Schedule: Tuesday 25th October 2011

Programme at a Glance
Argyll 1 Argyll 2 Argyll 3 Barra & Jura Staffa & Shuna Castle
Tuesday 25th October 2011
08:10-08:30 Opening Ceremony
08:30-09:15 Keynote - David Karger
09:15-09:30 Demo Boasters 1
09:30-10:00 Coffee break and Demos 1
10:00-12:00 Retrieval Models Classification and Evaluation Techniques for the Web Data on the Web Social, Search, and Other Behaviour
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:30 Exploiting Query Logs Information Filtering Sparse Data and Difficult Queries Query Processing and Optimization Topics and Events
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-18:00 Semantic Web and Information Retrieval Temporal, Stream and Spatial Information Query Answering and Social Search Privacy Text Mining IR posters
19:00-20:30 Civic Reception

Retrieval Models (10:00-12:00)

Room: Argyll 1
Chair: Gianni Amati

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

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

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

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

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

Classification and Evaluation (10:00-12:00)

Room: Argyll 2
Chair: Nicolas Garcia Pedrajas

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)

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)

Robust Nonnegative Matrix Factorization using L21-norm
Deguang Kong, Chris Ding, Heng Huang (University of Texas at Arlington)

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)

Designing an Ensemble Classifier over Subspace Classifiers using Iterative Convergence Routine [short]
Bhanukiran Vinzamuri, Kamalakar Karlapalem (International Institute of Information Technology)

Techniques for the Web (10:00-12:00)

Room: Argyll 3
Chair: Patrick Gallinari

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

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

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

User Browsing Behavior-driven Web Crawling [short]
Minghai Liu (Peking University), Rui Cai (Microsoft Research Asia), Ming Zhang (Peking University), Lei Zhang (Microsoft Research Asia)

Diversifying Search Results of Controversial Queries [short]
Mouna Kacimi, Johann Gamper (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano)

Relevance Weighting using Within-document Term Statistics [short]
Kai Hui, Ben He, Tiejian Luo (Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences), Bin Wang (Institute of Computing Technology)

Data on the Web (10:00-12:00)

Room: Barra & Jura
Chair: K. Selcuk Candan

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

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

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

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

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

Social, Search, and Other Behaviour (10:00-12:00)

Room: Shuna & Staffa
Chair: David Carmel

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

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

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

Social Ranking for Spoken Web Search [short]
Shrey Sahay, Nitendra Rajput (IBM Research), Niketan Pansare (Rice University)

Effects of Search Success on Search Engine Re-Use [short]
Victor Hu (Stanford University), Maria Stone, Jan Pedersen, Ryen W White (Microsoft)

Exploiting Query Logs (13:30-15:30)

Room: Argyll 1
Chair: Fabrizio Silvestri

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

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

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

Multi-view Random Walk Framework for Search Task Discovery from Click-through Log [short]
Jianwei Cui (Renmin University of China), Hongyan Liu (Tsinghua University), Jun Yan, Lei Ji (Microsoft Research Asia), Ruoming Jin (Kent State University), Jun He, Yingqin Gu (Renmin University of China), Zheng Chen (Microsoft Research Asia), Xiaoyong Du (Renmin University of China)

Query Sampling for Learning Data Fusion [short]
Ting-Chu Lin, Pu-Jen Cheng (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

Query Session Detection as a Cascade [short]
Matthias Hagen, Benno Stein, Tino Rüb (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)

Information Filtering (13:30-15:30)

Room: Argyll 2
Chair: Pável Calado

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)

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

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

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

Diversification and Refinement in Collaborative Filtering Recommender [short]
Rubi Boim, Tova Milo, Slava Novgorodov (Tel-Aviv University)

Sparse Data and Difficult Queries (13:30-15:30)

Room: Argyll 3
Chair: Tetsuya Sakai

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

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

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

Searching Microblogs: Coping with Sparsity and Document Quality [short]
Nasir Naveed, Thomas Gottron, Jérôme Kunegis, Arifah Che Alhadi (University of Koblenz-Landau)

Finding Images of Difficult Entities in the Long Tail [short]
Bilyana Taneva (Max-Planck Institute for Informatics), Mouna Kacimi (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano), Gerhard Weikum (Max-Planck Institute for Informatics)

Learning to Rank User Intent [short]
Giorgos Giannopoulos (NTU Athens & IMIS Intitute, 'Athena' Research Center), Ulf Brefeld (Yahoo! Research), Theodore Dalamagas (IMIS Intitute, 'Athena' Research Center), Timos Sellis (NTU Athens & IMIS Intitute, 'Athena' Research Center)

