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Advances in Information Retrieval

38th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2016, Padua, Italy, March 20-23, 2016. Proceedings

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  • © 2016


Part of the book series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS, volume 9626)

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 38th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2016, held in Padua, Italy, in March 2016.

The 42 full papers and 28 poster papers presented together with 3 keynote talks and 6 demonstration papers, were carefully reviewed and selected from 284 submissions. The volume contains the outcome of 4 workshops as well as 4 tutorial papers in addition. Being the premier European forum for the presentation of new research results in the field of Information Retrieval, ECIR features a wide range of topics such as: social context and news, machine learning, question answering, ranking, evaluation methodology, probalistic modeling, evaluation issues, multimedia and collaborative filtering, and many more.

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Table of contents (89 papers)

  1. Social Context and News

  2. Machine Learning

  3. Question Answering

  4. Ranking

  5. Evaluation Methodology

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Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Information Engineering, University of Padua, Padova, Italy

    Nicola Ferro, Giorgio Maria Nunzio, Gianmaria Silvello

  • Faculty of Informatics, University of Lugano (USI), Lugano, Switzerland

    Fabio Crestani

  • Department of Computer Science, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium

    Marie-Francine Moens

  • Systèmes d’informations, Big Data et Recherche d’Information, Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse IRIT/équipe SIG, Toulouse Cedex 04, France

    Josiane Mothe

  • Yahoo! Labs London, London, UK

    Fabrizio Silvestri

  • TU Delft - EWI/ST/WIS, Delft, The Netherlands

    Claudia Hauff

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