NIST Special Publication:
SP 500-251
The Eleventh Text Retrieval Conference
(TREC 2002)

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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 postscript file Overview of TREC 2002, page
    E.M. Voorhees, National Institute of Standards and Technology

  2. postscript file The TREC 2002 Arabic/English CLIR Track, page
    D.W. Oard, University of Maryland, College Park
    F.C. Gey, University of California, Berkeley

  3. postscript file postscript file The TREC 2002 Filtering Track Report, page
    S. Robertson, Microsoft Research
    I. Soboroff, National Institute of Standards and Technology

    postscript file postscript file TREC 2002 Interactive Track Report, page
    W. Hersh, Oregon Health and Science University

    postscript file postscript file Overview of the TREC 2002 Novelty Track, page
    D. Harman, National Institute of Standards and Technology

    postscript file postscript file Overview of the TREC 2002 Question Answering Track, page
    E.M. Voorhees, National Institute of Standards and Technology

    postscript file postscript file The TREC-2002 Video Track Report, page
    A.F. Smeaton, Dublin City University
    P. Over, National Institute of Standards and Technology

    postscript file postscript file Overview of the TREC-2002 Web Track, page
    N. Craswell and D. Hawking
    CSIRO

    postscript file postscript file TREC 2002 Cross-lingual Retrieval at BBN, page
    A. Fraser, J. Xu, R. Weischedel, BBN Technologies

    postscript file postscript file TREC 2002 QA at BBN: Answer Selection and Confidence Estimation, page
    J. Xu, A. Licuanan, J. May, S. Miller, R. Weischedel, BBN Technologies

    postscript file postscript file TREC 11 Experiments at CAS-ICT: Filtering and Web, page
    H. Xu, Z. Yang, B. Wang, B. Liu, J. Cheng, Y. Liu, Z. Yang, X. Cheng,
    S. Bai, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    postscript file postscript file ICT Experiments in TREC 11 QA Main Task, page
    H. Xu, H. Zhang, S. Bai, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    postscript file postscript file Pliers at Trec 2002,
    A. MacFarlane, City University, London

    postscript file postscript file Question Answering Using XML-Tagged Documents,
    K.C. Litkowski, CL Research

    postscript file postscript file CLARIT Experiments in Batch Filtering: Term Selection and Threshold Optimization in IR and SVM Filters, page
    D.A. Evans, J. Shanahan, N. Roma, J. Bennett, V. Sheftel, E. Stoica, J. Montgomery, D.A. Hull, W. Tembe, Clairvoyance Corporation

    postscript file postscript file CLIPS at TREC 11: Experiments in Filtering, page
    C. Brouard, Laboratoire CLIPS

    postscript file postscript file CLIPS at TREC 11: Experiments in Video Retrieval, page
    G.M. Quénot, D. Moraru, L. Besacier, P. Mulhern, CLIPS-IMAG

    postscript file postscript file Information Filtering, Novelty Detection, and Named-Page Finding, page
    K. Collins-Thompson, P. Ogilvie, Y Zhang, J. Callan, Carnegie Mellon University

    postscript file postscript file Video Classification and Retrieval with the Informedia Digital Video Library System, page
    A. Hauptmann, R. Yan, Y. Qi, R. Jin, M. Christel, M. Derthick, M.-Y. Chen, R. Baron, W.-H. Lin, T.D. Ng, Carnegie Mellon University

    postscript file postscript file The JAVELIN Question-Answering System at TREC 2002, page
    E. Nyberg, T. Mitamura, J. Carbonnell, J. Callan, K. Collins-Thompson, K. Czuba, M. Duggan, L. Hiyakumoto, N. Hu, Y. Huang, J. Ko, L.V. Lita, S. Murtagh, V. Pedro, D. Svoboda, Carnegie Mellon University

    postscript file postscript file Experiments in Novelty Detection at Columbia University, page
    B. Schiffman, Columbia University

    postscript file postscript file TREC 11 Web and Interactive Tracks at CSIRO, page
    N. Craswell, D. Hawking, R. Wilkinson, M. Wu, CSIRO
    J. Thom, RMIT University
    T. Upstill, Australian National University

    postscript file postscript file CWI at the TREC 2002 Video Track, page
    T. Westerveld, A. de Vries, A. van Ballegooij, CWI

    postscript file postscript file Dublin City University Video Track Experiments for TREC 2002, page
    P. Browne, C. Czirjek, C. Gurrin, R. Jarina, H. Lee, S. Marlow, K. McDonald,
    N. Murphy, N.E. O'Connor, A.F. Smeaton, J. Ye, Dublin City University

    postscript file postscript file Semantic Feature Extraction using Mpeg Macro-block Classification, page
    F. Souvannavong, B. Merialdo, B. Huet, Institut Eurécom

    postscript file FDU at TREC 2002: Filtering, Q&A, Web and Video Tasks, page
    L. Wu, X. Huang, J. Niu, Y. Xia, Z. Feng, Y. Zhou, Fudan University

  4. postscript file postscript file Experiments in Named Page Finding and Arabic Retrieval with Hummingbird SearchServerTM at TREC 2002, page
    S. Tomlinson, Hummingbird

  5. postscript file postscript file Arabic Information Retrieval at IBM, page
    M. Franz, J.S. McCarley, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

  6. postscript file postscript file Topic Distillation with Knowledge Agents, page
    E. Amitay, D. Carmel, A. Darlow, R. Lempel, A. Soffer, IBM Research Labs Haifa
    R. Lempel, Technion

  7. postscript file postscript file IBM's Statistical Question Answering System-TREC 11, page
    A. Ittycheriah, S. Roukos, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

  8. postscript file postscript file A Multi-Strategy and Multi-Source Approach to Question Answering, page
    J. Chu-Carroll, J. Prager, C. Welty, K. Czuba, D. Ferrucci,
    IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

  9. postscript file postscript file IBM Research TREC 2002 Video Retrieval System, page
    B. Adams, G. Iyengar, C. Neti, H.J. Nock, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
    A. Amir, H.H. Permuter, S. Srinivasan, IBM Alamaden Research Center
    C. Dorai, A. Jaimes, C. Lang, C.-Y. Lin, A. Natsev, M. Naphade,
    J.R. Smith, B.L. Tseng, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
    S. Ghosal, R. Singh, Ashwin T.V., IBM India Research Lab
    D. Zhang, Columbia University

  10. postscript file postscript file IIT at TREC 2002 Linear Combinations Based on Document Structure and Varied Stemming for Arabic Retrieval,
    page
    A. Chowdhury, M. Aljlayl, E. Jensen, S. Beitzel, D. Grossman, O. Frieder
    Illinois Institute of Technology

  11. postscript file postscript file Video Searching and Browsing Using Viewfinder, page
    D.E. Albertson, J. Mostafa, J. Fieber, Indiana University

  12. postscript file postscript file Video Retrieval Using Global Features in Keyframes, page
    M.J. Pickering, D. Heesch, S. Rüger, Imperial College London
    R. O'Callaghan, D. Bull, University of Bristol

  13. postscript file postscript file Use of Patterns for Detection of Likely Answer Strings: A Systematic Approach, page
    M.M. Soubbotin, S.M. Soubbotin, InsightSoft-M

  14. postscript file postscript file Novelty Track at IRIT-SIG, page
    T. Dkaki, J. Mothe, J. Augé, Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse
    T. Dkaki, IUT URS
    J. Mothe, Institut Universitaire de Formation des Maîtres Midi-Pyrénées

  15. postscript file postscript file IRIT at TREC 2002: Filtering Track, page
    M. Boughanem, H. Tebri, M. Tmar,
    Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse (IRIT-SIG)

  16. postscript file postscript file IRIT at TREC 2002: Web Track, page
    A.Benammar, M. Boughanem, G. Hubert, C. Laffaire, J. Mothe, IRIT-SIG
  17. postscript file postscript file Mining Knowledge from Repeated Co-Occurrences: DIOGENE at TREC 2002, page
    B. Magnini, M. Negri, R. Prevete, H. Tanev, ITC-Irst

  18. postscript file postscript file JHU/APL at TREC 2002: Experiments in Filtering and Arabic Retrieval, page
    P. McNamee, C. Piatko, J. Mayfield, Johns Hopkins University

    postscript file Finding Named Pages via Frequent Anchor Descriptions, page
    J. Malawong, A. Rungsawang, Kasetsart University

  19. postscript file postscript file Kernel Methods for Document Filtering, page
    N. Cancedda, C. Goutte, J.-M. Renders, Xerox Research
    N. Cesa-Bianchi, A. Conconi, Università degli Studi de Milano
    Y. Li, J. Shawe-Taylor, A. Vinokourov, T. Graepel, University of London
    C. Gentile, Università dell'Insubria

  20. postscript file postscript file LIT at TREC 2002: Web Track, page
    N. Yu, J. Donghong, Y. Lingpeng, Laboratories for Information Technology (LIT)

  21. postscript file postscript file LCC Tools for Question Answering, page
    D. Moldovan, S. Harabagiu, R. Girju, P. Morarescu, F. Lacatusu,
    A. Novischi, A. Badulescu, O. Bolohan, Language Computer Corporation

  22. postscript file postscript file Coupling Named Entity Recognition, Vector-Space Model and Knowledge Bases for TREC 11 Question Answering Track page
    P. Bellot, E. Crestan, M. El-Bèze, L. Gillard,
    Laboratoire d'Informatique d'Avignon
    E. Crestan, C. de Loupy, Sinequa S.A.S.

  23. postscript file postscript file The Question Answering System QALC at LIMSI, Experiments in Using Web and WordNet, page
    G. de Chalendar, T. Dalmas, F. Elkateb-Gara, O. Ferret, B. Grau,
    M. Hurault-Plantet, G. Illouz, L. Monceaux, I. Robba, A. Vilnat, LIMSI-CNRS

    postscript file TREC Feature Extraction by Active Learning, page
    J. Vendrig, I. Patras, C. Snoek, M. Worring, Mediamill/ISIS University of Amsterdam
    J. den Hartog, S. Raaijmakers, J. van Rest, Mediamill TNO-TPD
    D. van Leeuwen, TNO-Human Factors

  24. postscript file postscript file Microsoft Cambridge at TREC 2002: Filtering Track, page
    S.E. Robertson, S. Walker, H. Zaragoza, R. Herbrich, Microsoft Research Ltd.

  25. postscript file postscript file Extracting Answers from the Web Using Data Annotation and Knowledge Mining Techniques, page
    J. Lin, A. Fernandes, B. Katz, G. Marton, S. Tellex, MIT

  26. postscript file postscript file MITRE's Qanda at TREC-11, page
    J.D. Burger, L. Ferro, W. Greiff, J. Henderson, S. Mardis, A. Morgan, The MITRE Corporation
    M. Light, The University of Iowa

  27. postscript file postscript file TREC 11 Experiments at NII: The Effects of Virtual Relevant Documents in Batch Filtering , page
    K.-S. Lee, K. Kageura, A. Aizawa, National Institute of Informatics (NII)

  28. postscript file postscript file A Machine Learning Approach for QA and Novelty Tracks: NTT System Description, page
    H. Kazawa, T. Hirao, H. Isozaki, E. Maeda, NTT Communication Science Laboratories

  29. postscript file postscript file Some Similarity Computation Methods in Novelty Detection, page
    M.-F. Tsai, H.-H. Chen, National Taiwan University

  30. postscript file postscript file The Integration of Lexical Knowledge and External Resources for Question Answering, page
    H. Yang, T.-S. Chua, National University of Singapore

  31. postscript file postscript file Temporal Multi-Resolution Framework for Shot Boundary Detection and Keyframe Extraction, page
    Chandrashekhara A., H.-M. Feng, T.-S. Chua, National University of Singapore

  32. postscript file postscript file Web Based Pattern Mining and Matching Approach to Question Answering, page
    D. Zhang, W.S. Lee, Singapore-MIT Alliance

  33. postscript file postscript file More Statistical Power Needed: The OHSU TREC 2002 Interactive Track Experiments, page
    W. Hersh, S. Moy, D. Kraemer, L. Sacherek, D. Olson, Oregon Health & Science University

  34. postscript file Question Answering Approach Using a WordNet-based Answer Type Taxonomy, page
    S.-H. Na, I.-S. Kang, S.-Y. Lee, J.-H. Lee, POSTECH and
    Advanced Information Technology Research Center (AITrc)

  35. postscript file postscript file TREC 2002 Web, Novelty and Filtering Track Experiments using PIRCS, page
    K.L. Kwok, P. Deng, N. Dinstl, M. Chan, Queens College, CUNY

    postscript file Shot Boundary Detection Using the Moving Query Window,
    page
    S.M.M. Tahaghoghi, J.A. Thom, H.E. Williams, RMIT University

