileCommon Evaluation Measures, page A-14

    TREC 2001 System Descriptions


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