Accession Number:

ADA456302

Title:

HARD Experiment at Maryland: From Need Negotiation to Automated HARD Process

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MARYLAND UNIV COLLEGE PARK INST FOR ADVANCED COMPUTER STUDIES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2006-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

Our aim of participating in this years High Accuracy Retrieval from Documents HARD track is to explore the possibility of developing an automated HARD retrieval model by leveraging existing models and theories about information need negotiation in information science. The clarification questions we developed are related to four different aspects of search topic, and four different techniques were developed to fully use the information collected from the user through these questions. Our initial analysis of the results indicates that this is a promising approach.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE