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Towards a Living Lab for Information Retrieval Research and Development [chapter]

Leif Azzopardi, Krisztian Balog
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
To focus discussion, we put forward a proposal for a living lab on product search tasks within the context of an online shop.  ...  Here, we aim to further the discussion on living labs for IR evaluation and propose one possible architecture to create such an evaluation environment.  ...  Feedback and usage data collected from the users would be collected and again exported to the evaluation forum (for the developers of C to analyze). C) Research Components as Web Services.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23708-9_5 fatcat:iectszletjbdbm5yca32hrnnfm

Proceedings of the 17th Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop [article]

Alex Brandsen, Anne Dirkson, Wessel Kraaij, Wout Lamers, Suzan Verberne, Hugo de Vos, Gineke Wiggers
2018 arXiv   pre-print
DIR aims to serve as an international platform (with a special focus on the Netherlands and Belgium) for exchange and discussions on research & applications in the field of information retrieval and related  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors wish to thank the employees of Legal Intelligence for their cooperation in this research. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Supported by "Google Digital News Initiative" 5  ...  If suitable, the found factors will allow the improvement of precision in legal IR 1 2 For the importance of testing with real users of the IR system, see Park [7, p. 322] systems  ... 
arXiv:1812.04265v1 fatcat:ezpjxeybmnfhlooy6sk4yo62lm

Marcin Lewinski: Internet Political Discussion Forums as an Argumentative Activity Type. A Pragma-dialectical Analysis of Online Forms of Strategic Manoeuvring in Reacting Critically

Paul van den Hoven
2011 Argumentation: an international journal on reasoning  
This however does not make them futile discussions for the sake of discussing, Lewinski argues from a pragma-dialectical perspective.  ...  Online political forum discussions take place among many pseudonymous participants, who may team up and who can join in and withdraw at any moment.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10503-011-9201-3 fatcat:tlgnkf4wpvdr7b3vtbgdxcmvg4

New media usage and privacy policies of newspaper websites of the Baltic States

Gundars E. Kaupins, Decateur Reed
2012 Verslo ir teisės aktualijos / Current Issues of Business and Law  
liability for anyone submitting inappropriate content to the newspaper.  ...  This study examines how new media and privacy policies have penetrated the top twelve online newspaper websites in the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania).  ...  Newspaper websites are useful for this study because such sites collect much information from the outside in terms of news, advertising, and other customer information.  ... 
doi:10.5200/1822-9530.2012.03 fatcat:d4imjvl2d5aavn4mwkjlfyjk54


2010 Education for Information  
(e.g., content-based filtering, collaborative filtering, recommender systems, profiles); -Evaluation (e.g., test collections, effectiveness measures, experimental design); -Web IR and Social Media Search  ...  LIDA brings together researchers, educators, practitioners, and developers from all over the world in a forum for personal exchanges, discussions, and learning, made easier by being held in memorable locations  ... 
doi:10.3233/efi-2009-0879 fatcat:v3b3he3pyjayfcgmfouhiav6ma

Patent information retrieval

Mihai Lupu
2012 Proceedings of the 35th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '12  
The combination of these two objectives leads to the main purpose of the tutorial: to create awareness and to encourage more emphasis on the patent domain in the IR community.  ...  The tutorial aims to provide the IR researchers with an understanding of how the patent system works, the challenges that patent searchers face in using the existing tools and in adopting new methods developed  ...  We will talk about the pros and cons of this use of search reports, and about how to run your own tests and create your own test collections.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2348283.2348536 dblp:conf/sigir/Lupu12 fatcat:t5yju7azj5gjbdw3iu6osk4kky

The Tax Lives of Uber Drivers: Evidence from Internet Discussion Forums

Shu-Yi Oei, Diane M. Ring
2016 Social Science Research Network  
In this Article, we investigate the tax issues and challenges facing Uber and Lyft drivers by studying their online interactions in three internet discussion forums:,, and Intuit  ...  of user sophistication, accuracy of legal advising, and other cultural features of the forums.  ...  Substantive tax issues aside, online discussion forums are also interesting as a socio-legal phenomenon themselves. 12 For example, they can serve as primary source evidence of how the 6 7 "Sharing  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2730893 fatcat:u4lgjcwonvhypiespsgx6q6nk4

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  ...  We would like to sincerely and warmly thank Maristella Agosti, Donna Harman, and Carol Peters (Coordinator of CLEF 2000-2009) for their precious and continuous advice and suggestions during this journey  ...  the evaluation of focused retrieval by providing large test collections of structured documents [28, 29, 54, 137, 236, 253, 267] ; RepLab (2012-2014) has been a competitive evaluation exercise for online  ... 
doi:10.1145/2701583.2701587 fatcat:exd4r3qlznhqhm77efsyof5gee

Leveraging Access to E-resources through Gateway: A Case Study at St. Stephen's College, Delhi

