Accepted Papers

Full Papers

Pengfei Wang, Jiafeng Guo, Yanyan Lan, Jun Xu and Xueqi Cheng. Multi-task Representation Learning for Demographic Prediction
Weinan Zhang, Lingxi Chen, Jun Wang and Thomas Furmston. Implicit Look-alike Modelling in Display Ads: Transfer Collaborative Filtering to CTR Estimation
Weinan Zhang, Tianming Du and Jun Wang. Deep Learning over Categorical Data: A Case Study on User Response Prediction
Yubin Kim, Jamie Callan, Shane Culpepper and Alistair Moffat. Does Selective Search Benefit from WAND Optimization?
Zhiwei Zhang, Jingang Wang, Tao Wu, Pengjie Ren, Zhumin Chen and Luo Si. Supervised Local Contexts Aggregation for Effective Session Search
Sean Welleck. Efficient AUC Optimization for Information Ranking Applications
Shafiza Mohd Shariff, Mark Sanderson and Xiuzhen Zhang. Correlation Analysis of Reader's Demographics and Tweets Credibility Perception
Minh-Tien Nguyen and Minh-Le Nguyen. SoRTESum: A Social Context Framework for Single-Document Summarization
Markus Schedl and Fang Zhou. Fusing Web and Audio Predictors to Localize the Origin of Music Pieces for Geospatial Retrieval
Ángel Faraldo, Emilia Gomez, Sergi Jorda and Perfecto Herrera. Key Estimation in Electronic Dance Music
Fahmida Hamid, David Haraburda and Paul Tarau. Evaluating Text Summarization Systems with a Fair Baseline from Multiple Reference Summaries
Danilo Croce and Roberto Basili. Large-scale Kernel-based Language Learning through the Ensemble Nystrom methods
Jorge Carrillo de Albornoz, Enrique Amigó, Laura Plaza and Julio Gonzalo. Tweet Stream Summarization for Online Reputation Management
Arunav Mishra and Klaus Berberich. Leveraging Semantic Annotations to Link Wikipedia and News Archives
Thibaut Thonet, Guillaume Cabanac, Mohand Boughanem and Karen Pinel-Sauvagnat. VODUM: a Topic Model Unifying Viewpoint, Topic and Opinion Discovery
Ahmet Aker, Emina Kurtic, Balamurali Andiyakkal Rajendran, Monica Paramita, Emma Barker, Mark Hepple and Rob Gaizauskas. {A Graph-based Approach to Topic Clustering for Online Comments to News
Yu Xu, M.Rami Ghorab, Zhongqing Wang, Dong Zhou and Séamus Lawless. Do Your Social Profiles Reveal What Languages You Speak? Language Inference From Social Media Profiles
Wen Li, Arjen de Vries and Carsten Eickhoff. Probabilistic Local Expert Retrieval
Daniel Valcarce, Javier Parapar and Alvaro Barreiro. Efficient Pseudo-Relevance Feedback Methods for Collaborative Filtering Recommendation
Daniel Valcarce, Javier Parapar and Alvaro Barreiro. Language Models for Collaborative Filtering Neighbourhoods
Anastasia Giachanou, Morgan Harvey and Fabio Crestani. Topic-Specific Stylistic Variations for Opinion Retrieval on Twitter
Jiepu Jiang and James Allan. Adaptive Effort for Search Evaluation Metrics
Liu Yang, Qingyao Ai, Damiano Spina, Ruey-Cheng Chen, Liang Pang, W. Bruce Croft, Jiafeng Guo and Falk Scholer. Beyond Factoid QA: Effective Methods for Non-factoid Answer Sentence Retrieval
Long Chen, Joemon Jose, Haitao Yu and Fajie Yuan. Probabilistic Topic Modelling with Semantic Graph
Jaime Arguello, Sandeep Avula and Fernando Diaz. Using Query Performance Predictors to Improve Spoken Queries
Yun He, Qinmin Hu and Liang He. Estimating Probability Density of Content Types for Promoting Medical Search
Johannes Jurgovsky, Michael Granitzer and Christin Seifert. Evaluating Memory Efficiency and Robustness of Word Embeddings
Josiah Wang, Katja Markert and Mark Everingham. Harvesting Training Images for Fine-Grained Object Categories using Visual Descriptions
John Foley and James Allan. Retrieving hierarchical syllabus items for exam question analysis
Liora Braunstain, Oren Kurland, David Carmel, Idan Szpektor and Anna Shtok. Supporting Human Answers for Advice-Seeking Questions in CQA Sites
Yllias Chali and Mohsin Uddin. Multi-Document Summarization based on Atomic Semantic Events and their Temporal Relationships
Matthias Hagen, Anna Beyer, Tim Gollub, Kristof Komlossy and Benno Stein. Supporting Scholarly Search with Keyqueries
Mengdie Zhuang, Elaine G. Toms and Gianluca Demartini. Understanding the Relationship between User Perception and User Behaviour in Interactive Information Retrieval Evaluation
Fattane Zarrinkalam, Hossein Fani, Ebrahim Bagheri and Mohsen Kahani. Inferring Implicit Topical Interests on Twitter
Fernando Diaz. Pseudo-Query Reformulation
Aldo Lipani, Mihai Lupu and Allan Hanbury. The Curious Incidence of Bias Corrections in the Pool
Liu Yang, Qi Guo, Yang Song, Sha Meng, Milad Shokouhi, Kieran McDonald and W. Bruce Croft. Modelling User Interest for Zero-query Ranking
Guido Zuccon. Understandability Biased Evaluation for Information Retrieval
Cheng Li, Bingyu Wang, Virgil Pavlu and Javed Aslam. An Empirical Study of Skip-gram Features and Regularization for Learning on Sentiment Analysis
Manisha Verma and Emine Yilmaz. Characterizing Relevance on Mobile and Desktop
Anjie Fang, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis and Philip Habel. Topics in Tweets: A User Study of Topic Coherence Metrics for Twitter Data
Jean-Michel Renders. Adaptive Collaborative Filtering with Extended Kalman Filters and Multi-Armed Bandit

