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. 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

  • 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