Raj Kumar Bhardwaj
2013 DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology  
The paper explains the steps involved in building gateway, such as preliminary preparation, planning and designing, development of online gateway, testing and implementation.  ...  Besides this, open archive initiative and protocol metadata initiatives (OAI-PMH) and Z39.50 standards, architecture and features of the knowledge gateway have been discussed in this paper.  ...  forums are created to provide the platform to discuss their area of interests.  ... 
doi:10.14429/djlit.33.5107 fatcat:7yx7feexxjbc3ametfinngatym

IFlyLegal: A Chinese Legal System for Consultation, Law Searching, and Document Analysis

Ziyue Wang, Baoxin Wang, Xingyi Duan, Dayong Wu, Shijin Wang, Guoping Hu, Ting Liu
2019 Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and the 9th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-IJCNLP): System Demonstrations  
To this end, we introduce a freely available Chinese Legal Tech system (IFlyLegal) that benefits from multiple NLP tasks.  ...  To achieve this, one of the key requirements for machines is to utilize legal knowledge and comprehend legal context.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank all the reviewers for their insight reviews. This paper is funded by National Key R&D Program of China (No.2018YFC0807701).  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/d19-3017 dblp:conf/emnlp/WangWDWWHL19 fatcat:mbfsevvcbjhcljlsemfch4dwbm

Can IT help government to restore public trust? Declining public trust and potential prospects of IT in the public sector

M.J. Moon
2003 36th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2003. Proceedings of the  
This argument is illustrated by four selected mini cases (OPEN system in Seoul, eVA in Virginia, eFiling for IRS tax returns, and online policy forums in Seoul and Pennsylvania).  ...  The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection offers an online policy forum called "People Connection On-Line Discussion Area" where the public can participate in policy discussions related to  ...  The cases include Online Procedures ENhancement for Civil Applications (OPEN) system in the Seoul Metropolitan Government, the eVA system in Virginia, the eFiling system used for IRS documents, and online  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2003.1174303 dblp:conf/hicss/Moon03 fatcat:grdpk26rabhnlmhl4ioyq5vesa

First International Workshop on Professional Search (ProfS2018)

Suzan Verberne, Jiyin He, Udo Kruschwitz, Birger Larsen, Tony Russell-Rose, Arjen P. de Vries
2018 The 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research & Development in Information Retrieval - SIGIR '18  
The workshop will deliver a roadmap of research directions for the years to come.  ...  Professional search tasks have specific requirements, different from the requirements of generic web search.  ...  Synergy and future directions Intended outcome, apart from publishing the proceedings online as workshop proceedings, is a research roadmap and workshop report for SIGIR Forum in which the  ... 
doi:10.1145/3209978.3210198 dblp:conf/sigir/VerberneHKLRV18 fatcat:5rwxnpfsdbeuxe47q3udrtxapi

The State and Future of Genetic Improvement

William B. Langdon, Kevin Leach, Yu Huang, Gabin An, Westley Weimer, Christopher Timperley, Oliver Krauss, Zhen Yu Ding, Yiwei Lyu, Nicolas Chausseau, Eric Schulte, Shin Hwei Tan
2019 Software engineering notes  
We report the discussion session at the sixth international Genetic Improvement workshop, GI-2019 @ ICSE, which was held as part of the 41st ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering on  ...  Topics included GI representations, the maintainability of evolved code, automated software testing, future areas of GI research, such as co-evolution, and existing GI tools and benchmarks.  ...  RN/19/02 A Post Workshop Suggestions by Nicolas Chausseau Turn this article into an ongoing collaborative website online it could: • Allow ongoing discussion in a more informal online forum setting •  ... 
doi:10.1145/3356773.3356801 fatcat:cxrnermpf5awnpb7iq6bw6baca

Teaching English Professional Writing in an E-learning Environment: An Italian Case Study

Anna Romagnuolo
2015 International Journal of Language and Linguistics  
This paper will report on the author's four-year experience of teaching English for International Organizations and Their Discourse, a course especially developed for the distance learning Master program  ...  The specific features, aims and target of the two courses will be briefly explained and followed by the discussion of the program development and results obtained.  ...  Acknowledgements The author is thankful to the University Technical Support Staff and particularly to Simona Paris for retrieving and aggregating the Master course test results.  ... 
doi:10.11648/j.ijll.20150306.21 fatcat:dyrxcgl6ebegvmqhews7yf6rqi

A distributed model to expand the reach of drug checking

Bruce Wallace, Lea Gozdzialski, Abdelhakim Qbaich, Azam Shafiul, Piotr Burek, Abby Hutchison, Taylor Teal, Rebecca Louw, Collin Kielty, Derek Robinson, Belaid Moa, Margaret-Anne Storey (+2 others)
2022 Drugs, Habits and Social Policy  
online and in localized reporting.  ...  Findings The distributed model diminishes the need for technicians at multiple sites while still providing point-of-care results with local harm reduction engagement and access to confirmatory testing  ...  The site provides links to an email list and hosts harm reduction and technician discussion forums, as well as ongoing opportunities for education j DRUGS, HABITS AND SOCIAL POLICY j and engagement with  ... 
doi:10.1108/dhs-01-2022-0005 fatcat:4wpdp2tcezby5ou3dlxrgq6cem
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