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in the broad field of information retrieval (IR).

The Program Chairs and Program Committee this year have accepted 73 full papers for presentation at the SIGIR conference..

Monday, 29th July 2013

SESSION 1 | 11:00-12:40
Session 1A: User Behaviour (Chair: Ian Ruthven, University of Strathclyde, UK) - Burke Theatre, TCD
Title: Beliefs and Biases in Web Search
Author: Ryen White (Microsoft Research)

Title: Improving Search Result Summaries By Using Searcher Behavior Data
Author: Mikhail Ageev (Lomonosov Moscow State University), Dmitry Lagun (Emory University), Eugene Agichtein (Emory University)

Title: How Query Cost Affects Search Behavior
Author: Leif Azzopardi (University of Glasgow), Diane Kelly (University of North Carolina), Kathy Brennan (University of North Carolina)

Title: Search Engine Switching Detection Based on User Personal Preferences and Behavior Patterns
Author: Denis Savenkov (Emory University), Dmitry Lagun (Emory University), Qiaoling Liu (Emory University)
Session 1B: Social Media and Network Analysis I (Chair: Wessel Kraaij, Radboud University Nijmegen & TNO, The Netherlands) - J.M. Synge Theatre, TCD
Title: Emerging Topic Detection for Organizations from Microblogs
Author: Yan Chen (Beihang University), Hadi Amiri (National University of Singapore), Zhoujun Li (Beihang University), Tat-Seng Chua (National University of Singapore)

Title: Pseudo Test Collections for Training and Tuning Microblog Rankers
Author: Richard Berendsen (University of Amsterdam), Manos Tsagkias (University of Amsterdam), Wouter Weerkamp (University of Amsterdam), Maarten de Rijke (University of Amsterdam)

Title: Learning Latent Friendship Propagation Networks with Interest Awareness for Link Prediction
Author: Jun Zhang (Tsinghua University), Chaokun Wang (Tsinghua University), Philip S. Yu (University of Illinois at Chicago), Jianmin Wang (Tsinghua University)

Title: An Experimental Study on Implicit Social Recommendation
Author: Hao Ma (Microsoft Research)
Session 1C: Queries I (Chair: David Carmel, Yahoo! Labs, Israel) - Emmet Theatre, TCD
Title: Task-Aware Query Recommendation
Author: Henry Allen Feild (University of Massachusetts), James Allan (University of Massachusetts)

Title: Extracting Query Facets from Search Results
Author: Weize Kong (University of Massachusetts Amherst), James Allan (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Title: Learning to Personalize Query Auto-Completion
Author: Milad Shokouhi (Microsoft)

Title: Leveraging Conceptual Lexicon: Query Disambiguation using Proximity Information for Patent Retrieval
Author: Parvaz Mahdabi (University of Lugano), Shima Gerani (University of Lugano), Jimmy Xiangji Huang (York University), Fabio Crestani (University of Lugano)

SESSION 2 | 15:40-17:20
Session 2A: Users and Interactive IR I (Chair: Jaime Teevan Microsoft Research, USA) - Burke Theatre, TCD

Title: Aggregated Search Interface Preferences in Multi-Session Search Tasks
Author: Marc Bron (University of Amsterdam), Jasmijn van Gorp (Utrecht University), Frank Nack (University of Amsterdam), Lotte Belice Baltussen (Netherlands Institute for Sound & Vision), Maarten de Rijke (University of Amsterdam)

Title: An Effective Implicit Relevance Feedback Technique Using Affective, Physiological and Behavioural Features
Author: Yashar Moshfeghi (The University of Glasgow), Joemon M. Jose (The University of Glasgow)

Title: How Do Users Respond to Voice Input Errors? Lexical and Phonetic Query Reformulation in Voice Search
Author: Jiepu Jiang (University of Pittsburgh), Wei Jeng (University of Pittsburgh), Daqing He (University of Pittsburgh)

