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Report on the CIKM workshop on living labs for information retrieval evaluation

Krisztian Balog, David Elsweiler, Evangelos Kanoulas, Liadh Kelly, Mark D. Smucker
2014 SIGIR Forum  
The first CIKM workshop on Living Labs for IR evaluation (LL'13) was held on 1st November 2013 in San Francisco, USA.  ...  Evaluation is a central aspect of information retrieval (IR) research.  ...  We would also like to thank CIKM for hosting the workshop. Thanks also go to the program committee  ... 
doi:10.1145/2641383.2641388 fatcat:zgzd5wwou5gmze3e5doalfglvq

Report on the Seventh Workshop on Exploiting Semantic Annotations in Information Retrieval (ESAIR'14)

Omar Alonso, Jaap Kamps, Jussi Karlgren
2015 SIGIR Forum  
The goal of the ESAIR'14 workshop remained to advance the general research agenda on this core problem, with an explicit focus on one of the most challenging aspects to address in the coming years.  ...  Third, semantic web has exchanged logic for machine learning approaches, and machine learning is the natural unification of semantic web and information retrieval approaches.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank ACM and CIKM for hosting this workshop, the CIKM workshop chairs Xiaofeng Meng and Huan Liu, and in particular general chair X.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2795403.2795412 fatcat:5clbdhkwsfblxe5znj5izs7thm

Report on ACM Workshop on Health Information and Knowledge Management (HIKM 2006)

Li Xiong, Yuni Xia
2007 SIGMOD record  
Finally, we would like to thank the CIKM'06 conference for providing a venue as well as support for the workshop.  ...  First of all, we would like to thank the authors for providing the quality content of the program and the participants for the lively discussion at the workshop.  ...  The workshop was held on November 11, 2006, in conjunction with the ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) in Arlington, VA.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1328854.1328863 fatcat:fym3mcfuvvhwxl7bre3taadfca

CLEF 15th Birthday

Nicola Ferro
2014 SIGIR Forum  
2014 marks the 15 th birthday for CLEF, an evaluation campaign activity which has applied the Cranfield evaluation paradigm to the testing of multilingual and multimodal information access systems in Europe  ...  This paper provides a summary of the motivations which led to the establishment of CLEF, and a description of how it has evolved over the years, the major achievements, and what we see as the next challenges  ...  Acknowledgements CLEF would not be possible without all the effort, enthusiasm, and passion of its community: lab organizers, lab participants, and attendees are the core and the real success of CLEF.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2701583.2701587 fatcat:exd4r3qlznhqhm77efsyof5gee

Storytelling from Structured Data and Knowledge Graphs : An NLG Perspective

Abhijit Mishra, Anirban Laha, Karthik Sankaranarayanan, Parag Jain, Saravanan Krishnan
2019 Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Tutorial Abstracts  
Earlier at IBM, he was part of information retrieval group in IBM Project Debater 3 , which received news coverage worldwide recently because of a live machine vs human debate 4 .  ...  Often these approaches involve choosing the right set of rules or retrieving the appropriate template for the generation task.  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/p19-4009 dblp:conf/acl/MishraLSJK19 fatcat:hxfwcrlpn5hfrbuchoobujpefi

Smart Health and Wellbeing

Christopher C. Yang, Gondy Leroy, Sophia Ananiadou
2013 ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems  
The systems track focuses on healthcare system architecture, framework, design, engineering, and application; the analytics track emphasizes data/information processing, retrieval, mining, analytics, as  ...  In this article, we discuss some of the latest development and introduce several articles selected for this special issue.  ...  HI-KDD) 2012 -ACM CIKM International Workshop on Smart Health and Wellbeing (SHB) 2012 -ACM SIGKDD Workshop on Data Mining for Healthcare (DMH) 2013 -ACM SIGIR Workshop on Health Search and Discovery (  ... 
doi:10.1145/2555810.2555811 fatcat:qougwwh4rbfpzgefdzpaxqzxty

DESYR: Definition and Syntactic Representation Based Claim Detection on the Web [article]

Megha Sundriyal, Parantak Singh, Md Shad Akhtar, Shubhashis Sengupta, Tanmoy Chakraborty
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Furthermore, the increase in the usage of online social media has resulted in an explosion of unsolicited information on the web presented as informal text.  ...  It is a framework that intends on annulling the said issues for informal web-based text by leveraging a combination of hierarchical representation learning (dependency-inspired Poincare embedding), definition-based  ...  In European Conference on Information Retrieval.  ... 
arXiv:2108.08759v1 fatcat:bd5shqh7pbgsvncwuo7ohcawze

Semantic representation and enrichment of information retrieval experimental data

Gianmaria Silvello, Georgeta Bordea, Nicola Ferro, Paul Buitelaar, Toine Bogers
2016 International Journal on Digital Libraries  
ing are analysed and evaluated.  ...  approaches for expert finding.  ...  The authors would like to thank Barry Coughlan for his suggestions and collaboration.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00799-016-0172-8 fatcat:xsxjcfgm3bhxjj4tjomqoobwvi

