TREC (Text REtrieval Conference) is a yearly forum/conference, which aims at the evaluation of large-scale InformationRetrieval systems and approaches. Over 90 Universities and Companies participate in TREC every year. It is organised by NIST, USA. TREC also aims to speed up the transfer of technology from research labs into commercial products. The Conference was first held in 1992.

[WWW] TREC Web page.

[WWW] TREC Test Web Collections