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