Santiago, Chile

August 9-13, 2015

The 38th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference




SIGIR 2015 Short Papers


Short papers will be presented as posters during the posters session.

Note to presenters: Posters must be A0 size (or smaller) in portrait format. That is, 841mm x 1189mm, or 33.1 inches x 46.8 inches.


  • Using Sensor Metadata Streams to Identify Topics of Local Events in the City
    M-Dyaa Albakour, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis
     
  • StarSum: A Simple Star Graph for Multi-document Summarization
    Mohammed Al-Dhelaan
     
  • When Relevance Judgement is Happening? An EEG-based Study
    Marco Allegretti, Yashar Moshfeghi, Maria Hadjigeorgieva, Frank E. Pollick, Joemon Jose, Gabriella Pasi
     
  • Search Engine Evaluation based on Search Engine Switching Prediction
    Olga Arkhipova, Lidia Grauer, Igor Kuralenok, Pavel Serdyukov
     
  • Time-Aware Authorship Attribution for Short Text Streams
    Hosein Azarbonyad, Mostafa Dehghani, Maarten Marx, Jaap Kamps
     
  • A Priori Relevance Based On Quality and Diversity Of Social Signals
    Ismail Badache, Mohand Boughanem
     
  • Document Comprehensiveness and User Preferences in Novelty Search Tasks
    Ashraf Bah Rabiou, Ben Carterette
     
  • Cost-Aware Result Caching for Meta-Search Engines
    Emre Bakkal, Ismail Altingovde, Ismail Toroslu
     
  • From unlabelled tweets to Twitter-specific opinion words
    Felipe Bravo-Márquez, Eibe Frank, Bernhard Pfahringer
     
  • The Best Published Result is Random: Sequential Testing and its Effect on Reported Effectiveness
    Ben Carterette
     
  • Load-sensitive CPU Power Management for Web Search Engines
    Matteo Catena, Craig Macdonald, Nicola Tonellotto
     
  • Retrieval from Noisy E-Discovery Corpus in the Absence of Training Data
    Anirban Chakraborty, Kripabandhu Ghosh, Swapan Kumar Parui
     
  • Opinion Spammer Detection in Web Forum
    Yu-Ren Chen, Hsin-Hsi Chen
     
  • Multi-Faceted Recall of Continuous Active Learning for Technology-Assisted Review
    Gordon V. Cormack, Maura Grossman
     
  • Time Pressure and System Delays in Information Search
    Anita Crescenzi, Diane Kelly, Leif Azzopardi
     
  • How Random Decisions Affect Selective Distributed Search
    Zhuyun Dai, Yubin Kim, Jamie Callan
     
  • Comparing Approaches for Query Autocompletion
    Giovanni Di Santo, Richard McCreadie, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis
     
  • Sign-Aware Periodicity Metrics of User Engagement for Online Search Quality Evaluation
    Alexey Drutsa
     
  • Modelling Term Dependence with Copulas
    Carsten Eickhoff, Arjen de Vries, Thomas Hofmann
     
  • Modeling Website Topic Cohesion at Scale to Improve Webpage Classification
    Dhivya Eswaran, Paul Bennett, Joseph Pfeiffer III
     
  • Topic-centric Classification of Twitter User's Political Orientation
    Anjie Fang, Iadh Ounis, Philip Habel, Craig Macdonald, Nut Limsopatham
     
  • Word Embedding based Generalized Language Model for Information Retrieval
    Debasis Ganguly, Dwaipayan Roy, Gareth Jones, Mandar Mitra
     
  • A Head-Weighted Gap-Sensitive Correlation Coefficient
    Ning Gao, Douglas Oard
     
  • On Term Selection Techniques for Patent Prior Art Search
    Mona Golestan Far, Scott Sanner, Mohamed Reda Bouadjenek, Gabriela Ferraro, David Hawking
     
  • Automatic Feature Generation on Heterogeneous Graph for Music Recommendation
    Chun Guo, Xiaozhong Liu
     
  • Differences in eye-tracking measures between visits / revisits to relevant and irrelevant Web pages
    Jacek Gwizdka, Yinglong Zhang
     
