TREC Knowledge Base Acceleration


Given a rich dossier on a subject,
can an information retrieval algorithm
accelerate a user filling in knowledge gaps?

KBA 2012 was very exciting: 11 teams submitted 43 runs to solve the CCR task.

KBA 2013 had more tasks and more entities and an even richer stream corpus.

We are gearing up for TREC KBA 2014 with three tasks!

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KBA seeks to help humans expand knowledge bases like Wikipedia by automatically recommending edits based on incoming content streams. This open evaluation measures an automatic system's ability to filter a large stream of text for new knowledge about entities.