Organization

Honorary Conference Chair: Si-Chen Lee, President, National Taiwan University
Conference Co-Chairs: Pu-Jen Cheng, National Taiwan University
Publication Co-Chairs: Preslav Nakov, National University of Singapore
Finance Chair: Lun-Wei Ku, National Taiwan University
Program Committee Co-Chairs: Lam Wai, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Min-Yen Kan, National University of Singapore
Webmasters: Yen-Chieh Huang, National Taiwan University
Chien-Wen Chen, National Taiwan University

Area Chairs:


  1. IR Models and Applications
    Min Zhang, Tsinghua University, and Bin Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  2. User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
    Tetsuya Sakai, Microsoft Research Asia, and William Webber, University of Melbourne
  3. Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR
    Joemon Jose, University of Glasgow
  4. Multimedia IR
    Winston Hsu, National Taiwan University, and Kazunari Sugiyama, National University of Singapore
  5. NLP for IR
    Timothy Baldwin, University of Melbourne, and Atsushi Fujii, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  6. Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR
    Tie-Yan Liu, Microsoft Research Asia, and Yi Zhang, University of California Santa Cruz

Program Committee


  • Akiko AIZAWA (National Institute of Informatics, Japan)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Tomoyoshi AKIBA (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Enrique ALFONSECA (Google Zurich, Switzerland)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Sachi ARAFAT (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom)
    -- Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR
  • Ching Man AU (NTT Communication Science Laboratories, Japan)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Jing BAI (Microsoft, USA)
    -- Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR
  • Tim BALDWIN (University of Melbourne, Australia)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Gosse BOUMA (University of Groningen, Netherlands)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Deng CAI (Zhejiang University, China)
    -- Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR
  • Rui CAI (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
    -- Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR
  • Ben CARTERETTE (University of Delaware, USA)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Enhong CHEN (University of Science and Technology, China)
    -- Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR
  • Hsin-Hsi CHEN (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Seungjin CHOI (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)
    -- Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR
  • Shane CULPEPPER (RMIT University, Australia)
    -- Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR
  • James CURRAN (University of Sydney, Australia)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Rebecca DRIDAN (University of Melbourne, Australia)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Georges DUPRET (Yahoo! Labs, USA)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Atsushi FUJII (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
    -- NLP for IR:NLP for IR (manager)
  • Yong GAO (Yahoo! Beijing, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Bo GONG (Oracle Corporation, USA)
    -- Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR
  • Jesse Prabawa GOZALI (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Jiafeng GUO (Institute of Computing Technology, CAS, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Cathal GURRIN (Dublin City University, Ireland)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Ben HACHEY (Capital Markets CRC, Australia)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Kenji HATANO (Doshisha University, Japan)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Daqing HE (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
    -- Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR
  • Yin HE (University of Science and Technology, China)
    -- Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR
  • Xiaofei HE (Zhejiang University, China)
    -- Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR
  • Tao HONG (Zhejiang University, China)
    -- Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR
  • Winston HSU (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Xuanjing HUANG (Fudan University, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Adam JATOWT (Kyoto University, Japan)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Hideo JOHO (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Joemon JOSE (University of Glasgow, UK)
    -- Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR
  • Hanmin JUNG (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Noriko KANDO (National Institute of Informatics, Japan)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • In-Su KANG (Kyungsung University, Korea)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Evangelos KANOULAS (University of Sheffield, United Kingdom)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Sarvnaz KARIMI (NICTA, The University of Melbourne, Australia)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Jaana KEKALAINEN (University of Tampere, Finland)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Jinyoung KIM (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Jungi KIM (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Sang-Bum KIM (SK Telecom, Korea)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Fuminori KIMURA (Ritsumeikan University, Japan)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Kazuaki KISHIDA (Keio University, Japan)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Iraklis KLAMPANOS (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom)
    -- Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR
  • Mounia LALMAS (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Wei LAI (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
    -- Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR
  • Andrew LAMPERT (CSIRO, Australia)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Raymond LAU (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
    -- Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR
  • Gary Geunbae LEE (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Jong-Hyeok LEE (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Kian Chin LEE (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Hyowon LEE (Dublin City University, Ireland)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Mun-Kew LEONG (National Library Board, Singapore)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Guoliang LI (Tsinghua University, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Juanzi LI (Tsinghua University, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Sujian LI (Peking University, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Wenjie LI (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)
    -- Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR
  • Tie-Yan LIU (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
    -- Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR
  • Ting LIU (Harbin Institute of Technology, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Yi LIU (Google Inc., USA)
    -- Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR
  • Yiqun LIU (Tsinghua University, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications, Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR
  • Yue LIU (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Zhiyuan LIU (Tsinghua University, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Si LUO (Perdue University, USA)
    -- Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR
  • Xueqiang LV (Beijing Information Science and Technology University, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Hao MA (Chinese University of Hong Kong, China)
    -- Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR
  • Qiang MA (Kyoto University, Japan)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Akira MAEDA (Ritsumeikan University, Japan)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • David MARTINEZ (NICTA, Australia)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Massimo MELUCCI (University of Padua, Italy)
    -- Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR
  • Alistair MOFFAT (The University of Melbourne, Australia)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Tatsunori MORI (Yokohama National University, Japan)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Mas Rina MUSTAFFA (Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Seung-Hoon NA (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Preslav NAKOV (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
    -- manager:committee
  • Hidetsugu NANBA (Hiroshima City University, Japan)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Jianyun NIE (University of Montreal, Canada)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Iadh OUNIS (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Seong-Bae PARK (Kyungpook National University, Korea)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Will RADFORD (The University of Sydney, Australia)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Reede REN (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom)
    -- Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR
  • Ian RUTHVEN (University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Tetsuya SAKAI (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Falk SCHOLER (RMIT University, Australia)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Kazuhiro SEKI (Kobe University, Japan)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Yohei SEKI (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Satoshi SEKINE (New York University, USA)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Hideki SHIMA (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
    -- Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR
  • Toshiyuki SHIMIZU (Kyoto University, Japan)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • David SMITH (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Ruihua SONG (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Young-In SONG (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Virach SORNLERTLAMVANICH (NECTEC, Thailand)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Mark STEVENSON (Sheffield University, United Kingdom)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Kazunari SUGIYAMA (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Bin SUN (Peking University, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Le SUN (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Motofumi SUZUKI (The Open University of Japan, Japan)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Yu SUZUKI (Nagoya University, Japan)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Yee Fan TAN (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Chong TENG (Wuhan University, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • James THOM (RMIT University, Australia)
    -- Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR
  • Paul THOMAS (CSIRO, Australia)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Andew TROTMAN (University of Otago, New Zealand)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Yuen-Hsien TSENG (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Kiyotaka UCHIMOTO (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Takehito UTSURO (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Stephen WAN (Macquarie Unversity, Australia)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Bin WANG (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Jun WANG (UCL, UK)
    -- Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR
  • Mingwen WANG (Jiangxi Normal Univesity, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • William WEBBER (University of Melbourne, Australia)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • MingFang WU (RMIT University, Australia)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Yunqing XIA (Tsinghua University, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Jun XU (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Yinghui XU (Ricoh, Japan)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Ichiro YAMADA (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Mikio YAMAMOTO (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Hongfei YAN (Peking University, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Rong YAN (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
    -- Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR
  • Patrick YE (Monash University, Australia)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Emine YILMAZ (Microsoft Research Cambridge, United Kingdom)
    -- User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR
  • Masaharu YOSHIOKA (Hokkaido University, Japan)
    -- NLP for IR
  • Hwan Jo YU (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)
    -- Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR
  • Jinhui YUAN (Tsinghua University, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Min ZHANG (Tsinghua University, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Yi ZHANG (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA)
    -- NLP for IR, Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR
  • Jin ZHAO (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
    -- Multimedia IR
  • Jun ZHAO (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications
  • Le ZHAO (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
    -- Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR
  • Zhaohui ZHENG (Yahoo! Labs, USA)
    -- Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR
  • Tingshao ZHU (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
    -- IR Models and Applications

Secondary Reviewers


  • Mathieu BLONDEL (Kobe University, Japan)
  • Zhengguang CHEN (Zhejiang University, China)
  • Zhanying HE (Zhejiang University, China)
  • Jinha KIM (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)
  • Sungchul KIM (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)
  • Taehoon KIM (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)
  • Youngdae KIM (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)
  • Jaeyong LEE (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)
  • Fangtao LI (Tsinghua University, China)
  • Jiyi LI (Kyoto University, Japan)
  • Meladel MISTICA (University of Melbourne, Australia)
  • Joel NOTHMAN (University of Sydney, Australia)
  • Sun PARK (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)
  • Huan XIA (Tsinghua University, China)
  • Bin XU (Zhejiang University, China)
  • Dazhou WANG (Zhejiang University, China)
  • Hao WU (Zhejiang University, China)
  • Lanbo ZHANG (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  • Miao ZHENG (Zhejiang University, China)