Full Papers

A Framework for Personalized and Collaborative Clustering of Search Results
David C Anastasiu (Texas State University-San Marcos)
Byron J Gao (Texas State University-San Marcos)
David Buttler (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)

A Linear-Time Approximation of the Earth Mover's Distance
Min-Hee Jang (Hanyang University)
Sang-Wook Kim (Hanyang University)
Christos Faloutsos (Carnegie Mellon University)
Sunju Park (Yonsei University)

A Pairwise Ranking Based Approach to Learning with Positive and Unlabeled Examples
Sundararajan Sellamanickam (Yahoo! Labs)
Priyanka Garg (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Sathiya Keerthi Selvaraj (Yahoo! Labs)

A Parallel Algorithm for Computing Borders
Nicolas Hanusse (University of Bordeaux)
Sofian Maabout (University of Bordeaux)

A Probabilistic Method for Inferring Preferences from Clicks
Katja Hofmann (University of Amsterdam)
Shimon Whiteson (University of Amsterdam)
Maarten de Rijke (University of Amsterdam)

A Quasi-Synchronous Dependence Model for Information Retrieval
Jae Hyun Park (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
W. Bruce Croft (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
David A. Smith (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

A Task Level Metric for Measuring Web Search Satisfaction and its Application on Improving Relevance Estimation
Ahmed Hassan (Microsoft Research)
Yang Song (Microsoft Research)
Li-wei He (Microsoft)

Adaptive Parallel Approximate Similarity Search for Responsive Multimedia Retrieval
George Teodoro (University of Maryland)
Eduardo Valle (Unicamp)
Nathan Mariano (UFMG)
Ricardo Torres (Unicamp)
Wagner Meira Jr. (UFMG)

Adding Structure to Top-K: From Items to Expansions
Xueyao Liang (University of British Columbia)
Min Xie (University of British Columbia)
Laks V.S. Lakshmanan (University of British Columbia)

Assigning Documents to Master Sites in Distributed Search
Roi Blanco (Yahoo! Research)
B. Barla Cambazoglu (Yahoo! Research)
Flavio P. Junqueira (Yahoo! Research)
Ivan Kelly (Yahoo! Research)
Vincent Leroy (Yahoo! Research)

Assisting Web Search Users by Destination Reachability
Chi-Hoon Lee (Nokia Research Center)
Alpa Jain (Yahoo! Labs)
Larry Lai (Yahoo! Labs)

Automated Feature Generation from Structured Knowledge
Weiwei Cheng (University of Marburg)
Gjergji Kasneci (Microsoft Research)
Thore Graepel (Microsoft Research)
David Stern (Microsoft Research)
Ralf Herbrich (Microsoft Research)

Bayesian Latent Variable Models for Collaborative Item Rating Prediction
Morgan Harvey (University of Erlangen)
Mark J. Carman (Monash University)
Ian Ruthven (Strathclyde University)
Fabio Crestani (University of Lugano)

Behavior-driven Clustering of Queries into Topics
Luca Maria Aiello (Università di Torino)
Debora Donato (Yahoo! Labs)
Umut Ozertem (Yahoo! Labs)
Filippo Menczer (Indiana University)

Building Directories for Social Tagging Systems
Denis Helic (Knowledge Management Institute, Graz University of Technology)
Markus Strohmaier (Knowledge Management Institute and Know-Center, Graz University of Technology)

CLUES: A Unified Framework Supporting Interactive Exploration of Density-Based Clusters in Streams
Di Yang (WPI)
Zhenyu Guo (WPI)
Elke A Rundensteiner (WPI)
Matthew O Ward (WPI)

CP-Index: On The Efficient Indexing of Large Graphs
Yan Xie (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Philip S. Yu (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Can Irrelevant Data Help Semi-supervised Learning, Why and How?
Haiqin Yang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Shenghuo Zhu (NEC Laboratories America)
Irwin King (The Chinese University of Hong Kong & AT&T Labs Research)
Michael R. Lyu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Click the Search Button and Be Happy: Evaluating Direct and Immediate Information Access
Tetsuya Sakai (Microsoft Research Asia)
Makoto P Kato (Kyoto University)
Young-In Song (Microsoft Research Asia)

