Information Access Evaluation. Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Interaction

5th International Conference of the CLEF Initiative, CLEF 2014, Sheffield, UK, September 15-18, 2014. Proceedings

  • Evangelos Kanoulas
  • Mihai Lupu
  • Paul Clough
  • Mark Sanderson
  • Mark Hall
  • Allan Hanbury
  • Elaine Toms
Conference proceedings CLEF 2014

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-11382-1

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8685)

Table of contents (24 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. Evaluation

    1. Making Test Corpora for Question Answering More Representative
      Andrew Walker, Andrew Starkey, Jeff Z. Pan, Advaith Siddharthan
      Pages 1-6
    2. Towards Automatic Evaluation of Health-Related CQA Data
      Alexander Beloborodov, Pavel Braslavski, Marina Driker
      Pages 7-18
    3. Rethinking How to Extend Average Precision to Graded Relevance
      Marco Ferrante, Nicola Ferro, Maria Maistro
      Pages 19-30
    4. CLEF 15th Birthday: What Can We Learn From Ad Hoc Retrieval?
      Nicola Ferro, Gianmaria Silvello
      Pages 31-43
    5. An Information Retrieval Ontology for Information Retrieval Nanopublications
      Aldo Lipani, Florina Piroi, Linda Andersson, Allan Hanbury
      Pages 44-49
  3. Domain-Specific Approaches

    1. SCAN: A Swedish Clinical Abbreviation Normalizer
      Maria Kvist, Sumithra Velupillai
      Pages 62-73
    2. A Study of Personalised Medical Literature Search
      Richard McCreadie, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis, Jon Brassey
      Pages 74-85
    3. A Hybrid Approach for Multi-faceted IR in Multimodal Domain
      Serwah Sabetghadam, Ralf Bierig, Andreas Rauber
      Pages 86-97
    4. Improving Transcript-Based Video Retrieval Using Unsupervised Language Model Adaptation
      Thomas Wilhelm-Stein, Robert Herms, Marc Ritter, Maximilian Eibl
      Pages 110-115
  4. Alternative Search Tasks

    1. Self-supervised Relation Extraction Using UMLS
      Roland Roller, Mark Stevenson
      Pages 116-127
    2. Authorship Identification Using Dynamic Selection of Features from Probabilistic Feature Set
      Hamed Zamani, Hossein Nasr Esfahani, Pariya Babaie, Samira Abnar, Mostafa Dehghani, Azadeh Shakery
      Pages 128-140
    3. A Real-World Framework for Translator as Expert Retrieval
      Navid Rekabsaz, Mihai Lupu
      Pages 141-152
    4. Comparing Algorithms for Microblog Summarisation
      Stuart Mackie, Richard McCreadie, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis
      Pages 153-159
    5. The Effect of Dimensionality Reduction on Large Scale Hierarchical Classification
      Aris Kosmpoulos, Georgios Paliouras, Ion Androutsopoulos
      Pages 160-171
  5. CLEF Lab Overviews

    1. Overview of the ShARe/CLEF eHealth Evaluation Lab 2014
      Liadh Kelly, Lorraine Goeuriot, Hanna Suominen, Tobias Schreck, Gondy Leroy, Danielle L. Mowery et al.
      Pages 172-191
    2. ImageCLEF 2014: Overview and Analysis of the Results
      Barbara Caputo, Henning Müller, Jesus Martinez-Gomez, Mauricio Villegas, Burak Acar, Novi Patricia et al.
      Pages 192-211
    3. Overview of INEX 2014
      Patrice Bellot, Toine Bogers, Shlomo Geva, Mark Hall, Hugo Huurdeman, Jaap Kamps et al.
      Pages 212-228

About these proceedings

Introduction

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Conference of the CLEF Initiative, CLEF 2014, held in Sheffield, UK, in September 2014. The 11 full papers and 5 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 30 submissions. They cover a broad range of issues in the fields of multilingual and multimodal information access evaluation, also included are a set of labs and workshops designed to test different aspects of mono and cross-language information retrieval systems

Keywords

digital libraries and archives evaluation of retrieval results information retrieval multilingual and cross-lingual retrieval query processing retrieval models and goals retrieval models and ranking structured text search text classification users and interactive retrieval

Editors and affiliations

  • Evangelos Kanoulas
    • 1
  • Mihai Lupu
    • 2
  • Paul Clough
    • 3
  • Mark Sanderson
    • 4
  • Mark Hall
    • 5
  • Allan Hanbury
    • 6
  • Elaine Toms
    • 7
  1. 1.Google Inc.ZurichSwitzerland
  2. 2.Institute of Software Technology and Interactive SystemsVienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria
  3. 3.Information SchoolUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUK
  4. 4.Department of Computer Science and ITRMIT UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  5. 5.Department of ComputingEdge Hill UniversityOrmskirkUK
  6. 6.Vienna University of TechnologyAustria
  7. 7.Information SchoolUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUK

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-11381-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-11382-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349