Robust Ad-Hoc Retrieval Experiments with French and English at the University of Hildesheim

  • Thomas Mandl
  • René Hackl
  • Christa Womser-Hacker
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4730)


This paper reports on experiments submitted for the robust task at CLEF 2006 ad intended to provide a baseline for other runs for the robust task. We applied a system previously tested for ad-hoc retrieval. Runs for mono-lingual English and French were submitted. Results on both training as well as test topics are reported. Only for French, positive results above 0.2 MAP were achieved.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Mandl
    • 1
  • René Hackl
    • 1
  • Christa Womser-Hacker
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Hildesheim, Information Science, Marienburger Platz 22, D-31141 HildesheimGermany

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