Cloning for Privacy Protection in Multiple Independent Data Publications
Muzammil M Baig (University of South Australia)
Jiuyong Li (University of South Australia)
Jixue Liu (University of South Australia)
Hua Wang (University of Southern Queensland)

Collective Prediction with Latent Graphs
Xiaoxiao Shi (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Yao Li (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Philip Yu (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Context-Aware Search Personalization with Concept Preference
Di Jiang (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Kenneth Wai-Ting Leung (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Wilfred Ng (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Coreference Aware Web Object Retrieval
Jeffrey Dalton (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
Roi Blanco (Yahoo! Research)
Peter Mika (Yahoo! Research)

Correlated Multi-Label Feature Selection
Quanquan Gu (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Zhenhui Li (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Jiawei Han (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Coupling or Decoupling for KNN Search on Road Networks? A Hybrid Framework on User Query Patterns
Ying-Ju Chen (National Taiwan University)
Kun-Ta Chuang (National Cheng Kung University)
Ming-Syan Chen (National Taiwan University & Academia Sinica)

DELTA: Indexing and Querying Multi-labeled Graphs
Jiong Yang (Case Western Reserve University)
Shijie Zhang (Case Western Reserve University)
Wei Jin (Case Western Reserve University)

Discovering Missing Click-through Query Language Information for Web Search
Xing Yi (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
James Allan (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Discovering Top-k Teams of Experts with/without a Leader in Social Networks
Mehdi Kargar (York University)
Aijun An (York University)

Discovering URLs through User Feedback
Xiao Bai (Yahoo! Research)
B. Barla Cambazoglu (Yahoo! Research)
Flavio P. Junqueira (Yahoo! Research)

Duplicate Detection Through Structure Optimization
Luís Leitão (IST/INESC-ID)
Pável Calado (IST/INESC-ID)

Effective Stratification For Low Selectivity Queries on Deep Web Data Sources
Fan Wang (The Ohio State University)
Gagan Agrawal (The Ohio State University)

Effective and Efficient Polarity Estimation in Blogs based on Sentence-Level Evidence
Jose M Chenlo (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela)
David E. Losada (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela)

Efficiency Optimizations for Interpolating Subqueries
Marc-Allen Cartright (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
James Allan (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Efficient Methods for Finding Influential Locations with Adaptive Grids
Da Yan (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Raymond Chi-Wing Wong (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Wilfred Ng (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Efficient Resource Attribute Retrieval in RDF Triple Stores
Andreas Brodt (Universität Stuttgart)
Oliver Schiller (Universität Stuttgart)
Bernhard Mitschang (Universität Stuttgart)

Efficient Similarity Search: Arbitrary Similarity Measures, Arbitrary Composition
Dustin Lange (Hasso Plattner Institute)
Felix Naumann (Hasso Plattner Institute)

Efficiently Encoding Term Co-occurrences in Inverted Indexes
Marcus Fontoura (Google Inc.)
Maxim Gurevich (Yahoo! Research)
Vanja Josifovski (Yahoo! Research)
Sergei Vassilvitskii (Yahoo! Research)

Emerging Topic Detection using Dictionary Learning
Shiva Prasad Kasiviswanathan (IBM TJ Watson Research)
Prem Melville (IBM TJ Watson Research)
Arindam Banerjee (University of Minnesota)
Vikas Sindhwani (IBM TJ Watson Research)

Enabling Information Extraction by Inference of Regular Expressions from Sample Entities
Falk Brauer (SAP AG)
Robert Rieger (SAP AG)
Adrian Mocan (SAP AG)
Wojciech M. Barczynski (SAP AG)

Enriching Textbooks with Images
Rakesh Agrawal (Microsoft Research)
Sreenivas Gollapudi (Microsoft Research)
Anitha Kannan (Microsoft Research)
Krishnaram Kenthapadi (Microsoft Research)

Estimating Selectivity for Joined RDF Triple Patterns
Hai Huang (Swinburne University of Technology)
Chengfei Liu (Swinburne University of Technology)

