NIST Special Publication 500-242:
The Seventh Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 7)

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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) fileOverview of the Seventh Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-7), page 1
    E. Voorhees, D. Harman (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
  2. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileCross-Language Information Retrieval (CLIR) Track Overview, page 25
    M. Braschler (Eurospider Information Technology)
    J. Krause (Informationszentrum Sozialwissenschaften)
    C. Peters (Istituto di Elaborazione della Informazione (IEI-CNR))
    P. Schäuble (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH))
  3. postscript fileThe TREC-7 Filtering Track: Description and Analysis, page 33
    postscript fileFigures
    D.A. Hull (Xerox Research Centre Europe)
  4. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileThe TREC 7 High Precision Track, page 57
    C. Buckley (SabIR Research, Inc.)
  5. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Forma t (PDF) fileTREC-7 Interactive Track Report, page 65
    P. Over (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
  6. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileThe TREC 7 Query Track, page 73
    C. Buckley (SabIR Research, Inc.)
  7. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Forma t (PDF) file1998 TREC-7 Spoken Document Retrieval Track Overview and Results, page 79
    J. Garofolo, E. Voorhees, C. Auzanne, V. Stanford, B. Lund
    (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
  8. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileOverview of TREC-7 Very Large Collection Track, page 91
    D. Hawking (CSIRO Mathematics and Information Sciences)
    N. Craswell, P. Thistlewaite (Australian National University)
  9. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileTopic by Topic Performance of Information Retrieval Systems, page 105
    W. Liggett (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
  10. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileAudio-Indexing For Broadcast News, page 115
    S. Dharanipragada, M. Franz, S. Roukos
    (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center)
  11. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileDeriving Very Short Queries for High Precision and Recall (MultiText Experiments for TREC-7), page 121
    G.V. Cormack, C.R. Palmer, M. Van Biesbrouck
    (University of Waterloo)
    C.L.A. Clarke (University of Toronto)
  12. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileBBN at TREC7: Using Hidden Markov Models for Information Retrieval, page 133
    D.R.H. Miller, T. Leek, R.M. Schwartz (BBN Technologies)
  13. Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileEffectiveness of Clustering in Ad-Hoc Retrieval, page 143
    D.A. Evans, A. Huettner, X. Tong, P. Jansen, J. Bennett
    (CLARITECH Corporation)
  14. Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileThreshold Calibration in CLARIT Adaptive Filtering, page 149
    C. Zhai, P. Jansen, E. Stoica, N. Grot, D.A. Evans
    (CLARITECH Corporation)
  15. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileAd hoc and Multilingual Information Retrieval at IBM, page 157
    M. Franz, J.S. McCarley, S. Roukos
    (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center)
  16. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileTREC-7 Evaluation of Conceptual Interlingua Document Retrieval (CINDOR) in English and French, page 169
    A. Diekema, F. Oroumchian, P. Sheridan, E.D. Liddy
    (TextWise LLC)
  17. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileRetrieval Of Broadcast News Documents With the THISL System, page 181
    D. Abberley, S. Renals (University of Sheffield, UK)
    G. Cook (University of Cambridge, UK)
    T. Robinson (University of Cambridge, UK and SoftSound, UK)
  18. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileSpoken Document Retrieval For TREC-7 At Cambridge University, page 191
    S.E. Johnson, P. Jourlin, G.L. Moore, K. Spärck Jones,
    P.C. Woodland (Cambridge University)
  19. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileINQUERY and TREC-7, page 201
    J. Allan, J. Callan, M. Sanderson, J. Xu
    (University of Massachusetts)
    S. Wegmann (Dragon Systems, Inc.)
  20. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileNatural Language Information Retrieval: TREC-7 Report, page 217
    T. Strzalkowski, G. Stein, G. Bowden Wise
    (GE Research & Development)
    J. Perez-Carballo (Rutgers University)
    P. Tapananinen, T. Jarvinen, A. Voutilainen
