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Big Island, HI, USA
Jan. 6, 2005 to Jan. 6, 2005
ISBN: 0-7695-2268-8
pp: 101a
James Allan , University of Massachusetts Amherst
Stephen Harding , University of Massachusetts Amherst
David Fisher , University of Massachusetts Amherst
Alvaro Bolivar , University of Massachusetts Amherst
Sergio Guzman-Lara , University of Massachusetts Amherst
Peter Amstutz , University of Massachusetts Amherst
ABSTRACT
The Topic Detection and Tracking (TDT) research community investigates information retrieval methods for organizing a constantly arriving stream of news articles by the events that they discuss. Our best system for the open evaluations of TDT has used an approach that turned out to be problematic when the cluster detection technology was deployed in a real world setting. To avoid generating "garbage" clusters, we had to revert to a different approach and to explore engineering solutions that were not motivated by the model. Our experiences also led us to propose extensions to the formal TDT evaluation.
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James Allan, Stephen Harding, David Fisher, Alvaro Bolivar, Sergio Guzman-Lara, Peter Amstutz, "Taking Topic Detection From Evaluation to Practice", HICSS, 2005, Proceedings of the 38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Proceedings of the 38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 2005, pp. 101a, doi:10.1109/HICSS.2005.576
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