Evaluation of Set-based Queries with AggregationConstraints
Quoc Trung Tran (National University of Singapore)
Chee-Yong Chan (National University of Singapore)
Guoping Wang (National University of Singapore)

Evolving Social Search Based on Bookmarks and Status Messages from Social Networks
Bastian Karweg (Mobile Advertising GmbH)
Christian Huetter (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
Klemens Boehm (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

Exploring the Corporate Ecosystem with a Semi-Supervised Entity Graph
Hassan H Malik (Thomson Reuters)
Ian MacGillivray (Thomson Reuters)
Mans Olof-Ors (Thomson Reuters)
Siming Sun (Thomson Reuters)
Shailesh Saroha (Thomson Reuters)

External Evaluation Measures for Subspace Clustering
Stephan Günnemann (RWTH Aachen University)
Ines Färber (RWTH Aachen University)
Emmanuel Müller (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
Ira Assent (Aarhus University)
Thomas Seidl (RWTH Aachen University)

Facilitating Pattern Discovery for Relation Extraction with Semantic-Signature-based Clustering
Yunyao Li (IBM Research - Almaden)
Vivian Chu (IBM Research - Almaden)
Sebastian Blohm (Microsoft Corporation)
Huaiyu Zhu (IBM Research - Almaden)
Howard Ho (IBM Research - Almaden)

Fast Fully Dynamic Landmark-based Estimation of Shortest Path Distances in Very Large Graphs
Konstantin Tretyakov (University of Tartu)
Abel Armas-Cervantes (University of Tartu)
Luciano García-Bañuelos (University of Tartu)
Jaak Vilo (University of Tartu)
Marlon Dumas (University of Tartu)

Fast Metadata-driven Multiresolution Tensor Decomposition
Claudio Schifanella (University of Torino)
K. Selçuk Candan (Arizona State University)
Maria Luisa Sapino (University of Torino)

Filtering and Clustering Relations for Unsupervised Information Extraction in Open Domain
Wei Wang (CEA LIST)
Romaric Besançon (CEA LIST)
Olivier Ferret (CEA LIST)
Brigitte Grau (LIMSI CNRS)

Finding All Justifications of OWL Entailments Using TMS and MapReduce
Gang Wu (Ministry of Education & Northeastern University China)
Guilin Qi (Southeast University)
Jianfeng Du (Guangdong University of Foreign Studies & Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Finding Dimensions for Queries
Zhicheng Dou (Microsoft Research Asia)
Sha Hu (Renmin University of China)
Yulong Luo (Shanghai Jiaotong University)
Ruihua Song (Microsoft Research Asia)
Ji-Rong Wen (Microsoft Research Asia)

Finding Information Nebula over Large Networks
Lijun Chang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Jeffrey Xu Yu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Lu Qin (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Yuanyuan Zhu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Haixun Wang (Microsoft Research Asia)

Finding Relevant Information of Certain Types from Enterprise Data
Xitong Liu (University of Delaware)
Hui Fang (University of Delaware)
Cong-Lei Yao (HP Labs)
Min Wang (HP Labs)

Focusing on Novelty: A Crawling Strategy to Build Diverse Language Models
Luciano Barbosa (AT&T Labs Research)
Srinivas Bangalore (AT&T Labs Research)

From Names to Entities using Thematic Context Distance
Anja Pilz (Fraunhofer IAIS)
Gerhard Paaß (Fraunhofer IAIS)

Generating Links to Background Knowledge: A Case Study Using Narrative Radiology Reports
Jiyin He (Centrum Wiskunde en Informatica)
Maarten de Rijke (University of Amsterdam)
Merlijn Sevenster (Philips Research)
Rob van Ommering (Philips Research)
Yuechen Qian (Philips Research)

Harvesting Facts from Textual Web Sources by Constrained Label Propagation
Yafang Wang (Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik)
Bin Yang (Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik)
Lizhen Qu (Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik)
Marc Spaniol (Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik)
Gerhard Weikum (Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik)

Hierarchical Tag Visualization and Application for Tag Recommendations
Yang Song (Microsoft Research, Redmond)
Baojun Qiu (Pennsylvania State University)
Umer Farooq (Microsoft)

