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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

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Evaluation

    1. Andrew Walker, Andrew Starkey, Jeff Z. Pan, Advaith Siddharthan
      Pages 1-6
    2. Alexander Beloborodov, Pavel Braslavski, Marina Driker
      Pages 7-18
    3. Marco Ferrante, Nicola Ferro, Maria Maistro
      Pages 19-30
    4. Nicola Ferro, Gianmaria Silvello
      Pages 31-43
    5. Aldo Lipani, Florina Piroi, Linda Andersson, Allan Hanbury
      Pages 44-49
  3. Domain-Specific Approaches

    1. Maria Kvist, Sumithra Velupillai
      Pages 62-73
    2. Richard McCreadie, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis, Jon Brassey
      Pages 74-85
    3. Serwah Sabetghadam, Ralf Bierig, Andreas Rauber
      Pages 86-97
    4. Thomas Wilhelm-Stein, Robert Herms, Marc Ritter, Maximilian Eibl
      Pages 110-115
  4. Alternative Search Tasks

    1. Roland Roller, Mark Stevenson
      Pages 116-127
    2. Hamed Zamani, Hossein Nasr Esfahani, Pariya Babaie, Samira Abnar, Mostafa Dehghani, Azadeh Shakery
      Pages 128-140
    3. Navid Rekabsaz, Mihai Lupu
      Pages 141-152
    4. Stuart Mackie, Richard McCreadie, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis
      Pages 153-159
    5. Aris Kosmpoulos, Georgios Paliouras, Ion Androutsopoulos
      Pages 160-171
  5. CLEF Lab Overviews

    1. Liadh Kelly, Lorraine Goeuriot, Hanna Suominen, Tobias Schreck, Gondy Leroy, Danielle L. Mowery et al.
      Pages 172-191
    2. Barbara Caputo, Henning Müller, Jesus Martinez-Gomez, Mauricio Villegas, Burak Acar, Novi Patricia et al.
      Pages 192-211
    3. Patrice Bellot, Toine Bogers, Shlomo Geva, Mark Hall, Hugo Huurdeman, Jaap Kamps et al.
      Pages 212-228

About these proceedings


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


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

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