Date: Monday, 25/Mar/2013
(Digital October)

8:30am – 9:30am


Location: Coffee-break zone

9:30am – 10:00am

Opening talk: Pavel Serdyukov and Jaap Kamps

Location: Conference Hall

10:00am – 11:00am

Keynote by Mor Naaman "Time for Events: Telling The World's Stories from Social Media"

Location: Conference Hall
Session Chair: Jaap Kamps

11:00am – 11:30am


11:30am – 1:00pm

P1: Paper Session 1: User Aspects

Location: Conference Hall
Session Chair: Hideo Joho


Using Intent Information to Model User Behavior in Diversified Search

Aleksandr Chuklin1,2, Pavel Serdyukov1, Maarten de Rijke2

1: Yandex, Russia; 2: ISLA, University of Amsterdam

Understanding Relevance: An fMRI Study

Yashar Moshfeghi, Luisa Pinto, Frank Pollick, Joemon M. Jose

University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

An Exploratory Study of Sensemaking in Collaborative Information Seeking

Yihan Tao, Anastasios Tombros

Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Lunch time

2:30pm – 4:00pm

P2a: Paper Session 2a: Multimedia and Cross-media IR

Location: Conference Hall
Session Chair: Eric Gaussier


Exploiting User Comments for Audio-visual Content Indexing and Retrieval

Carsten Eickhoff1, Wen Li1, Arjen P. de Vries2

1: Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, The; 2: Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, Netherlands, The

An Evaluation of Labelling-Game Data for Video Retrieval

Riste Gligorov1, Michiel Hildebrand1, Jacco van Ossenbruggen1,2, Lora Aroyo1, Guus Schreiber1

1: VU Amsterdam, Netherlands, The; 2: CWI Amsterdam, Netherlands, The

Multimodal Re-ranking of Product Image Search Results

Joyce Miranda dos Santos, João Marcos Bastos Cavalcanti, Patrícia Correia Saraiva, Edleno Silva de Moura

Federal University of Amazonas (UFAM), Brazil

P2b: Paper Session 2b: Data Mining

Location: Small Hall
Session Chair: Patrick Gallinari


An N-Gram Topic Model for Time-Stamped Documents

Shoaib Jameel, Wai Lam

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R. (China)

How Tagging Pragmatics Influence Tag Sense Discovery in Social Annotation Systems

Thomas Niebler1, Philipp Singer2, Dominik Benz3, Christian Körner2, Markus Strohmaier2, Andreas Hotho1

1: University of Wuerzburg, Germany; 2: Knowledge Management Institute, Graz University of Technology; 3: Knowledge & Data Engineering Group, University of Kassel

A Unified Framework for Monolingual and Cross-Lingual Relevance Modeling Based on Probabilistic Topic Models

Ivan Vulić, Marie-Francine Moens

Department of Computer Science, KU Leuven, Belgium

4:00pm – 4:30pm


4:30pm – 6:30pm

P3: Paper Session 3: Short Presentations

Location: Conference Hall
Session Chair: Pavel Braslavski


A Versatile Tool for Privacy-Enhanced Web Search

Avi Arampatzis, George Drosatos, Pavlos S. Efraimidis

Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

Exploiting Relevance, Novelty and Diversity in Tag Recommendation

Fabiano Muniz Belém, Eder Ferreira Martins, Marcos André Gonçalves, Jussara Marques Almeida

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

Example Based Entity Finding in the Web of Data

Marc Bron1, Krisztian Balog2, Maarten de Rijke1

1: University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, The; 2: Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Dept. of Computer and Information Science

A Fast Generative Spell Corrector based on Edit Distance

Ishan Chattopadhyaya, Kannappan Sirchabesan, Krishanu Seal

AOL, India

Being confident about the quality of the predictions in Recommender Systems

Sergio Cleger-Tamayo2, Juan M. Fernández-Luna1, Juan F. Huete1, Nava Tintarev3

1: University of Granada, Spain; 2: University of Holguin, Cuba; 3: University of Aberdeen, UK

Two-Stage Learning to Rank for Information Retrieval

Van Dang, Michael Bendersky, Bruce Croft

University of Massachusetts Amherst, United States of America

Hybrid Query Scheduling for a Replicated Search Engine

Ana Freire1, Craig Macdonald2, Nicola Tonellotto3, Iadh Ounis2, Fidel Cacheda1

1: University of A Coruña, Spain; 2: University of Glasgow, UK; 3: National Research Council of Italy, Italy

