Santiago, Chile

August 9-13, 2015

The 38th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference

Program of SIGIR 2015 Doctoral Consortium


Time Program
08:35-08:50 Opening
08:50-09:15 Shiri Dori-Hacohen, Controversy Detection and Stance Analysis. Mentors: Dave Lewis, Denis Parra
09:15-09:40 Xiaolu Lu, Improving Search using Proximity-Based Statistics. Mentors: Charlie Clarke, Iadh Ounis
09:40-10:05 Evi Yulianti, Finding Answers in Web Search. Mentors: Eugene Agichtein, Krisztian Balog
10:05-10:30 Mossaab Bagdouri, Cross-Platform Question Routing for Better Question Answering. Mentors: Kevyn Collins-Thompson, Gareth Jones
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:25 Julia Kiseleva, Using Contextual Information to Understand Searching and Browsing Behavior. Mentors: Mark Sanderson, Diane Kelly
11:25-12:10 Morning presenters meet with mentors
11:25-12:10 Afternoon presenters Career Planning Discussion. Panelists: Jamie Teevan, James Allan
12:15-13:50 Lunch + Networking
13:50-14:15 Martin Liska, Enhancing Mathematics Information Retrieval. Mentors: Doug Oard, Iadh Ounis
14:15-14:40 Piyush Arora, Promoting User Engagement and Learning in Amorphous Search Tasks. Mentors: Mark Sanderson, Diane Kelly
14:40-15:05 Johanne Trippas, Spoken Conversational Search: Information Retrieval over a Speech-only Communication Channel. Mentors: Gareth Jones, Krisztian Balog
15:05-15:30 Penfei Li, Transfer Learning for Information Retrieval. Mentors: Kevyn Collins-Thompson Claudia Hauff
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:25 Anita Crescenzi, Time Pressure in Information Search. Mentors: Jaime Teevan, Eugene Agichtein
16:25-16:50 Morning presenters Career Planning Discussion. Panelists: Dave Lewis, Arjen de Vries
16:25-16:50 Afternoon presenters meet with mentors
16:50-17:00 Conclusion + Feedback

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