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ECIR
2008
Springer
8 years 4 months ago
Some(What) Grand Challenges for Information Retrieval
Although we see the positive results of information retrieval research embodied throughout the Internet, on our computer desktops, and in many other aspects of daily life, at the ...
Nicholas J. Belkin
ECIR
2008
Springer
8 years 4 months ago
Viewing Term Proximity from a Different Perspective
Ruihua Song, Michael J. Taylor, Ji-Rong Wen, Hsiao...
ECIR
2008
Springer
8 years 4 months ago
Automatic Vandalism Detection in Wikipedia
Abstract. We present results of a new approach to detect destructive article revisions, so-called vandalism, in Wikipedia. Vandalism detection is a one-class classification problem...
Martin Potthast, Benno Stein, Robert Gerling
ECIR
2008
Springer
8 years 4 months ago
Exploiting Semantic Annotations in Information Retrieval
The following report summarizes the highlights of the first workshop on exploiting semantic annotations in information retrieval (ESAIR'08). The workshop format included pape...
Omar Alonso, Hugo Zaragoza
ECIR
2008
Springer
8 years 4 months ago
Ranking Users for Intelligent Message Addressing
Finding persons who are knowledgeable on a given topic (i.e. Expert Search) has become an active area of recent research [1
Vitor R. Carvalho, William W. Cohen
ECIR
2008
Springer
8 years 4 months ago
Using Coherence-Based Measures to Predict Query Difficulty
Abstract. We investigate the potential of coherence-based scores to predict query difficulty. The coherence of a document set associated with each query word is used to capture the...
Jiyin He, Martha Larson, Maarten de Rijke
ECIR
2008
Springer
8 years 4 months ago
Exploiting Locality of Wikipedia Links in Entity Ranking
Abstract. Information retrieval from web and XML document collections is ever more focused on returning entities instead of web pages or XML elements. There are many research field...
Jovan Pehcevski, Anne-Marie Vercoustre, James A. T...
ECIR
2008
Springer
8 years 4 months ago
Effects of Aligned Corpus Quality and Size in Corpus-Based CLIR
Aligned corpora are often-used resources in CLIR systems. The three qualities of translation corpora that most dramatically affect the performance of a corpus-based CLIR system are...
Tuomas Talvensaari
ECIR
2008
Springer
8 years 4 months ago
Associating People and Documents
Krisztian Balog, Maarten de Rijke
ECIR
2008
Springer
8 years 4 months ago
Discounted Cumulated Gain Based Evaluation of Multiple-Query IR Sessions
IR research has a strong tradition of laboratory evaluation of systems. Such research is based on test collections, pre-defined test topics, and standard evaluation metrics. While ...
Kalervo Järvelin, Susan L. Price, Lois M. L. ...
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