Conversational Search (Dagstuhl Seminar 19461)

Avishek Anand, Lawrence Cavedon, Hideo Joho, Mark Sanderson, Benno Stein
2020 Dagstuhl Reports  
The ideas and findings presented in this report should serve as one of the main sources for diverse research programs on Conversational Search.  ...  Dagstuhl Seminar 19461 "Conversational Search" was held on 10-15 November 2019. 44 researchers in Information Retrieval and Web Search, Natural Language Processing, Human Computer Interaction, and Dialogue  ...  We also thank the ANR project SESAMS (Projet-ANR-18-CE23-0001) which supports Laure Soulier's work on this topic.  ... 
doi:10.4230/dagrep.9.11.34 dblp:journals/dagstuhl-reports/AnandCJSS19 fatcat:ctqyitsfifcbbecio5dnx2i62y

Conversational Search – A Report from Dagstuhl Seminar 19461 [article]

Avishek Anand, Lawrence Cavedon, Matthias Hagen, Hideo Joho, Mark Sanderson, Benno Stein
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The ideas and findings presented in this report should serve as one of the main sources for diverse research programs on Conversational Search.  ...  Dagstuhl Seminar 19461 "Conversational Search" was held on 10-15 November 2019. 44~researchers in Information Retrieval and Web Search, Natural Language Processing, Human Computer Interaction, and Dialogue  ...  On the basis of these results, some specific challenges to the design of conversational search systems are identified.  ... 
arXiv:2005.08658v1 fatcat:ekkylrysezfkfcwkuk5ynrcwki

Fighting the COVID-19 Infodemic: Modeling the Perspective of Journalists, Fact-Checkers, Social Media Platforms, Policy Makers, and the Society [article]

Firoj Alam, Shaden Shaar, Fahim Dalvi, Hassan Sajjad, Alex Nikolov, Hamdy Mubarak, Giovanni Da San Martino, Ahmed Abdelali, Nadir Durrani, Kareem Darwish, Abdulaziz Al-Homaid, Wajdi Zaghouani (+5 others)
2021 arXiv   pre-print
To address this gap, we release a large dataset of 16K manually annotated tweets for fine-grained disinformation analysis that (i) focuses on COVID-19, (ii) combines the perspectives and the interests  ...  Finally, we show strong evaluation results using pretrained Transformers, thus confirming the practical utility of the dataset in monolingual vs. multilingual, and single task vs. multitask settings.  ...  We also want to thank the Atlantic Club in Bulgaria and DataBee for their support for the Bulgarian annotations.  ... 
arXiv:2005.00033v5 fatcat:pqmx6nl22jay7kvoiuunq4hrp4

Search Engines that Learn from Their Users

Anne Schuth
2016 SIGIR Forum  
Chapter 8 is based on Lerot: an Online Learning to Rank Framework published at the Living Labs Workshop at CIKM'13 by Schuth, Hofmann, Whiteson, and de Rijke [161].  ...  This chapter is also based on Extended Overview of the Living Labs for Information Retrieval Evaluation (LL4IR) CLEF Lab 2015 by Schuth, Balog, and Kelly [164] . All authors contributed to the text.  ...  In OpenSearch, our living labs setting, we focus exclusively on head queries for a number of reasons: 1. This allows us to evaluate experimental search systems on the same set of queries. 2.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2964797.2964817 fatcat:lk24shg7dzbyzk7kkr4x6cjbna

"A veritable bucket of facts" origins of the data base management system

Thomas Haigh
2006 SIGMOD record  
Bertossi is Faculty Fellow of IBM Center for Advanced Studies (Toronto Lab.). Several contributions and comments by Loreto Bravo are very much appreciated.  ...  Acknowledgments ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The research achievements at KDBS Lab is the result of the work of many present and past members of the group.  ...  Glowing reports in Fortune magazine informed businessmen of the power of information theory [12] and of information retrieval [11] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1147376.1147382 fatcat:pk5odqlhqnctdepmcrfsriputi

Semantic Representation and Inference for NLP [article]

Dongsheng Wang
2021 arXiv   pre-print
The state of the art for semantic representation and inference is deep learning, and particularly Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs), Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs), and transformer Self-Attention  ...  This thesis investigates the use of deep learning for novel semantic representation and inference, and makes contributions in the following three areas: creating training data, improving semantic representations  ...  References Acknowledgment This project receive funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 721321".  ... 
arXiv:2106.08117v1 fatcat:qi3546wlhfd2xhqj3f776wa6km

Open challenges for data stream mining research

Georg Krempl, Myra Spiliopoulou, Jerzy Stefanowski, Indre Žliobaite, Dariusz Brzeziński, Eyke Hüllermeier, Mark Last, Vincent Lemaire, Tino Noack, Ammar Shaker, Sonja Sievi
2014 SIGKDD Explorations  
of complex data, and evaluation of stream mining algorithms.  ...  Another body of literature focuses on developing languages for querying Tweets.  ...  on the challenges in stream mining.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2674026.2674028 fatcat:y3bozzeohveibgxb5wmiwfcogm
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