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9th RIAO Conference
Adaptivity, Personalization and Fusion
of Heterogeneous Information

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RIAO 2010 Program



   
April, 28th
08:00 - 9:30 Conference Registration
09:30 - 10:00

10:00 -11-00

Conference Opening

Keynote Talk

11:00 - 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 - 12:55  
Session 1: Information Extraction, Named Entities 
Chair : Gabriella Pasi, University of Milano, Italy
   
Voting for Related Entities

Rodrygo Santos, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis (University of Glasgow, UK) 

Answer type validation in question answering systems

Arnaud Grappy, Brigitte Grau (LIMSI/CNRS, France) 

Non Productive Machine Transliteration

Satoshi Sato (Nagoya University, Japan) 

Can Esculape cure the complex of Oedipe in the medical domain?

Mehdi Embarek, Olivier Ferret (CEA LIST, France)

12:55 - 14:15  
Lunch break
14:15 - 15:45  
Session 2: Social Networks

Chair : Gregory Grefenstette, Exalead, France

   
Topic-driven Multi-type Citation Network Analysis

Zaihan Yang, Liangjie Hong, Brian D. Davison (Lehigh University, USA)

  A social model for Literature Access: Towards a weighted social network of authors

Lamjed, Ben Jabeur, Lynda Tamine, Mohand Boughanem (IRIT, France)  

News Article Ranking: Leveraging the Wisdom of Bloggers

Richard McCreadie, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis (University of Glasgow, UK)

15:45 - 16:15  
Coffee Break – Demonstrations
16:15 - 17:25  
Session 3 – Formal Models and Evaluations

Chair: Donna Harman, NIST, USA

   
  Boiling Down Information Retrieval Test Collections

Tetsuya Sakai (Microsoft Research Asia), Teruko Mitamura (Carnegie Mellon University) 

Exploring a Multidimensional Representation of Documents and Queries

Benjamin Piwowarski, Ingo Frommholz, Mounia Lalmas, Keith van Rijsbergen (University of Glasgow, UK) 

Implication in Information Retrieval Systems

Laurent Ughetto (IRISA - Univ. Rennes 2, France), Vincent Claveau (IRISA - CNRS, France), Olivier Pivert, Patrick Bosc (IRISA - ENSSAT, France), Gabriella Pasi (University of Milano, Italy)

   
 
 
 
 
April, 29th
09:00 -10-00 Keynote Talk
   
10:00 -10:30  
10:30- 12:40  
Session 4: Multimedia Information Retrieval 
Chair : Norbert Paquel, Canope, France
   
Document Expansion for Image Retrieval 
Jinming Min Johannes Leveling, Dong Zhou, Gareth Jones (Dublin City University, Ireland)
 

An Indexed Full-text Search Method of Printed Document Images with an M-tree

Hajime Imura, Yuzuru Tanaka ( Hokkaido University, Japan)  

Data Fusion and Label Weighting for Image Retrieval based on Spatio-Conceptual

Carlos Hernandez-Gracidas, Antonio Juarez, L. Enrique Sucar, Manuel Montes-y-Gomez, Luis Villasenor (National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics, Mexico) 

A Generic Framework for the Integration of Heterogeneous Metadata Standards into a Multimedia Information Retrieval System

Sebastien Laborie, Ana-Maria Manzat, Florence Sedes (IRIT, France)  

Estimating the Indexability of Multimedia Descriptors for Similarity Searching

Stanislav Barton, Valerie Gouet-Brunet (CNAM, France), Marta Rukoz (LAMSADE, France), Christophe Charbuillet, Geoffroy Peeters (IRCAM, France)

  Evaluations of multi-learners approaches for concepts indexing in video documents

Bahjat Safadi, Georges Quenot ( Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble , France)  

 
 
12:40 - 14:00
 

Lunch break

14:00 - 16:00  
Session 5: Web2.0 - Information Filtering

Chair : Mohand Boughanem, IRIT, France

   
Improving Tag Recommendation Using Social Networks

Adam Rae (The Open University, United Kingdom), Roelof van Zwol, Borkur Sigurbjornsson (Yahoo! Research Barcelona) 

Clustering and Semantics Preservation in Cultural Heritage Information Spaces

Javier Pereira, Felipe Schmidt (Universidad Diego Portales, Chile), Pedro Contreras, Fionn Murtagh (Royal Holloway University of London, UK), Hernan Astudillo (Universidad Federico Santa Maria, Chile)  

Mining News Streams using Cross-Stream Sequential Patterns

Robert Gwadera, Fabio Crestani (Universita della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland) 

Analysis of Robustness in Trust-based Recommender Systems 
Zunping Cheng, Neil Hurley (University College Dublin, Ireland)

