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Proceedings of the 2009 Conference on Theory of Information Retrieval

Fullname:ICTIR 2009: Advances in Information Retrieval Theory: Second International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval
Editors:Leif Azzopardi; Gabriella Kazai; Stephen Robertson; Stefan Rüger; Milad Shokouhi; Dawei Song; Emine Yilmaz
Location:Cambridge, United Kingdom
Dates:2009-Sep-10 to 2009-Sep-12
Publisher:Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Series:Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5766
Standard No:DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-04417-5 hcibib: ICTIR09; ISBN: 978-3-642-04416-8 (print), 978-3-642-04417-5 (online)
Links:Online Proceedings
  1. Invited Talk
  2. Efficiency
  3. Retrieval Models
  4. Query and Term Models
  5. Evaluation
  6. Novelty and Diversity
  7. New Perspectives in IR
  8. Retrieval Models
  9. User Aspects
  10. Web Models
  11. Posters

Invited Talk

Is There Something Quantum-Like about the Human Mental Lexicon? BIBAFull-Text 1
  Peter Bruza


Probably Approximately Correct Search BIBAFull-Text 2-16
  Ingemar J. Cox; Ruoxun Fu; Lars Kai Hansen
PageRank: Splitting Homogeneous Singular Linear Systems of Index One BIBAFull-Text 17-28
  Douglas V. de Jager; Jeremy T. Bradley
Training Data Cleaning for Text Classification BIBAFull-Text 29-41
  Andrea Esuli; Fabrizio Sebastiani

Retrieval Models

Semi-parametric and Non-parametric Term Weighting for Information Retrieval BIBAFull-Text 42-53
  Donald Metzler; Hugo Zaragoza
Bridging Language Modeling and Divergence from Randomness Models: A Log-Logistic Model for IR BIBAFull-Text 54-65
  Stéphane Clinchant; Eric Gaussier
Ordinal Regression Based Model for Personalized Information Retrieval BIBAKFull-Text 66-78
  Mohamed Farah
Navigating in the Dark: Modeling Uncertainty in Ad Hoc Retrieval Using Multiple Relevance Models BIBAKFull-Text 79-91
  Natali Soskin; Oren Kurland; Carmel Domshlak

Query and Term Models

A Belief Model of Query Difficulty That Uses Subjective Logic BIBAFull-Text 92-103
  Christina Lioma; Roi Blanco; Raquel Mochales Palau; Marie-Francine Moens
"A term is known by the company it keeps": On Selecting a Good Expansion Set in Pseudo-Relevance Feedback BIBAKFull-Text 104-115
  Raghavendra Udupa; Abhijit Bhole; Pushpak Bhattacharyya
An Effective Approach to Verbose Queries Using a Limited Dependencies Language Model BIBAFull-Text 116-127
  Eduard Hoenkamp; Peter Bruza; Dawei Song; Qiang Huang
Time-Sensitive Language Modelling for Online Term Recurrence Prediction BIBAFull-Text 128-138
  Dell Zhang; Jinsong Lu; Robert Mao; Jian-Yun Nie


Score Distributions in Information Retrieval BIBAFull-Text 139-151
  Avi Arampatzis; Stephen Robertson; Jaap Kamps
Modeling the Score Distributions of Relevant and Non-relevant Documents BIBAFull-Text 152-163
  Evangelos Kanoulas; Virgil Pavlu; Keshi Dai; Javed A. Aslam
Modeling Expected Utility of Multi-session Information Distillation BIBAKFull-Text 164-175
  Yiming Yang; Abhimanyu Lad
Specificity Aboutness in XML Retrieval BIBAFull-Text 176-187
  Tobias Blanke; Mounia Lalmas

Novelty and Diversity

An Effectiveness Measure for Ambiguous and Underspecified Queries BIBAFull-Text 188-199
  Charles L. A. Clarke; Maheedhar Kolla; Olga Vechtomova
An Analysis of NP-Completeness in Novelty and Diversity Ranking BIBAFull-Text 200-211
  Ben Carterette
From "Identical" to "Similar": Fusing Retrieved Lists Based on Inter-document Similarities BIBAKFull-Text 212-223
  Anna Khudyak Kozorovitzky; Oren Kurland