Query Processing and Optimization (13:30-15:30)

Room: Barra & Jura
Chair: Alberto Laender

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

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

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

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

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

Topics and Events (13:30-15:30)

Room: Shuna & Staffa
Chair: Ram Akella

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

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

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

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)

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

Semantic Web and Information Retrieval (16:00-18:00)

Room: Argyll 1
Chair: Alfredo Cuzzocrea

Learning-based Relevance Feedback for Web-based Relation Completion [short]
Zhixu Li (The University of Queensland), Laurianne Sitbon (Queensland University of Technology), Xiaofang Zhou (The University of Queensland)

Categorising Logical Differences Between OWL Ontologies [short]
Rafael S. Gonçalves, Bijan Parsia, Ulrike Sattler (University of Manchester)

ReDRIVE: Result-Driven Database Exploration through Recommendations [short]
Marina Drosou, Evaggelia Pitoura (University of Ioannina)

Information Re-finding by Context: A Brain Memory Inspired Approach [short]
Tangjian Deng, Liang Zhao, Ling Feng (Tsinghua University), Wenwei Xue (Nokia Research Center)

Semantic Data Markets: A Flexible Environment for Knowledge Management [short]
Roberto De Virgilio (Universita' Roma Tre), Giorgio Orsi (University of Oxford), Letizia Tanca (Politecnico di Milano), Riccardo Torlone (Universita' Roma Tre)

Advancing the Discovery of Unique Column Combinations [short]
Ziawasch Abedjan, Felix Naumann (Hasso-Plattner-Institut)

Continuously Monitoring The Correlations of Massive Discrete Streams [short]
Yueguo Chen, Wei Wang, Xiaoyong Du (Renmin University of China), Xiaofang Zhou (University of Queensland)

Temporal, Stream and Spatial Information (16:00-18:00)

Room: Argyll 2
Chair: Massimo Ruffolo

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)

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

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

e-NSP: Efficient Negative Sequential Pattern Mining Based on Identified Positive Patterns Without Database Rescanning [short]
Xiangjun Dong (Shandong Polytechnic University), Zhigang Zheng, Longbing Cao (University of Technology, Sydney), Yanchang Zhao (Centrelink), Chengqi Zhang, Jinjiu Li, Wei Wei, Yuming Ou (University of Technology, Sydney)

Optimising Ontology Stream Reasoning with Truth Maintenance System [short]
Yuan Ren, Jeff Z. Pan (University of Aberdeen)

Query Answering and Social Search (16:00-18:00)

Room: Argyll 3
Chair: Yuqing Wu

Multiple Keyword-based Queries over XML Streams [short]
Felipe C. Hummel, Altigran S. da Silva (Universidade Federal do Amazonas), Mirella M. Moro, Alberto H. F. Laender (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais)

Authentication of Location-based Skyline Queries [short]
Xin Lin (East China Normal University & Hong Kong Baptist University), Jianliang Xu, Haibo Hu (Hong Kong Baptist University)

Matching Query Processing in High-Dimensional Space [short]
Chunyang Ma (Zhejiang University), Yongluan Zhou (University of Southern Denmark), Lidan Shou, Dan Dai, Gang Chen (Zhejiang University)

Answering Label-Constraint Reachability in Large Graphs [short]
Kun Xu, Lei Zou (Peking University), Jeffery Xu Yu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Lei Chen (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), Yanghua Xiao (Fudan University), Dongyan Zhao (Peking University)

The List Viterbi Training Algorithm and Its Application to Keyword Search over Databases [short]
Silvia Rota, Sonia Bergamaschi, Francesco Guerra (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia)

Context-based People Search in Labeled Social Networks [short]
Cheng-Te Li (National Taiwan University), Man-Kwan Shan (National Chengchi University), Shou-De Lin (National Taiwan University)

On Benchmarking Data Translation Systems for Semantic-Web Ontologies [short]
Carlos R. Rivero, Inma Hernández, David Ruiz, Rafael Corchuelo (University of Sevilla)

Privacy (16:00-18:00)

Room: Barra & Jura
Chair: Gene Golovchinsky

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

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

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

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)

Privacy Preservation by Independent Component Analysis and Variance Control [short]
Chih-Ming Hsu (National Taiwan University), Ming-Syan Chen (National Taiwan University & Academia Sinica)

