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Overview of the TREC-8 Web Track



D Hawking, Ellen M. Voorhees, Nick Craswell, Peter Bailey


The TREC-8 Web Track defined ad hoc retrieval tasks over a 100 gigabyte collection of spidered Web documents (Large Web Task) and a selected 2 gigabyte subset of those documents (Small Web Task). Here, the guidelines and resources for both tasks are described and results presented and analyzed.
Overview of the TREC-8 Web Track


search engines, text retrieval, TREC, world wide web


Hawking, D. , Voorhees, E. , Craswell, N. and Bailey, P. (2000), Overview of the TREC-8 Web Track, Overview of the TREC-8 Web Track, [online], (Accessed July 17, 2024)


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Created October 31, 2000, Updated October 12, 2021