Passage Retrieval vs. Document Retrieval in the CLEF 2006 Ad Hoc Monolingual Tasks with the IR-n System

  • Elisa Noguera
  • Fernando Llopis
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4730)


The paper describes our participation in monolingual tasks at CLEF 2006. We submitted results for the following languages: English, French, Portuguese and Hungarian. We focused on studying different weighting schemes (okapi and dfr) and retrieval strategies (passage retrieval and document retrieval) to improve retrieval performance. After an analysis of our experiments and of the official results at CLEF 2006, we achieved considerably improved scores by using different configurations for different languages (French, Portuguese and Hungarian).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elisa Noguera
    • 1
  • Fernando Llopis
    • 1
  1. 1.Grupo de investigación en Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural y Sistemas de Información, Departamento de Lenguajes y Sistemas Informáticos, University of AlicanteSpain

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