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Search Publications by Donna K. Harman

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DUC in Context

Author(s)
Paul D. Over, Hoa T. Dang, Donna K. Harman
Recent years have seen increased interest in text summarization with emphasis on evaluation of prototype ststems. Many factors can affect the design of such

The Fifth Text Retrival Conference [TREC-5]

Author(s)
Ellen M. Voorhees, Donna K. Harman
This paper is the track report for the TREC-5 confusion track. For TREC-5, retrieval from corrupted data was studied through retrieval of specific target

TREC: An Overview

Author(s)
Donna K. Harman, Ellen M. Voorhees
The Text REtrieval Conference (TREC) is a workshop series designed to build the infrastructure necessary for large-scale evaluation of text retrieval technology

Novelty Detection: The TREC Experience

Author(s)
Ian M. Soboroff, Donna K. Harman
A challenge for search systems is to detect not only when an item is relevant to the user's information need, but also when it contains something new which the

Beyond English

Author(s)
Donna K. Harman
This chapter summarizes TREC work on retrieval for language other than English. TREC has explored a variety of tasks including both single language tasks (for

The TREC Ad Hoc Experiments

Author(s)
Donna K. Harman
Ad hoc retrieval is the prototypical search engine task: searching a static set of documents with a previouslyunseen query. The ad hoc task was one of the first

The TREC Test Collections

Author(s)
Donna K. Harman
The creation of a set of large, unbiased test collections has been critical to the success of TREC. This chapteris the documentation for the TREC collections

IT--The Twelfth Text Retrieval Conference, TREC 2003

Author(s)
Ellen M. Voorhees, Donna K. Harman
This chapter provides an executive summary of the TREC workshop series and the remainder of thevolume. It explains the motivation for TREC and highlights TREC's

The Eleventh Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-11)

Author(s)
Ellen M. Voorhees, Donna K. Harman
The Eleventh Text Retrieval Conference was held in Gaithersburg, Maryland, November 19-22, 2002. TREC 2002 is the latest in a series of workshops designed to

Overview of the TREC 2002 Novelty Track

Author(s)
Donna K. Harman
The novelty track was a new track in TREC-11. The basic task was as follows: given a TREC topic and an ordered list of relevant documents (ordered by relevance

The Development and Evolution of TREC and DUC

Author(s)
Donna K. Harman
The Text REtrieval Conference (TREC) has been running for 11 years now, with 93 participants in the last round of evaluation. This paper chronicles the changes

The Tenth Text Retrieval Conference, TREC- 2001

Author(s)
Ellen M. Voorhees, Donna K. Harman
TREC 2001 is the latest in a series of workshops designed to foster research in information retrieval and related tasks. This year's conference consisted of six

The DUC Summarization Evaluations

Author(s)
Donna K. Harman, Paul D. Over
There has been a long history of research in text summarization by both the text retrieval and the natural language processing communities, but evaluation of

The Ninth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-9)

Author(s)
Ellen M. Voorhees, Donna K. Harman
This paper provides an overview of the ninth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-9) held in Gaithersburg, Maryland, November 13-16, 2000. TREC-9 is the latest in a

CLIR Evaluation at TREC

Author(s)
Donna K. Harman, M C. Braschler, M Hess, M Kluck, C Peters, P Schauble, P Sheridan
Starting in 1997, the National Institute of Standards and Technology conducted 3 years of evaluation of cross-language information retrieval systems in the Text

The Eighth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-8)

Author(s)
Ellen M. Voorhees, Donna K. Harman
This report constitutes the proceedings of the eighth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-8) held in Gaithersburg, Maryland, November 16, 1999. The conference was

The Seventh Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-7)

Author(s)
Ellen M. Voorhees, Donna K. Harman
This report constitutes the proceedings of the seventh Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-7) held in Gaithersburg, Maryland, November 9-11, 1998. The conference

Results and Challenges in Web Search Evaluation

Author(s)
D Hawking, Nick Craswell, P Thistlewaite, Donna K. Harman
A frozen 18.5 million page snapshot of part of the Web has been created to enable and encourage meaningful and reproducible evaluation of Web search systems and