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ECIR
2016
Springer
4 years 4 months ago
Harvesting Training Images for Fine-Grained Object Categories Using Visual Descriptions
We harvest training images for visual object recognition by casting it as an IR task. In contrast to previous work, we concentrate on fine-grained object categories, such as the l...
Josiah Wang, Katja Markert, Mark Everingham
ECIR
2016
Springer
4 years 4 months ago
Supporting Scholarly Search with Keyqueries
Abstract We deal with a problem faced by scholars every day: identifying relevant papers on a given topic. In particular, we focus on the scenario where a scholar can come up with ...
Matthias Hagen, Anna Beyer, Tim Gollub, Kristof Ko...
ECIR
2016
Springer
4 years 4 months ago
LExL: A Learning Approach for Local Expert Discovery on Twitter
Abstract. In this paper, we explore a geo-spatial learning-to-rank framework for identifying local experts. Three of the key features of the proposed approach are: (i) a learning-b...
Wei Niu, Zhijiao Liu, James Caverlee
ECIR
2016
Springer
4 years 4 months ago
VODUM: A Topic Model Unifying Viewpoint, Topic and Opinion Discovery
The surge of opinionated on-line texts provides a wealth of information that can be exploited to analyze users’ viewpoints and opinions on various topics. This article presents V...
Thibaut Thonet, Guillaume Cabanac, Mohand Boughane...
ECIR
2016
Springer
4 years 4 months ago
Semi-Supervised Events Clustering in News Retrieval
The presentation of news articles to meet research needs has traditionally been a document-centric process. Yet users often want to monitor developing news stories based on an eve...
Jack G. Conrad, Michael Bender
ECIR
2016
Springer
4 years 4 months ago
An Empirical Comparison of Term Association and Knowledge Graphs for Query Expansion
Term graphs constructed from document collections as well as external resources, such as encyclopedias (DBpedia) and knowledge bases (Freebase and ConceptNet), have been individual...
Saeid Balaneshinkordan, Alexander Kotov
ECIR
2016
Springer
4 years 4 months ago
Pseudo-Query Reformulation
Automatic query reformulation refers to rewriting a user’s original query in order to improve the ranking of retrieval results compared to the original query. We present a gener...
Fernando Diaz
ECIR
2016
Springer
4 years 4 months ago
Temporal Random Indexing: a Tool for Analysing Word Meaning Variations in News
The availability of data spanning different epochs has inspired a new analysis of cultural, social, and linguistic phenomena from a temporal perspective. This paper describes the...
Pierpaolo Basile, Annalina Caputo, Giovanni Semera...
ECIR
2016
Springer
4 years 4 months ago
Engineering a Tool to Detect Automatically Generated Papers
Abstract. In the last decade, a number of nonsense automatically-generated scientific papers have been published, most of them were produced using probabilistic context free gramm...
Minh-Tien Nguyen, Cyril Labbé
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