Advances in Information Retrieval

40th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2018, Grenoble, France, March 26-29, 2018, Proceedings

  • Gabriella Pasi
  • Benjamin Piwowarski
  • Leif Azzopardi
  • Allan Hanbury
Conference proceedings ECIR 2018

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10772)

Also part of the Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI book sub series (LNISA, volume 10772)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXV
  2. Topic Modelling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Seyed Ali Bahrainian, Ida Mele, Fabio Crestani
      Pages 16-28
    3. Kuntal Dey, Saroj Kaushik, Kritika Garg, Ritvik Shrivastava
      Pages 29-42
  3. Health Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 43-43
    2. Raksha Jalan, Manish Gupta, Vasudeva Varma
      Pages 45-58
    3. Shashank Gupta, Manish Gupta, Vasudeva Varma, Sachin Pawar, Nitin Ramrakhiyani, Girish Keshav Palshikar
      Pages 59-71
    4. Jimmy, Guido Zuccon, Bevan Koopman
      Pages 72-85
  4. Deep Learning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Junfeng Tian, Man Lan, Yuanbin Wu, Jingang Wang, Long Qiu, Sheng Li et al.
      Pages 89-101
    3. Daniel Cohen, W. Bruce Croft
      Pages 127-140
    4. Nabiha Asghar, Pascal Poupart, Jesse Hoey, Xin Jiang, Lili Mou
      Pages 154-166
    5. Thijs Vogels, Octavian-Eugen Ganea, Carsten Eickhoff
      Pages 167-179
    6. Pinkesh Badjatiya, Litton J. Kurisinkel, Manish Gupta, Vasudeva Varma
      Pages 180-193
  5. Evaluations and User Behavior

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. Marco Ferrante, Nicola Ferro, Silvia Pontarollo
      Pages 197-209
    3. David Maxwell, Leif Azzopardi
      Pages 210-222
    4. Jiaxin Mao, Yiqun Liu, Noriko Kando, Cheng Luo, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma
      Pages 223-236
  6. Representation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 249-249
    2. Xiao Yang, Iadh Ounis, Richard McCreadie, Craig Macdonald, Anjie Fang
      Pages 263-275
    3. Maoyuan Zhang, Qi Wang, Wukui Xu, Wei Li, Shuyuan Sun
      Pages 276-288
    4. Ruqing Zhang, Jiafeng Guo, Yanyan Lan, Jun Xu, Xueqi Cheng
      Pages 289-302
    5. Ruqing Zhang, Jiafeng Guo, Yanyan Lan, Jun Xu, Xueqi Cheng
      Pages 303-315
    6. Yazhou Zhang, Dawei Song, Xiang Li, Peng Zhang
      Pages 316-329
  7. Recommendation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 331-331
    2. Kartik Gupta, Noveen Sachdeva, Vikram Pudi
      Pages 333-344
    3. Gaurav Singh, Sandra Mitrović
      Pages 345-356
    4. Pablo Sánchez, Alejandro Bellogín
      Pages 357-370
  8. Retrieval

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 383-383
    2. Gianmaria Silvello, Riccardo Bucco, Giulio Busato, Giacomo Fornari, Andrea Langeli, Alberto Purpura et al.
      Pages 385-397
    3. Georgios Balikas, Charlotte Laclau, Ievgen Redko, Massih-Reza Amini
      Pages 398-410
    4. Sajad Sotudeh Gharebagh, Peyman Rostami, Mahmood Neshati
      Pages 411-423
    5. Panpan Wang, Tianshu Wang, Yuexian Hou, Dawei Song
      Pages 424-436
  9. Learning/Classification

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 437-437
    2. Graham McDonald, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis
      Pages 439-453
    3. Oren Halvani, Lukas Graner, Inna Vogel
      Pages 454-465
    4. Mostafa Haghir Chehreghani, Morteza Haghir Chehreghani
      Pages 466-478
  10. Micro-blogs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 479-479
    2. Polykarpos Meladianos, Christos Xypolopoulos, Giannis Nikolentzos, Michalis Vazirgiannis
      Pages 481-493
    3. Ozer Ozdikis, Heri Ramampiaro, Kjetil Nørvåg
      Pages 494-506
    4. Jose Herrera, Barbara Poblete, Denis Parra
      Pages 507-520
  11. Short Papers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 521-521

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 40th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2018, held in Grenoble, France, in March 2018. 

The 39 full papers and 39 short papers presented together with 6 demos, 5 workshops and 3 tutorials, were carefully reviewed and selected from 303 submissions. Accepted papers cover the state of the art in information retrieval including topics such as: topic modeling, deep learning, evaluation, user behavior, document representation, recommendation systems, retrieval methods, learning and classication, and micro-blogs.


Information systems Information retrieval Document representation Information retrieval query processing Users and interactive retrieval Retrieval models and ranking Retrieval tasks and goals Search engine architectures and scalability searching and information discovery Web mining Data management systems Query languages Multimedia information systems Data mining Internet World Wide Web Natural Language Processing Systems Semantics Social Networking Search Engines

Editors and affiliations

  • Gabriella Pasi
    • 1
  • Benjamin Piwowarski
    • 2
  • Leif Azzopardi
    • 3
  • Allan Hanbury
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Informatics, Systems, and CommunicationUniversity of Milano-BicoccaMilanItaly
  2. 2.LIP6 – UPMC/CNRSUniversity Pierre et Marie CurieParisFrance
  3. 3.University of GlasgowGlasgowUnited Kingdom
  4. 4.Technical University of ViennaViennaAustria

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-76940-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-76941-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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