Search for medical records: NICTA at TREC 2011 medical track

Sarvnaz Karimi, David Martinez, Sumukh Ghodke, Lumin Zhang, Hanna Suominen, Lawrence Cavedon

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NICTA (National ICT Australia) participated in the Medical Records track of TREC 2011 with seven automatic runs. The main techniques used in our submissions involved using Boolean retrieval for filtering, query transformation, and query expansion. Evaluation of our best run ranks our submissions higher than the median of all systems for this track, and stands at rank seven among 109 automatic runs which were submitted by the 29 participating groups.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationText Retrieval Conference (TREC) 2011
Subtitle of host publicationNIST Special Publications
EditorsE.M. Voorhees, Lori P. Buckland
Place of PublicationWashington
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jan 2012
EventText Retrieval Conference (TREC) 2011 - NIST campus, Gaithersburg, United States
Duration: 15 Nov 201118 Nov 2011

Publication series

NameNIST Special Publications
VolumeSP 500-296


ConferenceText Retrieval Conference (TREC) 2011
Abbreviated titleTREC 2011
Country/TerritoryUnited States
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