Reproducibility Papers

Martin Potthast, Sarah Braun, Tolga Buz, Fabian Duffhauss, Florian Friedrich, Jörg Marvin Gülzow, Jakob Köhler, Winfried Lötzsch, Fabian Müller, Maike Elisa Müller, Robert Paßmann, Bernhard Reinke, Lucas Rettenmeier, Thomas Rometsch, Timo Sommer, Michael Träger, Sebastian Wilhelm, Benno Stein, Efstathios Stamatatos and Matthias Hagen. Who Wrote the Web? Revisiting Influential Author Identification Research Applicable to Information Retrieval
Jimmy Lin, Matt Crane, Andrew Trotman, Jaime Callan, Ishan Chattopadhyaya, John Foley, Grant Ingersoll, Craig Macdonald and Sebastiano Vigna. Toward Reproducible Baselines: The Open-Source IR Reproducibility Challenge
Stuart Mackie, Richard Mccreadie, Craig Macdonald and Iadh Ounis. Experiments in Newswire Summarisation
Faegheh Hasibi, Krisztian Balog and Svein Erik Bratsberg. On the Reproducibility of the TAGME Entity Linking System

Short Papers

Jovian Lin, Richard Oentaryo, Ee-Peng Lim, Casey Vu, Adrian Vu, Agus Kwee and Philips Prasetyo. A Business Zone Recommender System Based on Facebook and Urban Planning Data
Walid Magdy, Tamer Elsayed and Maram Hasanain. On the Evaluation of Tweet Timeline Generation Task
Michael Schuhmacher, Benjamin Roth, Simone Paolo Ponzetto and Laura Dietz. Finding Relevant Relations in Relevant Documents
Harrie Oosterhuis, Anne Schuth and Maarten de Rijke. Probabilistic Multileave Gradient Descent
Tony Russell-Rose and Jon Chamberlain. Real-world expertise retrieval: The information seeking behaviour of recruitment professionals
Jinfeng Rao, Xing Niu and Jimmy Lin. Compressing and Decoding Term Statistics Time Series
Mehedi Hasan, Alexander Kotov, Aravind Mohan, Shiyong Lu and Paul Stieg. Feedback or Research: Separating Pre-purchase from Post-purchase Consumer Reviews
Vasileios Lampos, Nikolaos Aletras, Jens Geyti, Bin Zou and Ingemar Cox. Inferring the Socioeconomic Class of Social Media Users based on Behaviour and Language
Leif Azzopardi and Guido Zuccon. Two Scrolls or One Click: A Cost Model for Browsing Search Results
Simon Wakeling and Paul Clough. Determining the Optimal Session Interval for Transaction Log Analysis of an Online Library Catalogue
Mohannad Almasri, Catherine Berrut and Jean-Pierre Chevallet. A Comparison of Deep Learning Based Query Expansion with Pseudo-Relevance Feedback and Mutual information
Vera Boteva, Demian Gholipour, Artem Sokolov and Stefan Riezler. A Full-Text Learning to Rank Dataset for Medical Information Retrieval
Georgios Balikas and Massih-Reza Amini. Multi-label, Multi-class Classification Using Polylingual Embeddings
