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TREC: Continuing Information Retrieval's Tradition of Experimentation



Ellen M. Voorhees


This article provides a high-level overview of the history, results and impact of NIST's Text REtrieval Conference (TREC). The article will appear in a special issue of the Communications of the ACM devoted to experimentation in computer science.
Communications of the Acm


information retrieval evaluation, information/knowledge management, Text REtrieval Conference


Voorhees, E. (2007), TREC: Continuing Information Retrieval's Tradition of Experimentation, Communications of the Acm, [online], (Accessed July 25, 2024)


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Created November 26, 2007, Updated February 17, 2017