The Twenty-Eighth Text REtrieval Conference
(TREC 2019) Proceedings



Index of TREC 2019 Papers by Track


Complex Answer Retrieval
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Conversational Assistance] [Decision] [Deep Learning] [Fair Ranking] [Incident Streams] [News] [Precision Medicine]
  • PDF file TREC CAR Y3: Complex Answer Retrieval Overview
    Laura Dietz - University of New Hampshire
    John Foley - Smith College

  • PDF file [ICTNET] ICTNET at TREC 2019 Complex Answer Retrieval Track
    Hongfei Ren, Ruibin Xiong, Yutao Zeng, Jiangui Chen, Yinqiong Cai and Haoquan Jiang - University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

  • PDF file [IRIT] IRIT at TREC 2019: Incident Streams and Complex Answer Retrieval Tracks
    Alexis Dusart, Gilles Hubert, and Karen Pinel-Sauvagnat - Universite de Toulouse UPS-IRIT

  • PDF file [TREMA-UNH] TREMA-UNH at CAR 2019
    Jordan Ramsdell, Sumanta Kashyapi, Shubham Chatterjee, Pooja Oza and Laura Dietz - University of New Hampshire

  • PDF file [UAmsterdam] University of Amsterdam at the TREC 2019 Complex Answer Retrieval Track
    Mahsa S. Shahshahani, Jaap Kamps, and Maarten Marx - University of Amsterdam


  • Conversational Assistance
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    Complex Answer Retrieval] [Decision] [Deep Learning] [Fair Ranking] [Incident Streams] [News] [Precision Medicine]
  • PDF file CAsT 2019: The Conversational Assistance Track Overview
    Jeffrey Dalton - University of Glasgow
    Chenyan Xiong - Microsoft Research
    Jamie Callan - Carnegie Mellon University

  • PDF file [ADAPT-DCU] DCU at the TREC 2019 Conversational Assistance Track
    Piyush Arora, Abhishek Kaushik, and Gareth J. F. Jones - Dublin City University

  • PDF file [CFDA_CLIP] Query and Answer Expansion from Conversation History
    Jheng-Hong Yang, Sheng-Chieh Lin and Chuan-Ju Wang - Academia Sinica
    Jimmy Lin - University of Waterloo
    Ming-Feng Tsai - National Chengchi University

  • PDF file [CMU] A Step towards Context Identification for Conversational Search
    Vaibhav Kumar and Jamie Callan - Carnegie Mellon University

  • PDF file [ECNU_ICA] LINBER: A Retrieval-based Conversational Assistant using Entity Linking and BERT
    Yucheng Li, Yuxiang Sun, Jun Zhang, Pei Huo, Yan Yang and Liang He - East China Normal University

  • PDF file [ICTNET] ICTNET at Trec 2019 Conversational Assistance Track
    Changying Hao, Yuanyuan Zhang, Weifeng Yang and Heng Zhao - Chinese Academy of Sciences

  • PDF file [mpi-inf-d5] CROWN: Conversational Passage Ranking by Reasoning over Word Networks
    Magdalena Kaiser, Rishiraj Saha Roy and Gerhard Weikum - Max Planck Institute for Informatics

  • PDF file [mpii] MPII at TREC CAsT 2019: Incoporating Query Context into a BERT Re-ranker
    Samarth Mehrotra - Technical University of Munich
    Andrew Yates - Max Planck Institute for Informatics

  • PDF file [RUCIR] RUCIR at TREC 2019: Conversational Assistance Track
    Xiaochen Zuo, Xue Yang, Zhicheng Dou and Ji-Rong Wen - Renmin University of China

  • PDF file [RUIR] Radboud University at TREC 2019
    Chris Kamphuis, Faegheh Hasibi and Arjen P. de Vries - Radboud University
    Tanja Crijns - Alumna, Radboud University

  • PDF file [TREMA-UNH] TREMA-UNH at CAR 2019
    Jordan Ramsdell, Sumanta Kashyapi, Shubham Chatterjee, Pooja Oza and Laura Dietz - University of New Hampshire

  • PDF file [udel_fang] Exploring Query Reformulation for Conversational Information Seeking
    Disen Wang and Hui Fang - University of Delaware

  • PDF file [UMass] UMass at TREC 2019 Conversational Assistance Track
    Helia Hashemi and W. Bruce Croft - University of Massachusetts, Amherst

  • PDF file [USI] Predicting Relevant Conversation Turns for Improved Retrieval in Multi-Turn Conversational Search
    Esteban A. Ríssola, Manajit Chakraborty, and Fabio Crestani - Universita della Svizzera italiana (USI)
    Mohammad Aliannejadi - University of Amsterdam

