ILPS at SIGIR 2019

ILPS-ers will be presenting a diverse set of material on search, recommendation, conversation, and their broader implications at SIGIR 2019 in Paris this July:

  • Do Transformer Attention Heads Provide Transparency in Abstractive Summarization? Joris Baan, Maartje ter Hoeve, Marlies van der Wees, Anne Schuth, Maarten de Rijke. In FACTS-IR: SIGIR 2019 Workshop on Fairness, Accountability, Confidentiality, Transparency and Safety in Information Retrieval, July 2019. 
  • Bayesian Personalized Feature Interaction Selection for Factorization Machines. Yifan Chen, Pengjie Ren, Yang Wang, Maarten de Rijke. In SIGIR 2019: 42nd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. ACM, July 2019.
  • M-HIN: Complex Embeddings for Heterogeneous Information Networks via Metagraphs. Yang Fang, Xiang Zhao, Peixin Huang, Weidong Xiao, Maarten de Rijke. In SIGIR 2019: 42nd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. ACM, July 2019.
  • To Model or to Intervene: A Comparison of Counterfactual and Online Learning to Rank from User Interactions.  Rolf Jagerman, Harrie Oosterhuis, Maarten de Rijke. In SIGIR 2019: 42nd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. ACM, July 2019.
  • Search Result Diversification in Short Text Streams. Shangsong Liang, Emine Yilmaz, Hong Shen, Maarten de Rijke, W. Bruce Croft. In SIGIR 2019: 42nd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. ACM, July 2019. [TOIS paper]
  • Global Aggregations of Local Explanations for Black Box Models. Ilse van der Linden, Hinda Haned, Evangelos Kanoulas. In FACTS-IR: SIGIR 2019 Workshop on Fairness, Accountability, Confidentiality, Transparency and Safety in Information Retrieval, July 2019.
  • Learning to Rank in Theory and Practice: From Gradient Boosting to Neural Networks and Unbiased Learning. Claudio Lucchese, Franco Maria Nardini, Rama Kumar Pasumarthi, Sebastian Bruch, Michael Bendersky, Xuanhui Wang, Harrie Oosterhuis, Rolf Jagerman, Maarten de Rijke. In SIGIR 2019: 42nd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, ACM, July 2019. 
  • Explaining Predictions from Tree-based Boosting Ensembles. Ana Lucic, Hinda Haned, Maarten de Rijke. In FACTS-IR: SIGIR 2019 Workshop on Fairness, Accountability, Confidentiality, Transparency and Safety in Information Retrieval, July 2019.
  • $\pi$-Net: A Parallel Information-sharing Network for Cross-domain Shared-account Sequential Recommendations. Muyang Ma, Pengjie Ren, Yujie Lin, Zhumin Chen, Jun Ma, Maarten de Rijke. In SIGIR 2019: 42nd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. ACM, July 2019.
  • Workshop on Fairness, Accountability, Confidentiality, Transparency, and Safety in Information Retrieval (FACTS-IR). Alexandra Olteanu, Jean Garcia-Gathright, Maarten de Rijke, Michael D. Ekstrand. In SIGIR 2019: 42nd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. ACM, July 2019.
  • A Modular Task-oriented Dialogue System Using a Neural Mixture-of-Experts. Jiahuan Pei, Pengjie Ren, Maarten de Rijke. In WCIS: SIGIR 2019 Workshop on Conversational Interaction Systems. ACM, July 2019.
  • Length-adaptive Neural Network for Answer Selection. Taihua Shao, Fei Cai, Honghui Chen, Maarten de Rijke. In SIGIR 2019: 42nd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. ACM, July 2019.
  • Neural Vector Spaces for Unsupervised Information Retrieval. Christophe Van Gysel, Maarten de Rijke, Evangelos Kanoulas. In SIGIR 2019: 42nd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. ACM, July 2019. [TOIS paper]
  • SWIM: Stepped Weighted Shell Decomposition Influence Maximization for Large-Scale Networks. Ali Vardasbi, Heshaam Faili, Masoud Asadpour. In SIGIR 2019: 42nd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. ACM, July 2019. [TOIS paper]
  • A Collaborative Session-based Recommendation Approach with Parallel Memory Modules. Meirui Wang, Pengjie Ren, Lei Mei, Zhumin Chen, Jun Ma, Maarten de Rijke. In SIGIR 2019: 42nd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. ACM, July 2019.

ILPS-ers that will be attending SIGIR 2019 are Ali Vardasbi, Ana Lucic, Dan Li, Evangelos Kanoulas, Harrie Oosterhuis, Hinda Haned, Jiahuan Pei, Jie Zou, Julien Rossi, Maarten de Rijke, Mariya Hendriksen, Pengjie Ren, Rolf Jagerman. And there will likely be a fair number of former ILPS-ers as well. Do come and talk to us about our work.