Welcome to the proceedings of the 8th Workshop of the Initiative for the Eva ation of XML Retrieval INEX Now in its eighth year, INEX is an established evaluation forum for XML information retrieval IR , with over 100 organi tions worldwide registered and over 50 groups participating actively in at least one of the tracks INEX aims to provide an infrastructure, in the form of a large structured test collection and appropriate scoring methods, for the evaluation of focused retrieval systems XML IR plays an increasingly important role in many information access systems e.g., digitallibraries,Web, intranet where content is a mixture oftext, multimedia, and metadata, formatted according to the adopted W3C standard for information repositories, the so called eXtensible Markup Language XML The ultimate goal of such systems is to provide the right content to their e users However, while many of today s information access systems still treat documents as single large text blocks, XML o ers the opportunity to exploit the internal structure of documents in order to allow for precise access, thus providing speci c answers to user requests Providing e ective access to XML based content is therefore a key issue for the success of these systems INEX2009wasanexcitingyearforINEXinwhichanewcollectionwasint duced that is again based on Wikipedia but is than four times larger, with longerarticlesandadditionalsemanticannotation.Intotal,eightresearchtracks were included, which studied di erent aspects of focused information access Ad Hoc Track investigatedthee ectivenessofXML IRandPassageRetrieval for four ad hoc retrievaltasks Thorough,Focused, Relevant in Context, and Best in Context....
|Title||:||Focused Retrieval and Evaluation: 8th International Workshop of the Initiative for the Evaluation of XML Retrieval, INEX 2009, Brisbane, Australia. Papers (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)|
|Publisher||:||Springer 2010 edition September 8, 2010|
|Number of Pages||:||466 pages|
|File Size||:||695 KB|
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