Short Papers

A Cross-domain Adaptation Method for Sentiment Classification Using Probabilistic Latent Analysis
Sheng Gao (Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR)
Haizhou Li (Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR)

A Language Model Approach to Capture Commercial Intent and Information Relevance for Sponsored Search
Lei Wang (Yahoo! Global R&D Center, Beijing)
Mingjiang Ye (Yahoo! Global R&D Center, Beijing)
Yu Zou (Yahoo! Labs)

A Query-Based Multi-document Sentiment Summarizer
Maria Soledad Pera (Brigham Young University)
Rani Qumsiyeh (Brigham Young University)
Yiu-Kai Ng (Brigham Young University)

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

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

Answering Label-Constraint Reachability in Large Graphs
Kun Xu (Peking University)
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)

Approximate Tensor Decomposition within a Tensor-Relational Algebraic Framework
Mijung Kim (Arizona State University)
Kasim Selcuk Candan (Arizona State University)

Asking What No One Has Asked Before: Using Phrase Similarities To Generate Synthetic Web Search Queries
Marius Pasca (Google Inc.)

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

CASINO: Towards Conformity-aware Social Influence Analysis in Online Social Networks
Hui Li (Nanyang Technological University)
Sourav S Bhowmick (Nanyang Technological University)
Aixin Sun (Nanyang Technological University)

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

Citation Count Prediction: Learning to Estimate Future Citations for Literature
Rui Yan (Peking University)
Jie Tang (Tsinghua University)
Xiaobing Liu (Peking University)
Dongdong Shan (Peking University)
Xiaoming Li (Peking University)

Classification and Annotation in Social Corpora using Multiple Relations
Yann Jacob (Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6 University Pierre et Marie Curie)
Ludovic Denoyer (Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6 University Pierre et Marie Curie)
Patrick Gallinari (Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6 University Pierre et Marie Curie)

Collaborative Online Learning of User Generated Content
Guangxia Li (Nanyang Technological University)
Kuiyu Chang (Nanyang Technological University)
Steven C.H. Hoi (Nanyang Technological University)
Wenting Liu (Nanyang Technological University)
Ramesh Jain (University of California)

Combining Machine Learning and Human Judgment in Author Disambiguation
Yanan Qian (MOE KLINNS Lab and SKLMS Lab, Xi'an Jiaotong University)
Yunhua Hu (Microsoft Research Asia)
Jianling Cui (College of Software, Nankai University)
Qinghua Zheng (MOE KLINNS Lab and SKLMS Lab, Xi'an Jiaotong University)
Zaiqing Nie (Microsoft Research Asia)

Connecting Users with Similar Interests via Tag Network Inference
Xufei Wang (Arizona State University)
Huan Liu (Arizona State University)
Wei Fan (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center)

Content based Social Behavior Prediction: A Multi-task Learning Approach
Hongliang Fei (University of Kansas)
Ruoyi Jiang (University of Kansas)
Yuhao Yang (University of Kansas)
Bo Luo (University of Kansas)
Jun Huan (University of Kansas)

Content-Driven Detection of Campaigns in Social Media
Kyumin Lee (Texas A&M University)
James Caverlee (Texas A&M University)
Zhiyuan Cheng (Texas A&M University)
Daniel Z. Sui (Ohio State University)

Context-based Entity Description Rule for Entity Resolution
Lingli Li (Harbin Institute of Technology)
Jianzhong Li (Harbin Institute of Technology)
Hongzhi Wang (Harbin Institute of Technology)
Hong Gao (Harbin Institute of Technology)

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

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

Cost-Efficient Repair in Inconsistent Probabilistic Databases
Xiang Lian (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Yincheng Lin (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Lei Chen (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Coupled Nominal Similarity in Unsupervised Learning
Can Wang (University of Technology, Sydney)
Longbing Cao (University of Technology, Sydney)
Mingchun Wang (Tianjin University of Technology and Education)
Jinjiu Li (University of Technology, Sydney)
Wei Wei (University of Technology, Sydney)
Yuming Ou (University of Technology, Sydney)

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

Detecting Anomalies in Graphs with Numeric Labels
Michael Davis (Queen's University, Belfast)
Weiru Liu (Queen's University, Belfast)
Paul Miller (Queen's University, Belfast)
George Redpath (CEM Systems)

Determining the Diameter of Small World Networks
Frank W. Takes (LIACS, Leiden University)
Walter A. Kosters (LIACS, Leiden University)

