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Real life information retrieval (panel)

Michael Lesk, Doug Cutting, Jan Pedersen, Terry Noreault, Matt Koll
1997 Proceedings of the 20th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '97  
The worId of commercial search engines is surprisingly little covered in the literature, e.g. the devices needed to cope with searching for extremely frequent terms, efficient coding for partial word searching  ...  This panel is made up of people who have written large search systems and will give them (and the audience) a chance to discuss the technical and practical details of large search systems.  ...  The worId of commercial search engines is surprisingly little covered in the literature, e.g. the devices needed to cope with searching for extremely frequent terms, efficient coding for partial word searching  ... 
doi:10.1145/258525.277434 dblp:conf/sigir/LeskCPNK97 fatcat:aovzlyd65bd67bc6qmmztxcrfa

Real life information retrieval: a study of user queries on the Web

Bernard J. Jansen, Amanda Spink, Judy Bateman, Tefko Saracevic
1998 SIGIR Forum  
, and (iii) terms -their rank/frequency distribution and the most highly used search terms.  ...  We analyzed transaction logs of a set of 51,473 queries posed by 18,113 users of Excite, a major Internet search service.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Graham Spencer, Doug, Cutting, Amy Smith and Catherine Yip of Excite, Inc in providing the data and information for this research.  ... 
doi:10.1145/281250.281253 fatcat:jhjfvci4nbfx7gng7xsuxmdnsa

Real life, real users, and real needs: a study and analysis of user queries on the web

Bernard J. Jansen, Amanda Spink, Tefko Saracevic
2000 Information Processing & Management  
Real life, real users, and real needs: A study and analysis of user queries on the web. Information Processing and Management. 36(2), 207-227. Go to Publication List ABSTRACT.  ...  On the software side, there have been many descriptive evaluations of Web search engines (e.g. Lynch 1997). Statistics of Web use appear regularly (e.g.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Graham Spencer, Doug, Cutting, Amy Smith and Catherine Yip of Excite, Inc. in providing the data and information for this research.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0306-4573(99)00056-4 fatcat:b6euu2pldzd3ziyisim2d2qvhq

Spoken content retrieval

Joachim Kohler, Martha Larson, Franciska de Jong, Wessel Kraaij, Roeland Ordelman
2008 SIGIR Forum  
The goal of the workshop was to bring the speech community and the information retrieval community together.  ...  The workshop concluded with a panel discussion, whose goal it was to identify future research directions for speech retrieval.  ...  Researchers from the Sinequa Labs presented a retrieval system for conversations recorded by call centers. Fraunhofer IAIS presented its search engine for radio content.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1480506.1480518 fatcat:5bfyxsfrrrckzkjdeqkzpdkmxq

Interactive Symptom Elicitation for Diagnostic Information Retrieval

Tuukka Ruotsalo, Antti Lipsanen
2018 The 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research & Development in Information Retrieval - SIGIR '18  
Medical information retrieval suffers from a dual problem: users struggle in describing what they are experiencing from a medical perspective and the search engine is struggling in retrieving the information  ...  We demonstrate interactive symptom elicitation for diagnostic information retrieval.  ...  CONCLUSIONS We introduced interactive symptom elicitation and demonstrated the technique as a part of a real-world diagnostic information retrieval system.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3209978.3210172 dblp:conf/sigir/RuotsaloL18 fatcat:dwdfbvz2wrawhn6k5xtn4bsosi

Special issue: "Web retrieval and mining"

Hsinchun Chen
2003 Decision Support Systems  
Since the web infrastructure became robust, web retrieval (of information instead of interconnection of computers) has become a major part of everyday life.  ...  However, these search engines are known to have suffered with problems of information overload, low precision, information quality and information coverage [5] .  ...  He is author of more than 100 articles covering medical informatics, semantic retrieval, search algorithms, knowledge discovery and collaborative computing in leading information technology publications  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0167-9236(02)00104-5 fatcat:iwhuvqy75jgkxacfhb2m4cal34

Crowdsourcing rock n' roll multimedia retrieval

Cees G.M. Snoek, Bauke Freiburg, Johan Oomen, Roeland Ordelman
2010 Proceedings of the international conference on Multimedia - MM '10  
The search engine has been operational online to harvest valuable feedback from rock n' roll enthusiasts.  ...  In this technical demonstration, we showcase a multimedia search engine that facilitates semantic access to archival rock n' roll concert video.  ...  In this paper, we demonstrate a real-world video search engine based on advanced multimedia retrieval technology, which allows for user-provided feedback to improve and ex-Permission to make digital or  ... 
doi:10.1145/1873951.1874278 dblp:conf/mm/SnoekFOO10 fatcat:qwgtt3nkyremvd2zuurse2syzi

