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Overview of the TREC 2011 Web Track



Ian M. Soboroff, Nick Craswell, Charles L. Clarke, Gordon Cormack


The TREC Web Track explores and evaluates Web retrieval technology over large collections of Web data. In its current incarnation, the Web Track has been active for two years. For TREC 2010, the track includes three tasks: 1) an adhoc retrieval task, 2) a diversity task, and 3) a spam task. As we did for TREC 2009, we based our experiments on the billion-page ClueWeb091 data set created by the Language Technologies Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.


web search, TREC, diversity ranking


Soboroff, I. , Craswell, N. , Clarke, C. and Cormack, G. (2011), Overview of the TREC 2011 Web Track, Other, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed May 28, 2024)


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Created November 15, 2011, Updated February 19, 2017