[Elsnet-list] The Seventh Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference (AIRS 2011)

Prof_Khaled Shaalan khaled.shaalan at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 11:25:11 CEST 2011

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                                                            CALL FOR PAPERS
                                 The Seventh Asia Information Retrieval
Societies Conference (AIRS 2011)
                                                            December 18th
-20th, 2011
                                                           Dubai (United
Arab Emirates)


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 2011 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,
Classification, Clustering)
7. IR Applications (eg. Digital Libraries, Vertical Search, Mobile IR)
8. Arabic-Script based IR
9. Cross Language IR

* Submission Due:                         July 7th, 2011
* Notification of acceptance          August 15th, 2011
* Camera-ready due                      August 30th, 2011
* Registration                               November 1st, 2011
* AIRS2011                                  December 18th-20th

The AIRS 2011 proceedings will be published as an LNCS volume, so please
follow the default author instructions available at
http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-7-72376-0 . 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 unconditionally. Duplicate
submissions (the same paper being submitted to AIRS 2011 and to another
conference at the same time) are strictly forbidden; if detected, these
submissions will be unconditionally rejected.

Khaled Shaalan, PhD
Computer Science Dept.
Faculty of Computers & Information
Cairo University

5 Ahmed Zewel St.,
Orman, Dokki, Giza
12613 Egypt

Email: k.shaalan at fci-cu.edu.eg
Personal Email: khaled.shaalan at gmail.com
Personal Website: http://sites.google.com/site/khaledshaalan

(Fellow) School of Informatics
University of Edinburgh, UK
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