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Proceedings of ECIR'08, the 2008 European Conference on Information Retrieval

Fullname:ECIR 2008: Advances in Information Retrieval: 30th European Conference on IR Research
Editors:Craig Macdonald; Iadh Ounis; Vassilis Plachouras; Ian Ruthven; Ryen W. White
Location:Glasgow, United Kingdom
Dates:2008-Mar-30 to 2008-Apr-03
Publisher:Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Series:Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4956
Standard No:DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-78646-7 hcibib: ECIR08; ISBN: 978-3-540-78645-0 (print), 978-3-540-78646-7 (online)
Links:Online Proceedings | Conference Home Page
  1. Invited Presentations
  2. Evaluation
  3. Web IR
  4. Social Media
  5. Cross-Lingual Information Retrieval
  6. Theory I
  7. Video
  8. Representation I
  9. Wikipedia and E-Books
  10. Expert Search
  11. Representation II
  12. Theory II
  13. Short Papers
  14. Posters
  15. Workshop Summaries
  16. Tutorials

Invited Presentations

Some (What) Grand Challenges for Information Retrieval BIBAFull-Text 1
  Nicholas J. Belkin
Web Search: Challenges and Directions BIBAFull-Text 2
  Amit Singhal
You Are a Document Too: Web Mining and IR for Next-Generation Information Literacy BIBAFull-Text 3
  Bettina Berendt


Discounted Cumulated Gain Based Evaluation of Multiple-Query IR Sessions BIBAKFull-Text 4-15
  Kalervo Järvelin; Susan L. Price; Lois M. L. Delcambre; Marianne Lykke Nielsen
Here or There BIBAFull-Text 16-27
  Ben Carterette; Paul N. Bennett; David Maxwell Chickering; Susan T. Dumais
Using Clicks as Implicit Judgments: Expectations Versus Observations BIBAFull-Text 28-39
  Falk Scholer; Milad Shokouhi; Bodo Billerbeck; Andrew Turpin

Web IR

Clustering Template Based Web Documents BIBAFull-Text 40-51
  Thomas Gottron
Effective Pre-retrieval Query Performance Prediction Using Similarity and Variability Evidence BIBAFull-Text 52-64
  Ying Zhao; Falk Scholer; Yohannes Tsegay
iCluster: A Self-organizing Overlay Network for P2P Information Retrieval BIBAFull-Text 65-76
  Paraskevi Raftopoulou; Euripides G. M. Petrakis

Social Media

Labeling Categories and Relationships in an Evolving Social Network BIBAKFull-Text 77-88
  Ming-Shun Lin; Hsin-Hsi Chen
Automatic Construction of an Opinion-Term Vocabulary for Ad Hoc Retrieval BIBAFull-Text 89-100
  Giambattista Amati; Edgardo Ambrosi; Marco Bianchi; Carlo Gaibisso; Giorgio Gambosi
A Comparison of Social Bookmarking with Traditional Search BIBAKFull-Text 101-113
  Beate Krause; Andreas Hotho; Gerd Stumme

Cross-Lingual Information Retrieval

Effects of Aligned Corpus Quality and Size in Corpus-Based CLIR BIBAFull-Text 114-125
  Tuomas Talvensaari
Exploring the Effects of Language Skills on Multilingual Web Search BIBAKFull-Text 126-137
  Jennifer Marlow; Paul Clough; Juan Cigarrán Recuero; Javier Artiles
A Novel Implementation of the FITE-TRT Translation Method BIBAKFull-Text 138-149
  Aki Loponen; Ari Pirkola; Kalervo Järvelin; Heikki Keskustalo

Theory I

The BNB Distribution for Text Modeling BIBAFull-Text 150-161
  Stéphane Clinchant; Eric Gaussier
Utilizing Passage-Based Language Models for Document Retrieval BIBAKFull-Text 162-174
  Michael Bendersky; Oren Kurland
A Statistical View of Binned Retrieval Models BIBAFull-Text 175-186
  Donald Metzler; Trevor Strohman; W. Bruce Croft