High Efficiency and Quality: Large Graphs Matching
Yuanyuan Zhu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Lu Qin (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Jeffrey Xu Yu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Yiping Ke (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Xuemin Lin (University of New South Wales & NICTA)

I/O-Efficient Algorithms for Answering Pattern-Based Aggregate Queries in a Sequence OLAP System
Chun Kit Chui (The University of Hong Kong)
Ben Kao (The University of Hong Kong)
Eric Lo (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Reynold Cheng (The University of Hong Kong)

Improving Context-Aware Query Classification via Adaptive Self-training
Minmin Chen (Washington University in Saint Louis)
Jian-Tao Sun (Microsoft Research Asia)
Xiaochuan Ni (Microsoft Research Asia)
Yixin Chen (Washington University in Saint Louis)

Improving Retrieval Accuracy of Difficult Queries through Generalizing Negative Document Language Models
Maryam Karimzadehgan (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
ChengXiang Zhai (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Index Structures and Top-k Join Algorithms for Native Keyword Search Databases
Günter Ladwig (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
Thanh Tran (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

Intent-Aware Query Similarity
Jiafeng Guo (Institute of Computing Technology, CAS)
Xueqi Cheng (Institute of Computing Technology, CAS)
Gu Xu (Microsoft Research Asia)
Xiaofei Zhu (Institute of Computing Technology, CAS)

Interactive Sense Feedback for Difficult Queries
Alexander Kotov (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
ChengXiang Zhai (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Large-Scale Behavioral Targeting with a Social Twist
Kun Liu (Yahoo! Labs)
Lei Tang (Yahoo! Labs)

Large-Scale Question Classification in cQA by Leveraging Wikipedia Semantic Knowledge
Li Cai (Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Guangyou Zhou (Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Kang Liu (Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Jun Zhao (Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Learning to Aggregate Vertical Results into Web Search Results
Jaime Arguello (University of North Carolina)
Fernando Diaz (Yahoo! Research)
Jamie Callan (Carnegie Mellon University)

Learning to Rank Results in Relational Keyword Search
Joel Coffman (University of Virginia)
Alfred C. Weaver (University of Virginia)

Learning to Target: What Works for Behavioral Targeting
Sandeep Pandey (Yahoo!)
Mohamed Aly (Yahoo!)
Abraham Bagherjeiran (ThinkersR.Us)
Andrew Hatch (Yahoo!)
Peter Ciccolo (Google)
Adwait Ratnaparkhi (33Across)
Martin Zinkevich (Yahoo!)

Legal Document Clustering with Built-in Topic Segmentation
Qiang Lu (Thomson Reuters)
Jack G. Conrad (Thomson Reuters)
Khalid Al-Kofahi (Thomson Reuters)
William Keenan (Thomson Reuters)

Link Prediction: the Power of Maximal Entropy Random Walk
Rong-Hua Li (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Jeffrey Xu Yu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Jianquan Liu (University of Tsukuba)

Local Computation of PageRank: the Ranking Side
Marco Bressan (University of Padova)
Luca Pretto (University of Padova)

Location-aware Click Prediction in Mobile Local Search
Dimitrios Lymberopoulos (Microsoft Research)
Peixiang Zhao (UIUC)
Christian Konig (Microsoft Research)
Klaus Berberich (MPI)
Jie Liu (Microsoft Research)

LogSig: Generating System Events from Raw Textual Logs
Liang Tang (Florida International University)
Tao Li (Florida International University)
Chang-Shing Perng (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center)

Lower-Bounding Term Frequency Normalization
Yuanhua Lv (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
ChengXiang Zhai (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

MTopS: Scalable Processing of Continuous Top-K Multi-Query Workloads
Avani Shastri (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
Yang Di (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
Elke A. Rundensteiner (Ins)
Matthew O. Ward (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

Mining Entity Translations from Comparable Corpora: A Holistic Graph Mapping Approach
Jinhan Kim (POSTECH)
Long Jiang (Microsoft Research Asia)
Seung-won Hwang (POSTECH)
Young-In Song (Microsoft Research Asia)
Ming Zhou (Microsoft Research Asia)

