© 2016

Advances in Information Retrieval

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

  • Nicola Ferro
  • Fabio Crestani
  • Marie-Francine Moens
  • Josiane Mothe
  • Fabrizio Silvestri
  • Giorgio Maria Di Nunzio
  • Claudia Hauff
  • Gianmaria Silvello
Conference proceedings ECIR 2016

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

Also part of the Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI book sub series (LNISA, volume 9626)

Table of contents

  1. Evaluation Methodology

    1. Johannes Jurgovsky, Michael Granitzer, Christin Seifert
      Pages 200-211
    2. Manisha Verma, Emine Yilmaz
      Pages 212-223
  2. Probabilistic Modelling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 225-225
    2. Wen Li, Carsten Eickhoff, Arjen P. de Vries
      Pages 227-239
    3. Long Chen, Joemon M. Jose, Haitao Yu, Fajie Yuan, Huaizhi Zhang
      Pages 240-251
  3. Evaluation Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 265-265
    2. Aldo Lipani, Mihai Lupu, Allan Hanbury
      Pages 267-279
  4. Multimedia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 307-307
    2. Jaime Arguello, Sandeep Avula, Fernando Diaz
      Pages 309-321
    3. Ángel Faraldo, Emilia Gómez, Sergi Jordà, Perfecto Herrera
      Pages 335-347
  5. Summarization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 349-349
    2. Jorge Carrillo-de-Albornoz, Enrique Amigó, Laura Plaza, Julio Gonzalo
      Pages 378-389
  6. Reproducibility

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 391-391
    2. Martin Potthast, Sarah Braun, Tolga Buz, Fabian Duffhauss, Florian Friedrich, Jörg Marvin Gülzow et al.
      Pages 393-407

About these proceedings


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.


Information retrieval machine learning multimedia recommender systems social media IR data modeling document representation document structure evaluation information filtering micro blogging natural language processing question answering ranking reproducibility social context and news summarization user interaction user modeling user studies

Editors and affiliations

  • Nicola Ferro
    • 1
  • Fabio Crestani
    • 2
  • Marie-Francine Moens
    • 3
  • Josiane Mothe
    • 4
  • Fabrizio Silvestri
    • 5
  • Giorgio Maria Di Nunzio
    • 6
  • Claudia Hauff
    • 7
  • Gianmaria Silvello
    • 8
  1. 1.Department of Information EngineeringUniversity of PaduaPadovaItaly
  2. 2.Faculty of InformaticsUniversity of Lugano (USI)LuganoSwitzerland
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceKatholieke Universiteit LeuvenHeverleeBelgium
  4. 4.Systèmes d’informations, Big Data et Recherche d’InformationInstitut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse IRIT/équipe SIGToulouse Cedex 04France
  5. 5.Yahoo! Labs LondonLondonUK
  6. 6.Department of Information EngineeringUniversity of PaduaPadovaItaly
  7. 7.TU Delft - EWI/ST/WISDelftThe Netherlands
  8. 8.Department of Information EngineeringUniversity of PaduaPadovaItaly

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