  • PDF file [UvA.ILPS] ILPS at TREC 2019 Conversational Assistant Track
    Nikos Voskarides, Dan Li, Andreas Panteli and Pengjie Ren - University of Amsterdam

  • PDF file [VES] VES Team at TREC Conversational Assistance Track (CAsT) 2019
    Vasileios Stamatis, Leif Azzopardi and Alan Wilson - University of Strathclyde

  • PDF file [WaterlooClarke] WaterlooClarke at the TREC 2019 Conversational Assistant Track
    Charles L. A. Clarke - University of Waterloo


  • Decision
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    Complex Answer Retrieval] [Conversational Assistance] [Deep Learning] [Fair Ranking] [Incident Streams] [News] [Precision Medicine]
  • PDF file [ICTNET] ICTNET at Trec 2019 Decision Track
    Wanqing Cui, Yan Jiang, Shuchang Tao and Hanzhang Guo - Chinese Academy of Sciences

  • PDF file [UQ] UQ IElab at TREC 2019 Decision Track
    Jimmy - Australia University of Surabaya (UBAYA)
    Guido Zuccon - University of Queensland

  • PDF file [UWaterlooMDS] UWaterlooMDS at the TREC 2019 Decision Track
    Mustafa Abualsaud, Fuat C. Beylunioğlu, Mark D. Smucker, and P. Robert Duimering - University of Waterloo

  • PDF file [Webis] Webis at TREC 2019: Decision Track
    Alexander Bondarenko, Maik Frobe, Vaibhav Kasturia and Matthias Hagen - Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
    Michael Völske and Benno Stein - Bauhaus-Universität Weimar


  • Deep Learning
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    Complex Answer Retrieval] [Conversational Assistance] [Decision] [Fair Ranking] [Incident Streams] [News] [Precision Medicine]
  • PDF file [BITEM_DL] SIB Text Mining at TREC 2019 Deep Learning Track: Working Note
    Julien Knafou, Matt Jeffryes, Luc Mottin, Douglas Teodoro and Patrick Ruch - HES-SO / HEG Geneva and SIB Text Mining, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics

  • PDF file [Brown] Brown University at TREC Deep Learning 2019
    George Zerveas, Ruochen Zhang, Leila Kim and Carsten Eickhoff - Brown University

  • PDF file [CCNU_IRGroup] CCNU_IRGroup @ TREC 2019 Deep Learning Track
    Hao Hu, Junmei Wang, Xinhui Tu, and Tingting He - Central China Normal University

  • PDF file [CMU] An Evaluation of Weakly-Supervised DeepCT in the TREC 2019 Deep Learning Track
    Zhuyun Dai and Jamie Callan - Carnegie Mellon University

  • PDF file [ICTNET] ICTNET at TREC 2019 Deep Learning Track
    Jiangui Chen, Yinqiong Cai and Haoquan Jiang - University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

  • PDF file [IDST] IDST at TREC 2019 Deep Learning Track: Deep Cascade Ranking with Generation-based Document Expansion and Pre-trained Language Modeling
    Ming Yan, Chenliang Li, Chen Wu, Bin Bi, Wei Wang, Jiangnan Xia, and Luo Si - Alibaba Group

  • PDF file [Microsoft] DUET AT TREC 2019 DEEP LEARNING TRACK
    Bhaskar Mitra and Nick Craswell - Microsoft

  • PDF file [TREMA-UNH] TREMA-UNH at CAR 2019
    Jordan Ramsdell, Sumanta Kashyapi, Shubham Chatterjee, Pooja Oza and Laura Dietz - University of New Hampshire

  • PDF file [TU-Vienna] TU Wien @ TREC Deep Learning '19 -- Simple Contextualization for Re-ranking
    Sebastian Hofstätter, Markus Zlabinger and Allan Hanbury - TU Wien

  • PDF file [TUA1] TUA1 at the TREC 2019: Deep Learning Track
    Yun Gao, Xin Kang and Fuji Ren - Tokushima University
    Hai-Tao Yu - University of Tsukuba

  • PDF file [UCAS] UCAS at TREC-2019 Deep Learning Track
    Xuanang Chen, Canjia Li, Ben He, and Yingfei Sun - University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

  • PDF file [udel_fang] Higway BERT for Passage Ranking
    Di Zhao and Hui Fang - University of Delaware

  • PDF file [uogTr] University of Glasgow Terrier Team at the TREC 2019 Deep Learning Track
    Ting Su, Xi Wang, Craig Macdonald and Iadh Ounis - University of Glasgow