Modeling Personalized Email Prioritization: Classification-based and Regression-based Approaches
Shinjae Yoo (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
Yiming Yang (Carnegie Mellon University)
Jaime Carbonell (Carnegie Mellon University)

Natural Event Summarization
Yexi Jiang (Florida International University)
Chang-shing Perng (IBM T.J Watson Research Center)
Tao Li (Florida International University)

One is Enough: Distributed Filtering for Duplicate Elimination
Georgia Koloniari (University of Ioannina)
Nikos Ntarmos (University of Ioannina)
Evaggelia Pitoura (University of Ioannina)
Dimitris Souravlias (University of Ioannina)

Optimized Processing of Multiple Aggregate Continuous Queries
Shenoda Guirguis (University of Pittsburgh)
Mohamed A Sharaf (The University of Queensland)
Panos K Chrysanthis (University of Pittsburgh)
Alexandros Labrinidis (University of Pittsburgh)

Passage Retrieval for Incorporating Global Evidence in Sequence Labeling
Jeffrey Dalton (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
James Allan (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
David A Smith (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Pattern Change Discovery between High Dimensional Data Sets
Yi Xu (Binghamton University)
Zhongfei Zhang (Binghamton University)
Philips Yu (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Bo Long (Yahoo! Inc)

Personalizing Web Search Results by Reading Level
Kevyn Collins-Thompson (Microsoft Research)
Paul N Bennett (Microsoft Research)
Ryen W White (Microsoft Research)
Sebastian de la Chica (Microsoft)
David Sontag (Microsoft Research New England)

Plagiarism Detection Based on Structural Information
Efstathios Stamatatos (University of the Aegean)

Polarity Analysis of Texts using Discourse Structure
Bas Heerschop (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Frank Goossen (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Alexander Hogenboom (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Flavius Frasincar (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Uzay Kaymak (Eindhoven University of Technology & Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Franciska de Jong (Universiteit Twente & Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Privacy Preserving Indexing for eHealth Information Networks
Yuzhe Tang (Georgia Tech)
Ting Wang (College of computing)
Ling Liu (Georgia Tech)
Shicong Meng (Georgia Tech)
Balaji Palanisamy (Georgia Tech)

Privacy-Aware Querying over Sensitive Trajectory Data
Nikos Pelekis (University of Piraeus)
Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis (IBM Research-Zurich)
Marios Vodas (University of Piraeus)
Despina Kopanaki (University of Piraeus)
Yannis Theodoridis (University of Piraeus)

Probabilistic Near-Duplicate Detection Using Simhash
Sadhan Sood (Texas A&M University)
Dmitri Loguinov (Texas A&M University)

Provenance-Based Refresh in Data-Oriented Workflows
Robert Ikeda (Stanford University)
Semih Salihoglu (Stanford University)
Jennifer Widom (Stanford University)

Ranking Support for Keyword Search on Structured Data using Relevance Models
Veli Bicer (FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik)
Thanh Tran (Institute AIFB)
Radoslav Nedkov (disy Informationssysteme GmbH)

Recommendation in the End-to-End Encrypted Domain
Jyh-Ren Shieh (National Taiwan University)
Ching-Yung Lin (IBM T. J. Waston Research Center)
Ja-Ling Wu (National Taiwan University)

Reranking Search Results for Sparse Queries
Elif Aktolga (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
James Allan (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Retrieving and Ranking Unannotated Images through Collaboratively Mining Online Search Results
Songhua Xu (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Hao Jiang (The University of Hong Kong)
Francis Chi-Moon Lau (The University of Hong Kong)

Robust Nonnegative Matrix Factorization using L21-norm
Deguang Kong (University of Texas at Arlington)
Chris Ding (University of Texas at Arlington)
Heng Huang (Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering)

S3K: Seeking Statement-Supporting top-K Witnesses
Steffen Metzger (Max-Planck-Institute for Informatics)
Shady Elbassuoni (Max-Planck-Institute for Informatics)
Katja Hose (Max-Planck-Institute for Informatics)
Ralf Schenkel (Saarland University & Max-Planck-Institute for Informatics)