Title: Mining Touch Interaction Data on Mobile Devices to Predict Web Search Result Relevance
Author: Qi Guo (Microsoft), Haojian Jin (Emory University), Dmitry Lagun (Emory University), Shuai Yuan (Emory University), Eugene Agichtein (Emory University)
Session 2B: Efficiency I (Chair: James Allan, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA) - J.M. Synge Theatre, TCD
Title: An Information-Theoretic Account of Static Index Pruning
Author: Ruey-Cheng Chen (National Taiwan University), Chia-Jung Lee (University of Massachusetts)

Title: Document Identifier Reassignment and Run-Length-Compressed Inverted Indexes for Improved Search Performance
Author: Diego Arroyuelo (Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María & Yahoo! Labs Santiago), Senén González (University of Chile & Yahoo! Labs Santiago), Mauricio Oyarzún (University of Santiago & Yahoo! Labs Santiago), Victor Sepulveda (Yahoo! Labs Santiago)

Title: Fast Document-at-a-time Query Processing using Two-tier Indexes
Author: Cristian Rossi (Federal University of Amazonas), Edleno S Moura (Federal University of Amazonas), Andre L Carvalho (Federal University of Amazonas), Altigran S Silva (Federal University of Amazonas)

Title: Faster and Smaller Inverted Indices with Treaps
Author: Roberto Konow (University of Chile), Gonzalo Navarro (University of Chile), Charles L.A. Clarke(University of Waterloo), Alejandro López-Ortíz (University of Waterloo)
Session 2C: Topic Modeling (Chair: Douglas W. Oard, University of Maryland, USA) - Emmet Theatre, TCD
Title: An Unsupervised Topic Segmentation Model Incorporating Word Order
Author: Shoaib Jameel (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Wai Lam (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Title: Semantic Hashing using Tags and Topic Modeling
Author: Qifan Wang (Purdue University), Dan Zhang (Facebook Incorporation), Luo Si (Purdue University)

Title: Incorporating Popularity in Topic Models for Social Network Analysis
Author: Youngchul Cha (UCLA), Bin Bi (UCLA), Chu-Cheng Hsieh (UCLA), Junghoo Cho (UCLA)

Title: Topic Hierarchy Construction for the Organization of Multi-source User Generated Contents
Author: Xingwei Zhu (Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology), Zhao-Yan Ming (National University of Singapore), Xiaoyan Zhu (Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology), Tat-Seng Chua (National University of Singapore)

Tuesday, 30th July

SESSION 3 | 11:00-12:40
Session 3A: Users and Interactive IR II (Chair: Kalervo Jarvelin, University of Tampere, Finland) - Burke Theatre, TCD
Title: Looking Ahead: Query Preview in Exploratory Search
Author: Pernilla Qvardfordt (FX Palo Alto Laboratory, Inc.), Gene Golovchinsky (FX Palo Alto Laboratory, Inc.), Tony Dunnigan (FX Palo Alto Laboratory, Inc.), Elena Agapie (Harvard University)

Title: News Vertical Search: When and What to Display to Users
Author: Richard McCreadie (University of Glasgow), Craig Macdonald (University of Glasgow), Iadh Ounis (University of Glasgow)

Title: Fighting Search Engine Amnesia: Reranking Repeated Results
Author: Milad Shokouhi (Microsoft), Ryen White (Microsoft Research), Paul Bennett (Microsoft Research), Filip Radlinski (Microsoft)

Title: Toward Self-Correcting Search Engines: Using Underperforming Queries to Improve Search
Author: Ahmed Hassan (Microsoft Research Redmond), Ryen W. White (Microsoft Research Redmond), Yi-Min Wang (Microsoft Research Redmond)
Session 3B: Recommender Systems (Chair: Jamie Callan, Carnegie Mellon University, USA) - J.M. Synge Theatre, TCD
Title: Addressing Cold-Start in App Recommendation: Latent User Models Constructed from Twitter Followers
Author: Jovian Lin (National University of Singapore), Kazunari Sugiyama (National University of Singapore), Min-Yen Kan (National University of Singapore) Tat-Seng Chua (National University of Singapore)