Text Mining (16:00-18:00)

Room: Shuna & Staffa
Chair: Yunyao Li

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

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)

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

Learning Conditional Random Fields with Latent Sparse Features for Acronym Expansion Finding [short]
Jie Liu, Jimeng Chen (Nankai University), Yi Zhang (UC, Santa Cruz), Yalou Huang (Nankai University)

Accounting for Data Dependencies within a Hierarchical Dirichlet Process Mixture Model [short]
Dongwoo Kim, Alice Oh (KAIST)

Summarizing Web Forum Threads based on a Latent Topic Propagation Process [short]
Zhaochun Ren, Jun Ma (Shandong University), Shuaiqiang Wang (Shandong University of Finance), Yang Liu (Shandong University)

Poster Session: IR posters (16:00-18:00)

Room: Castle

Search Result Diversification for Enterprise Data
Wei Zheng, Hui Fang (University of Delaware), Conglei Yao, Min Wang (HP Labs China)

Diversification for Multi-domain Result Sets
Alessandro Bozzon, Marco Brambilla, Piero Fraternali, Marco Tagliasacchi (Politecnico di Milano)

A Peer's-Eye View: Network Term Clouds in a Peer-to-Peer System
Raynor Vliegendhart, Martha Larson, Christoph Kofler, Johan Pouwelse (Delft University of Technology)

RerankEverything: A Reranking Interface for Exploring Search Results
Takehiro Yamamoto, Satoshi Nakamura, Katsumi Tanaka (Kyoto University)

HealthTrust: Trust-based Retrieval of YouTube's Diabetes Channels
Luis Fernandez-Luque (University of Tromso), Randi Karlsen (Northern Research Institute), Genevieve B Melton (University of Minnesota)

Item Categorization in the e-Commerce Domain
Dan Shen, Jean David Ruvini, Manas Somaiya, Neel Sundaresan (eBay Research Labs)

An Efficient Method for Using Machine Translation Technologies in Cross-Language Patent Search
Walid Magdy, Gareth J. F. Jones (Dublin City University)

Understanding the Types of Information Humans Associate with Geographic Objects
Ahmet Aker, Robert Gaizauskas (University of Sheffield)

Google, Bing and a New Perspective on Ranking Similarity
Bruno Cardoso, João Magalhães (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

Effectiveness Beyond the First Crawl Tier
Rodrygo L. T. Santos, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis (University of Glasgow)

Worker Types and Personality Traits in Crowdsourcing Relevance Labels
Gabriella Kazai (Microsoft Research), Jaap Kamps (University of Amsterdam), Natasa Milic-Frayling (Microsoft Research)

A Nugget-based Test Collection Construction Paradigm
Shahzad Rajput, Virgil Pavlu, Peter B. Golbus, Javed A. Aslam (Northeastern University)

Recency Ranking by Diversification of Result Set
Andrey Styskin, Fedor Romanenko, Fedor Vorobyev, Pavel Serdyukov (Yandex)

Patent Query Reduction using Pseudo Relevance Feedback
Debasis Ganguly, Johannes Leveling, Walid Magdy, Gareth J. F. Jones (Dublin City University)

Relevance Feedback Exploiting Query-Specific Document Manifolds
Chang Wang (IBM T. J. Watson Research Lab.), Emine Yilmaz, Martin Szummer (Microsoft Research)

Insights into Explicit Semantic Analysis
Thomas Gottron (University of Koblenz-Landau), Maik Anderka, Benno Stein (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)

On Bias Problem in Relevance Feedback
Qianli Xing (Tsinghua University), Yi Zhang, Lanbo Zhang (University of California, Santa Cruz)

Selecting Related Terms in Query-logs using Two-Stage SimRank
Yunlong Ma, Hongfei Lin, Yuan Lin (Dalian University of Technology)

On Relevance, Time and Query Expansion
Giuseppe Amodeo (University of L'Aquila), Giambattista Amati (Fondazione Ugo Bordoni), Giorgio Gambosi (Tor Vergata University)

Diverse Retrieval via Greedy Optimization of Expected 1-call@k in a Latent Subtopic Relevance Model
Scott Sanner (NICTA), Shengbo Guo (Xerox Research Centre Europe), Thore Graepel (Microsoft Research), Sadegh Kharazmi (RMIT), Sarvnaz Karimi (NICTA)

Hybrid Models for Future Event Prediction
Giuseppe Amodeo (University of L'Aquila), Roi Blanco, Ulf Brefeld (Yahoo! Research)

