NovaSearch@TREC2013: Federated Web Search and Microblog

NovaSearch participation in TREC 2013 was a success: best result at the result merging task at the Federated Web Track with a novel rank fusion algorithm (Inverse Square Rank) and promising results with temporal reranking using Wikipedia at the Microblog Track.
We presented two posters and gave an oral presentation for Federated Web Track. Check our Federated Web Track poster


and a picture of my presentation.

2013-11-22 09.20.30

We hope we have inspired other participants with our ideas and that this is just the beginning of a successful journey.