NIST Special Publication 500-226:
Overview of the Third Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-3)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS


postscript fileFOREWORD

postscript fileABSTRACT

PAPERS


  1. postscript file Overview of the Third Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-3),
    page 1
    D. Harman (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
  2. postscript file Xerox TREC-3 Report: Combining Exact and Fuzzy Predictors, page 21
    H. Schutze, J. O. Pedersen, M. A. Hearst (Xerox Palo Alto Research Center)
  3. postscript file Document Retrieval and Routing Using the INQUERY System, page 29
    J. Broglio, J. P. Callan, W. B. Croft, D. W. Nachbar (University of Massachusetts)
  4. postscript file Natural Language Information Retrieval: TREC-3 Report, page 39
    T. Strzalkowski, J. P. Carballo, M. Marinescu (New York University)
  5. postscript file Indexing Structures Derived from Syntax in TREC-3: System Description, page 55
    A. F. Smeaton, R. O'Donnell, F. Kelledy (Dublin City University)
  6. postscript file Automatic Query Expansion Using SMART: TREC 3, page 69
    C. Buckley, G. Salton, J. Allan, A. Singhal (Cornell University)
  7. postscript file Comparison of Fragmentation Schemes for Document Retrieval, page 81
    R. Wilkinson, J. Zobel (CITRI, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology)
  8. postscript file Information Retrieval Systems for Large Document Collections, page 85
    A. Moffat, J. Zobel (CITRI, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology)
  9. postscript file The Collection Fusion Problem, page 95
    E. Voorhees, N. K. Gupta, B. Johnson-Laird (Siemens Corporate Research, Inc.)
  10. postscript file Combination of Multiple Searches, page 105
    J. A. Shaw, E. A. Fox (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
  11. postscript file Okapi at TREC-3, page 109
    S. E. Robertson, S. Walker, S. Jones, M. M. Hancock-Beaulieu, M. Gatford
    (City University)
  12. postscript file Experiments in the Probabilistic Retrieval of Full Text Documents, page 127
    W. S. Cooper, A. Chen, F. C. Gey (University of California, Berkeley)
  13. postscript file Routing and Ad-hoc Retrieval with the TREC-3 Collection in a Distributed
    Loosely Federated Environment
    , page 135
    N. Walczuch, N. Fuhr, M. Pollmann, B. Sievers (University of Dortmund, Germany)
  14. postscript file New Tools and Old Habits: The Interactive Searching Behavior of Expert Online
    Searches using INQUERY
    , page 145
    J. Koenemann, R. Quatrain, C. Cool, N. J. Belkin (Rutgers University)
  15. postscript file Interactive Exploration as a Formal Text Retrieval Method: How Well
    can Interactivity Compensate for Unsophisticated Retrieval Algorithms

    postscript file Figure 4 (Note: Use landscape to view), page 179
    N. Charoenkitkarn, M. Chignell, G. Golovchinsky (University of Toronto)
  16. postscript file Interactive Document Retrieval Using TOPIC (A report on the TREC-3
    experiment)
    , page 201
    R. M. Tong (Verity, Inc.)
  17. postscript file TREC-3 Ad Hoc Retrieval and Routing Experiments using the WIN System, page 211
    P. Thompson, H. Turtle, B. Yang, J. Flood (West Publishing Company)
  18. postscript file Latent Semantic Indexing (LSI): TREC-3 Report, page 219
    S. T. Dumais (Bellcore)
  19. postscript file Query Expansion/Reduction and its Impact on Retrieval Effectiveness, page 231
    X. A. Lu, R. B. Keefer (Data Central, Inc.)
  20. postscript file Improving a Basic Retrieval Method by Links and Passage Level Evidence, page 241
    D. Knaus, E. Mittendorf, P. Schauble (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH))
  21. postscript file TREC-3 Ad-Hoc, Routing Retrieval and Thresholding Experiments using PIRCS, page 247
    K. L. Kwok, L. Grunfeld (Queens College); D. D. Lewis (AT&T Bell Labs)
  22. postscript file Searching For Meaning With The Help Of A PADRE, page 257
    D. Hawking, P. Thistlewaite (Australian National University)
  23. postscript file Using An N-Gram-Based Document Representation With A Vector
    Processing Retrieval Model
    , page 269
    W. Cavnar (The Environmental Research Institute of Michigan)
  24. postscript file A Parallel DBMS Approach to IR in TREC-3, page 279
    D. A. Grossman (Office of Information Technology),
    D. O. Holmes (AT&T Global Information Solutions),
    O. Frieder (George Mason University)
  25. postscript file Research in Automatic Profile Creation and Relevance Ranking
    with LMDS
    , page 289
    J. Yochum (Logicon, Inc.)
  26. TREC-3 Retrieval Evaluation Using Expert Network
    Y. Yang, C. G. Chute, G. E. Atkin, A. Anda (Mayo Clinic/Foundation)
  27. Acquaintance: A Novel Vector-Space N-Gram Technique for Document
    Categorization
    S. Huffman, M. Damashek (Department of Defense)
  28. postscript file Information Retrieval System for TREC3, page 311
    K. Satoh, A. Okumura, K. Yamabana (NEC Corporation)
  29. postscript file Decision Level Data Fusion for Routing of Documents in the TREC3
    Context: A Base Case Analysis of Worst Case Results
    , page 319
    P. B. Kantor (Rutgers University)
  30. postscript file TREC-3: Experience With Conceptual Relations in Information
    Retrieval
    , page 333
    D. Gardiner, J. Riedl, J. Slagle (University of Minnesota)
  31. postscript file The FDF Query Generation Workbench, page 353
    K-I. Yu, P. Scheibe, F. Nordby (Paracel, Inc.)
  32. postscript file Report on the TREC-3 Experiment: A Learning Scheme in a Vector
    Space Model
    , page 361
    J. Savoy, M. Ndarugendamwo, D. Vrajitoru (Universite de Neuchatel)
  33. Using Database Schemes to Detect Relevant Information, page 373
    J. Driscoll, G. Theis, G. Billings (University of Central Florida)
  34. A Statistical Analysis of the TREC-3 Data, page 385
    J. Tague-Sutcliffe, J. Blustein (University of Western Ontario)

APPENDICES


A. postscript file TREC-3 Results, page A-1
B. postscript file System Features, page B-1
C. postscript file Comparison Between TREC2 and TREC3, page C-1
    K. Sparck Jones (University of Cambridge)
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Date created: Tuesday, 01-Aug-00
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