Advances in Information Retrieval

30th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2008, Glasgow, UK, March 30-April 3, 2008. Proceedings

  • Editors
  • Craig Macdonald
  • Iadh Ounis
  • Vassilis Plachouras
  • Ian Ruthven
  • Ryen W. White

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4956)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Invited Presentations

  3. Evaluation

    1. Kalervo Järvelin, Susan L. Price, Lois M. L. Delcambre, Marianne Lykke Nielsen
      Pages 4-15
    2. Ben Carterette, Paul N. Bennett, David Maxwell Chickering, Susan T. Dumais
      Pages 16-27
    3. Falk Scholer, Milad Shokouhi, Bodo Billerbeck, Andrew Turpin
      Pages 28-39
  4. Web IR

    1. Thomas Gottron
      Pages 40-51
    2. Paraskevi Raftopoulou, Euripides G. M. Petrakis
      Pages 65-76
  5. Social Media

    1. Giambattista Amati, Edgardo Ambrosi, Marco Bianchi, Carlo Gaibisso, Giorgio Gambosi
      Pages 89-100
    2. Beate Krause, Andreas Hotho, Gerd Stumme
      Pages 101-113
  6. Cross-Lingual Information Retrieval

    1. Jennifer Marlow, Paul Clough, Juan Cigarrán Recuero, Javier Artiles
      Pages 126-137
    2. Aki Loponen, Ari Pirkola, Kalervo Järvelin, Heikki Keskustalo
      Pages 138-149
  7. Theory I

    1. Stéphane Clinchant, Eric Gaussier
      Pages 150-161
    2. Michael Bendersky, Oren Kurland
      Pages 162-174
    3. Donald Metzler, Trevor Strohman, W. Bruce Croft
      Pages 175-186
  8. Video

    1. Stéphane Ayache, Georges Quénot
      Pages 187-198

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 30th annual European Conference on Information Retrieval Research, ECIR 2008, held in Glasgow, UK, in March/April 2008.

The 33 revised full papers and 19 revised short papers presented together with the abstracts of 3 invited lectures and 32 poster papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 139 full article submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on evaluation, Web IR, social media, cross-lingual information retrieval, theory, video, representation, wikipedia and e-books, as well as expert search.


Multimedia Performance Web Mining association rule book search classification clustering collaborative Web searches collaborative filtering cross-language retrieval fuzzy matching learning ontology proving system analysis

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-78645-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-78646-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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