Latent Factor Blockmodel for Modelling Relational Data

Sheng GAO1, Patrick GALLINARI2

1: PRIS - Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China, People's Republic of; 2: LIP6 - Université Pierre et Marie CURIE

Estimation of the Collection Parameter of Information Models for IR

Parantapa Goswami, Eric Gaussier

Université Joseph Fourier Grenoble 1, France

Increasing Stability of Result Organization for Session Search

Dongyi Guan, Hui Yang

Georgetown University, United States of America

Updating Users About Time Critical News Events

Qi Guo2, Fernando Diaz1, Elad Yom-Tov1

1: Microsoft Research; 2: Emory University

Comparing Crowd-based, Game-based, and Machine-based Approaches in Initial Query and Query Refinement Tasks

Christopher Harris, Padmini Srinivasan

The University of Iowa, United States of America

Reducing the Uncertainty in Resource Selection

Ilya Markov1, Leif Azzopardi2, Fabio Crestani1

1: University of Lugano, Switzerland; 2: University of Glasgow, UK

Exploiting Time in Automatic Image Tagging

Philip McParlane, Joemon Jose

The University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Using Text-based Web Image Search Results Clustering to Minimize Mobile Devices Wasted Space Interface

Jose G Moreno, Gaël Dias

University of Caen - Lower Normandy, France

Discovery and Analysis of Evolving Topical Social Discussions on Unstructured Microblogs

Kanika Narang, Seema Nagar, Sameep Mehta, L V Subramaniam, Kuntal Dey

IBM Research India, India

Web Credibility: Features Exploration and Credibility Prediction

Alexandra Olteanu, Stanislav Peshterliev, Xin Liu, Karl Aberer

EPFL, Switzerland

Query Suggestions for Textual Problem Solution Repositories

Deepak P1, Sutanu Chakraborti2, Deepak Khemani2

1: IBM Research - India, India; 2: Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India

Improving ESA with Document Similarity

Tamara Polajnar1, Nitish Aggarwal1, Kartik Assoja2, Paul Buitelaar1

1: National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland; 2: Departamento de Inteligencia Artificial Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Ontology-Based Word Sense Disambiguation for Scientific Literature

Roman Prokofyev1, Gianluca Demartini1, Alexey Boyarsky2, Oleg Ruchayskiy3, Philippe Cudre-Mauroux1

1: University of Fribourg, Switzerland; 2: Instituut-Lorentz for Theoretical Physics, Universiteit Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands; 3: CERN TH-Division, PH-TH, Geneva 23, Switzerland

A Language Modeling Approach for Extracting Translation Knowledge from Comparable Corpora

Razieh Rahimi, Azadeh Shakery

University of Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of

Content-Based Re-ranking of Text-Based Image Search Results

Franck Thollard1, Georges Quénot2

1: LIG - Université Joseph Fourier, France; 2: LIG - CNRS

Encoding Local Binary Descriptors by Bag-of-Features with Hamming Distance for Visual Object Categorization

yu zhang, chao zhu, stephane bres, liming chen

liris, France

Recommending High Utility Query via Session-Flow Graph

Xiaofei Zhu1,2, Jiafeng Guo1, Xueqi Cheng1, Yanyan Lan1, Wolfgang Nejdl2

1: Institute Of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy Of Sciences,Beijing, China; 2: L3S Research Center, Hanover, Germany

URL redirection accounting for improving link-based ranking methods

Maksim Zhukovskii, Gleb Gusev, Pavel Serdyukov

Yandex, Russian Federation

6:30pm – 8:30pm

PD-demo: Short Papers with Demo Presentation

Location: Demo Room


Re-Leashed! The PuppyIR framework for developing information services for children, adults and dogs

Leif Azzopardi, Doug Dowie

University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

A Web Mining Tool for Assistance with Creative Writing

Boris Galitsky1, Sergei O Kuznetsov2

1: eBay, United States of America; 2: Higher School of Economics, Russia

DS4: A Distributed Social and Semantic Search System

Dionisis Kontominas1, Paraskevi Raftopoulou1, Christos Tryfonopoulos1, Euripides G.M. Petrakis2

