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Text Retrieval Conference (TREC)

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Author(s)

Ellen M. Voorhees

Abstract

This article summarizes the history, results, and impact of the Text Retrieval Conference (TREC), a workshop series designed to support the information retrieval community by building the infrastructure necessary for large-scale evaluation of retrieval technology.
Citation
Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences

Keywords

conferences, evaluation, information retrieval, test collections, TREC
Created December 9, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017