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DCU at the TREC 2008 Blog Track

Bermingham, Adam and Smeaton, Alan F. and Foster, Jennifer and Hogan, Deirdre (2008) DCU at the TREC 2008 Blog Track. In: TREC 2008 - Text REtrieval Conference, Gaithersburg, MD .

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Abstract

In this paper we describe our system, experiments and re- sults from our participation in the Blog Track at TREC 2008. Dublin City University participated in the adhoc re- trieval, opinion finding and polarised opinion finding tasks. For opinion finding, we used a fusion of approaches based on lexicon features, surface features and syntactic features. Our experiments evaluated the relative usefulness of each of the feature sets and achieved a significant improvement on the baseline.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Workshop
Refereed:No
Subjects:Computer Science > Computational linguistics
Computer Science > Machine learning
Computer Science > Information retrieval
DCU Faculties and Centres:Research Initiatives and Centres > Centre for Digital Video Processing (CDVP)
Research Initiatives and Centres > National Centre for Language Technology (NCLT)
Research Initiatives and Centres > CLARITY: The Centre for Sensor Web Technologies
Publisher:National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST)
Official URL:http://trec.nist.gov/
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
Funders:Science Foundation Ireland, SFI 07/CE/I1147, Enterprise Ireland, EI CFTD/2007/229
ID Code:2196
Deposited On:04 Dec 2008 10:59 by Adam Bermingham. Last Modified 04 May 2010 14:21

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