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
Conference proceedings ECIR 2008

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
    2. David Vallet, Frank Hopfgartner, Joemon Jose
      Pages 199-210
  9. Representation I

    1. Anna Ritchie, Simone Teufel, Stephen Robertson
      Pages 211-221
    2. Masoud Makrehchi, Mohamed S. Kamel
      Pages 222-233
  10. Wikipedia and E-Books

    1. Hengzhi Wu, Gabriella Kazai, Michael Taylor
      Pages 234-245
    2. Jovan Pehcevski, Anne-Marie Vercoustre, James A. Thom
      Pages 258-269
    3. Jaap Kamps, Marijn Koolen
      Pages 270-282
  11. Expert Search

    1. Craig Macdonald, David Hannah, Iadh Ounis
      Pages 283-295
    2. Krisztian Balog, Maarten de Rijke
      Pages 296-308
    3. Pavel Serdyukov, Djoerd Hiemstra
      Pages 309-320
    4. Vitor R. Carvalho, William W. Cohen
      Pages 321-333
  12. Representation II

    1. Ruihua Song, Michael J. Taylor, Ji-Rong Wen, Hsiao-Wuen Hon, Yong Yu
      Pages 346-357
    2. David Lillis, Fergus Toolan, Rem Collier, John Dunnion
      Pages 358-369
  13. Theory II

    1. Anastasia Krithara, Massih R. Amini, Jean-Michel Renders, Cyril Goutte
      Pages 370-381
    2. Roi Blanco, Alvaro Barreiro
      Pages 394-405
  14. Short Papers

    1. Sirvan Yahyaei, Christof Monz
      Pages 406-413
    2. Rohan Choudhary, Sameep Mehta, Amitabha Bagchi, Rahul Balakrishnan
      Pages 422-429
    3. Furu Wei, Wenjie Li, Qin Lu, Yanxiang He
      Pages 446-453
    4. Xiaoyan Li, Zhigang Zhu
      Pages 463-471
    5. Zahra Eidoon, Nasser Yazdani, Farhad Oroumchian
      Pages 472-481
    6. Leif Azzopardi, Vishwa Vinay
      Pages 482-489
    7. Vassilios Stathopoulos, Jana Urban, Joemon Jose
      Pages 490-497
    8. Shai Erera, David Carmel
      Pages 498-505
    9. Waiyawuth Euachongprasit, Chotirat Ann Ratanamahatana
      Pages 506-513

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

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • 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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