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Overview of the TREC-2009 Blog Track



Ian M. Soboroff, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis


In TREC 2009, the Blog track has been markedly revamped with the use of a new and larger sample of the blogosphere, cal led Blogs08, which has a 13-month timespan covering a period ranging from 14th January 2008 to 10th February 2009, and the introdu c- tion of two new search tasks, addressing more refined and typi cal search scenarios on the blogosphere: Faceted blog distillation: A more refined version of the blog distillation task, addressing the quality aspect of the retrieved blogs. Top stories identification: A task that addresses news-related issues on the blogosphere.


blog search, information retrieval, test collections, TREC


Soboroff, I. , Macdonald, C. and Ounis, I. (2010), Overview of the TREC-2009 Blog Track, Other, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 15, 2024)
Created May 3, 2010, Updated February 19, 2017