[Elsnet-list] DDR-2012: Paper deadline 5 December

Jun Wang junwang at cs.ucl.ac.uk
Fri Nov 11 09:58:06 CET 2011


Final Call for Papers

DDR-2012: Diversity in Document Retrieval, 12th February 2012, Seattle WA, USA
in conjunction with WSDM 2012
http://www.dcs.gla.ac.uk/workshops/ddr2012/

Papers due 5 December

We invite submissions of original research papers (6 pages) and
position papers (4 pages) in the general area of diversity in document
retrieval. Potential topics include (but are not limited to):

Modelling Diversity:
Implicit diversification approaches
Explicit diversification approaches
Query log mining for diversity
Learning-to-rank for diversification
Clustering of results for diversification
Query intent understanding
Query type classification
Modelling Risk:
Probability ranking principle
Risk Minimization frameworks and role diversity
Evaluation:
Test collections for diversity
Evaluating of diverse search results
Measuring the ambiguity of queries
Measuring query aspects importance
Applications:
Product & review diversification
Opinion and sentiment diversification
Diversifying Web crawling policy
Graph analysis for diversity
Summarisation
Legal precedents & patents
Diverse recommender systems
Diversifying in real-time & news search
Diversification in other verticals (image/video search etc.)
Presentation of diverse search results
Submission Instructions
Submissions should report new (unpublished) research results, or
ongoing research. Both technical paper submissions (upto 6 pages
including references) and position papers (upto 4 pages including
references) will be orally presented. All paper submissions must be
written in English following the ACM option 2 templates. Submissions
should not be anonymised.

Papers should be submitted through the Workshop's EasyChair submission
system, which will open very soon.

Important Dates
5th December: Papers due
10th January: Notification of Acceptance
17th January: Camera-Ready papers due
12th February: DDR-2012 Workshop

Jun Wang
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University College London
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