Catching ILPS-ers at SIGIR 2016

irtalk_400x400Several ILPS-ers will be at SIGIR 2016 next week. Come talk to us. We’re presenting a number of papers:

  • A Context-aware Time Model for Web Search. Alexey Borisov, Ilya Markov, Maarten de Rijke, Pavel Serdyukov
  • Balancing Relevance Criteria through Multi-Objective Optimization. Joost van Doorn, Daan Odijk, Diederik M. Roijers, Maarten de Rijke
  • Click-based Hot Fixes for Underperforming Torso Queries. Masrour Zoghi, Tomáš Tunys, Lihong Li, Damien Jose, Junyan Chen, Chun Ming Chin, Maarten de Rijke
  • Evaluating Retrieval over Sessions: The TREC Session Track 2011-2014. Ben Carterette, Paul Clough, Mark Hall, Evangelos Kanoulas, Mark Sanderson
  • Explainable User Clustering in Short Text Streams. Yukun Zhao, Shangsong Liang, Zhaochun Ren, Jun Ma, Emine Yilmaz, Maarten de Rijke
  • Is This Your Final Answer? Evaluating the Effect of Answers on Good Abandonment in Mobile Search. Kyle Williams, Julia Kiseleva, Aidan C. Crook, Imed Zitouni, Ahmed Hassan Awadallah, Madian Khabsa
  • Predicting User Satisfaction with Intelligent Assistants. Julia Kiseleva, Kyle Williams, Ahmed Hassan Awadallah, Aidan C. Crook, Imed Zitouni, Tasos Anastasakos
  • Seeking Serendipity: A Living Lab Approach to Understanding Creative Retrieval in Broadcast Media Production. Sabrina Sauer, Maarten de Rijke
  • Selectively Personalizing Query Auto-Completion. Fei Cai, Maarten de Rijke
  • Using Sparse Coding for Answer Summarization in Non-Factoid Community Question-Answering. Zhaochun Ren, Hongya Song, Piji Li, Shangsong Liang, Jun Ma, Maarten de Rijke

We also co-organize a workshop:

  • Workshop on Neural Information Retrieval (Neu-IR 2016), Nick Craswell, W. Bruce Croft, Maarten de Rijke, Jiafeng Guo, Bhaskar Mitra

a tutorial:

  • Online Learning to Rank for Information Retrieval, Artem Grotov, Maarten de Rijke

and contribute to the doctoral consortium:

  • Measuring Interestingness of Political Documents, Hosein Azarbonyad

Finally, former ILPS-ers are heavily involved with the Industry Track (SIRIP):

  • Industry Track (SIRIP), Jussi Karlgren, Gilad Mishne
  • Building a Self-Learning Search Engine: From Research to Business, Manos Tsagkias, Wouter Weerkamp

and with one of the other workshops:

  • Workshop on Search as Learning (SAL 2016), Jacek Gwizdka, Preben Hansen, Claudia Hauff, Jiyin He, Noriko Kando