Title: A Location-Based News Article Recommendation with Explicit Localized Semantic Analysis
Author: Jeong-Woo Son (Kyungpook National University), A-Yeong Kim (Kyungpook National University), Seong-Bae Park (Kyungpook National University)

Title: Opportunity Model for E-commerce Recommendation: Right Product; Right Time
Author: Jian Wang (University of California, Santa Cruz), Yi Zhang (University of California, Santa Cruz)

Title: Improve Collaborative Filtering Through Bordered Block Diagonal Form Matrices
Author: Yongfeng Zhang (Tsinghua University), Min Zhang (Tsinghua University), Yiqun Liu (Tsinghua University), Shaoping Ma (Tsinghua University)

Session 3C: Retrieval Models and Ranking I (Chair: Bruce Croft, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA) - Emmet Theatre, TCD
Title: Personalized Ranking Model Adaptation for Web Search
Author: Hongning Wang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Xiaodong He (Microsoft Research), Ming-Wei Chang (Microsoft Research), Yang Song (Microsoft Research), Ryen W. White (Microsoft Research), Wei Chu (Microsoft Bing)

Title: Ranking Document Clusters Using Markov Random Fields
Author: Fiana Raiber (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology), Oren Kurland (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology)

Title: A Novel TF-IDF Weighting Scheme for Effective Ranking
Author: Jiaul H. Paik (Indian Statistical Institute)

Title: Retrieving Documents with Mathematical Content
Author: Shahab Kamali (University of Waterloo), Frank Wm. Tompa (University of Waterloo)

SESSION 4 | 15:40 - 16:55
Session 4A:Time (Chair: Fernando Diaz, Microsoft Research, USA) - Burke Theatre, TCD
Title: Time-Aware Point-of-interest Recommendation
Author: Quan Yuan (Nanyang Technological University), Gao Cong Nanyang (Technological University), Zongyang Ma (Nanyang Technological University), Aixin Sun (Nanyang Technological University), Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann (Nanyang Technological University)

Title: Modeling User’s Receptiveness Over Time For Recommendation
Author: Wei Chen (National University of Singapore), Wynne Hsu (National University of Singapore), Mong Li Lee (National University of Singapore)

Title: Query Representation for Cross-Temporal Information Retrieval
Author: Miles Efron (University of Illinois)
Session 4B: Evaluation I (Chair: Kevyn Collins-Thompson, Microsoft Research, USA) - J.M. Synge, TCD
Title: On the Measurement of Test Collection Reliability
Author: Julián Urbano (University Carlos III of Madrid), Mónica Marrero (University Carlos III of Madrid), Diego Martín (Technical University of Madrid)

Title: Deciding on an Adjustment for Multiplicity in IR Experiments
Author: Leonid Boytsov (Carnegie Mellon University), Anna Belova (Abt Associates Inc), Peter Westfall (Texas Tech University)

Title: Preference Based Evaluation Measures for Novelty and Diversity
Author: Praveen Chandar (University of Delaware), Ben Carterette (University of Delaware)
Session 4C: Multimedia (Chair: Franciska de Jong, University of Twente, The Netherlands) - Emmet Theatre, TCD
Title: Competence-Based Song Recommendation
Author: Lidan Shou (Zhejiang University), Kuang Mao (Zhejiang University), Xinyuan Luo (Zhejiang University), Ke Chen (Zhejiang University), Gang Chen (Zhejiang University), Tianlei Hu (Zhejiang University

Title: A Low Rank Structural Large Margin Method for Cross-Modal Ranking
Author: Xinyan Lu (Zhejiang University), Fei Wu (Zhejiang University), Siliang Tang (Zhejiang University), Zhongfei Zhang (Zhejiang University), Xiaofei He (Zhejiang University), Yueting Zhuang (Zhejiang University)