Cataldo Musto, Giovanni Semeraro, Marco De Gemmis and Pasquale Lops. Learning Word Embeddings from Wikipedia for Content-based Recommender Systems
Ossi Karkulahti, Lidia Pivovarova, Jussi Kangasharju and Roman Yangarber. Tracking interactions across business news, social media, and stock fluctuations
Se-Jong Kim, Jaehun Shin and Jong-Hyeok Lee. Subtopic Mining Based on Three-level Hierarchical Search Intentions
Jingang Wang, Lejian Liao, Dandan Song, Jingtian Jiang and Chin-Yew Lin. Cold Start Cumulative Citation Recommendation for Knowledge Base Acceleration
Ali Montazeralghaem, Hamed Zamani and Azadeh Shakery. Cross Domain User Engagement Evaluation
Rajul Anand and Alexander Kotov. An Empirical Comparison of Statistical Term Association Graphs with DBpedia and ConceptNet for Query Expansion
Riccardo Miotto, Li Li and Joel T. Dudley. Deep Learning to Predict Patient Disease Risk from Electronic Health Records
Rishiraj Saha Roy, Anusha Suresh, Niloy Ganguly and Monojit Choudhury. D. Improving Document Ranking for Long Queries with Hierarchical Query Segmentation
Raghavendran Balu, Teddy Furon and Laurent Amsaleg . Sketching techniques for very large matrix factorization
Dhruv Gupta and Klaus Berberich . Diversifying Search Results Using Time
Nada Naji and James Allan . On Cross-Script Information Retrieval
Wei Niu, Zhijiao Liu and James Caverlee . LExL: A Learning Approach for Local Expert Discovery on Twitter
Martin Potthast, Sebastian Köpsel, Benno Stein and Matthias Hagen . Clickbait Detection
Romain Deveaud, Véronique Moriceau, Josiane Mothe and Eric Sanjuan . Informativeness for Adhoc IR evaluation: a measure that prevents assessing individual documents
Joost Boonzajer Flaes, Stevan Rudinac and Marcel Worring . What Multimedia Sentiment Analysis Says about City Liveability


Petra Galuščáková, Shadi Saleh and Pavel Pecina. SHAMUS: UFAL Search and Hyperlinking Multimedia System
Wei Zhong and Hui Fang. OPMES: A similarity-search system for Mathematical content in LaTeX Markup
Ilya Sochenkov, Denis Zubarev, Ilya Tikhomirov, Ivan Smirnov, Artem Shelmanov, Roman Suvorov and Gennady Osipov. Exactus Like: Plagiarism detection in scientific texts
Flavio Martins and Joao Magalhaes. Jitter Search: A News-based Real-time Twitter Search Interface
Pedro Saleiro, Jorge Teixeira, Carlos Soares and Eugénio Oliveira. TimeMachine: Entity-centric Search and Visualization of News Archives
Jorrit van den Berg, Stevan Rudinac and Marcel Worring. Scenemash: Multimodal Route Summarization for City Exploration