[Elsnet-list] SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS (AIRS 2010; Taipei, Taiwan)

Preslav Nakov (GMail) preslavn at gmail.com
Mon Jun 21 13:01:24 CEST 2010

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS (AIRS 2010; Taipei, Taiwan)

The Sixth Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference (AIRS 2010)
December 1-3, 2010 at Conference Hall, National Taiwan University, Taipei,
Taiwan.  In cooperation with ACM SIGIR and ACLCLP ROCLING.


The Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference (AIRS) aims to bring
together researchers and developers to exchange new ideas and latest
achievements in the field of information retrieval (IR). The scope of the
conference covers applications, systems, technologies and theory aspects of
information retrieval in text, audio, image, video, and multimedia data. The
AIRS 2010 welcomes submissions of original papers in the broad field of
information retrieval. 
Technical issues covered include, but are not limited to the following:

1. IR Models and Theories 

2. User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR

3. Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR

4. Multimedia IR

5. NLP for IR (eg. Cross-/Multi- Language IR, Question Answering, 
   Summarization, Information Extraction)

6. Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR (eg. Learning to Rank,

7. IR Applications (eg. Digital Libraries, Vertical Search, Mobile IR)

Accepted papers will be published as part of the LNCS series by Springer,
and will be EI-indexed.


June 30, 2010 Submissions due
July 31, 2010 Notification of acceptance August 14, 2010 Camera-ready due
November 1, 2010 Registration deadline December 1-3, 2010 AIRS 2010



The AIRS 2010 proceedings will be published as an LNCS volume, so please
follow the default author instructions available at


In addition, please anonymize your paper to facilitate blind reviewing, and
make sure your paper is no longer than 12 pages in the LNCS format.
Submissions that do not follow these guidelines will be rejected

Duplicate submissions (the same paper being submitted to AIRS 2010 and to
another conference at the same time) are strictly forbidden; if detected,
these submissions will be unconditionally rejected.

Please upload your paper to the START submission system at


Honorary Conference Chair: 
Si-Chen Lee, President, National Taiwan University

Conference Chair: 
Pu-Jen Cheng, National Taiwan University

Publication Chair: 
Preslav Nakov, National University of Singapore

Finance Chair: 
Lun-Wei Ku, National Taiwan University

Program Committee Co-Chairs: 
Wai Lam, Chinese University of Hong Kong Min-Yen Kan, National University of

Chien-Wen Chen, National Taiwan University


IR Models and Applications
Min Zhang, Tsinghua University
Bin Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences

User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR Tetsuya Sakai, Microsoft
Research Asia William Webber, University of Melbourne

Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR	
Joemon Jose, University of Glasgow

Multimedia IR
Winston Hsu, National Taiwan University
Kazunari Sugiyama, National University of Singapore

NLP for IR
Timothy Baldwin, University of Melbourne Atsushi Fujii, Tokyo Institute of

Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR
Tie-Yan Liu, Microsoft Research Asia
Yi Zhang, University of California Santa Cruz

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