  • Fair Ranking
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    Complex Answer Retrieval] [Conversational Assistance] [Decision] [Deep Learning] [Incident Streams] [News] [Precision Medicine]
  • PDF file Overview of the TREC 2019 Fair Ranking Track
    Asia J. Biega and Fernando Diaz - Microsoft Research Montréal
    Michael D. Ekstrand - Boise State University
    Sebastian Kohlmeier - Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence

  • PDF file [DUTIR] Testing Fairness Using the Log-likelihood Ratio
    Massimo Melucci - University of Padua

  • PDF file [ICTNET] ICT at TREC 2019: Fair Ranking Track
    Meng Wang, Haopeng Zhang, Fuhuai Liang, Bin Feng and Di Zhao - Chinese Academy of Sciences

  • PDF file [IR-Cologne] Fair ranking in academic search - Notebook for the TREC 2019 Fair Ranking Track
    Malte Bonart - Technische Hochschule Köln


  • Incident Streams
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    Complex Answer Retrieval] [Conversational Assistance] [Decision] [Deep Learning]
    [Fair Ranking] [News] [Precision Medicine]
  • PDF file [cbnu] CBNU at TREC 2019 Incident Streams Track
    Won-Gyu Choi and Kyung-Soon Lee - RCAIT Chonbuk National University

  • PDF file [CMUInformedia] CMU-Informedia at TREC 2019 Incident Streams Track
    Junpei Zhou, Xinyu Wang, Po-yao Huang, and Alexander Hauptmann - Carnegie Mellon University

  • PDF file [CS-UCD] Classification for Crisis-Related Tweets Leveraging Word Embeddings and Data Augmentation
    Congcong Wang and David Lillis - University College Dublin

  • PDF file [DICE_UPB] Fine-tuned BERT Model for Multi-Label Tweets Classification
    Hamada M. Zahera - DICE, Paderborn University, Paderborn, Germany
    Ibrahim Elgendy - Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China
    Rricha Jalota and Mohamed Ahmed Sherif - DICE, Paderborn, Germany

  • PDF file [DLR_DW] Classification of Incident-related Tweets: Exploiting Word and Sentence Embeddings
    Anna Kruspe, Jens Kersten and Friederike Klan - German Aerospace Center (DLR)

  • PDF file [ICTNET] ICTNET at Trec 2019 Incident Streams Track
    Kuang Guangsheng, Zhang Kun, Zhang Jiabao and Zheng Xin - University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

  • PDF file [IIT_BHU] IIT BHU at TREC 2019 Incident Streams Track
    Akanksha Mishra and Sukomal Pal - Indian Institute of Technology (BHU)

  • PDF file [IRIT] IRIT at TREC 2019: Incident Streams and Complex Answer Retrieval Tracks
    Alexis Dusart, Gilles Hubert, and Karen Pinel-Sauvagnat - Universite de Toulouse UPS-IRIT

  • PDF file [UAGPLSI] GPLSI at TREC 2019 Incident Streams Track
    Javi Fernández, Fernando Llopis, Patricio Martínez-Barco, and José M. Gómez - University of Alicante


  • News
    [
    Complex Answer Retrieval] [Conversational Assistance] [Decision] [Deep Learning]
    [Fair Ranking] [Incident Streams] [Precision Medicine]
  • PDF file [cityuni] DMINR at TREC News Track
    Sondess Missaoui, Andrew MacFarlane, Stephann Makri and Marisela Gutierrez-Lopez - University of London

  • PDF file [CMU] Proximity-Based Entity Ranking
    Gustavo Gonçalves and João Magalhães - NOVA LINCS, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa
    Jamie Callan - Carnegie Mellon University

  • PDF file [ICTNET] ICTNET at TREC 2019 News Track
    Yuyang Ding, Xiaoying Lian, Houquan Zhou, Zhaoge Liu, Hanxing Ding and Zhongni Hou - University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

  • PDF file [OzUNLP] OzU-NLP at TREC NEWS 2019: Entity Ranking
    Kenan Fayoumi - Özyeğin University
    Reyyan Yeniterzi - Sabanci University

  • PDF file [QU] bigIR at TREC 2019: Graph-based Analysis for News Background Linking
    Marwa Essam and Tamer Elsayed - Qatar University

  • PDF file [RUIR] Radboud University at TREC 2019
    Chris Kamphuis, Faegheh Hasibi and Arjen P. de Vries - Radboud University
    Tanja Crijns - Alumna, Radboud University

  • PDF file [Smith] Smith at TREC2019: Learning to Rank Background Articles with Poetry Categories and Keyphrase Extraction
    John Foley, Ananda Montoly and Mayeline Pena - Smith College