Title: Learning to Name Faces: A Multimodal Learning Scheme for Search-Based Face Annotation
Author: Dayong Wang (Nanyang Technological University), Steven C.H. Hoi (Nanyang Technological University), Pengcheng Wu (Nanyang Technological University), Jianke Zhu (Zhejiang University), Ying He (Nanyang Technological University), Chunyan Miao (Nanyang Technological University)

Wednesday, 31st July 2013

SESSION 5 | 09:00 - 10:15
Session 5A: Search Sessions (Chair: Charles L. A. Clarke, University of Waterloo, Canada) - Burke Theatre, TCD
Title: Utilizing Query Change for Session Search
Author: Dongyi Guan (Georgetown University), Sicong Zhang (Georgetown University), Hui Yang (Georgetown University)

Title: Toward Whole-Session Relevance: Exploring Intrinsic Diversity in Web Search
Author: Karthik Raman (Cornell University), Paul N Bennett (Microsoft Research), Kevyn Collins-Thompson (Microsoft Research)

Title: Summaries, Ranked Retrieval and Sessions: A Unified Framework for Information Access Evaluation
Author: Tetsuya Sakai (MSRA), Zhicheng Dou (MSRA)
Session 5B: Click Models (Chair: Stephane Marchand-Maillet, University of Geneva, Switzerland) - J.M. Synge Theatre, TCD
Title: Modeling Click-through Based Word-pairs for Web Search
Author: Jagadeesh Jagarlamudi (University of Maryland), Jianfeng Gao (Microsoft Research)

Title: Click Model-Based Information Retrieval Metrics
Author: Aleksandr Chuklin (Yandex & ISLA, University of Amsterdam), Pavel Serdyukov (Yandex), Maarten de Rijke (ISLA, University of Amsterdam)

Title: Incorporating Vertical Results into Search Click Models
Author: Chao Wang (Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology), Yiqun Liu (Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology), Min Zhang (Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology), Shaoping Ma (Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology), Meihong Zheng (Department of Psychology, Tsinghua University), Jing Qian (Department of Psychology, Tsinghua University), Kuo Zhang (Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology)
SESSION 6 | 10:40 - 12:20
Session 6A: Social Media and Network Analysis II (Chair: Arjen de Vries, Centrum Wiskunde and Informatica & Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands) - Burke Theatre, TCD
Title: Personalized Time-Aware Tweets Summarization
Author: Zhaochun Ren (University of Amsterdam), Shangsong Liang (University of Amsterdam), Edgar Meij (Yahoo! Research), Maarten de Rijke (University of Amsterdam)

Title: Exploiting Hybrid Contexts for Tweet Segmentation
Author: Chenliang Li (Nanyang Technological University), Aixin Sun (Nanyang Technological University), Jianshu Weng (Independent Researcher), Qi He (IBM Almaden Research Center)

Title: Sumblr: Continuous Summarization of Evolving Tweet Streams
Author: Lidan Shou (Zhejiang University), Zhenhua Wang (Zhejiang University), Ke Chen (Zhejiang University), Gang Chen (Zhejiang University)

Title: Exploiting User Feedback to Learn to Rank Answers in Q & A Forums: a Case Study with Stackoverflow
Author: Daniel Hasan Dalip (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais), Marcos André Gonçalves (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais), Marco Cristo (Institute of Computing), Pavel Calado (Instituto Superior Técnico/ INESC-ID)
Session 6B: Queries II (Chair: Nick Craswell, Microsoft, USA) - J.M. Synge Theatre, TCD
Title: An Incremental Approach to Efficient Pseudo Relevance Feedback
Author: Hao Wu (University of Delaware), Hui Fang (University of Delaware)

Title: Query Expansion using Path-Constrained Random Walks
Author: Jianfeng Gao (Microsoft Research), Gu Xu (Microsoft), Jinxi Xu (Microsoft