    (University of Helsinki)
    J. Karlgren (Swedish Institute of Computer Science)
  21. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileTwenty-One at TREC7: Ad-hoc and Cross-Language track, page 227
    D. Hiemstra (University of Twente, CTIT)
    W. Kraaij (TNO-TPD)
  22. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileAT&T at TREC-7, page 239
    A. Singhal, J. Choi, D. Hindle, D.D. Lewis, F. Pereira
    (AT&T Labs-Research)
  23. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileOkapi at TREC-7: automatic ad hoc, filtering, VLC and interactive, page 253
    S.E. Robertson
    (Microsoft Research Ltd and City University, London)
    S. Walker (Mircosoft Research Ltd)
    M. Beaulieu (University of Sheffield)
  24. Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileCluster-Based Adaptive and Batch Filtering, page 265
    D. Eichmann, M. Ruiz, P. Srinivasan
    (University of Iowa)
  25. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileRutgers' TREC-7 Interactive Track Experience, page 275
    N.J. Belkin, J. Perez Carballo, D. Kelly, S. Lin,
    S.Y. Park, S.Y. Rieh, P. Savage-Knepshield, C. Sikora
    (Rutgers University)
    C. Cool (Queens College, CUNY)
  26. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileSMART High Precision: TREC 7, page 285
    C. Buckley, J. Walz (SabIR Research)
    M. Mitra, C. Cardie (Cornell University)
  27. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileACSys TREC-7 Experiments, page 299
    D. Hawking (CSIRO Mathematics and Information Sciences)
    N. Craswell, P. Thistlewaite (Australian National University)
  28. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileApplying SIGMA to the TREC-7 Filtering Track, page 313
    G.J. Karakoulas (Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce)
    I.A. Ferguson (Active On-line Systems Ltd.)
  29. Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileExperiments in Spoken Document Retrieval at CMU, page 319
    M. Siegler, A. Berger, A. Hauptmann (Carnegie Mellon University)
    M. Witbrock (Justsystem Pittsburgh Research Center)
  30. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) filePLIERS AT VLC2, page 327
    A. MacFarlane, J.A. McCann (City University, London) S.E. Robertson (City University, London and Microsoft Research Ltd.)
  31. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileEMIR at the CLIR track of TREC7, page 337
    F. Bisson, J. Charron, C. Fluhr, D. Schmit
    (Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique)
  32. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileTREC-7 Ad-Hoc, High Precision and Filtering Experiments using PIRCS, page 343
    K.L. Kwok, L. Grunfeld, M. Chan, N. Dinstl, C. Cool
    (Queens College, CUNY)
  33. Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileExperiments in Spoken Document Retrieval at DERA-SRU, page 353
    P. Nowell (DERA Malvern)
  34. Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileInformation term selection for automatic query expansion, page 363
    C. Carpineto, G. Romano (Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Rome)
    R. De Mori (University of Avignon)
  35. Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileDocument Retrieval Using The MPS Information Server (A Report on the TREC-7 Experiment), page 371
    F. Schiettecatte (FS Consulting, Inc.)
  36. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileFujitsu Laboratories TREC7 Report, page 383
    I. Namba, N. Igata, H. Horai, K. Nitta, K. Matsui
    (Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.)
  37. Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileInformation Retrieval and Visualization using SENTINEL, page 393
    M.M. Knepper, R. Killam, K.L. Fox (Harris Corporation)
    O. Frieder (Illinois Institute of Technology)
  38. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileUse of Query Concepts and Information Extraction to Improve Information Retrieval Effectiveness, page 399
    D.O. Holmes (NCR Corporation),
    D.A. Grossman (US Government),
    O. Frieder, A. Chowdhury (Illinois Institute of Technology),
    M.C. McCabe (Advanced Analytic Tools)
  39. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileFeature Reduction for Information Retrieval, page 409
    S.M. Rüger
    (Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine)
  40. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileMercure at trec7, page 413
    M. Boughanem, T. Dkaki, J. Mothe, C. Soulé-Dupuy (IRIT/SIG)
  41. Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileIndexing Using Both N-Grams and Words, page 419
    J. Mayfield, P. McNamee (The Johns Hopkins University)