SIMD-Based Decoding of Posting Lists
Alexander A. Stepanov (A9.com)
Anil R. Gangolli (A9.com)
Daniel E. Rose (A9.com)
Ryan J. Ernst (A9.com)
Paramjit S. Oberoi (A9.com)

SISP: A New Framework for Searching the Informative Subgraph Based on PSO
Chen Chen (Key Lab. Medical Image Comp., MOE, China & College of ISE, Northeastern University)
Guoren Wang (Key Lab. Medical Image Comp., MOE, China & College of ISE, Northeastern University)
Huilin Liu (Key Lab. Medical Image Comp., MOE, China & College of ISE, Northeastern University)
Junchang Xin (Key Lab. Medical Image Comp., MOE, China & College of ISE, Northeastern University)
Ye Yuan (Key Lab. Medical Image Comp., MOE, China & College of ISE, Northeastern University)

Scalable Density-Based Subspace Clustering
Emmanuel Müller (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
Ira Assent (Aarhus University)
Stephan Günnemann (RWTH Aachen University)
Thomas Seidl (RWTH Aachen University)

Semi-Indexing Semi-Structured Data in Tiny Space
Giuseppe Ottaviano (Università di Pisa)
Roberto Grossi (Università di Pisa)

Semi-Supervised SVMs for Classification with Unknown Class Proportions and a Small Labeled Dataset
Sathiya Keerthi Selvaraj (Yahoo!)
Bigyan Bhar (Indian Institute of Science)
Sundararajan Sellamanickam (Yahoo!)
Shirish Shevade (Indian Institute of Science)

Semi-supervised Learning to Rank with Preference Regularization
Martin Szummer (Microsoft Research)
Emine Yilmaz (Microsoft Research)

Semi-supervised Multi-task Learning of Structured Prediction Models for Web Information Extraction
Paramveer S. Dhillon (University of Pennsylvania)
Sundararajan Sellamanickam (Yahoo! Labs)
Sathiya Keerthi Selvaraj (Yahoo! Labs)

Sentiment Classification Based on Supervised Latent n-gram Analysis
Dmitriy Bespalov (Drexel University / NEC Labs America)
Bing Bai (NEC Labs America)
Yanjun Qi (NEC Labs America)
Ali Shokoufandeh (Drexel University)

Simulating Simple User Behavior for System Effectiveness Evaluation
Ben Carterette (University of Delaware)
Evangelos Kanoulas (University of Sheffield)
Emine Yilmaz (Microsoft Research)

Simultaneous Joint and Conditional Modeling of Documents Tagged from Two Perspectives
Pradipto Das (SUNY Buffalo)
Rohini Srihari (SUNY Buffalo)
Yun Fu (SUNY Buffalo)

Skynets: Searching for Minimum Trees in Graphs with Incomparable Edge Weights
Huiping Cao (New Mexico State University)
K. Selcuk Candan (Arizona State University)
Maria Luisa Sapino (Universita di Torino)

Statistical Source Expansion for Question Answering
Nico Schlaefer (Carnegie Mellon University)
Jennifer Chu-Carroll (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center)
Eric Nyberg (Carnegie Mellon University)
James Fan (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center)
Wlodek Zadrozny (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center)
David Ferrucci (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center)

Studying How the Past is Remembered: Towards Computational History through Large Scale Text Mining
Ching-man Au Yeung (ASTRI)
Adam Jatowt (Kyoto University)

Suggestion Set Utility Maximization Using Session Logs
Umut Ozertem (Yahoo! Labs)
Emre Velipasaoglu (Yahoo! Labs)
Larry Lai (Yahoo! Labs)

Supporting Queries Spanning Across Phases of Evolving Artifacts using Steiner Forests
Siarhei Bykau (University of Trento)
John Mylopoulos (University of Trento)
Flavio Rizzolo (Carleton University)
Yannis Velegrakis (University of Trento)

TAKES: A Fast Method to Select Features in the Kernel Space
Ye Xu (Dartmouth College)
Furao Shen (Nanjing University)
Wei Ping (University of California Irvine)
Jinxi Zhao (Nanjing University)

