Information Retrieval Technology

9th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference, AIRS 2013, Singapore, December 9-11, 2013. Proceedings

  • Rafael E. Banchs
  • Fabrizio Silvestri
  • Tie-Yan Liu
  • Min Zhang
  • Sheng Gao
  • Jun Lang
Conference proceedings AIRS 2013

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-45068-6

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8281)

Table of contents (45 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. IR Theory, Modeling, and Query Processing

    1. Metrics and Search Diversification

      1. Estimating Intent Types for Search Result Diversification
        Kosetsu Tsukuda, Tetsuya Sakai, Zhicheng Dou, Katsumi Tanaka
        Pages 25-37
      2. Snippet Generation by Identifying Attribute Associated Information
        Yoko Tanaka, Yoshihiko Suhara, Nobuaki Hiroshima, Hiroyuki Toda, Seiji Susaki
        Pages 50-61
    2. Modeling, Ranking, and Query Processing

      1. Hyper-geometric Model for Information Retrieval Revisited
        Sha Lu, Ben He, Jungang Xu
        Pages 62-73
      2. Topic Assisted Fusion to Re-rank Texts for Multi-faceted Information Retrieval
        Rajendra Prasath, Aidan Duane, Philip O’Reilly
        Pages 97-108
      3. A Collaborative Document Ranking Model for a Multi-faceted Search
        Laure Soulier, Lynda Tamine, Wahiba Bahsoun
        Pages 109-120
      4. Using Dempster-Shafer’s Evidence Theory for Query Expansion Based on Freebase Knowledge
        Dazhao Pan, Peng Zhang, Jingfei Li, Dawei Song, Ji-Rong Wen, Yuexian Hou et al.
        Pages 121-132
      5. Optimization of an Integrated Model for Automatic Reduction and Expansion of Long Queries
        Dawei Song, Yanjie Shi, Peng Zhang, Yuexian Hou, Bin Hu, Yuan Jia et al.
        Pages 133-144
  3. Clustering, Classification, and Detection

    1. Clustering

      1. Various Document Clustering Tasks Using Word Lists
        Yaakov HaCohen-Kerner, Orr Margaliot
        Pages 156-169
      2. Clustering with Error-Estimation for Monitoring Reputation of Companies on Twitter
        Muhammad Atif Qureshi, Colm O’Riordan, Gabriella Pasi
        Pages 170-180
    2. Classification and Detection

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th Information Retrieval Societies Conference, AIRS 2013, held in Singapore, in December 2013. The 27 full papers and 18 poster presentations included in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 109 submissions. They are organized in the following topical sections: IR theory, modeling and query processing; clustering, classification and detection; natural language processing for IR; social networks, user-centered studies and personalization; and applications.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Rafael E. Banchs
    • 1
  • Fabrizio Silvestri
    • 2
  • Tie-Yan Liu
    • 3
  • Min Zhang
    • 1
  • Sheng Gao
    • 1
  • Jun Lang
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute for Infocomm Research, Human Language TechnologySingapore
  2. 2.Yahoo LabsBarcelonaSpain
  3. 3.Microsoft Research AsiaBeijingChina
  4. 4.Institute for Infocomm Research, Human Language TechnologySingapore

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-45067-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-45068-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349