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12/01/2010 12/02/2010 12/03/2010
8:00-8:45 Registration 8:00-8:35 Registration 8:30-9:00 Registration
8:45-9:00 Opening Session 8:35-9:35 Keynote Speech – II Session 7: Web and QA
9:00-10:00 Keynote Speech – I 9:35-10:00 coffee break 9:00-9:25 Mining Parallel Documents Across Web Sites
10:00-10:25 coffee break Session 4: NLP for IR 9:25-9:50 A Revised SimRank Approach for Query Expansion
Session 1: IR Models - I 10:00-10:25 A Local Generative Model for Chinese Word Segmentation 9:50-10:15 On a Combination of Probabilistic and Boolean IR Models for Question Answering
10:25-10:50 Relevance Ranking using Kernels 10:25-10:50 Re-ranking Summaries Based on Cross-document Information Extraction 10:15-10:40 Improving Web-Based OOV Translation Mining for Query Translation
10:50-11:15 Mining YouTube to Discover Hate Videos, Users and Hidden Communities 10:50-11:15 A Two-Stage Algorithm for Domain Adaptation with Application to Sentiment Transfer Problems 10:40-11:00 coffee break
11:15-11:40 Title-based Product Search - Exemplified in a Chinese E-commerce Portal 11:15-11:40 Domain-Specific Term Rankings Using Topic Models Session 8: Multimedia
11:40-12:05 Relevance Model Revisited: With Multiple Document Representations 11:40-12:05 Learning Chinese Polarity Lexicons by Integration of Graph Models and Morphological Features 11:00-11:25 Emotion Tag Based Music Retrieval Algorithm
12:05-13:10 Lunch 12:05- 13:10 Lunch 11:25-11:50 An Aesthetic-based Approach to Rank Web Images
Session 2: Machine Learning for IR – I Session 5: Machine Learning for IR – II 11:50-12:00 Closing Session
13:15-13:40 Multi-Viewpoint Based Similarity Measure and Optimality Criteria for Document Clustering 13:30-13:55 Learning to Rank with Supplementary Data 12:00-12:30 Lunch
13:40-14:05 A Text Classifier with Domain Adaptation for Sentiment Classification 13:55-14:20 Event Recognition from News Webpages through Latent Ingredients Extraction Local IR workshop
14:05-14:30 coffee break 14:20-14:45 Tuning Machine-Learning Algorithms for Battery-Operated Portable Devices 12:30-12:50 Registration
Session 3: User Studies and Evaluation 14:45-15:15 coffee break 12:50-13:35 Query Reformulation for Information Retrieval
14:30-14:55 Effective Time Ratio: A Measure for Web Search Engines with Document Snippets Session 6: IR Models - II 13:35-14:20 A Kernel Approach to Matching of Query and Document in Search
14:55-15:20 Investigating Characteristics of Non-click Behavior Using Query Logs 15:15-15:40 A Unified Iterative Optimization Algorithm for Query Model and Ranking Refinement 14:20-15:05 Recall Estimation with Assessor Error in E-Discovery
15:20-15:45 Score Estimation, Incomplete Judgments, and Significance Testing in IR Evaluation 15:40-16:05 A Study of Document Weight Smoothness in Pseudo Relevance Feedback 15:05-15:25 Coffee Break
16:30-18:30 Reception and Poster Session 16:05-16:30 Modeling Variable Dependencies between Characters in Chinese Information Retrieval 15:25-16:10 Web-Scale Knowledge Discovery and Population from Unstructured Data
18:00-21:00 Banquet 16:10-16:55 User behavior analysis for Web search: with and beyond the Wisdom of Crowds

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12/01/2010
8:45-9:00 Opening Session





9:00-10:00 Keynote Speech – I Chair: Prof. Hsin-Hsi Chen, National Taiwan University
 


10:00-10:25 Coffee break





10:25-12:05 Session 1: IR Models - I Chair: Dr. Benjamin Piwowarski, University of Glasgow
10:25-10:50 Relevance Ranking using Kernels Jun Xu, Hang Li and Chaoliang Zhong
10:50-11:15 Mining YouTube to Discover Hate Videos, Users and Hidden Communities Ashish Sureka, Ponnurangam Kumaraguru, Atul Goyal and Sidharth Chhabra
11:15-11:40 Title-based Product Search - Exemplified in a Chinese E-commerce Portal Chien-Wen Chen and Pu-Jen Cheng
11:40-12:05 Relevance Model Revisited: With Multiple Document Representations Ruey-Cheng Chen, Chiung-Min Tsai and Jieh Hsiang




12:05-13:10 Lunch

 


13:15-14:05 Session 2: Machine Learning for IR – I Chair: Prof. Qi Zhang, Fudan University
13:15-13:40 Multi-Viewpoint Based Similarity Measure and Optimality Criteria for Document Clustering Duc Thang Nguyen, Lihui Chen and Chee Keong Chan
13:40-14:05 A Text Classifier with Domain Adaptation for Sentiment Classification Wei Chen and Jingyu Zhou




