The Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference(AIRS)aims to bring together researchers and developers to exchange new ideas and latest achievements in the field of information retrieval (IR). The scope of the conference covers applications, systems, technologies and theory aspects of information retrieval in text, audio, image, video, and multimedia data. The AIRS 2010 welcomes submissions of original papers in the broad field of information retrieval. Technical issues covered include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. IR Models and Theories
  2. User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  3. Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR
  4. Multimedia IR
  5. NLP for IR (eg. Cross-/Multi- Language IR, Question Answering, Summarization, Information Extraction)
  6. Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR (eg. Learning to Rank, Classification, Clustering)
  7. IR Applications (eg. Digital Libraries, Vertical Search, Mobile IR)

Accepted papers will be published as part of the LNCS series from Springer, and will be EI-indexed.