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Overview of TREC 2004



Ellen M. Voorhees


This report provides an overview of the thirteenth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2004. TREC 2004 was held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) November~16--19, 2004. The conference was co-sponsored by NIST, the U.S. Department of Defense Advanced Research and Development Activity (ARDA), and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The conference attracted 103 participating groups, including academic, commercial, and government participants from 21 different countries.
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 500-261
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Voorhees, E. (2005), Overview of TREC 2004, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 22, 2024)


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Created August 1, 2005, Updated November 10, 2018