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Overview of the TREC 2003 Robust Retrieval Track



Ellen M. Voorhees


The robust retrieval track is a new track in TREC 2003. The goal of the track is to improve the consistency of retrieval technology by focusing on poorly performing topics. In addition, the track brings back a classic, ad hoc retrieval task to TREC that provides a natural home for new participants.


Voorhees, E. (2004), Overview of the TREC 2003 Robust Retrieval Track, Other, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed May 30, 2024)


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Created March 1, 2004, Updated November 8, 2016