14:05-14:30
coffee break






14:30-15:45 Session 3: User Studies and Evaluation Chair: Prof. Masaharu Yoshioka, Hokkaido University
14:30-14:55 Effective Time Ratio: A Measure for Web Search Engines with Document Snippets Jing He, Baihan Shu, Xiaoming Li and Hongfei Yan
14:55-15:20 Investigating Characteristics of Non-click Behavior Using Query Logs Ting Yao, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma, Yongfeng Zhang and Liyun Ru
15:20-15:45
Score Estimation, Incomplete Judgments, and Significance Testing in IR Evaluation Sri Devi Ravana and Alistair Moffat

 


15:45-17:00 Reception and Poster Session
  Multi-Search: A Meta-search Engine Based on Multiple Ontologies Mohammed Maree, Saadat Alhashmi, Mohammed Belkhatir, Hidayat Hidayat and Bashar Tahayna
  Co-HITS-Ranking Based Query-Focused Multi-Document Summarization Po Hu, Donghong Ji and Chong Teng
  Advanced Training Set Construction for Retrieval in Historic Documents Andrea Ernst-Gerlach and Norbert Fuhr

Ontology-Driven Semantic Digital Library Shahrul Azman Noah, Nor Afni Raziah Alias, Nurul Aida Osman, Zuraidah Abdullah, Nazlia Omar, Yazrina Yahya and Maryati Mohd Yusof
  Revisiting Rocchio's Relevance Feedback Algorithm for Probabilistic Models Zheng Ye, Ben He, Xiangji Huang and Hongfei Lin
  When Two is Better than One: A Study of Ranking Paradigms and Their Integrations for Subtopic Retrieval Teerapong Leelanupab, Guido Zuccon and Joemon Jose

Connecting Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Web Search Process: Analysis Using Search Units Hitomi Saito, Masao Takaku, Yuka Egusa, Hitoshi Terai, Makiko Miwa and Noriko Kando

Transliteration Retrieval Model for Cross Lingual Information Retrieval Ea-Ee Jan, Shih-Hsiang Lin and Berlin Chen

The Role of Lexical Ontology in Expanding the Semantic Textual Content of On-Line News Images Shahrul Azman Noah and Datul Aida Ali

Order Preserved Cost-sensitive Listwise Approach in Learning to Rank Min Lu, MaoQiang Xie, Yang Wang, Jie Liu and YaLou Huang

Pseudo-Relevance Feedback Based on mRMR Criteria Yuanbin Wu, Qi Zhang, Yaqian Zhou and Xuanjiang Huang

An Integrated Deterministic and Nondeterministic Inference Algorithm for Sequential Labeling Yu-Chieh Wu, Yue-Shi Lee, Jie-Chi Yang and Show-Jane Yen

FolkDiffusion: A Graph-based Tag Suggestion Method for Folksonomies Zhiyuan Liu, Chuan Shi and Maosong Sun

Effectively Leveraging Entropy and Relevance for Summarization Wenjuan Luo, Fuzhen Zhuang, Qing He and Zhongzhi Shi

Machine Learning Approaches for Modeling Spammer Behavior Md. Saiful Islam, Abdullah Al Mahmud, Md. Rafiqul Islam

Research of Sentiment Block Identification for Customer Reviews Based on Conditional Random Fields Lei Jiang, Yuanchao Liu, Bingquan Liu, Chengjie Sun and Xiaolong Wang

Semantic Relation Extraction Based on Semi-supervised Learning Haibo Li, Yutaka Matsuo and Mitsuru Ishizuka

Corpus-based Arabic Stemming using N-grams Abdelaziz Zitouni, Asma Damankesh, Foroogh Barakati, Maha Atari, Mohamed Watfa and Farhad Oroumchian

Analysis and Algorithms for Stemming Inversion Ingo Feinerer

Top-down and Bottom-up: A Combined Approach to Slot Filling Zheng Chen, Suzanne Tamang, Adam Lee, Xiang Li, Marissa Passantino and Heng Ji

Relation Extraction between Related Concepts by Combining Wikipedia and Web Information for Japanese Language Masumi Shirakawa, Kotaro Nakayama, Eiji Aramaki, Takahiro Hara and Shojiro Nishio

A Chinese Sentence Compression Method for Opinion Mining Shi Feng, Daling Wang, Ge Yu, Binyang Li and Kam-Fai Wong

Relation Extraction in Vietnamese Text using Conditional Random Fields Rathany Chan Sam, Huong Thanh Le, Thuy Thanh Nguyen and The Minh Trinh

A Sparse L2-Regularized Support Vector Machines for Large-scale Natural Language Learning Yu-Chieh Wu, Yue-Shi Lee, Jie-Chi Yang and Show-Jane Yen

An Empirical Comparative Study of Manual Rule-Based and Statistical Question Classifiers on Heterogeneous Unseen Data Cheng-Wei Lee, Min-Yuh Day and Wen-Lian Hsu