Video Corpus Annotation Using Active Learning BIBAFull-Text 187-198
  Stéphane Ayache; Georges Quénot
Use of Implicit Graph for Recommending Relevant Videos: A Simulated Evaluation BIBAFull-Text 199-210
  David Vallet; Frank Hopfgartner; Joemon Jose

Representation I

Using Terms from Citations for IR: Some First Results BIBAFull-Text 211-221
  Anna Ritchie; Simone Teufel; Stephen Robertson
Automatic Extraction of Domain-Specific Stopwords from Labeled Documents BIBAFull-Text 222-233
  Masoud Makrehchi; Mohamed S. Kamel

Wikipedia and E-Books

Book Search Experiments: Investigating IR Methods for the Indexing and Retrieval of Books BIBAKFull-Text 234-245
  Hengzhi Wu; Gabriella Kazai; Michael Taylor
Using a Task-Based Approach in Evaluating the Usability of BoBIs in an E-book Environment BIBAKFull-Text 246-257
  Noorhidawati Abdullah; Forbes Gibb
Exploiting Locality of Wikipedia Links in Entity Ranking BIBAFull-Text 258-269
  Jovan Pehcevski; Anne-Marie Vercoustre; James A. Thom
The Importance of Link Evidence in Wikipedia BIBAFull-Text 270-282
  Jaap Kamps; Marijn Koolen

Expert Search

High Quality Expertise Evidence for Expert Search BIBAFull-Text 283-295
  Craig Macdonald; David Hannah; Iadh Ounis
Associating People and Documents BIBAFull-Text 296-308
  Krisztian Balog; Maarten de Rijke
Modeling Documents as Mixtures of Persons for Expert Finding BIBAFull-Text 309-320
  Pavel Serdyukov; Djoerd Hiemstra
Ranking Users for Intelligent Message Addressing BIBAFull-Text 321-333
  Vitor R. Carvalho; William W. Cohen

Representation II

Facilitating Query Decomposition in Query Language Modeling by Association Rule Mining Using Multiple Sliding Windows BIBAKFull-Text 334-345
  Dawei Song; Qiang Huang; Stefan Rüger; Peter Bruza
Viewing Term Proximity from a Different Perspective BIBAFull-Text 346-357
  Ruihua Song; Michael J. Taylor; Ji-Rong Wen; Hsiao-Wuen Hon; Yong Yu
Extending Probabilistic Data Fusion Using Sliding Windows BIBAFull-Text 358-369
  David Lillis; Fergus Toolan; Rem Collier; John Dunnion

Theory II

Semi-supervised Document Classification with a Mislabeling Error Model BIBAFull-Text 370-381
  Anastasia Krithara; Massih R. Amini; Jean-Michel Renders; Cyril Goutte
Improving Term Frequency Normalization for Multi-topical Documents and Application to Language Modeling Approaches BIBAFull-Text 382-393
  Seung-Hoon Na; In-Su Kang; Jong-Hyeok Lee
Probabilistic Document Length Priors for Language Models BIBAFull-Text 394-405
  Roi Blanco; Alvaro Barreiro

