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A Test Collection for Passage Retrieval Evaluation of Spanish Health-Related Resources

  • Eleni KamateriEmail author
  • Theodora Tsikrika
  • Spyridon Symeonidis
  • Stefanos Vrochidis
  • Wolfgang Minker
  • Yiannis Kompatsiaris
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11438)

Abstract

This paper describes a new test collection for passage retrieval from health-related Web resources in Spanish. The test collection contains 10,037 health-related documents in Spanish, 37 topics representing complex information needs formulated in a total of 167 natural language questions, and manual relevance assessments of text passages, pooled from multiple systems. This test collection is the first to combine search in a language beyond English, passage retrieval, and health-related resources and topics targeting the general public.

Keywords

Test collection Passage retrieval Inter-rater agreement 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This is supported by EU H2020 KRISTINA project (645012) and GR Research-Create-Innovate REA project (T1EDK-00686).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eleni Kamateri
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Theodora Tsikrika
    • 2
  • Spyridon Symeonidis
    • 2
  • Stefanos Vrochidis
    • 2
  • Wolfgang Minker
    • 1
  • Yiannis Kompatsiaris
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre for Research and Technology-HellasThessalonikiGreece
  2. 2.Ulm UniversityUlmGermany

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