  • Reducing Hubness: A Cause of Vulnerability in Recommender Systems
    Kazuo Hara
     
  • Modularity-based query clustering for identifying users sharing a common condition
    Maayan Harel, Elad Yom-Tov
     
  • Understanding Temporal Query Intent
    Mohammed Hasanuzzaman, Sriparna Saha, Gaël Dias, Stéphane Ferrari
     
  • On the Reusability of Open Test Collections
    Seyyed Hadi Hashemi, Charles Clarke, Adriel Dean-Hall, Jaap Kamps, Julia Kiseleva
     
  • Towards Vandalism Detection in Knowledge Bases: Corpus Construction and Analysis
    Stefan Heindorf, Martin Potthast, Benno Stein, Gregor Engels
     
  • About the “Compromised Information Need” and Optimal Interaction as Quality Measure for Search Interfaces
    Eduard Hoenkamp
     
  • I See You: Person-of-Interest Search in Social Networks
    Hsun-Ping Hsieh, Cheng-Te Li
     
  • Towards Quantifying the Impact of Non-Uniform Information Access in CIR
    Nyi Nyi Htun, Martin Halvey, Lynne Baillie
     
  • Features of Disagreement Between Retrieval Effectiveness Measures
    Timothy Jones, Paul Thomas, Falk Scholer, Mark Sanderson
     
  • Subsequence Search in Event-Interval Sequences
    Orestis Kostakis, Aristides Gionis
     
  • Searcher in a Strange Land: Understanding Web Search from Familiar and Unfamiliar Locations
    Elad Kravi, Ido Guy, Ido Guy, Yaron Kanza, Avihai Mejer, Dan Pelleg
     
  • Evaluating Retrieval Models through Histogram Analysis
    Kriste Krstovski, David Smith, Michael J. Kurtz
     
  • Inter-Category Variation in Location Search
    Chia-Jung Lee, Nick Craswell, Vanessa Murdock
     
  • Reachability based Ranking in Interactive Image Retrieval
    Jiyi Li
     
  • ·  Predicting User Behavior in Display Advertising via Dynamic Collective Matrix Factorization
    Sheng Li, Jaya Kawale, Yun Fu
     
  • Modeling Multi-query Retrieval Tasks Using Density Matrix Transformation
    Qiuchi Li, Jingfei Li, Peng Zhang, Dawei Song
     
  • Zero-shot Image Tagging by Hierarchical Semantic Embedding
    Xirong Li, Shuai Liao, Weiyu Lan, Xiaoyong Du
     
  • Learning Context-aware Latent Representations for Context-aware Collaborative Filtering
    Xin Liu
     
  •  Using Term Location Information to Enhance Probabilistic Information Retrieval
    Baiyan Liu, Xiangdong An, Jimmy Huang
     
  • Exploiting User and Business Attributes for Personalized Business Recommendation
    Kai Lu, Shuxin Wang, Lanbo Zhang
     
  • Speeding up Document Ranking with Rank-based Features
    Claudio Lucchese, Franco Maria Nardini, Salvatore Orlando, Raffaele Perego, Nicola Tonellotto
     
  • Mining Measured Information from Text
    Arun Maiya, Dale Visser, Andrew Wan
     
  • An Initial Investigation into Fixed and Adaptive Stopping Strategies
    David Maxwell, Leif Azzopardi, Kalervo Jarvelin, Heikki Keskustalo
     
  • Regularised Cross-Modal Hashing
    Sean Moran, Victor Lavrenko
     
  • Adapted B-CUBED metrics to unbalanced datasets
    Jose Moreno, Gaël Dias
     
  • A Time-aware Random Walk Model for Finding Important Documents in Web Archives
    Tu Ngoc Nguyen, Nattiya Kanhabua, Claudia Niederée, Xiaofei Zhu
     
  • A Test Collection for Spoken Gujarati Queries
    Douglas Oard, Rashmi Sankepally, Jerome White, Aren Jansen, Craig Harman
     
