Sung-Hyon Myaeng, Douglas W. Oard, Fabrizio Sebastiani, Tat-Seng Chua, Mun-Kew Leong (Eds.):
Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2008, Singapore, July 20-24, 2008.
ACM 2008, ISBN 978-1-60558-164-4
31. SIGIR 2008:
: Delighting Chinese users: the Google China experience.
User interaction models
Jimmy J. Lin
, Mark D. Smucker
: How do users find things with PubMed?: towards automatic utility evaluation with user simulations.
Web search - 1
Evaluation - 1
Learning to rank - 1
High-performance & high dimensional indexing
User adaptation & personalization
Clustering - 1
Multilingual & crosslingual retrieval
Learning to rank - 2
Exploratory search & filtering
Web-search - 2
Query analysis & models - 1
, Luo Si
: Discriminative probabilistic models for passage based retrieval.
, Ram Akella
: A new probabilistic retrieval model based on the dirichlet compound multinomial distribution.
Analysis of social networks
Query analysis & models - 2
: Ambiguous queries: test collections need more sense.
Clustering - 2
Learning models for IR
Evaluation - 2
Posters group 1:
evaluation, text collections and user/personalized IR
: Comparing metrics across TREC and NTCIR: : the robustness to pool depth bias.
Posters group 2:
blog, tagging, opinion analysis and web IR
: Query preprocessing: improving web search through a Vietnamese word tokenization approach.
Posters group 3:
multimedia and domain specific IR
: Enhancing keyword-based botanical information retrieval with information extraction.
: Summarization of compressed text images: an experience on Indic script documents.
Posters group 4:
theory and IR models
Fernando D. Diaz
: A method for transferring retrieval scores between collections with non-overlapping vocabularies.
Fernando D. Diaz
: Improving relevance feedback in language modeling with score regularization.
Fernando D. Diaz
: Theoretical bounds on and empirical robustness of score regularization to different similarity measures.
, Tao Li
: Author-topic evolution analysis using three-way non-negative Paratucker.
: Generalising multiple capture-recapture to non-uniform sample sizes.
Posters group 5:
structured IR, ranking, classification and filtering
: Improving text classification accuracy using topic modeling over an additional corpus.
: Relational distance-based collaborative filtering.
, Daqing He
: Ice-tea: an interactive cross-language search engine with translation enhancement.
Ray R. Larson
: Geographic IR and visualization in time and space.
: Exploiting XML structure to improve information retrieval in peer-to-peer systems.
: Affective feedback: an investigation into the role of emotions in the information seeking process.
: Exploring and measuring dependency trees for informationretrieval.
: The search for expertise: to the documents and beyond.
Keng Hoon Gan
: Using a mediated query approach for matching unstructured query with structured resources.
: Understanding system implementation and user behavior in a collaborative information seeking environment.
: Towards a combined model for search and navigation of annotated documents.
: Context and linking in retrieval from personal digital archives.
G. Craig Murray
: Extending language modeling techniques to models of search and browsing activity in a digital library.