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Advances in Information Retrieval

30th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2008, Glasgow, UK, March 30 -- April 3, 2008

Part of the book series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS, volume 4956)

Part of the book sub series: Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI (LNISA)

Conference series link(s): ECIR: European Conference on Information Retrieval

Conference proceedings info: ECIR 2008.

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Table of contents (87 papers)

  1. Front Matter

  2. Evaluation

    1. Discounted Cumulated Gain Based Evaluation of Multiple-Query IR Sessions

      • Kalervo Järvelin, Susan L. Price, Lois M. L. Delcambre, Marianne Lykke Nielsen
      Pages 4-15
    2. Here or There

      • Ben Carterette, Paul N. Bennett, David Maxwell Chickering, Susan T. Dumais
      Pages 16-27
    3. Using Clicks as Implicit Judgments: Expectations Versus Observations

      • Falk Scholer, Milad Shokouhi, Bodo Billerbeck, Andrew Turpin
      Pages 28-39
  3. Web IR

    1. Clustering Template Based Web Documents

      • Thomas Gottron
      Pages 40-51
    2. iCluster: A Self-organizing Overlay Network for P2P Information Retrieval

      • Paraskevi Raftopoulou, Euripides G. M. Petrakis
      Pages 65-76
  4. Social Media

    1. Automatic Construction of an Opinion-Term Vocabulary for Ad Hoc Retrieval

      • Giambattista Amati, Edgardo Ambrosi, Marco Bianchi, Carlo Gaibisso, Giorgio Gambosi
      Pages 89-100
    2. A Comparison of Social Bookmarking with Traditional Search

      • Beate Krause, Andreas Hotho, Gerd Stumme
      Pages 101-113
  5. Cross-Lingual Information Retrieval

    1. Exploring the Effects of Language Skills on Multilingual Web Search

      • Jennifer Marlow, Paul Clough, Juan Cigarrán Recuero, Javier Artiles
      Pages 126-137
    2. A Novel Implementation of the FITE-TRT Translation Method

      • Aki Loponen, Ari Pirkola, Kalervo Järvelin, Heikki Keskustalo
      Pages 138-149
  6. Theory I

    1. The BNB Distribution for Text Modeling

      • Stéphane Clinchant, Eric Gaussier
      Pages 150-161
    2. Utilizing Passage-Based Language Models for Document Retrieval

      • Michael Bendersky, Oren Kurland
      Pages 162-174
    3. A Statistical View of Binned Retrieval Models

      • Donald Metzler, Trevor Strohman, W. Bruce Croft
      Pages 175-186
  7. Video

    1. Video Corpus Annotation Using Active Learning

      • Stéphane Ayache, Georges Quénot
      Pages 187-198

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    30th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2008, Glasgow, UK, March 30-April 3, 2008. Proceedings

About this book


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.

Keywords

  • 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

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eBook USD 129.00
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Softcover Book USD 169.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)