Workshop Program

Tuesday, September 1th, 2015

11:30TIR'15 Opening
Session 1: Web Search 11:30 - 13:10
11:30-12:00 Utilizing Query Facets for Search Result Navigations
Jan Friedrich, Christoph Lindemann, Michael Petrifke [Paper] [Slides]
12:00-12:30 Inductive building of search results ranking models to enhance the relevance of text information retrieval
Viacheslav Zosimov, Volodymyr Stepashko, Oleksandra Bulgakova [Paper] [Slides]
12:30-12:50 Efficient Search Result Diversification via Query Expansion using Knowledge Bases
Raoul Rubien, Hermann Ziak, Roman Kern [Paper] [Slides]
12:50-13:10 Multi-space Projection based Search Engine: Theoretical Model instantiation and prototype
Amel Hannech, Mehdi Adda, Hamid Mcheick
(paper was not presented at the workshop)
13:10-14:30Lunch Break
Session 2: Text Mining and Classification 14:30 - 16:00
14:30-15:00 Genre classification on German novels
Lena Hettinger, Martin Becker, Isabella Reger, Fotis Jannidis, Andreas Hotho [Paper] [Slides]
15:00-15:20 Quick Evaluation of Research Impacts at Conferences using SNS
Satoshi Fukuda, Hikaru Nakahashi, Hidetsugu Nanba, Toshiyuki Takezawa [Paper] [Slides]
15:20-15:40 Topic Identification of Noisy Arabic Texts Using Graph Approaches
Kheireddine Abainia, Siham Ouamour, Halim Sayoud [Paper] [Slides]
15:40-16:00 Consensus Similarity Measure for Short Text Clustering
Youhyun Shin, Yeonchan Ahn, Sang-goo Lee
16:00-16:30Coffee Break
Session 3: Web Search and Natural Language Processing 16:30 - 18:00
16:30-17:00 Search Results Clustering without External Resources
Chris Staff, Joel Azzopardi, Colin Layfield, Daniel Mercieca [Paper] [Errata] [Slides]
17:00-17:20Improving Arabic Stemming Using Query Expansion
Abdusalam Nwesri, Hasan Alyagoubi
17:20-17:40Adaptive Generation of Multilingual Questions and Answers from Web Content
Marta Gatius [Paper] [Slides]
17:40-18:00A Pipeline for Multilingual Protest Event Selection and Annotation
Vera Danilova [Paper] [Slides]
18:00Closing Remarks