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[RIAO 2010] Call for Participation & Program






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*RIAO'2010 Call for Participation*
*28-30 April, 2010 - Paris, France (Université Paris VI, campus des Cordeliers) - RIAO 2010 - 9th RIAO Conference -  http://www.riao2010.org*

-> early registration until April 1st 2010 
-> Online Program (http://www.riao2010.org/?action=programme.nouveau&lang=en)  
        
*Program*

April, 28th

  08:00 - 9:30   Conference Registration

  09:30 - 10:00  Conference Opening

  10:00 - 11:00  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 Hernández-Gracidas, Antonio Juárez, L. Enrique Sucar, Manuel Montes-y-Gómez, Luis Villaseñor (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 Université d'Orléans, France), Tellier Isabelle (LIFO, Université d'Orléans, France), Fessant Françoise (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 Coruña, Spain), Ana Cerdeira-Pena (University of A Coruña, 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

  09:30- 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 Classifiers 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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