1: University of Peloponnese, Greece; 2: Technical University of Crete, Greece

Serelex: Search and Visualization of Semantically Related Words

Alexander Panchenko1,2, Pavel Romanov2, Olga Morozova1, Hubert Naets1, Andrew Philippovich2, Alexey Romanov2, Cédrick Fairon1

1: Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium; 2: Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Moscow, Russia

SIAM: Social Interaction Analysis for Multimedia

Jerome Picault, Myriam Ribiere

Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, France

Exploratory Search on Social Media

Aaron Russ1, Michael Kaisser2

1: German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence, Germany; 2: AGT International, Germany

VisNavi: Citation Context Visualization and Navigation

Farag Saad, Brigitte Mathiak

Gesis - leibniz institute for the social sciences, Germany

Face-based People Searching in Videos

Jan Sedmidubsky, Michal Batko, Pavel Zezula

Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Political Hashtag Trends

Ingmar Weber1, Venkata Rama Kiran Garimella1, Asmelash Teka2

1: Yahoo! Research, Spain; 2: Erasmus Mundus master DMKM, Spain

OPARS : Objective Photo Aesthetics Ranking System

Huang Xiao, Han Xiao, Claudia Eckert

Technical University of Munich, Germany

PD-poster: Short Papers with Poster Presentation

Location: Coffee-break zone


Lo mejor de dos idiomas -- Cross-lingual linkage of geotagged Wikipedia articles

Dirk Ahlers

UNITEC, Honduras

A Pilot Study on Using Profile-Based Summarisation for Interactive Search Assistance

Azhar Hasan Alhindi, Udo Kruschwitz, Chris Fox

University of Essex, United Kingdom

Exploring Patent Passage Retrieval using Nouns Phrases

Linda Sara Maud Andersson1, Parvaz Mahdabi2, Allan Hanbury1, Andreas Rauber1

1: Vienna University of Technology, Austria; 2: University of Lugano, Switzerland

Investigating the relationship between Usage and Findability within Websites

Leif Azzopardi, Colin Wilkie

University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Characterizing Health-Related Community Question Answering

Alexander Beloborodov1, Artem Kuznetsov1, Pavel Braslavski1,2

1: Ural Federal University, Russian Federation; 2: Kontur Labs

A Topic Person Multi-polarization Method using Friendship Network Analysis

Zhong-Yong Chen, Chien Chin Chen

National Taiwan University, Taiwan, Republic of China

Improving cyberbullying detection with user context

Maral Dadvar1, Dolf Trieschnigg2, Roeland Ordelman1, Franciska de Jong1

1: Human Media Interaction Group, University of Twente; 2: Database Group. University of Twente

Snippet-based Relevance Predictions for Federated Web Search

Thomas Demeester1, Dong Nguyen2, Dolf Trieschnigg2, Chris Develder1, Djoerd Hiemstra2

1: University of Ghent, Belgium; 2: University of Twente, the Netherlands

Designing Human-Readable User Profiles for Search Evaluation

Carsten Eickhoff1, Kevyn Collins-Thompson2, Paul Bennett2, Susan Dumais2

1: Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, The; 2: Microsoft Research, United States of America

Sentiment Classification Based on Phonetic Characteristics

Sergei Ermakov, Liana Ermakova

Perm State National Research University, Russian Federation

Cross-Language Plagiarism Detection using a Multilingual Semantic Network

Marc Franco Salvador, Parth Gupta, Paolo Rosso

Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain

Classification of Opinion Questions

Hongping Fu1, Zhendong Niu1, Chunxia Zhang2, Lu Wang2, Peng Jiang3, Ji Zhang2

1: School of Computer Science and Technology, Beijing Institute of Technology, China, People's Republic of; 2: School of Software, Beijing Institute of Technology, China, People's Republic of; 3: HP Labs China

Tempo of search actions to modeling successful sessions

Kazuya Fujikawa1, Hideo Joho2, Shin-ichi Nakayama2

1: Graduate School of Library, Information and Media Studies, University of Tsukuba, Japan; 2: Faculty of Library, Information and Media Science, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Near-Duplicate Detection for Online-Shops Owners: an FCA-based Approach

Dmitry I. Ignatov, Andrey V. Konstantinov, Yana Chubis

National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russian Federation

Incremental Reranking for Hierarchical Text Classification

Qi Ju1, Alessandro Moschitti2

1: University of Trento, Italy; 2: University of Trento, Italy

Topic Model for User Reviews with Adaptive Windows

Takuya Konishi1, Fuminori Kimura2, Akira Maeda2

1: Nara Institute Science and Technology, Japan; 2: Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Time Based Feedback and Query Expansion for Twitter Search

Naveen Kumar, Ben Carterette

University of Delaware, United States of America

Is Intent-Aware Expected Reciprocal Rank Sufficient to Evaluate Diversity?

