Date: Tuesday, 26/Mar/2013
(Digital October)

9:30am – 10:00am


Location: Coffee-break zone

10:00am – 11:00am

Keynote by Diane Kelly (Karen Spärck Jones Award Winner)

Location: Conference Hall
Session Chairs: Ayse Goker and John Tait

11:00am – 11:30am


11:30am – 1:00pm

P4: Paper Session 4: IR Theory and Formal Models

Location: Conference Hall
Session Chair: Arjen P. de Vries


Semantic Search Log k-Anonymization with Generalized k-Cores of Query Concept Graph

Claudio Carpineto, Giovanni Romano

Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Italy

A Joint Classification Method to Integrate Scientific and Social Networks

Mahmood Neshati1, Ehsaneddin Asgari2, Djoerd Hiemstra3, Hamid Beigy1

1: Sharif University of Technology, Iran, Islamic Republic of; 2: School of Computer and Communication Science (IC), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - EPFL; 3: Database Research Group, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) Department, University of Twente

Using Document-Quality Measures to Predict Web-Search Effectiveness

Fiana Raiber, Oren Kurland

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Lunch time

2:30pm – 4:00pm

P5a: Paper Session 5a: IR System Architectures

Location: Conference Hall
Session Chair: Ingmar Weber


Training Efficient Tree-Based Models for Document Ranking

Nima Asadi, Jimmy Lin

University of Maryland, College Park, United States of America

DTD-based costs for Tree-Edit distance in Structured Information Retrieval

Cyril Laitang, Karen Pinel-Sauvagnat, Mohand Boughanem

IRIT, France

Ranked Accuracy and Unstructured Distributed Search

Sami Richardson, Ingemar J. Cox

University College London, United Kingdom

P5b: Paper Session 5b: Classification

Location: Small Hall
Session Chair: Marie-Francine Moens


Learning to Rank from Structures in Hierarchical Text Classification

Qi Ju1, Alessandro Moschitti2, Richard Johansson3

1: University of Trento, Italy; 2: University of Trento, Italy; 3: University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Folktale classification using learning to rank

Dong Nguyen, Dolf Trieschnigg, Mariet Theune

Twente University, Netherlands, The

Open-set Classification for Automated Genre Identification

Dimitrios Pritsos, Efstathios Stamatatos

Aegean University, Greece

4:00pm – 4:30pm


4:30pm – 6:00pm

P6a: Paper Session 6a: Web

Location: Conference Hall
Session Chair: Leif Azzopardi


Semantic Tagging of Places based on User Interest Profiles

Vinod Kumar Hegde, Josiane Xavier Parreira, Manfred Hauswirth

Digital Enterprise Research Institute, Ireland

Sponsored Search Ad Selection by Keyword Structure Analysis

Kai Hui1, Bin Gao2, Ben He1, Tiejian Luo1

1: University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, People's Republic of; 2: Microsoft Research Asia

Intent-based browsing activity segmentation

Yury Ustinovskiy, Anna Mazur, Pavel Serdyukov

Yandex, Russian Federation

P6b: Paper Session 6b: Event Detection

Location: Small Hall
Session Chair: Fabio Crestani


Extracting Event-Related Information from Article Updates in Wikipedia

Mihai Georgescu, Nattiya Kanhabua, Daniel Krause, Wolfgang Nejdl, Stefan Siersdorfer

L3S Research Center / Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany

Using WordNet Hypernyms and Dependency Features for Phrasal-level Event Recognition and Type Classification

Yoonjae Jeong, Sung-Hyon Myaeng

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Aggregating Evidence from Hospital Departments to Improve Medical Records Search

Nut Limsopatham, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis

University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

7:30pm – 11:00pm

Conference party