© 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. Reproducibility

    1. Jimmy Lin, Matt Crane, Andrew Trotman, Jamie Callan, Ishan Chattopadhyaya, John Foley et al.
      Pages 408-420
    2. Stuart Mackie, Richard McCreadie, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis
      Pages 421-435
    3. Faegheh Hasibi, Krisztian Balog, Svein Erik Bratsberg
      Pages 436-449
  2. Twitter

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 451-451
    2. Shafiza Mohd Shariff, Mark Sanderson, Xiuzhen Zhang
      Pages 453-465
    3. Anastasia Giachanou, Morgan Harvey, Fabio Crestani
      Pages 466-478
    4. Fattane Zarrinkalam, Hossein Fani, Ebrahim Bagheri, Mohsen Kahani
      Pages 479-491
    5. Anjie Fang, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis, Philip Habel
      Pages 492-504
  3. Retrieval Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 505-505
    2. Matthias Hagen, Anna Beyer, Tim Gollub, Kristof Komlossy, Benno Stein
      Pages 507-520
    3. Fernando Diaz
      Pages 521-532
    4. Thibaut Thonet, Guillaume Cabanac, Mohand Boughanem, Karen Pinel-Sauvagnat
      Pages 533-545
  4. Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 547-547
    2. Josiah Wang, Katja Markert, Mark Everingham
      Pages 549-560
    3. Yu Xu, M. Rami Ghorab, Zhongqing Wang, Dong Zhou, Séamus Lawless
      Pages 561-574
  5. Collaborative Filtering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 587-587
    2. Weinan Zhang, Lingxi Chen, Jun Wang
      Pages 589-601
    3. Daniel Valcarce, Javier Parapar, Álvaro Barreiro
      Pages 602-613
    4. Daniel Valcarce, Javier Parapar, Álvaro Barreiro
      Pages 614-625

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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