Adaptive Term Frequency Normalization for BM25
Yuanhua Lv, ChengXiang Zhai (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

An Unsupervised Ranking Method Based on a Technical Difficulty Terrain
Shoaib Jameel, Wai Lam (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Ching-man Au Yeung (ASTRI), Sheaujiun Chyan (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

When Close Enough Is Good Enough: Approximate Positional Indexes for Efficient Ranked Retrieval
Tamer Elsayed (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology), Jimmy Lin (University of Maryland), Donald Metzler (University of Southern California)

Index Tuning for Query-log based On-line Index Maintenance
Sairam Gurajada (Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik), Sreenivasa Kumar P (Indian Institute of Technology Madras)

Efficient Phrase Querying with Flat Position Index
Dongdong Shan, Wayne Xin Zhao, Jing He, Rui Yan, Hongfei Yan, Xiaoming Li (Peking University)

Trained Trigger Language Model for Sentence Retrieval in QA: Bridging the Vocabulary Gap
Saeedeh Momtazi (Hasso-Plattner-Institut), Dietrich Klakow (Saarland University)

Topic Modeling for Named Entity Queries
Xiaobing Xue (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Xiaoxin Yin (Microsoft Research)

Semantic Convolution Kernels Over Dependency Trees---Smoothed Partial Tree Kernel
Danilo Croce (University of Tor Vergata), Alessandro Moschitti (University of Trento), Roberto Basili (University of Tor Vergata)

Recommending Citations with Translation Model
Yang Lu, Jing He, Dongdong Shan, Hongfei Yan (Peking University)

Extracting Adjective Facets from Community Q&A Corpus
Takehiro Yamamoto, Satoshi Nakamura, Katsumi Tanaka (Kyoto University)

A Novel Framework of Training Hidden Markov Support Vector Machines from Lightly-Annotated Data
Deyu Zhou (Southeast University), Yulan He (Open University)

Learning to Recommend Questions Based on Public Interest
Jun Wang (Beihang University), Xia Hu (Arizona State University), Zhoujun Li, Wenhan Chao, Biyun Hu (Beihang University)

CQC: Classifying Questions in CQA Websites
Amit Singh, Karthik Visweswariah (IBM)

Automatic Query Reformulation with Syntactic Operators to Alleviate Search Difficulty
Huizhong Duan, Rui Li, ChengXiang Zhai (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Question Routing in Community Question Answering: Putting Category in Its Place
Baichuan Li, Irwin King, Michael R. Lyu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Fact-Based Question Decomposition for Candidate Answer Re-Ranking
Aditya Kalyanpur, Siddharth Patwardhan, Branimir Boguraev, Adam Lally, Jennifer Chu-Carroll (IBM T.J.Watson Research Center)

CoDet: Sentence-based Containment Detection in News Corpora
Emre Varol, Fazli Can, Cevdet Aykanat, Oguz Kaya (Bilkent University)

Smoothing NDCG Metrics Using Tied Scores
Andrey Kustarev, Yury Ustinovsky, Yury Logachev, Evgeny Grechnikov, Ilya Segalovich, Pavel Serdyukov (Yandex)

Learning to Rank with Cross Entropy
Yuan Lin, Hongfei Lin, Jiajin Wu, Kan Xu (Dalian University of Technology)

Predicting Document Effectiveness in Pseudo Relevance Feedback
Mostafa Keikha (University of Lugano), Jangwon Seo, Bruce W Croft (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Fabio Crestani (University of Lugano)

Learning to Rank Categories for Web Queries
Prashant V Ullegaddi, Vasudeva Varma (International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad)

Supervised Language Modeling for Temporal Resolution of Texts
Abhimanu Kumar, Matthew Lease, Jason Baldridge (University of Texas at Austin)

Context-Aware Query Recommendation by Learning High-Order Relation in Query Logs
Xiaohui Yan, Jiafeng Guo, Xueqi Cheng (Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Efficient lp-norm Multiple Feature Metric Learning for Image Categorization
Shuhui Wang, Qingming Huang, Shuqiang Jiang (Chinese Academy of Sciences), Qi Tian (University of Texas at San Antonio)

Re-ranking by Local Re-Scoring for Video Indexing and Retrieval
Bahjat Safadi (Université Joseph Fourier), Georges Quénot (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

Tightly Coupling Visual and Linguistic Features for Enriching Audio-Based Web Browsing Experience
Muhammad Asiful Islam, Faisal Ahmed, Yevgen Borodin, I.V. Ramakrishnan (Stony Brook University)

