ADCS 2014 Programme

Thursday 27 November

8.30-8:50Registration
8.50-9:00ADCS opening
9:00-10:00Keynote 1: Maarten de Rijke, "Diversity, Intent, and Aggregated Search" (Chair: Shane Culpepper)
10:00-10.30Morning Tea
10.30-12:00ADCS Session 1 (Chair: Alistair Moffat)
  1. Improving test collection pools with machine learning -- Gaya K. Jayasinghe, William Webber, Mark Sanderson and J. Shane Culpepper
  2. A Study of Querying Behaviour of Expert and Non-expert Users of Biomedical Search Systems -- Sadegh Kharazmi, Sarvnaz Karimi, Falk Scholer and Adam Clarke
  3. Evaluating Diversity and Redundancy-Based Search Metrics Independently -- Ake Tangsomboon and Teerapong Leelanupab
12:00-13.30Lunch
13.30-15.30ADCS Session 2 / ALTA shared session (Chair: Andrew Turpin)
  1. Pinpointing Locational Focus in Tweets -- Jie Yin, Sarvnaz Karimi and John Lingad
  2. Examining New Event Detection -- Johannes Schanda, Mark Sanderson and Paul Clough
  3. Trading accuracy for faster named entity linking -- Kristy Hughes, Joel Nothman and James R. Curran
  4. Unsupervised Biographical Event Extraction Using Wikipedia Traffic -- Alexander Hogue, Joel Nothman and James R. Curran
15:30-16.00Afternoon Tea
16.00-17.00Keynote 2: Diane Kelly, "Closed-Stack Search on the Web: Access Points and Bibliographic Control in Modern-Day Search Systems" (Chair: Guido Zuccon)
17.00-18.00Best Paper awards and ADCS Business meeting
19:00-lateDinner -- see the location page for details

Friday 28 November

9:00-10:00Keynote 3 / ALTA shared session: Jennifer Lai (Chair: Karin Verspoor)
10.00-10.30Morning Tea
10.30-12:30ADCS Session 3 (Chair: David Hawking)
  1. Improvements to BM25 and Language Models Examined -- Andrew Trotman, Antti Puurula and Blake Burgess
  2. Graph Representations and Applications of Citation Networks -- Matthias Petri, Alistair Moffat and Anthony Wirth
  3. Tensor Reduction for User Profiling in Personalized Recommender Systems -- Xiaoyu Tang, Yue Xu and Shlomo Geva
  4. Compression, SIMD, and Postings Lists -- Andrew Trotman
12.30-14:00Lunch
14:00-15:00ADCS Session 4: short papers (Chair: Andrew Trotman)
  1. Document Timespan Normalisation and Understanding Temporality for Clinical Records Search -- Bevan Koopman and Guido Zuccon
  2. Blended Dictionaries for Reduced-Memory Lempel-Ziv Corpus Compression -- Jiancong Tong, Anthony Wirth and Justin Zobel
  3. Identifying Re-finding Difficulty from User Query Logs -- Sargol Sadeghi, Roi Blanco, Peter Mika, Mark Sanderson, Falk Scholer and David Vallet
  4. Assessing the Cognitive Complexity of Information Needs -- Alistair Moffat, Peter Bailey, Falk Scholer and Paul Thomas
15:00-15:20Afternoon Tea
15:30-15:45Poster Boasters (Level 4, Design Hub)
15:30-17:10 Poster session (Level 4, Design Hub)
  • Tweet Author Location Impacts on Tweet Credibility -- Suliman Aladhadh, Xiuzhen Zhang and Mark Sanderson
  • Analysing user access to an online newspaper -- Husna Sarirah Husin, James Thom and Xiuzhen Zhang
  • Retrieving Passages and Finding Answers -- Mostafa Keikha, Jaehyun Park, Bruce Croft and Mark Sanderson
  • Document Timespan Normalisation and Understanding Temporality for Clinical Records Search -- Bevan Koopman and Guido Zuccon
  • How Effective are Proximity Scores in Term Dependency Models? -- Xiaolu Lu, Alistair Moffat and J. Shane Culpepper
  • Medical Free-Text to Concept Mapping as an Information Retrieval Problem: An initial investigation -- Shahin Mirhosseini, Guido Zuccon, Bevan Koopman, Anthony Nguyen and Michael Lawley
  • Assessing the Cognitive Complexity of Information Needs -- Alistair Moffat, Peter Bailey, Falk Scholer and Paul Thomas
  • By the power of Grayskull: Small sample statistical power in Information Retrieval evaluation -- Laurence Park and Glenn Stone
  • Identifying Re-finding Difficulty from User Query Logs -- Sargol Sadeghi, Roi Blanco, Peter Mika, Mark Sanderson, Falk Scholer and David Vallet
  • Towards Universal Search Design -- Laurianne Sitbon, Lauren Fell, David Poxon, Jinglan Zhang and Shlomo Geva
  • Blended Dictionaries for Reduced-Memory Lempel-Ziv Corpus Compression -- Jiancong Tong, Anthony Wirth and Justin Zobel
  • Automated Categorisation of Patent Claims that Reference Human Genome Sequences -- Donglu Wang, Gabriela Ferraro, Hanna Suominen and Osmat Jefferson
17:00 ADCS Ends

Note: Full paper presentations are 30 minutes (including questions), short paper presentations are 15 minutes (including questions).

ADCS is running in parallel with ALTA, and you may also be interested in their scheduled talks.