Title: Efficient Query Construction for Large Scale Data
Author: Elena Demidova (Leibniz Universität Hannover), Xuan Zhou (Renmin University of China), Wolfgang Nejdl (Leibniz Universität Hannover)

Title: Compact Query Term Selection Using Topically Related Text
Author: K. Tamsin Maxwell (University of Edinburgh), W. Bruce Croft (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
SESSION 7 | 14:00 - 15:15
Session 7A: Diversity (Chair: Eugene Agichtein, Emory University, USA) - Burke Theatre, TCD
Title: Sentiment Diversification With Different Biases
Author: Elif Aktolga (University of Massachusetts Amherst), James Allan (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Title: Term Level Search Result Diversification
Author: Van Dang (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Bruce W Croft (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Title: Search Result Diversification in Resource Selection for Federated Search
Author: Dzung Hong (Purdue University), Luo Si (Purdue University)
Session 7B: Evaluation II (Chair: Ellen Voorhees, NIST, USA) - J.M. Synge Theatre, TCD
Title: The Effect of Threshold Priming and Need for Cognition on Relevance Calibration and Assessment
Author: Falk Scholer (RMIT University), Diane Kelly (University of North Carolina), Wan-Ching Wu (University of North Carolina), Hanseul S. Lee (University of North Carolina), William Webber (University of Maryland)

Title: User model-based metrics for offline query suggestion evaluation
Author: Eugene Kharitonov (Yandex & Glasgow University), Craig Macdonald (Glasgow University), Pavel Serdyukov (Yandex), Iadh Ounis (Glasgow University)

Title: A General Evaluation Measure for Document Organization Tasks
Author: Enrique Amigó(UNED), Julio Gonzalo (UNED), Felisa Verdejo (UNED)
SESSION 8 | 15:40 - 17:20
Session 8A: Retrieval Models and Ranking II (Chair: Leif Azzopardi, University of Glasgow, UK) - Burke Theatre, TCD
Title: Modeling Term Dependencies with Quantum Language Models for IR
Author: Alessandro Sordoni (Université de Montréal), Jian-Yun Nie (Université de Montréal), Yoshua Bengio (Université de Montréal)

Title: Copulas for Information Retrieval
Author: Carsten Eickhoff (Delft University of Technology), Arjen P. de Vries (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica), Kevyn Collins-Thompson (Microsoft Research)

Title: Taily: Shard Selection Using the Tail of Score Distributions
Author: Robin Aly (University Twente), Djoerd Hiemstra (University Twente), Thomas Demeester (Ghent University)

Title: A Mutual Information-based Framework for the Analysis of Information Retrieval Systems
Author: Peter B. Golbus (Northeastern University), Javed A. Aslam (Northeastern University)
Session 8B: Efficiency II (Chair: Andrew Trotman, University of Otago, New Zealand) - J.M. Synge Theatre, TCD
Title: A Candidate Filtering Mechanism for Fast Top-K Query Processing on Modern CPUs
Author: Constantinos Dimopoulos (Polytechnic Institute of NYU), Sergey Nepomnyachiy (Polytechnic Institute of NYU), Torsten Suel (Polytechnic Institute of NYU) Title: Faster Upper Bounding of Intersection Sizes
Author: Daisuke Takuma (IBM Research – Tokyo), Hiroki Yanagisawa (IBM Research – Tokyo)

Title: Cache-Conscious Performance Optimization for Similarity Search
Author: Maha Ahmed Alabduljalil (University of California at Santa Barbara), Xun Tang (University of California at Santa Barbara), Tao Yang (University of California at Santa Barbara)

Title: The Impact of Solid State Drive on Search Engine Cache Management
Author: Jianguo Wang (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Eric Lo (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Man Lung Yiu (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Jiancong Tong (Nankai University), Gang Wang (Nankai University), Xiaoguang Liu (Nankai University)

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