Report on CLEF-2003 Monolingual Tracks: Fusion of Probabilistic Models for Effective Monolingual Retrieval

  • Jacques Savoy
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3237)


For our third participation in the CLEF evaluation campaign, our first objective was to propose more effective and general stopword lists for the Swedish, Finnish and Russian languages, along with an improved, more efficient and simpler stemming procedure for these three languages. Our second goal was to suggest a combined search approach based on a data fusion strategy that would work with various European languages. Included in this combined approach is a decompounding strategy for the German, Dutch, Swedish and Finnish languages.


Average Precision Retrieval Model Mean Average Precision Compound Word Indexing Scheme 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacques Savoy
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  1. 1.Institut interfacultaire d’informatiqueUniversité de NeuchâtelNeuchâtelSwitzerland

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