Information Retrieval Technology

Third Asia Information Retrieval Symposium, AIRS 2006, Singapore, October 16-18, 2006. Proceedings

  • Hwee Tou Ng
  • Mun-Kew Leong
  • Min-Yen Kan
  • Donghong Ji

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4182)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Session 1A: Text Retrieval

    1. Ming-Hung Hsu, Ming-Feng Tsai, Hsin-Hsi Chen
      Pages 1-13
    2. Xiaojun Wan, Jianwu Yang, Jianguo Xiao
      Pages 14-25
    3. Min Zhao, Hang Li, Adwait Ratnaparkhi, Hsiao-Wuen Hon, Jue Wang
      Pages 26-42
  3. Session 1B: Search and Extraction

    1. Yupeng Fu, Rongjing Xiang, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma
      Pages 43-53
    2. Guoping Hu, Jingjing Liu, Hang Li, Yunbo Cao, Jian-Yun Nie, Jianfeng Gao
      Pages 54-66
  4. Session 1C: Text Classification and Indexing

    1. Ying Zhao, Justin Zobel, Phil Vines
      Pages 92-105
    2. Steven Garcia, Andrew Turpin
      Pages 106-118
  5. Session 1D: Text Clustering

    1. Ruizhang Huang, Zhigang Zhang, Wai Lam
      Pages 132-144
    2. Yuen-Hsien Tseng, Chi-Jen Lin, Hsiu-Han Chen, Yu-I Lin
      Pages 145-157
  6. Session 1E: Information Retrieval Models

    1. Liqi Gao, Yu Zhang, Ting Liu, Guiping Liu
      Pages 158-171
    2. Lingbo Kong, Shiwei Tang, Dongqing Yang, Tengjiao Wang, Jun Gao
      Pages 187-204
  7. Session 2A: Web Information Retrieval

    1. Yang Hu, Mingjing Li, Zhiwei Li, Wei-ying Ma
      Pages 230-243
  8. Session 2B: Cross-Language Information Retrieval

About these proceedings


Asia Information Retrieval Symposium (AIRS) 2006 was the third AIRS conf- ence in the series established in 2004.The ?rst AIRS washeld in Beijing, China, and the 2nd AIRS was held in Cheju, Korea. The AIRS conference series traces its roots to the successful Information Retrieval with Asian Languages (IRAL) workshop series which started in 1996. The AIRS series aims to bring together international researchers and dev- opers to exchange new ideas and the latest results in information retrieval. The scope of the conference encompassed the theory and practice of all aspects of information retrieval in text, audio, image, video, and multimedia data. Wearehappyto reportthatAIRS2006received148submissions,thehighest number since the conference series started in 2004. Submissions came from Asia and Australasia, Europe, and North America. We accepted 34 submissions as regular papers (23%) and 24 as poster papers (16%). We would like to thank all the authors who submitted papers to the conf- ence, the seven area chairs, who worked tirelessly to recruit the program c- mittee members and oversaw the review process, and the program committee members and their secondary reviewers who reviewed all the submissions.


Extensible Markup Language (XML) Multimedia Unified Modeling Language (UML) Web information retrieval XML algorithms calculus clustering data mining document analysis genetic algorithms indexing information retrieval medical image retrieval multimedia retrieval

Editors and affiliations

  • Hwee Tou Ng
    • 1
  • Mun-Kew Leong
    • 2
  • Min-Yen Kan
    • 3
  • Donghong Ji
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceNational University of SingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Institute for Infocomm ResearchSingapore
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science, School of ComputingNational University of SingaporeSingapore
  4. 4.Institute for Infocomm ResearchSingapore

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-45780-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-46237-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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