TEXplorer: Keyword-based Object Search and Exploration in Multidimensional Text Databases
Bo Zhao (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Xide Lin (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Bolin Ding (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Jiawei Han (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Tag Clouds Revisited
Dimitrios Skoutas (L3S Research Center)
Mohammad Alrifai (L3S Research Center)

Text vs. Space: Efficient Geo-Search Query Processing
Maria Christoforaki (Polytechnic Institute of NYU)
Jinru He (Polytechnic Institute of NYU)
Constantinos Dimopoulos (Polytechnic Institute of NYU)
Alexander Markowetz (University of Bonn)
Torsten Suel (Polytechnic Institute of NYU)

This Image Smells Good: Effects of Image Information Scent in Search Engine Results Pages
Faidon Loumakis (Fluent Interaction Ltd.)
Simone Stumpf (City University London)
David Grayson (Fluent Interaction Ltd.)

Timing When to Buy
Rakesh Agrawal (Microsoft Research)
Samuel Ieong (Microsoft Research)
Raja Velu (Syracuse University)

Topic Sentiment Analysis in Twitter: A Graph-based Hashtag Sentiment Classification Approach
Xiaolong Wang (Peking University)
Furu Wei (Microsoft Research Asia)
Xiaohua Liu (Microsoft Research Asia)
Ming Zhou (Microsoft Research Asia)
Ming Zhang (Peking University)

Toward Interactive Training and Evaluation
Gregory Druck (University of Massachusetts)
Andrew McCallum (University of Massachusetts)

Toward Traffic-Driven Location-Based Web Search
Zhiyuan Cheng (Texas A&M University)
James Caverlee (Texas A&M University)
Krishna Yeswanth Kamath (Texas A&M University)
Kyumin Lee (Texas A&M University)

Towards A Top-Down and Bottom-up Bidirectional Approach to Joint Information Extraction
Xiaofeng Yu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Irwin King (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, AT&T Labs Research)
Michael R. Lyu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Towards Feature Selection in Network
Quanquan Gu (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Jiawei Han (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Towards a Framework for Attribute Retrieval
Arlind Kopliku (IRIT, University of Toulouse)
Mohand Boughanem (IRIT, University of Toulouse)
Karen Pinel-Sauvagnat (IRIT, University of Toulouse)

Towards a Unified Solution: Data Record Region Detection and Segmentation
Lidong Bing (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Wai Lam (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Yuan Gu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Tractable XML Data Exchange via Relations
Rada Chirkova (North Carolina State University)
Leonid Libkin (University of Edinburgh)
Juan L Reutter (University of Edinburgh)

Transferring Topical Knowledge from Auxiliary Long Texts for Short Text Clustering
Ou Jin (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
Nathan N. Liu (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Kai Zhao (NEC Labs China)
Yong Yu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
Qiang Yang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Unsupervised Transactional Query Classification Based on Webpage Form Understanding
Yuchen Liu (Tsinghua University)
Xiaochuan Ni (Microsoft Research Asia)
Jian-Tao Sun (Microsoft Research Asia)
Zheng Chen (Microsoft Research Asia)

Using Games with a Purpose and Bootstrapping to Create Domain-Specific Sentiment Lexicons
Albert Weichselbraun (University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur)
Stefan Gindl (MODUL University Vienna)
Arno Scharl (MODUL University Vienna)

Using Query Log and Social Tagging to Refine Queries Based on Latent Topics
Lidong Bing (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Wai Lam (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Tak-Lam Wong (The Hong Kong Institute of Education)

What and How Children Search on the Web
Sergio Duarte Torres (University of Twente)
Ingmar Weber (Yahoo! Research Barcelona)

Who Will Follow You Back? Reciprocal Relationship Prediction
John Hopcroft (Cornell University)
Tiancheng Lou (Tsinghua University)
Jie Tang (Tsinghua University)

Workload-Aware Indexing for Keyword Search in Social Networks
Truls A. Bjørklund (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
Michaela Götz (Cornell University)
Johannes Gehrke (Cornell University)
Nils Grimsmo (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

XQuery Optimization Based on Program Slicing
Jesus M. Almendros-Jimenez (Universidad de Almeria)
Josep Silva (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia)
Salvador Tamarit (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia)