This paper describes the WebCLEF 2007 task. The task definition—which goes beyond traditional navigational queries and is concerned with undirected information search goals—combines insights gained at previous editions of WebCLEF and of the WiQA pilot that was run at CLEF 2006. We detail the task, the assessment procedure and the results achieved by the participants.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valentin Jijkoun
    • 1
  • Maarten de Rijke
    • 1
  1. 1.ISLAUniversity of Amsterdam 

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