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From Grant Ingersoll <gsing...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Open Source Relevance
Date Thu, 22 May 2008 02:31:36 GMT
Also, for some historical perspective on the discussions had w/ TREC,  
etc. see: http://lucene.markmail.org/message/2sfvirsn7jc3a3zo?q=TREC


On May 21, 2008, at 10:23 PM, Grant Ingersoll wrote:

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> On May 21, 2008, at 8:26 AM, Stephen Green wrote:
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>> Grant Ingersoll wrote:
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>>> Cool, hadn't seen that.
>>
>> Hi folks.  Long time lurker (in RSS), first time mailer.  I just  
>> wanted to say that (obviously) I think this is a great idea and we  
>> should try to push it a little further along.  I posted a bit more  
>> about it in my blog this morning:
>>
>> http://blogs.sun.com/searchguy/entry/open_source_trec_trecmentum
>>
>> The practical upshot:  I'd be more than happy to participate in  
>> this and to try to get data sources and queries from Sun or  
>> elsewhere.  I'd also be up for trying to find some place to host  
>> the collections and maybe even try to figure out some way that we  
>> could get computing resources to run the evaluations.  No  
>> guarantees on that (I'm sure a Sun Lawyer's ears are burning  
>> somewhere right now, just for me having said that!), but I'm  
>> willing to tilt at that windmill.
>
> I don't think we want to be in the collection business.  It is a lot  
> of work and a serious amount of legal issues.  I am just proposing  
> we come up w/ questions and judgments for already existing, freely  
> available collections.  There are plenty of them out there, we just  
> need some scripts, etc. to make it easy for people to download like  
> we do already with Wikipedia.
>
>>
>>
>> TREC had a huge impact on the academic and commercial IR  
>> communities and I think an OSTREC (see, it's already got a cool  
>> acronym!) could benefit all of us (it would give us bragging rights  
>> if nothing else :-)
>
>
> Cool name, don't care much about bragging rights, just want to spur  
> on further improvements in scoring, etc.
>
>>
>
> -Grant
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