  36. postscript file postscript file Rutgers Interactive Track at TREC 2002, page
    N.J. Belkin, D. Kelly, G. Kim, J.-Y. Kim, H.-J. Lee, G. Muresan,
    M.-C. Tang, X.-J. Yuan, Rutgers University
    C. Cool, Queens College, CUNY

  37. postscript file postscript file Rutgers Filtering Work at TREC 2002: Adaptive and Batch, page
    A.Anghelescu, E. Boros, D. Lewis, V. Menkov, D. Neu, P. Kantor, Rutgers University

  38. postscript file postscript file A Crude Cut at Query Expansion, page
    P. Rennert, StreamSage, Inc.

  39. postscript file postscript file Question Answering: CNLP at the TREC 2002 Question Answering Track, page
    A.R. Diekema, J. Chen, N. McCracken, N.E. Ozgencil, M.D. Taffet, O. Yilmazel, E.D. Liddy, Syracuse University

  40. postscript file postscript file Example Based Text Matching Methodology for Routing Tasks, page
    A. Visa, J. Toivonen, T. Vesanen, J. Mäkinen, Tampere University of Technology
    B. Brack, Åbo Akademi University
    H. Vanharanta, Pori School of Technology and Economics

  41. postscript file postscript file Incremental Learning for Profile Training in Adaptive Document Filtering, page
    L. Ma, Q. Chen, S. Ma, M. Zhang, L. Cai, Tsinghua University

  42. postscript file postscript file THU TREC 2002: Novelty Track Experiments, page
    M. Zhang, R. Song, C. Lin, S. Ma, Z. Jiang, Y. Jin, Y. Liu, L. Zhao, Tsinghua University

  43. postscript file postscript file THU TREC 2002: Web Track Experiments, page
    M. Zhang, R. Song, C. Lin, S. Ma, Z. Jiang, Y. Jin, Y. Liu, L. Zhao, Tsinghua University

  44. postscript file postscript file University of Alicante Experiments at TREC 2002, page
    J.L. Vicedo, F. Llopis, A. Ferrández, Universidad de Alicante

  45. postscript file postscript file The University of Amsterdam at TREC 2002, page
    C. Monz, J. Kamps, M. de Rijke

  46. postscript file postscript file Automatic Shot Boundary Detection and Classification of Indoor and Outdoor Scenes, page
    A.Miene, T. Hermes, G. Ioannidis, R. Fathi, O. Herzog, University of Bremen

  47. postscript file postscript file Building an Arabic Stemmer for Information Retrieval, page
    A. Chen, F. Gey, University of California at Berkeley

  48. postscript file postscript file Building a Foundation System for Producing Short Answers to Factual Questions, page
    S.S. Pradhan, V. Krugler, S. Bethard, W. Ward, D. Jurafsky, J.H. Martin, University of Colorado
    S.J. Blair-Goldensohn, A. H. Schlaikjer, E. Filatova, P.A. Duboue, H. Yu, R.J. Passonneau, V. Hatzivassiloglou, K.R. McKeown, Columbia University
    G. Illouz, currently at LIMSI-CNRS

  49. postscript file postscript file Using Hierarchical Clustering and Summarisation Approaches
    for Web Retrieval: Glasgow at the TREC 2002 Interactive Track
    , page
    R. Osdin, I. Ounis, R.W. White, University of Glasgow

  50. postscript file postscript file University of Glasgow at the Web Track of TREC 2002, page
    V. Plachouras, I. Ounis, G. Amati, C.J. Van Rijsbergen, University of Glasgow
    G. Amati also affiliated to Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Rom

  51. postscript file postscript file Incremental Retrieval of Documents Relevant to a Topic, page
    C. Lyon, B. Dickerson, J. Malcolm, University of Hertfordshire

  52. postscript file postscript file UIC at TREC 2002: Web Track, page
    S. Liu, C. Yu, University of Illinois at Chicago
    W. Wu, University of Illinois at Urbana and Champaign

  53. postscript file postscript file Question-Answering via Enhanced Understanding of Questions, page
    D. Roth, C. Cumby, X. Li, P. Morie, R. Nagarajan, N. Rizzolo, K. Small,
    W.-T. Yih, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  54. postscript file postscript file Novel Results and Some Answers
    The University of Iowa TREC 11 Results
    , page
    D. Eichmann, P. Srinivasan, University of Iowa

