Thursday, November 19

TREC 2009 This week

The annual TREC meeting is this week in Maryland. The proceedings won't be available until February, but you can get hints about what is happened (but no eval results) by following on Twitter, #trec09. Some highlights:
Keep up the news Ian and Iadh!


  1. Regarding the Lucene BM25F implementation, it actually implements both BM25 (for unstructured retrieval) and BM25F (for field-based retrieval). We hope to contribute it soon as part of the Lucene project.

  2. Anonymous10:22 AM EST

    Is it correct that Lucene does not support scoring based on term proximity?