Teerapong Leelanupab1, Guido Zuccon2, Joemon M. Jose3

1: King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok, 10520, Thailand; 2: Australian e-Health Research Centre, CSIRO Brisbane, QLD, 4029, Australia; 3: School of Computing Science University of Glasgow Glasgow, G12 8RZ, United Kingdom

Late Data Fusion for Microblog Search

Shangsong Liang, Maarten de Rijke, Manos Tsagkias

University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

A Task-Specific Query and Document Representation for Medical Records Search

Nut Limsopatham, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis

University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

On CORI Results Merging

Ilya Markov1, Avi Arampatzis2, Fabio Crestani1

1: University of Lugano, Switzerland; 2: Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

Detecting Friday Night Party Photos: Semantics for Tag Recommendation

Philip McParlane2, Yelena Mejova1, Ingmar Weber1

1: Yahoo! Research, Spain; 2: Glasgow University

Optimizing nDCG Gains by Minimizing Effect of Label Inconsistency

Pavel Metrikov, Virgil Pavlu, Javed Aslam

Northeastern University, United States of America

Least squares consensus clustering: criteria, methods, experiments

Boris Mirkin, Andrey Shestakov

Highest School of Economics, Russian Federation

Domain Adaptation of Statistical Machine Translation models with Monolingual Data for Cross Lingual Information Retrieval

Vassilina Nikoulina, Stephane Clinchant

XRCE, France

Text Summarization while Maximizing Multiple Objectives with Lagrangian Relaxation

Masaaki Nishino, Norihito Yasuda, Tsutomu Hirao, Jun Suzuki, Masaaki Nagata

NTT Communication Science Laboratories, Japan

Topic Models Can Improve Domain Term Extraction

Michael Nokel1, Elena Bolshakova1, Natalia Loukachevitch2

1: Moscow State University, Russian Federation; 2: Research Computing Center Moscow State University, Russian Federation

Towards Detection of Child Sexual Abuse Media: Categorization of the Associated Filenames

Alexander Panchenko, Richard Beaufort, Hubert Naets, Cédrick Fairon

Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Leveraging Latent Concepts for Retrieving Relevant Ads For Short Text

Ankit Patil, Kushal Dave, Vasudeva Varma

International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad, India

Robust PLSA Performs Better Than LDA

Anna Potapenko1, Konstantin Vorontsov1,2,3

1: Moscow State University, Russian Federation; 2: Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russian Federation; 3: Institution of Russian Academy of Sciences Dorodnicyn Computing Centre, Russian Federation

WANTED: Focused Queries for Focused Retrieval

Georgina Ramirez

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

Exploiting Click Logs for Adaptive Intranet Navigation

Sharhida Saad, Udo Kruschwitz

University of Essex, United Kingdom

Leveraging Microblogs for Spatiotemporal Music Information Retrieval

Markus Schedl

Johannes Kepler University (JKU), Austria

Topic-focused Summarization of Chat Conversations

Arpit Sood, Thanvir P Mohamed, Vasudeva Varma

IIIT Hyderabad, India

Risk Ranking from Financial Reports

Ming-Feng Tsai1, Chuan-Ju Wang2

1: National Chengchi University, Taiwan, Republic of China; 2: Taipei Municipal University of Education, Taiwan, Republic of China

Sub-Sentence Extractive Summarization based on Combinatorial Optimization

Norihito Yasuda, Masaaki Nishino, Tsutomu Hirao, Masaaki Nagata

NTT Corporation, Japan

Detecting Expected and Unexpected Adverse Drug Reactions from User Reviews on Social Media Sites

Andrew Yates, Nazli Goharian

Georgetown University, United States of America

The Impact of Temporal Intent Variability on Diversity Evaluation

Ke Zhou1, Stewart Whiting1, Joemon Jose1, Mounia Lalmas2

1: University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom; 2: Yahoo! Lab, Barcelona, Spain