Domain Specific Mono- and Bilingual English to German Retrieval Experiments with a Social Science Document Corpus

  • René Hackl
  • Thomas Mandl
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4022)


This paper reports experiments in CLEF 2005’s domain-specific retrieval track carried out at the University of Hildesheim. The experiments were based on previous experiences with the GIRT document corpus and were run in parallel to the multi-lingual experiments for CLEF 2005. We optimized the parameters of the system with one corpus from 2004 and applied these settings to the domain specific task. In that manner, the robustness of our approach over different document collection was assessed.


Information Retrieval Retrieval Experiment Information Retrieval Evaluation Thesaurus Term Domain Specific Task 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • René Hackl
    • 1
  • Thomas Mandl
    • 1
  1. 1.Information ScienceUniversity of HildesheimHildesheimGermany

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