  55. postscript file postscript file Question Answering Using the DLT System at TREC 2002, page
    R.F.E. Sutcliffe, University of Limerick

  56. postscript file postscript file UMass at TREC 2002: Cross Language and Novelty Tracks, page
    L.S. Larkey, J. Allan, M.E. Connell, A. Bolivar, C. Wade, University of Massachusetts

  57. postscript file CARROTT 11 and the TREC 11 Web Track, page
    R.S. Cost, S. Kallurkar, H. Majithia, C. Nicholas, Y. Shi, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

  58. postscript file postscript file CLIR Experiments at Maryland for TREC 2002: Evidence Combination for Arabic-English Retrieval, page
    K. Darwish, D.W. Oard, University of Maryland, College Park

  59. postscript file postscript file Video Indexing and Retrieval at UMD, page
    C. Wolf, INSA de Lyon
    D. Doermann, University of Maryland
    M. Rautiainen, University of Oulu

  60. postscript file postscript file Homepage Finding and Topic Distillation Using a Common Retrieval Strategy, page
    V. Ngoc Anh, A. Moffat, University of Melbourne

  61. postscript file postscript file The University of Michigan at TREC 2002: Question Answering and Novelty Tracks, page
    H. Qi, J. Otterbacher, A. Winkel, D.R. Radev, University of Michigan

  62. postscript file postscript file The QUANTUM Question Answering System at TREC 11, page
    L. Plamondon, G. Lapalme, Université de Montréal
    L. Kosseim, Concordia University

  63. postscript file postscript file Progress in General-Purpose IR Software, page
    G.B. Newby, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

  64. postscript file Report on the TREC 11 Experiment: Arabic, Named Page and Topic Distillation Searches, page
    J. Savoy, Y. Rasolofo, Université de Neuchâtel

  65. postscript file postscript file Classifier Stacking and Voting for Text Filtering page
    R. Mihalcea, University of North Texas

  66. postscript file postscript file UB at TREC 11: Batch and Adaptive Filtering, page
    M. Srikanth, X. Wu, R. Srihari, State University of New York at Buffalo

  67. postscript file TREC 2002 Video Track Experiments at MediaTeam Oulu and VTT, page
    M. Rautiainen, D. Vorobiev, K. Noponen, P. Väyrynen, M. Hosio, E. Matinmikko, T. Ojala, T. Seppänen, Media Team Oulu
    J. Penttila, S.-M. Mäkelä, J. Peltola, VTT Technical Research Center of Finland

  68. postscript file postscript file PiQASso 2002, page
    G. Attardi, A. Cisternino, F. Formica, M. Simi, A. Tommasi, University of Pisa

  69. postscript file postscript file The University of Sheffield TREC 2002 Q&A System, page
    M.A. Greenwood, I. Roberts, R. Gaizauskas, University of Sheffield

  70. postscript file postscript file Natural Language Based Reformulation Resource and Wide Exploitation for Question Answering, page
    U. Hermjakob, A. Echihabi, D. Marcu, University of Southern California

  71. postscript file postscript file TREC 2002 Web Track "Automated Word Sense Disambiguation for Internet Information Retrieval", page
    C.M. Stokoe, J. Tait, University of Sunderland

  72. postscript file postscript file Augmenting and Limiting Search Queries, page
    E.G. Toms, L. Freund, C. Li, University of Toronto

  73. postscript file postscript file Statistical Selection of Exact Answers (MultiText Experiments for TREC 2002), page
    C.L.A. Clarke, G.V. Cormack, G. Kemkes, M. Laszlo, T.R. Lynam,
    E.L. Terra, P.L. Tilker, University of Waterloo

  74. postscript file postscript file The YorkQA Prototype Question Answering System, page
    M. De Boni, J.-L. Jara-Valencia, S. Manandhar, University of York

  75. postscript file postscript file Web Document Retrieval Using Sentence-Query Similarity, page
    E.-K. Park, S.-I. Moon, D.-Y. Ra, Yonsei University
    M.-G. Jang, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute

  76. APPENDICES

    postscript file TREC 2002 Results, page
    postscript file   Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileCommon Evaluation Measures, page


    TREC 2002 System Descriptions


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