Report on the DB/IR panel at SIGMOD 2005

Sihem Amer-Yahia, Pat Case, Thomas Rölleke, Jayavel Shanmugasundaram, Gerhard Weikum
2005 SIGMOD record  
MOTIVATION This paper summarizes the salient aspects of the SIGMOD 2005 panel on "Databases and Information Retrieval: Rethinking the Great Divide".  ...  The goal of the panel was to discuss whether we should rethink data management systems architectures to truly merge Database (DB) and Information Retrieval (IR) technologies.  ...  Panel Questions 1) Which real-world applications require a tight DB-IR integration?  ... 
doi:10.1145/1107499.1107514 fatcat:ngwqt5smibgsvkpo4b4orxp5we

Diversity in multimedia information retrieval research

James Z. Wang, Nozha Boujemaa, Alberto Del Bimbo, Donald Geman, Alexander G. Hauptmann, Jelena Tesić
2006 Proceedings of the 8th ACM international workshop on Multimedia information retrieval - MIR '06  
Multimedia information retrieval is a highly diverse field. A variety of data types, research problems, methodologies are involved.  ...  While continually developing new techniques for multimedia retrieval, researchers in the field have leveraged mature methodologies developed in related fields including databases, information retrieval  ...  Rita Cucchiara, Jia Li, Milind Naphade, Eric Pauwels, and Alan Smeaton participated in discussions related to the theme of this panel with James Z.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1178677.1178681 dblp:conf/mir/WangBBGHT06 fatcat:oqezl35kcvbf7msipdosecwd7q

Information search and retrieval in microblogs

Miles Efron
2011 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Modern information retrieval (IR) has come to terms with numerous new media in efforts to help people find information in increasingly diverse settings.  ...  After an overview of microblogs and the behavior surrounding them, the article describes established problems in microblog retrieval such as entity search, sentiment analysis, and modeling abstractions  ...  The flood of data coming from Twitter and other social networking services has brought new challenges to commercial search engines (not least among them, Twitter's own search service).  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.21512 fatcat:iedkatt54za45moqb6g2ckaz5m

Smalltalk in the business world (panel)

Yen-Ping Shan, Ken Auer, Andrew J. Bear, Jim Adamczyk, Adele Goldberg, Tom Love, Dave Thomas
1994 Proceedings of the ninth annual conference on Object-oriented programming systems, language, and applications - OOPSLA '94  
I would like to see some from of public repository from which all with appropriate access can search and retrieve classes.  ...  In the absence of such a search and query tool (and of course, appmpde class information to allow search and query), we find developers deciding that is just as easy to build their own version of a class  ... 
doi:10.1145/191080.191108 dblp:conf/oopsla/ShanABAGLT94 fatcat:4hoqgnio6jbmnlov5sh3xmafs4

Report on the Information Retrieval Festival (IRFest2017)

Leif Azzopardi, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis, Martin Halvey
2017 SIGIR Forum  
The Information Retrieval Festival took place in April 2017 in Glasgow.  ...  The workshop was followed by a "Tour de Scotland" where delegates were taken from Glasgow to Aberdeen for the European Conference in Information Retrieval (ECIR 2017).  ...  Energy Efficiency in Web Search Engines by Matteo Catena and Nicola Tonellotto, ISTI CNR, Italy. High performance query processing is fundamental for the success of a Web search engine.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3130332.3130336 fatcat:3ejhaputzve5dileftpldba4uu

Interactive multi-user video retrieval systems

Marco Bertini, Alberto Del Bimbo, Andrea Ferracani, Lea Landucci, Daniele Pezzatini
2011 Multimedia tools and applications  
Both systems use the same backend, based on a service oriented architecture (SOA) that provides services for automatic and manual annotation, and an ontology-based video search and browsing engine.  ...  In this paper we present two interactive multi-user systems for video search and browsing.  ...  Collaborative activities are an important characteristic of the information searching process in task-based information retrieval [29] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11042-011-0888-9 fatcat:jjujazyudbechkzojnkfp3i34e

An agenda for green information retrieval research

Gobinda Chowdhury
2012 Information Processing & Management  
Nowadays we use information retrieval systems and services as part of our many day-today activities ranging from a web and database search to searching for various digital libraries, audio and video collections  ...  However, IR systems and services make extensive use of ICT (information and communication technologies) and increasing use of ICT can significantly increase greenhouse gas (GHG, a term used to denote emission  ...  At one level, an IR system may be considered as a software or a search engine that allows users to search and retrieve digital information.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2012.02.003 fatcat:rjzpxrwt2naq3c56olwvfyinv4

Music Retrieval [chapter]

Cornelia Caragea, Vasant Honavar, Peter Boncz, Peter Boncz, Per-Åke Larson, Suzanne W. Dietrich, Gonzalo Navarro, Bhavani Thuraisingham, Yan Luo, Ouri Wolfson, Steven M. Beitzel, Eric C. Jensen (+89 others)
2009 Encyclopedia of Database Systems  
Melody search engines (search engines which serve the information need for pieces of music that contain musical material which is melodically similar to a given query) can be useful for a variety of purposes  ...  Music Information Retrieval Music Information Retrieval (MIR) is an emerging, interdisciplinary science [21] that aims at retrieving information from music.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-39940-9_3133 fatcat:hn45xa2l2jgqdazfvnvlv5n73a
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