Constructing Blog Entry Classifiers using Blog-level Topic Labels Ken Hagiwara, Hiroya Takamura and Manabu Okumura

Finding Hard Questions by Knowledge Gap Analysis in Question Answer Communities Ying-Liang Chen and Hung-Yu Kao

Exploring the Visual Annotatability of Query Concepts for Interactive Cross-Language Information Retrieval Yoshihiko Hayashi, Masaaki Nagata and Bora Savas

A Diary Study-Based Evaluation Framework for Mobile Information Retrieval Ourdia Bouidghaghen, Lynda Tamine and Mohand Boughanem

Dynamics of Genre and Domain Intents Shanu Sushmita, Benjamin Piwowarski and Mounia Lalmas

Query Recommendation Considering Search Performance of Related Queries Yufei Xue, Yiqun Liu, Tong Zhu, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma and Liyun Ru








12/02/2010
8:35-9:35 Keynote Speech – II Chair: Prof. Lam Wai, Chinese University of Hong Kong
 


9:35-10:00 Coffee break





10:00-12:05 Session 4: NLP for IR Chair: Prof. Yoshihiko Hayashi, Osaka University
10:00-10:25 A Local Generative Model for Chinese Word Segmentation Kaixu Zhang, Maosong Sun and Ping Xue
10:25-10:50 Re-ranking Summaries Based on Cross-document Information Extraction Heng Ji, Juan Liu, Benoit Favre, Dan Gillick and Dilek Hakkani-Tur
10:50-11:15 A Two-Stage Algorithm for Domain Adaptation with Application to Sentiment Transfer Problems Qiong Wu, Songbo Tan, Miyi Duan and Xueqi Cheng
11:15-11:40 Domain-Specific Term Rankings Using Topic Models Zhiyuan Liu and Maosong Sun
11:40-12:05 Learning Chinese Polarity Lexicons by Integration of Graph Models and Morphological Features Bin Lu, Yan Song, Xing Zhang, Benjamin Tsou
 


12:05- 13:10 Lunch





13:30-14:45 Session 5: Machine Learning for IR – II Chair: Dr. Jun Xu, Microsoft Research Asia
13:30-13:55 Learning to Rank with Supplementary Data Wenkui Ding, Tao Qin and Xu-Dong Zhang
13:55-14:20 Event Recognition from News Webpages through Latent Ingredients Extraction Rui Yan, Yu Li, Yan Zhang and Xiaoming Li
14:20-14:45 Tuning Machine-Learning Algorithms for Battery-Operated Portable Devices Ziheng Lin, Yan Gu and Samarjit Chakraborty




14:45-15:15 Coffee break





15:15-16:30 Session 6: IR Models - II Chair: Prof. Min Zhang, Tsinghua University
15:15-15:40 A Unified Iterative Optimization Algorithm for Query Model and Ranking Refinement Yunping Huang, Le Sun and Jian-Yun Nie
15:40-16:05 A Study of Document Weight Smoothness in Pseudo Relevance Feedback Peng Zhang, Dawei Song, Xiaochao Zhao and Yuexian Hou
16:05-16:30 Modeling Variable Dependencies between Characters in Chinese Information Retrieval Lixin Shi and Jian-Yun Nie
 


18:00-21:00 Banquet









12/03/2010
9:00-10:40 Session 7: Web and QA Chair: Prof. Tyne Liang, National Chiao -Tung University
9:00-9:25 Mining Parallel Documents Across Web Sites Pham Ngoc Khanh and Ho Tu Bao
9:25-9:50 A Revised SimRank Approach for Query Expansion Yunlong Ma, Hongfei Lin and Song Jin
9:50-10:15 On a Combination of Probabilistic and Boolean IR Models for Question Answering Masaharu Yoshioka
10:15-10:40 Improving Web-Based OOV Translation Mining for Query Translation Yun Dong Ge,  Yu Hong,  Jian Min Yao and  Qiao Ming Zhu
 


10:40-11:00 Coffee break





11:00- 11:50 Session 8: Multimedia Chair: Prof. Winston Hsu, National Taiwan University
11:00-11:25 Emotion Tag Based Music Retrieval Algorithm Jing Li, Hongfei Lin and Lijuan Zhou
11:25-11:50 An Aesthetic-based Approach to Rank Web Images Shao Hang Kao, Wei-Yen Day and Pu-Jen Cheng
 


11:50-12:00 Closing Session

12:00-12:30 Lunch









12:30-16:55 Local IR workshop Speaker
12:30-12:50 Registration

12:50-13:35 Query Reformulation for Information Retrieval Prof. Pu-Jen Cheng
13:35-14:20 A Kernel Approach to Matching of Query and Document in Search Dr. Jun Xu
14:20-15:05 Recall Estimation with Assessor Error in E-Discovery Mr. William Webber
15:05-15:25 Coffee Break

15:25-16:10 Web-Scale Knowledge Discovery and Population from Unstructured Data Prof. Heng A. Ji
16:10-16:55 User behavior analysis for Web search: with and beyond the Wisdom of Crowds Prof. Min Zhang