This page is about EveTAR test collection, the first Arabic Test Collection for multiple information retrieval tasks in Twitter. It supports:

  • Event detection
  • Ad-hoc search
  • Timeline generation
  • Real-time summarization

December 21st,  2017

Check our final published Information Retrieval Journal (IRJ) article on Springer that describes the 2nd version of the collection:

  • Hasanain, M., Suwaileh, R., Elsayed, T., Kutlu, M., Almerekhi, H. EveTAR: Building a Large-Scale Multi-Task Test Collection over Arabic TweetsInformation Retrieval Journal (2017).

Download EveTAR v2.0 (supporting 4 tasks, and with 4 subsets) from here.

Check our article on arXiv 

July 17th, 2016

Check our SIGIR 2016 paper that describes the first version of the collection:

  • Hind Almerekhi, Maram Hasanain, and Tamer Elsayed. EveTAR: A New Test Collection for Event Detection in Arabic Tweets. Proceedings of the 39th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval: SIGIR ’16, Pisa, Italy, July 2016. Download.

Download EveTAR v1.0 (supporting event detection only) from here.