Robust Video Fingerprinting based on Hierarchical Symmetric Difference Feature
Jungho Lee, Seungjae Lee, Yongseok Seo, Wonyoung Yoo (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute)

Image Clustering Fusion Technique Based on BFS
Luca Costantini, Raffaele Nicolussi (Fondazione Ugo Bordoni)

Efficient Retrieval of 3D Building Models Using Embeddings of Attributed Subgraphs
Raoul Wessel, Sebastian Ochmann, Richard Vock (University of Bonn), Ina Blümel (German National Library of Science and Technology Hannover), Reinhard Klein (University of Bonn)

Constructing Seminal Paper Genealogy
Duck-Ho Bae, Se-Mi Hwang, Sang-Wook Kim (Hanyang University), Christos Faloutsos (Carnegie Mellon University)

Leveraging Wikipedia Concept and Category Information to Enhance Contextual Advertising
Zongda Wu (Wenzhou University), Guandong Xu (Victoria University), Rong Pan (Aalborg University), Yanchun Zhang (Victoria University), Zhiwen Hu (Wenzhou University), Jianfeng Lu (Zhejiang Normal University)

Beyond Relevance in Marketplace Search
Nish Parikh, Neel Sundaresan (eBay Inc.)

Relative Effect of Spam and Irrelevant Documents on User Interaction with Search Engines
Timothy Jones (Australian National University), David Hawking (Funnelback Pty Ltd and Australian National University), Paul Thomas (CSIRO), Ramesh Sankaranarayana (Australian National University)

Inferring Query Aspects from Reformulations Using Clustering
Van Dang, Xiaobing Xue, Bruce Croft (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Advertiser-Centric Approach to Understand User Click Behavior in Sponsored Search
Sungchul Kim (POSTECH), Tao Qin (Microsoft Research Asia), Hwanjo Yu (POSTECH), Tie-Yan Liu (Microsoft Research Asia)

Supervised Matching of Comments with News Article Segments
Dyut Kumar Sil (IISc), Srinivasan H Sengamedu (Yahoo! Labs), Chiranjib Bhattacharyya (IISc)

User Action Interpretation for Personalized Content Optimization in Recommender Systems
Anlei Dong, Jiang Bian (Yahoo! Labs), Xiaofeng He (Microsoft China Lt.), Srihari Reddy, Yi Chang (Yahoo! Labs)

A Personalized Recommendation System on Scholarly Publications
Maria Soledad Pera, Yiu-Kai Ng (Brigham Young University)

Collaborative Exploratory Search in Real-World Context
Naoki Tani, Danushka Bollegala (The University of Tokyo), Naiwala Chandrasiri (Toyota Info Technology Center), Keisuke Okamoto (Toyota Motor Corp.), Kazunari Nawa (Toyota InfoTechnology Center), Shuhei Iitsuka, Yutaka Matsuo (The University of Tokyo)

Beyond Precision@10: Clustering the Long Tail of Web Search Results
Benno Stein, Tim Gollub, Dennis Hoppe (Bauhaus-Universität)

Demo Session: Demo Boasters 1

Exploratory Search Over Social-Medical Data
Haggai Roitman, Sivan Yogev, Yevgenia Tsimerman (IBM Research), Dae Won Kim (IBM Korea), Yossi Mesika (IBM Research)

Black Swan: Augmenting Statistics with Event Data
Johannes Lorey, Felix Naumann, Benedikt Forchhammer, Andrina Mascher, Peter Retzlaff, Armin ZamaniFarahani, Soeren Discher, Cindy Faehnrich, Stefan Lemme, Thorsten Papenbrock, Robert Christoph Peschel, Stephan Richter, Thomas Stening, Sven Viehmeier (Hasso Plattner Institute)

A Data Mining System Based on SQL Queries and UDFs for Relational Databases
Carlos Ordonez, Carlos Garcia-Alvarado (University of Houston)

Data-Thirsty Business Analysts need SODA - Search Over DAta Warehouse
Lukas Blunschi (ETH Zurich), Claudio Jossen (Credit Suisse AG), Donald Kossmann (ETH Zurich), Magdalini Mori, Kurt Stockinger (Credit Suisse AG)

An Integrated Environment for Semantic Knowledge Work
Aba-Sah Dadzie, Victoria Uren, Ziqi Zhang, Philip Webster (The University of Sheffield)

Editing Knowledge Resources: The Wiki Way
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