New Perspectives in IR

A Quantum-Based Model for Interactive Information Retrieval BIBAFull-Text 224-231
  Benjamin Piwowarski; Mounia Lalmas
The Quantum Probability Ranking Principle for Information Retrieval BIBAFull-Text 232-240
  Guido Zuccon; Leif A. Azzopardi; Keith van Rijsbergen
Written Texts as Statistical Mechanical Problem BIBAFull-Text 241-248
  Kostadin Koroutchev; Elka Korutcheva; Jian Shen
What Happened to Content-Based Information Filtering? BIBAFull-Text 249-256
  Nikolaos Nanas; Anne De Roeck; Manolis Vavalis

Retrieval Models

Prior Information and the Determination of Event Spaces in Probabilistic Information Retrieval Models BIBAFull-Text 257-264
  Corrado Boscarino; Arjen P. de Vries
Robust Word Similarity Estimation Using Perturbation Kernels BIBAFull-Text 265-272
  Kevyn Collins-Thompson
Possibilistic Similarity Estimation and Visualization BIBAKFull-Text 273-280
  Anas Dahabiah; John Puentes; Basel Solaiman
A New Measure of the Cluster Hypothesis BIBAKFull-Text 281-288
  Mark D. Smucker; James Allan

User Aspects

Explaining User Performance in Information Retrieval: Challenges to IR Evaluation BIBAFull-Text 289-296
  Kalervo Järvelin
A Four-Factor User Interaction Model for Content-Based Image Retrieval BIBAKFull-Text 297-304
  Haiming Liu; Victoria Uren; Dawei Song; Stefan Rüger
Predicting Query Performance by Query-Drift Estimation BIBAKFull-Text 305-312
  Anna Shtok; Oren Kurland; David Carmel

Web Models

What's in a Link? From Document Importance to Topical Relevance BIBAFull-Text 313-321
  Marijn Koolen; Jaap Kamps
Avoiding Bias in Text Clustering Using Constrained K-means and May-Not-Links BIBAFull-Text 322-329
  M. Eduardo Ares; Javier Parapar; Álvaro Barreiro
Optimizing WebPage Interest BIBAKFull-Text 330-337
  Willem Elbers; Theo van der Weide


The "Beautiful" in Information BIBAFull-Text 338-341
  Gerald Benoit
IR Evaluation without a Common Set of Topics BIBAKFull-Text 342-345
  Matteo Cattelan; Stefano Mizzaro
An Ad Hoc Information Retrieval Perspective on PLSI through Language Model Identification BIBAFull-Text 346-349
  Jean-Cédric Chappelier; Emmanuel Eckard
Less Is More: Maximal Marginal Relevance as a Summarisation Feature BIBAFull-Text 350-353
  Jan Frederik Forst; Anastasios Tombros; Thomas Roelleke
On the Notion of "An Information Need" BIBAFull-Text 354-357
  Eduard Hoenkamp
A Logical Inference Approach to Query Expansion with Social Tags BIBAFull-Text 358-361
  Christina Lioma; Roi Blanco; Marie-Francine Moens
Evaluating Mobile Proactive Context-Aware Retrieval: An Incremental Benchmark BIBAKFull-Text 362-365
  Davide Menegon; Stefano Mizzaro; Elena Nazzi; Luca Vassena
Predicting the Usefulness of Collection Enrichment for Enterprise Search BIBAFull-Text 366-370
  Jie Peng; Ben He; Iadh Ounis
Ranking List Dispersion as a Query Performance Predictor BIBAFull-Text 371-374
  Joaquín Pérez-Iglesias; Lourdes Araujo
Semi-subsumed Events: A Probabilistic Semantics of the BM25 Term Frequency Quantification BIBAFull-Text 375-379
  Hengzhi Wu; Thomas Roelleke
Batch-Mode Computational Advertising Based on Modern Portfolio Theory BIBAFull-Text 380-383
  Dell Zhang; Jinsong Lu