Discovering Customer Intent in Real-time for Streamlining Service Desk Conversations
Ullas Nambiar (IBM Research - India)
Tanveer Faruquie (IBM Research - India)
L Venkata Subramaniam (IBM Research - India)
Sumit Negi (IBM Research - India)
Ganesh Ramakrishnan (Indian Institute of Technology,)

Distributed Social Graph Embedding
Anne-Marie Kermarrec (INRIA Rennes - Bretagne Atlantique)
Vincent Leroy (Yahoo! Research)
Gilles Trédan (Technische Universität Berlin - Deutsche Telekom Laboratories)

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

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

Do All Birds Tweet the Same? Characterizing Twitter Around the World
Barbara Poblete (University of Chile)
Ruth Garcia (Yahoo! Research Barcelona)
Marcelo Mendoza (Yahoo! Research Latin-America)
Alejandro Jaimes (Yahoo! Research Barcelona)

Effective Retrieval of Resources in Folksonomies Using a New Tag Similarity Measure
Giovanni Quattrone (University College London)
Licia Capra (University College London)
Pasquale De Meo (University of Messina)
Emilio Ferrara (University of Messina)
Domenico Ursino (Università Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria)

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

Evaluating an Associative Browsing Model for Personal Information
Jinyoung Kim (University of Massachusetts)
Bruce Croft (University of Massachusetts)
David Smith (University of Massachusetts)
Anton Bakalov (University of Massachusetts)

Exploiting Longer Cycles for Link Prediction in Signed Networks
Kai-Yang Chiang (University of Austin at Texas)
Nagarajan Natarajan (University of Austin at Texas)
Ambuj Tewari (University of Austin at Texas)
Inderjit S Dhillon (University of Austin at Texas)

Exploring Categorization Property of Social Annotations for Information Retrieval
Peng Li (Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Bin Wang (Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Wei Jin (North Dakota State University)
Jian-Yun Nie (University of Montreal)
Zhiwei Shi (Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Ben He (Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Extract Knowledge from Semi-structured Websites for Search Task Simplification
Yingqin Gu (Renmin University of China)
Jun Yan (Microsoft Research Asia)
Hongyan Liu (Tsinghua University)
Jun He (Renmin University of China)
Lei Ji (Microsoft Research Asia)
Ning Liu (Microsoft Research Asia)
Zheng Chen (Microsoft Research Asia)

Extracting Collective Expectations about the Future from Large Text Collections
Adam Jatowt (Kyoto University)
Ching-man Au Yeung (ASTRI)

Extracting Cross References from Life Science Databases for Search Result Ranking
Anja Bachmann (Otto-von-Guericke-University)
Rene Schult (Otto-von-Guericke-University)
Matthias Lange (Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK))
Myra Spiliopoulou (Otto-von-Guericke-University)

Extracting Multi-dimensional Relations: A Generative Model of Groups of Entities in a Corpus
Ching-man Au Yeung (ASTRI)
Tomoharu Iwata (NTT Communication Science Laboratories)

Factorization-based Lossless Compression of Inverted Indices
George Beskales (University of Waterloo)
Marcus Fontoura (Google Inc.)
Maxim Gurevich (Yahoo! Labs)
Sergei Vassilvitskii (Yahoo! Labs)
Vanja Josifovski (Yahoo! Labs)

Feature Selection using Hierarchical Feature Clustering
Huawen Liu (Zhejiang Normal University)
Xindong Wu (University of Vermont)
Shichao Zhang (University of Technology, Sydney)

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

Frequency-aware Similarity Measures---Why Arnold Schwarzenegger is Always a Duplicate
Dustin Lange (Hasso Plattner Institute)
Felix Naumann (Hasso Plattner Institute)

Implementation Techniques for Large-Scale Latent Semantic Indexing Applications
Roger B Bradford (Agilex Technologies Inc.)

Improving User Interest Inference From Social Neighbors
Zhen Wen (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center)
Ching-Yung Lin (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center)

Indexes for Highly Repetitive Document Collections
Francisco Claude (University of Waterloo)
Antonio Fariña (University da Coruña)
Miguel A. Martínez-Prieto (University of Chile)
Gonzalo Navarro (University of Chile)

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

Information extraction from pathology reports in a hospital setting
David Martinez (NICTA & University of Melbourne)
Yue Li (NICTA & University of Melbourne)

Keyword Search over RDF Graphs
Shady Elbassuoni (Max-Planck Institute for Informatics)
Roi Blanco (Yahoo! Labs)

Language-independent Sentiment Classification Using Three Common Words
Zheng Lin (Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Songbo Tan (Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Xueqi Cheng (Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

