[Elsnet-list] OAIR 2013 / RIAO 2013 - Lisbon ( Portugal), May 22-24, 2013

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OAIR 2013  / RIAO 2013 - Lisbon, Portugal, May 22-24, 2013


Welcome to OAIR 2013, the 10th International Conference in the RIAO series.

The World Wide Web is the largest source of openly accessible data, and the
most common means to connect people and share resources.

How can we link these data, people and resources? What structure can we use
to search in this data? How can search in multimedia web data? How can we
model the web user and use this to improve search? How can one user’s
preferences be used to recommend something to another user? How can personal
data be preserved in an open web? How do social connections affect search?

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

The Open research Areas in Information Retrieval (OAIR) conference is a
triennial conference, addressing research topics related to the design of
robust and large-scale scientific and industrial solutions to information

OAIR 2013 conference is an opportunity to  share knowledge among IR
scientific community and to get updates on new scientific work developed by
IR community.

We look forward to seeing you in the Europe´s Westernmost and sunniest
capital, LISBON!

Scientific Program


Wednesday, May 22, 2013

12:00 – 14:00      Registration Process
14:00 – 14:20      Opening Session
14:20 – 16:00      SESSION 1 - LINK DATA

--- Nut Limsopatham, Craig Macdonald and Iadh Ounis - Inferring Conceptual
--- Daan Odijk, Edgar Meij and Maarten de Rijke - Semantic Linking based on
--- João Guerreiro, Daniel Gonçalves and David Martins De Matos - Towards a
Fair Comparison between Name Disambiguation Approaches
--- Miguel Alves, Carlos Damásio and Nuno Correia - Improving tag-based
image search by using Linked Open Data

16:00 – 16:20      Coffee Break

16:20 – 18:00      SESSION 2 - STRUCTURED SEARCH

--- Ivan Kitanovski, Katarina Trojacanec, Ivica Dimitrovski and Suzana
Loskovska - Merging words and concepts for medical articles retrieval
--- Suma Adindla and Udo Kruschwitz - Using Predicate Argument Structure to
Bootstrap a Domain Model for Site Search: Results of a Task-Based Evaluation
--- Allan Hanbury and Mihai Lupu - Toward a Model of Domain-Specific Search
--- Emanuele Panzeri and Gabriella Pasi - Flexible structural constraints in
XQuery Full-Tex
--- Cyril Laitang, Karen Pinel-Sauvagnat and Mohand Boughanem - Estimating
Structural Relevance of XML Elements Through Language Model
--- Philippe Mulhem and Jean-Pierre Chevallet - Reading Contexts for
Structured Documents Retrieval

18:00 – 19:00      Welcome Cocktail at ISEL


Thursday, May 23, 2013


09:00 – 10:00      Keynote Speech I
10:00 – 10:20      Coffee Break

--- Jamel Slimi, Anis Ben Ammar, Adel Alimi and Sadok Mansouri - Semantic
Browsing In Large Scale Videos Collection
--- Jiyin He, Jacco van Ossenbruggen and Arjen de Vries - Do you need
experts in the crowd? A case study in image annotation for marine biology
--- Filipe Coelho, José Devezas and Cristina Ribeiro - Large-scale
Crossmedia Retrieval for Playlist Generation and Song Discovery
--- Madalina Mitran, Rada Mihalcea, Guillaume Cabanac and Mohand Boughanem -
Landmark Image Annotation Using Textual and Geolocation Metadata


12:00 – 14:00      DEMOS PRESENTATION
13:00 – 14:00      Lunch
14:00 – 16:00      SESSION 4 - USER MODELS

--- Saúl Vargas, Rodrygo L.T. Santos, Craig Macdonald and Iadh Ounis -
Selecting Effective Expansion Terms for Diversity
--- Claudio Lucchese, Salvatore Orlando, Raffaele Perego, Fabrizio Silvestri
and Gabriele Tolomei - Modeling and Predicting the Task-by-Task Behavior of
Search Engine Users
--- Matthias Hagen, Jakob Gomoll and Benno Stei - From Search Session
Detection to Search Mission Detection
--- Romain Deveaudn - Unsupervised Latent Concept Modeling to Identify Query
--- Pedro Saleiro and Luís Sarmento - Piaf vs "Adele": Classifying
encyclopedic queries using automatically labelled training data
--- Aparna Nurani Venkitasubramanian and Marie-Francine Moens - Estimating
the Breadth of Search Queries
--- Edwin Thuma, Simon Rogers and Iadh Ounis - Evaluating Bad Query
Abandonment in an Iterative SMS-Based FAQ Retrieval System


16:30 – 17:30      Museum Visit "Lisbon City Museum"
19:00 – 22:30      Congress Dinner at "Vela Latina Restaurant"

                                 Transportation will be provided

Friday, May 24, 2013

09:00 – 10:00      Keynote Speech II
10:00 – 10:30      Coffee Break
10:30 – 12:30      SESSION 5 - RECOMMENDATION

--- Yongfeng Zhang - A General Collaborative Filtering Framework based on
Matrix Bordered Block Diagonal Forms
--- Krisztian Balog, Naimdjon Takhirov, Heri Ramampiaro and Kjetil Nørvåg -
Multi-step Classification Approaches to Cumulative Citation Recommendation
--- Saúl Vargas and Pablo Castells - Exploiting the Diversity of User
Preferences for Recommendation
--- Andreas Lommatzsch and Benjamin Kille - A Framework for Learning and
Analyzing Hybrid Recommenders based on Heterogeneous Semantic Data
--- Wei Li and Gareth J.F. Jones - Utilizing Recommender Algorithms for
Enhanced Information Retrieval
--- Alejandro Bellogin, Pablo Castells and Iván Cantador - Improving
Memory-Based Collaborative Filtering by Neighbour Selection based on User
Preference Overlap

12:30 – 13:30      Lunch
13:30 – 15:00      SESSION 6 - LINKS AND PRIVACY

--- Jeffrey Dalton and Laura Dietz - A Neighborhood Relevance Model for
Entity Linking
--- Xianshu Zhu and Tim Oates - Finding News Story Chains Based on
Multi-dimensional Event Profiles
--- Hugo Jair Escalante, Antonio Juárez-González, Esau Villatoro-Tello,
Manuel Montes-Y-Gómez and Luis Villaseñor-Pineda - Sexual predator detection
in chats with chained classifiers
--- Bernardo Ferreira and Henrique Domingos - Searching Private Data in a
Cloud Encrypted Domain

15:00 – 15:15      Coffee Break
15:15 – 16:45      SESSION 7 - SOCIAL MEDIA

--- M-Dyaa Albakour, Craig Macdonald and Iadh Ounis - Identifying Local
Events by Using Microblogs as Social Sensor
--- Chia-Jung Lee and Bruce Croft - Incorporating Social Anchors for Ad Hoc
--- Richard Mccreadie and Craig Macdonald - Relevance in Microblogs:
Enhancing Tweet Retrieval using Hyperlinked Documents
--- Yashar Moshfeghi and Joemon M. Jose - A Study on the Effectiveness of
Emotion Extraction Techniques
--- Elie Guardia Sebaoun, Abdelhalim Rafrafi, Vincent Guigue and Patrick
Gallinari - Cross-Media Sentiment Classification and Application to
Box-Office Forecasting

16:45 – 17:00      Closing Session

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