  • PDF file [TREMA-UNH] TREMA-UNH at CAR 2019
    Jordan Ramsdell, Sumanta Kashyapi, Shubham Chatterjee, Pooja Oza and Laura Dietz - University of New Hampshire

  • PDF file [udel_fang] Leveraging Entities in Background Document Retrieval for News Articles
    Kuang Lu and Hui Fang - University of Delaware

  • PDF file [UNC_SILS] UNC SILS at TREC 2019 News Track
    Jiaming Qu and Yue Wang - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • PDF file [UQ] UQ at the TREC 2019 News Track
    Vu Anh Le and Gianluca Demartini - University of Queensland


  • Precision Medicine
    [
    Complex Answer Retrieval] [Conversational Assistance] [Decision] [Deep Learning]
    [Fair Ranking] [Incident Streams] [News]
  • PDF file Overview of the TREC 2019 Precision Medicine Track
    Kirk Roberts - The University of Texas Health Science Center
    Dina Demner-Fushman - U.S. National Library of Medicine
    Ellen M. Voorhees - National Institute of Standards and Technology
    William R. Hersh and Steven Bedrick - Oregon Health & Science University
    Alexander J. Lazar, Shubham Pant, and Funda Meric-Bernstam - The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

  • PDF file [BITEM_PM] Designing retrieval models to contrast precision-driven ad hoc search vs. recall-driven treatment extraction in Precision Medicine
    Déborah Caucheteur, Emilie Pasche, Julien Gobeill, Anaïs Mottaz, Luc Mottin and Patrick Ruch - HES-SO / HEG Geneva and SIB Text Mining, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics

  • PDF file [Brown] Brown University at TREC Precision Medicine 2019
    Abdullah Ahmed, Gil Alon, Bashar Zaidat, Isaac Nathoo, Hwai-Liang Tung, Charles Wang and Carsten Eickhoff - Brown University

  • PDF file [cbnu] CBNU at TREC 2019 Precision Medicine Track
    Seung-Hyeon Jo and Kyung-Soon Lee - RCAIT Chonbuk National University

  • PDF file [CCNL] SCUT-CCNL at TREC 2019 Precision Medicine Track
    Xiaofeng Liu, Lu Li, Zuoxi Yang, and Shoubin Dong - South China University of Technology

  • PDF file [CincyMedIR] Retrieving Scientific Abstracts using Venue- and Concept-based Approaches: CincyMedIR at TREC 2019 Precision Medicine Track
    Danny T.Y. Wu, and Wu-Chen Su, and James J. Lee - University of Cincinnati

  • PDF file [CSIROmed] CSIRO at 2019 TREC Precision Medicine Track
    Maciej Rybinski, Sarvnaz Karimi and Cecile Paris - CSIRO Data61

  • PDF file [DUTIR] DUTIR at TREC 2019: Precision Medicine Track
    Jingkun Feng, Zhihao Yang, Zhiqiang Liu, Ling Luo, Hongfei Lin and Jian Wang - Dalian University of Technology

  • PDF file [ECNU_ICA] ECNU-ICA team at TREC 2019 Precision Medicine Track
    Qi Zheng, Yong Li, Jiaying Hu, Yan Yang and Liang He - East China Normal University
    Yi Xue - University of Nottingham Ningbo China

  • PDF file [imi_mug] TREC 2019 Precision Medicine - Medical University of Graz
    Pilar López-Úbeda - Universidad de Jaén
    José Antonio Vera-Ramos and Pablo López-García - Medical University of Graz

  • PDF file [ims_unipd] Exploring how to Combine Query Reformulations for Precision Medicine
    Giorgio Maria Di Nunzio, Stefano Marchesin and Maristella Agosti - University of Padua

  • PDF file [julie-mug] JULIE Lab & Med Uni Graz @ TREC 2019 Precision Medicine Track
    Erik Faessler and Udo Hahn - Jena University Language and Information Engineering (JULIE) Lab
    Michel Oleynik - Medical University of Graz

  • PDF file [Poznan] Poznan Contribution to TREC-PM 2019
    Artur Cieślewicz - Poznan University of Medical Sciences
    Jakub Dutkiewicz and Czesław Jędrzejek - Poznan University of Technology

  • PDF file [UNC_SILS] UNC SILS at TREC 2019 Precision Medicine Track
    Jiaming Qu and Yue Wang - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • PDF file [UNIVAQ] Deep Learning Approach for the Precision Medicine Track
    Juan Pablo Consuegra-Ayala - University of Havana
    Giovanni Stilo, Alessandro Celi and Amleto Di Salle - University of L'Aquila