Short Papers

Applying Maximum Entropy to Known-Item Email Retrieval BIBAFull-Text 406-413
  Sirvan Yahyaei; Christof Monz
Computing Information Retrieval Performance Measures Efficiently in the Presence of Tied Scores BIBAFull-Text 414-421
  Frank McSherry; Marc Najork
Towards Characterization of Actor Evolution and Interactions in News Corpora BIBAFull-Text 422-429
  Rohan Choudhary; Sameep Mehta; Amitabha Bagchi; Rahul Balakrishnan
The Impact of Semantic Class Identification and Semantic Role Labeling on Natural Language Answer Extraction BIBAKFull-Text 430-437
  Bahadorreza Ofoghi; John Yearwood; Liping Ma
Improving Complex Interactive Question Answering with Wikipedia Anchor Text BIBAFull-Text 438-445
  Ian MacKinnon; Olga Vechtomova
A Cluster-Sensitive Graph Model for Query-Oriented Multi-document Summarization BIBAKFull-Text 446-453
  Furu Wei; Wenjie Li; Qin Lu; Yanxiang He
Evaluating Text Representations for Retrieval of the Best Group of Documents BIBAKFull-Text 454-462
  Xiaoyong Liu; W. Bruce Croft
Enhancing Relevance Models with Adaptive Passage Retrieval BIBAKFull-Text 463-471
  Xiaoyan Li; Zhigang Zhu
Ontology Matching Using Vector Space BIBAKFull-Text 472-481
  Zahra Eidoon; Nasser Yazdani; Farhad Oroumchian
Accessibility in Information Retrieval BIBAFull-Text 482-489
  Leif Azzopardi; Vishwa Vinay
Semantic Relationships in Multi-modal Graphs for Automatic Image Annotation BIBAFull-Text 490-497
  Vassilios Stathopoulos; Jana Urban; Joemon Jose
Conversation Detection in Email Systems BIBAFull-Text 498-505
  Shai Erera; David Carmel
Efficient Multimedia Time Series Data Retrieval Under Uniform Scaling and Normalisation BIBAKFull-Text 506-513
  Waiyawuth Euachongprasit; Chotirat Ann Ratanamahatana
Integrating Structure and Meaning: A New Method for Encoding Structure for Text Classification BIBAKFull-Text 514-521
  Jonathan M. Fishbein; Chris Eliasmith
A Wikipedia-Based Multilingual Retrieval Model BIBAFull-Text 522-530
  Martin Potthast; Benno Stein; Maik Anderka
Filaments of Meaning in Word Space BIBAFull-Text 531-538
  Jussi Karlgren; Anders Holst; Magnus Sahlgren
Finding the Best Picture: Cross-Media Retrieval of Content BIBAKFull-Text 539-546
  Koen Deschacht; Marie-Francine Moens
Robust Query-Specific Pseudo Feedback Document Selection for Query Expansion BIBAFull-Text 547-554
  Qiang Huang; Dawei Song; Stefan Rüger
Expert Search Evaluation by Supporting Documents BIBAFull-Text 555-563
  Craig Macdonald; Iadh Ounis


Ranking Categories for Web Search BIBAFull-Text 564-569
  Gianluca Demartini; Paul-Alexandru Chirita; Ingo Brunkhorst; Wolfgang Nejdl
Key Design Issues with Visualising Images Using Google Earth BIBAFull-Text 570-574
  Paul Clough; Simon Read
Methods for Augmenting Semantic Models with Structural Information for Text Classification BIBAKFull-Text 575-579
  Jonathan M. Fishbein; Chris Eliasmith
Use of Temporal Expressions in Web Search BIBAFull-Text 580-584
  Sérgio Nunes; Cristina Ribeiro; Gabriel David
Towards an Automatically Generated Music Information System Via Web Content Mining BIBAFull-Text 585-590
  Markus Schedl; Peter Knees; Tim Pohle; Gerhard Widmer
Investigating the Effectiveness of Clickthrough Data for Document Reordering BIBAFull-Text 591-595
  Milad Shokouhi; Falk Scholer; Andrew Turpin
Analysis of Link Graph Compression Techniques BIBAFull-Text 596-601
  David Hannah; Craig Macdonald; Iadh Ounis
An Evaluation and Analysis of Incorporating Term Dependency for Ad-Hoc Retrieval BIBAFull-Text 602-606
  Hao Lang; Bin Wang; Gareth Jones; Jintao Li; Yang Xu
An Evaluation Measure for Distributed Information Retrieval Systems BIBAFull-Text 607-611
  Hans Friedrich Witschel; Florian Holz; Gregor Heinrich; Sven Teresniak
Optimizing Language Models for Polarity Classification BIBAFull-Text 612-616
  Michael Wiegand; Dietrich Klakow
Improving Web Image Retrieval Using Image Annotations and Inference Network BIBAFull-Text 617-621
  Peng Huang; Jiajun Bu; Chun Chen; Guang Qiu
Slide-Film Interface: Overcoming Small Screen Limitations in Mobile Web Search BIBAKFull-Text 622-626
  Roman Y. Shtykh; Jian Chen; Qun Jin
A Document-Centered Approach to a Natural Language Music Search Engine BIBAFull-Text 627-631
  Peter Knees; Tim Pohle; Markus Schedl; Dominik Schnitzer; Klaus Seyerlehner
Collaborative Topic Tracking in an Enterprise Environment BIBAFull-Text 632-636
  Conny Franke; Omar Alonso
Graph-Based Profile Similarity Calculation Method and Evaluation BIBAKFull-Text 637-641
  Hassan Naderi; Béatrice Rumpler
The Good, the Bad, the Difficult, and the Easy: Something Wrong with Information Retrieval Evaluation? BIBAKFull-Text 642-646
  Stefano Mizzaro
Hybrid Method for Personalized Search in Digital Libraries BIBAFull-Text 647-651
  Thanh-Trung Van; Michel Beigbeder
Exploiting Session Context for Information Retrieval -- A Comparative Study BIBAFull-Text 652-657
  Gaurav Pandey; Julia Luxenburger
Structural Re-ranking with Cluster-Based Retrieval BIBAFull-Text 658-662
  Seung-Hoon Na; In-Su Kang; Jong-Hyeok Lee
Automatic Vandalism Detection in Wikipedia BIBAFull-Text 663-668
  Martin Potthast; Benno Stein; Robert Gerling
Evaluating Paragraph Retrieval for why-QA BIBAFull-Text 669-673
  Suzan Verberne; Lou Boves; Nelleke Oostdijk; Peter-Arno Coppen
Revisit of Nearest Neighbor Test for Direct Evaluation of Inter-document Similarities BIBAFull-Text 674-678
  Seung-Hoon Na; In-Su Kang; Jong-Hyeok Lee
A Comparison of Named Entity Patterns from a User Analysis and a System Analysis BIBAKFull-Text 679-683
  Masnizah Mohd; Fabio Crestani; Ian Ruthven
Query-Based Inter-document Similarity Using Probabilistic Co-relevance Model BIBAFull-Text 684-688
  Seung-Hoon Na; In-Su Kang; Jong-Hyeok Lee
Using Coherence-Based Measures to Predict Query Difficulty BIBAFull-Text 689-694
  Jiyin He; Martha Larson; Maarten de Rijke
Efficient Processing of Category-Restricted Queries for Web Directories BIBAFull-Text 695-699
  Ismail Sengor Altingovde; Fazli Can; Özgür Ulusoy
Focused Browsing: Providing Topical Feedback for Link Selection in Hypertext Browsing BIBAFull-Text 700-704
  Gareth J. F. Jones; Quixiang Li
The Impact of Named Entity Normalization on Information Retrieval for Question Answering BIBAFull-Text 705-710
  Mahboob Alam Khalid; Valentin Jijkoun; Maarten de Rijke

Workshop Summaries

Efficiency Issues in Information Retrieval Workshop BIBAFull-Text 711
  Roi Blanco; Fabrizio Silvestri
Exploiting Semantic Annotations in Information Retrieval BIBAFull-Text 712
  Omar Alonso; Hugo Zaragoza
Workshop on Novel Methodologies for Evaluation in Information Retrieval BIBAFull-Text 713
  Mark Sanderson; Martin Braschler; Nicola Ferro; Julio Gonzalo


ECIR 2008 Tutorials BIBAFull-Text 714-715
  Djoerd Hiemstra