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

Learning to Rank Audience for Behavioral Targeting in Display Ads
Jian Tang (Peking University)
Ning Liu (Microsoft Research Asia)
Jun Yan (Microsoft Research Asia)
Yelong Shen (Beihan University)
Shaodan Guo (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)
Bin Gao (Microsoft Research Asia)
Shuicheng Yan (National University of Singapore)
Ming Zhang (Peking University)

Learning to Rank User Intent
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)

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

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

Max Margin Learning on Domain-Independent Web Information Extraction
Bin Zhao (Carnegie Mellon University)
Xiaoxin Yin (Microsoft Research)
Eric P. Xing (Carnegie Mellon University)

Memory-less Unsupervised Clustering for Data Streaming by Versatile Ellipsoidal Function
Niwan Wattanakitrungroj (Advanced Virtual and Intelligent Computing (AVIC) Center)
Chidchanok Lursinsap (Advanced Virtual and Intelligent Computing (AVIC) Center)

Mining Direct Antagonistic Communities in Explicit Trust Networks
David Lo (Singapore Management University)
Didi Surian (Singapore Management University)
Kuan Zhang (Singapore Management University)
Ee-Peng Lim (Singapore Management University)

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

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

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

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

Partial Duplicate Detection for Large Book Collections
Ismet Zeki Yalniz (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Ethem F. Can (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
R. Manmatha (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)

Perspective Hierarchical Dirichlet Process for User-Tagged Image Modeling
Xin Chen (Drexel University)
Xiaohua Hu (Drexel University)
Yuan An (Drexel University)
Zunyan Xiong (Drexel University)
Tingting He (Central China Normal University)
E.K. Park (California State University, Chico)

Practical Representations for Web and Social Graphs
Francisco Claude (University of Waterloo)
Susana Ladra (Universidade da Coruña)

Prioritizing Relevance Judgments to Improve the Construction of IR Test Collections
Mehdi Hosseini (University College London)
Ingemar J Cox (University College London)
Natasa Milic-Frayling (Microsoft Research Cambridge)
Trevor Sweeting (University College London)
Vishwa Vinay (Microsoft Research Cambridge)

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

Privacy Protected Knowledge Management in Services with Emphasis on Quality Data
Debapriyo Majumdar (IBM Research)
Rose Catherine (IBM Research)
Shajith Ikbal (IBM Research)
Karthik Visweswariah (IBM Research)

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

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

RFID Data Analysis using Tensor Calculus for Supply Chain Management
Roberto De Virgilio (Universita' Roma Tre)
Franco Milicchio (Universita' Roma Tre)

Ranking-based Processing of SQL Queries
Hany Azzam (Queen Mary, University of London)
Thomas Roelleke (Queen Mary, University of London)
Sirvan Yahyaei (Queen Mary, University of London)

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

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

Retrieval Models for Audience Selection in Display Advertising
Sarah K Tyler (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Sandeep Pandey (Yahoo! Research)
Evgeniy Gabrilovich (Yahoo! Research)
Vanja Josifovski (Yahoo! Research)

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

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

Simultaneous Clustering of Multi-Type Relational Data via Symmetric Nonnegative Matrix Tri-Factorization
Hua Wang (University of Texas at Arlington)
Heng Huang (University of Texas at Arlington)
Chris Ding (University of Texas at Arlington)

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

Sparse Structured Probabilistic Projections for Factorized Latent Spaces
Xinquan Qu (Zhejiang University)
Xinlei Chen (Zhejiang University)

Spreadsheet-based Complex Data Transformation
Vu Hung (UNSW)
Boualem Benatallah (CSE)
Regis Saint-Paul (CREATE-NET)

Structural Link Analysis and Prediction in Microblogs
Dawei Yin (Lehigh University)
Liangjie Hong (Lehigh University)
Brian D. Davison (Lehigh University)

Structured Learning of Two-Level Dynamic Rankings
Karthik Raman (Cornell University)
Thorsten Joachims (Cornell University)
Pannaga Shivaswamy (Cornell University)

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

TOPSIG: Topology Preserving Document Signatures
Shlomo Geva (Queensland University of Technology)
Christopher De Vries (Queensland University of Technology)

Temporal Link Prediction by Integrating Content and Structure Information
Sheng Gao (LIP6-UPMC)
Ludovic Denoyer (LIP6-UPMC)
Patrick Gallinari (LIP6-UPMC)

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

The Quality of the XML Web
Steven Grijzenhout (University College London)
Maarten Marx (University of Amsterdam)

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

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