  42. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileDSIR: the First TREC-7 Attempt, page 425
    A. Rungsawang (Kasetsart University)
  43. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileTREC-7 Experiments: Query Expansion Method Based on Word Contribution, page 433
    K. Hoashi, K. Matsumoto, N. Inoue, K. Hashimoto
    (KDD R&D Laboratories, Inc.)
  44. Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileQuery Expansion and Classification of Retrieved Documents, page 443
    C. de Loupy
    (Laboratoire d'Infomatique d'Avignon (LIA) and Bertin & Cie)
    P. Bellot, M. El-Bèze (Laboratoire d'Infomatique d'Avignon (LIA))
    P.-F. Marteau (Bertin & Cie)
  45. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileExperiments in Query Processing at LEXIS-NEXIS for TREC-7, page 451
    A.G. Rao, T. Humphrey, A. Parhizgar, C. Wilson, D. Pliske
    (LEXIS-NEXIS)
  46. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileReadware® Text Analysis and Retrieval in TREC 7, page 461
    T. Adi, O.K. Ewell, P. Adi
    (Management Information Technologies, Inc.)
  47. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileTREC 7 Ad Hoc, Speech, and Interactive tracks at MDS/CSIRO, page 465
    M. Fuller, M. Kaszkiel, C. Ng, M. Wu, J. Zobel (RMIT)
    D. Kim, J. Robertson, R. Wilkinson (CSIRO)
  48. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileAd Hoc Retrieval Experiments Using WordNet and Automatically Constructed Thesauri, page 475
    R. Mandala, T. Tokunaga, H. Tanaka, A. Okumura, K. Satoh
    (NEC Corporation and Tokyo Institute of Technology)
  49. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileNTT DATA at TREC-7: system approach for ad-hoc and filtering, page 481
    H. Nakajima, T. Takaki, T. Hirao, A. Kitauchi
    (NTT DATA Corporation)
  50. Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileA Large-Scale Comparison of Boolean vs. Natural Language Searching for the TREC-7 Interactive Track, page 491
    W. Hersh, S. Price, D. Kraemer, B. Chan, L. Sacherek, D. Olson
    (Oregon Health Sciences University)
  51. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileA Two-Stage Retrieval Model for the TREC-7 Ad Hoc Task, page 501
    D.-H. Shin, B.-T. Zhang (Seoul National University)
  52. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileSPIDER Retrieval System at TREC7, page 509
    M. Braschler, M. Wechsler (Eurospider Information Technology),
    B. Mateev, E. Mittendorf, P. Schäuble
    (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH))
  53. Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileTNO TREC7 site report: SDR and filtering, page 519
    R. Ekkelenkamp, W. Kraaij (TNO-TPD)
    D. van Leeuwen (TNO-HFRI)
  54. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileManual Queries and Machine Translation in Cross-Language Retrieval and Interactive Retrieval with Cheshire II at TREC-7, page 527
    F.C. Gey, H. Jiang, A. Chen (UC DATA)
    R.R. Larson, (University of California at Berkeley)
  55. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileTREC-7 Experiments at the University of Maryland, page 541
    D.W. Oard (University of Maryland, College Park)
  56. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileTREC-7 CLIR using a Probabilistic Translation Model, page 547
    J.-Y. Nie (Université de Montréal)
  57. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileIRIS at TREC-7, page 555
    K. Yang, K. Maglaughlin, L. Meho, R.G. Sumner, Jr.
    (University of North Carolina)
  58. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileInformation Space Gets Normal, page 567
    G.B. Newby (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  59. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileClickIR: Text Retrieval using a Dynamic Hypertext Interface, page 573
    R.C. Bodner, M.H. Chignell (University of Toronto)
  60. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileText Retrieval via Semantic Forests: TREC7, page 583
    G.D. Henderson, P. Schone, T.H. Crystal
    (U.S. Department of Defense)
  61. Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileDocument thumbnail visualization for rapid relevance judgments: When do they pay off?
    W. Ogden, M. Davis, S. Rice
    (New Mexico State University)

APPENDICES


A. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileTREC-7 Results Description, page A-1
B. postscript file  Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) fileSummary Performance Comparisons TREC-2 Through TREC-7, page B-1
K. Spärck Jones (University of Cambridge)

TREC-7 System Descriptions


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