  • Discovering Experts across Multiple Domains
    Aditya Pal
     
  • Using Key Concepts in a Translation Model for Retrieval
    JaeHyun Park, Bruce Croft
     
  • On the Cost of Phrase-Based Ranking
    Matthias Petri, Alistair Moffat
     
  • Location-Aware Model for News Events in Social Media
    Mauricio Quezada, Vanessa Peña-Araya, Barbara Poblete
     
  • Exploring Opportunities to Facilitate Serendipity in Search
    Md Ataur Rahman, Max Wilson
     
  • Combining Orthogonal Information in Large-Scale Cross-Language Information Retrieval
    Shigehiko Schamoni, Stefan Riezler
     
  • Tailoring Music Recommendations to Users by Considering Diversity, Mainstreaminess, and Novelty
    Markus Schedl, David Hauger
     
  • Challenges of Mathematical Information Retrieval in the NTCIR-11 Math Wikipedia Task
    Moritz Schubotz, Abdou Youssef, Howard Cohl
     
  • Probabilistic Multileave for Online Retrieval Evaluation
    Anne Schuth, Robert-Jan Bruintjes, Fritjof Büttner, Joost van Doorn, Carla Groenland, Cong-Nguyen Tran, Harrie Oosterhuis, Bas Veeling, Jos van der Velde, Roger Wechsler, David Woudenberg, Maarten de Rijke
     
  • Twitter Sentiment Analysis with Deep Convolutional Neural Networks
    Aliaksei Severyn, Alessandro Moschitti
     
  • Anchoring and Adjustment in Relevance Estimation
    Milad Shokouhi, Ryen W. White, Emine Yilmaz
     
  • Cognitive Activity during Web Search
    Md Hedayetul Islam Shovon, Nanda Nandagopal, Jia Tina Du, Ramasamy Vijayalakshmi, Bernadine Cocks
     
  • Personalized Semantic Ranking for Collaborative Recommendation
    Xu Song, Wu Shu, Wang Liang
     
  • Active Learning for Entity Filtering in Microblog Streams
    Damiano Spina, Maria-Hendrike Peetz, Maarten de Rijke
     
  • Relevance-aware Filtering of Tuples Sorted by an Attribute Value via Direct Optimization of Metrics
    Nikita Spirin, Mikhail Kuznetsov, Julia Kiseleva, Yaroslav Spirin, Pavel Izhutov
     
  • Multi-source Information Fusion for Personalized Restaurant Recommendation
    Jing Sun, Yun Xiong, Yangyong Zhu, Junming Liu, Chu Guan, Hui Xiong
     
  • Joint Matrix Factorization and Manifold-Ranking for Topic-Focused Multi-Document Summarization
    Jiwei Tan, Xiaojun Wan
     
  • Towards Understanding the Impact of Length in Web Search Result Summaries over a Speech-only Communi
    Johanne Trippas, Damiano Spina, Mark Sanderson, Lawrence Cavedon
     
  • Early Detection of Topical Expertise in Community Question and Answering
    David van Dijk, Manos Tsagkias, Maarten de Rijke
     
  • LBMCH: Learning Bridging Mapping for Cross-modal Hashing
    Yang Wang, Lin Wu
     
  • Gibberish, Assistant, or Master? Using Tweets Linking to News for Extractive Single-Document Summari
    Zhongyu Wei, Wei Gao
     
  • Context-aware Point-of-Interest Recommendation Using Tensor Factorization with Social Regularization
    Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Yongrui Qin, Xianzhi Wang, Ali Shemshadi
     
  • Adaptive User Engagement Evaluation via Multi-task Learning
    Hamed Zamani, Azadeh Shakery, Pooya Moradi
     
  • Compact Snippet Caching for Flash-based Search Engines
    Rui Zhang, Pengyu Sun, Jiancong Tong, Rebecca Stones, Gang Wang, Xiao-guang Liu
     
  • When Personalization meets Conformity: Collective Similarity based Multi-Domain Recommendation
    Xi Zhang, Jian Cheng, Shuang Qiu, Hanqing Lu
     
  • Sub-document timestamping of Web documents
    Yue Zhao, Claudia Hauff
     

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