 
 
 
16:00 - 17:00  
Coffee Break and Poster Session
  Naming Person Faces In News Video With Label Propagation

Pham Phi The, Moens Marie-Francine, Tuytelaars Tinne (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium) 

  Deriving Implicit User Feedback from Partial URLs for Effective Web Page Retrieval

Rongmei Li, Theo van der Weide (University of Twente, Netherlands) 

  Promoting Temporal Diversity in Video Search Result Lists

Halvey Martin Joseph, Goyal Anuj, Villa Robert, Jose Joemon (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom) 

  Discovery of Logic Relations for Text Mining Adaptation Using Unlabeled Data

Chan Ki, Lam Wai, Wong Tak-Lam (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R. - China) 

  A double layer indexing structure for flexible querying of XML documents

Marrara Stefania (Universiy of Milano, Italy), Panzeri Emanuele, Pasi Gabriella (University of Milano Bicocca, Italy) 

  Stylometric and Lexical Features for Emotion Level Classification

Juffinger Andreas (Know-Center Graz, Austria), Granitzer Michael (Technical University Graz, Austria), Muhr Markus, Lex Elisabeth (Know-Center Graz, Austria) 

  Concept-Based Semantic Annotation, Indexing and Retrieval of Office-Like Document Units

Nesic Sasa, Crestani Fabio, Jazayeri Mehdi (University of Lugano, Switzerland), Gasevic Dragan (Athabasca University, Canada) 

  Towards Text-Based Recommendations

Poirier Damien (Orange Labs - LIFO Universite d'Orleans, France), Tellier Isabelle (LIFO, Universite d'Orleans, France), Fessant Francoise (Orange Labs, France), Schluth Julien (GFI Informatique, France) 

  Inserting Rhetorical Predicates for Quasi-abstractive Summarization

Saggion Horacio (University of Sheffield, UK) 

17:00 - 18:10  
Session 6: Passage and XML Retrieval

Chair: Patrick Gallinari, University of Paris 6, France

  An Efficient Implementation of a Flexible XPath Extension

Nieves R. Brisaboa (University of A Coruna, Spain), Ana Cerdeira-Pena (University of A Coruna, Spain), Gonzalo Navarro (University of Chile, Chile), Gabriella Pasi ( University of Milano, Italy) 

Opinion Finding in Blogs: A Passage-based Language Modeling Approach

Malik Muhammad Saad Missen, Mohand Boughanem, Guillaume Cabanac (IRIT, France) 

Searching Cultural Heritage Data: Does Structure Help Expert Searchers?

Marijn Koolen, Jaap Kamps (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands) 

 
 
 
April 30th
 
9:30- 11:00  
Session 7: Machine Learning for Information Retrieval 
Chair : Christian Fluhr, Cadege, France
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Classifying and Filtering Blind Feedback Terms to Improve Information Retrieval Effectiveness 
Johannes Leveling (CNGL, Dublin City University, Ireland)
 

The Readability of Helpful Product Reviews

Michael P. O'Mahony, Barry Smyth (University College Dublin, Ireland) 

An Analysis of Learned Proximity Functions

Ronan Cummins (Information Retrieval Group, UK), Colm O'Riordan (National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland), Mounia Lalmas (Information Retrieval Group, UK)  

A Comparison of Discriminative Classi?ers for Web News Content Extraction

Alex Spengler, Antoine Bordes, Patrick Gallinari (LIP6, France)

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:30  
Session 8: Web Search 
Chair : David Evans, Consultant, USA
  The Semantics of Query Modification

Vera Hollink, Theodora Tsikrika, Arjen de Vries (Centrum Wiskunde en Informatica, The Netherlands) 

The Effects of Time on Query Flow Graph-based Models for Query Suggestion

Ranieri Baraglia (ISTI - CNR, Pisa, Italy), Carlos Castillo , Debora Donato (Yahoo! Research Barcelona, Spain), Franco Maria Nardini, Raffaele Perego, Fabrizio Silvestri(ISTI - CNR, Pisa, Italy)

Click-graph Modeling in view of Facet Attribute Estimation of Web Search Queries

Sumio Fujita, Keigo Machinaga (Yahoo! JAPAN corporation, Japan), Georges Dupret (Yahoo! Labs, USA) 

Predicting Query Performance Using Query, Result, and User Interaction Features

Qi Guo (Emory University, USA), Ryen White, Susan Dumais, Jue Wang, Blake Anderson (Microsoft, USA) 
 

Towards a Collection-Based Results Diversification

John Akinlabi Akinyemi, Charles L. A. Clarke, Maheedha Kolla (University of Waterloo, Canada)  

 

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