<XML><RECORDS><RECORD><REFERENCE_TYPE>10</REFERENCE_TYPE><REFNUM>8809</REFNUM><AUTHORS><AUTHOR>Macdonald,C.</AUTHOR><AUTHOR>He,B.</AUTHOR></AUTHORS><YEAR>2008</YEAR><TITLE>Researching and building IR applications using Terrier</TITLE><PLACE_PUBLISHED>DCS Technical Report Series</PLACE_PUBLISHED><PUBLISHER>Dept of Computing Science, University of Glasgow</PUBLISHER><ISBN>TR-2008-264</ISBN><LABEL>Macdonald:2008:8809</LABEL><KEYWORDS><KEYWORD>ECIR 2008 Terrier IR Platform Tutorial</KEYWORD></KEYWORDS<ABSTRACT>This tutorial introduces the main design of an IR system, and uses the Terrier platform as an example of how one should be built. We detail the architecture and data structures of Terrier, as well as the weighting models included, and describe, with examples, how Terrier can be used to perform experiments and extended to facilitate new research and applications.</ABSTRACT></RECORD></RECORDS></XML>