[Elsnet-list] CfP: OAIR2013 - 10th International Conference in the RIAO series

Joao Magalhaes jm.magalhaes at fct.unl.pt
Tue Nov 27 12:51:29 CET 2012

OAIR - Open research Areas in Information Retrieval
10th International Conference in the RIAO series


22 to 24 of May 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Submissions are invited to present recent, original and unpublished
research addressing the OAIR 2013 theme: Searching the Web of People and 
the Web of Data.

Important info:

    Full papers: 8 pages (all papers are ACM format)
    Short papers: 4 pages
    Application demos: 2 pages

    Paper submission deadline December 10, 2012
    Notification to authors February 4, 2013
    Camera-Ready copies due February 17, 2013

The conference proceedings will be available to conference attendees and 
will be publish in the ACM Digital Library. All submissions must be in 

Papers must be submitted electronically using the following link:


This conference calls for papers describing recent research in 
Information Retrieval concerning the integration between a Web of Data 
and a Web of People, to transform pure data into information, and 
information into usable knowledge.
Submissions may address one or more of the following subjects, but are
not limited to:

•    Adapting search to Users
•    Advertising and ad targeting
•    Aggregation of Results
•    Community and Context Aware Search
•    Community-based Filtering and Recommender Systems
•    Community-based IR Theory
•    Community-oriented Content Representation
•    Evaluation of Social IR
•    Improving Web via Social Media
•    Including Crowdsourcing in Search
•    Merging Heterogeneous Web Data
•    Modeling the web of people
•    Personal semantics search
•    Query log analysis
•    Personal semantics search
•    Search over Social Networks
•    Sentiment analysis
•    Social Multimedia and Multimodal IR
•    Social Topic detection
•    Structuring Unstructured Data
•    System Architectures for Social IR
•    User Interfaces and Interactive IR

We welcome submissions from both research and industrial communities 
addressing the main conference theme.

Submissions are double-blind and will be reviewed by at least three 
program committee members.

Submissions must contain no information identifying the author(s) or 
their organization(s): Do not put the author(s) names or affiliation(s).

The submissions will be evaluated on the basis of originality, 
relevance, technical quality, and presentation.  Papers can be submitted 
as full papers, short papers and demo papers.  Full papers are 
appropriate for describing substantial research with relevant 
evaluation.  Short papers may describe ongoing research and preliminary 
results.  All accepted papers in both categories will be published in 
the conference proceedings.

Full papers must not exceed 8 pages, short papers must not exceed 4 
pages and demo papers must not exceed 2 pages including the abstract. 
Submissions should be in PDF. Papers exceeding the limits will be 
rejected without review.

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