Welcome to the website of the Federated Web Search track, part of NIST's Text REtrieval Conference TREC 2014. The track investigates techniques for the selection and combination of search results from a large number of real on-line web search services. Make sure you join the FedWeb mailing list, to participate in discussions and receive the latest information about the track.
The FedWeb track will continue in 2014. Next to the resource selection and results merging tasks, FedWeb 2014 will feature a vertical selection task in which the systems have to rank the best vertical type for a query
Below is a tentative timeline for this year's track:
Information about the 2013 track can be found here.