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. Video

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

    1. Anna Ritchie, Simone Teufel, Stephen Robertson
      Pages 211-221
    2. Masoud Makrehchi, Mohamed S. Kamel
      Pages 222-233
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Theory II

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

    1. Sirvan Yahyaei, Christof Monz
      Pages 406-413
    2. Rohan Choudhary, Sameep Mehta, Amitabha Bagchi, Rahul Balakrishnan
      Pages 422-429

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
  • 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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