Accepted Papers

Accepted Long Papers

  • Sweta Agrawal and Amit Awekar. Deep Learning for Detecting Cyberbullying Across Multiple Social Media Platforms
  • Nabiha Asghar, Pascal Poupart, Jesse Hoey, Xin Jiang and Lili Mou. Affective Neural Response Generation
  • Pinkesh Badjatiya, Litton J Kurisinkel, Manish Gupta and Vasudeva Varma. Attention-based Neural Text Segmentation
  • Seyed Ali Bahrainian, Ida Mele and Fabio Crestani. Predicting Topics in Scholarly Papers
  • Georgios Balikas, Charlotte Laclau, Ievgen Redko and Massih-Reza Amini. Cross-lingual Document Retrieval using Regularized Wasserstein Distance
  • Ludovico Boratto, Salvatore Carta, Gianni Fenu and Luca Piras. Employing Document Embeddings to Solve the “New Catalog” Problem in User Targeting, and Provide Explanations to the Users
  • David Brazier and Morgan Harvey. A Comparative Study of Native and Non-Native Information Seeking Behaviours
  • Vincent Claveau. Indiscriminateness in representation spaces of terms and documents
  • Daniel Cohen and W. Bruce Croft. A Hybrid Embedding Approach to Noisy Answer Passage Retrieval
  • Kuntal Dey, Saroj Kaushik, Kritika Garg and Ritvik Shrivastava. Topic Lifecycle on Social Networks: Analyzing the Effects of Semantic Continuity and Social Communities
  • Alexander Dür, Andreas Rauber and Peter Filzmoser. Reproducing a Neural Question Answering Architecture applied to the SQuAD Benchmark Dataset: Challenges and Lessons Learned
  • Marco Ferrante, Nicola Ferro and Silvia Pontarollo. Modelling Randomness in Relevance Judgments and Evaluation Measures
  • Kartik Gupta, Noveen Sachdeva and Vikram Pudi. Explicit Modelling of the Implicit Short Term User Preferences for Music Recommendation
  • Shashank Gupta, Manish Gupta, Vasudeva Varma, Sachin Pawar, Nitin Ramrakhiyani and Girish Keshav Palshikar. Multi-Task Learning for Extraction of Adverse Drug Reaction Mentions from Tweets
  • Mostafa Haghir Chehreghani and Morteza Haghir Chehreghani. Efficient Context-Aware K-Nearest Neighbor Search
  • Oren Halvani, Lukas Graner and Inna Vogel. Authorship Verification in the Absence of Explicit Features and Thresholds
  • Raksha Jalan, Manish Gupta and Vasudeva Varma. Medical Forum Question Classification Using Deep Learning
  • Jimmy Jimmy, Guido Zuccon and Bevan Koopman. Choices in Knowledge-Base Retrieval for Consumer Health Search
  • Yang Liu, Wenge Rong and Zhang Xiong. Improved Text Matching by Enhancing Mutual Information
  • Jiaxin Mao, Yiqun Liu, Noriko Kando, Cheng Luo, Min Zhang and Shaoping Ma. Investigating Result Usefulness in Mobile Search
  • David Maxwell and Leif Azzopardi. Information Scent, Searching and Stopping: Modelling SERP Level Stopping Behaviour
  • Graham Mcdonald, Craig Macdonald and Iadh Ounis. Active Learning Strategies for Technology Assisted Sensitivity Review
  • Jose Miguel Herrera, Barbara Poblete and Denis Parra. Learning to Leverage Microblog Information for QA Retrieval
  • Giannis Nikolentzos, Christos Ksipolopoulos, Polykarpos Meladianos and Michalis Vazirgiannis. An Optimization Approach for Sub-event Detection and Summarization in Twitter
  • Özer Özdikiş, Heri Ramampiaro and Kjetil Nørvåg. Spatial Statistics of Term Co-occurrences for Location Prediction of Tweets
  • Tim Repke and Ralf Krestel. Bringing Back Structure to Free Text Email Conversations with Recurrent Neural Networks
  • Pablo Sanchez and Alejandro Bellogin. Time-aware novelty metrics for recommender systems
  • Gaurav Singh and Sandra Mitrovic. Benefits of using Symmetric Loss in Recommender Systems
  • Gianmaria Silvello, Maristella Agosti, Riccardo Bucco, Giulio Busato, Giacomo Fornari, Andrea Langeli, Alberto Purpura, Giacomo Rocco and Alessandro Tezza. Statistical Stemmers: A Reproducibility Study
  • Sajad Sotudeh Gharebagh, Peyman Rostami and Mahmood Neshati. T-shaped Mining: A Novel Approach to Talent Finding for Agile Software Teams
  • Andreas Spitz and Michael Gertz. Entity-centric Topic Extraction and Exploration: A Network-based Approach
  • Junfeng Tian, Man Lan, Yuanbin Wu, Jingang Wang, Long Qiu, Sheng Li, Jun Lang and Luo Si. An Adversarial Joint Learning Model for Low-resource Language Semantic Textual Similarity
  • Thijs Vogels, Octavian Eugen Ganea and Carsten Eickhoff. Web2Text: Deep Structured Boilerplate Removal
  • Panpan Wang, Tianshu Wang, Yuexian Hou and Dawei Song. Modeling Relevance Judgement Inspired by Quantum Weak Measurement
  • Xiao Yang, Iadh Ounis, Richard Mccreadie, Craig Macdonald and Anjie Fang. On the Reproducibility and Generalisation of the Linear Transformation of Word Embeddings
  • Maoyuan Zhang, Qi Wang, Wukui Xu, Wei Li and Shuyuan Sun. Discriminative Path-based Knowledge Graph Embedding for Precise Link Prediction
  • Ruqing Zhang, Jiafeng Guo, Yanyan Lan, Jun Xu and Xueqi Cheng. Aggregating Neural Word Embeddings for Document Representation
  • Ruqing Zhang, Jiafeng Guo, Yanyan Lan, Jun Xu and Xueqi Cheng. Spherical Paragraph Model
  • Yazhou Zhang, Dawei Song, Xiang Li and Peng Zhang. Unsupervised Sentiment Analysis of Twitter Posts Using Density Matrix Representation

Accepted Short Papers

  • Karam Abdulahhad. Concept Embedding for Information Retrieval
  • Qingyao Ai, Brendan O’Connor and W. Bruce Croft. A Neural Passage Model for Ad-hoc Document Retrieval
  • Ricardo Campos, Vítor Mangaravite, Arian Pasquali, Alipio M. Jorge, Célia Nunes and Adam Jatowt. A Text Feature Based Automatic Keyword Extraction Method for Single Documents
  • Zhuyun Dai and Jamie Callan. Inverted List Caching for Topical Index Shards
  • Kuntal Dey, Ritvik Shrivastava and Saroj Kaushik. Topical Stance Detection for Twitter: A Two-Phase LSTM Model Using Attention
  • Heng Ding, Shuo Zhang, Darío Garigliotti and Krisztian Balog. Generating High-Quality Query Suggestion Candidates for Task-Based Search
  • Hossein Fani, Masoud Bashari, Fattane Zarrinkalam, Ebrahim Bagheri and Feras Al-Obeidat. Stopword Detection for Streaming Content
  • Michael Färber, Alexander Thiemann and Adam Jatowt. To Cite, or Not to Cite? Detecting Citation Contexts in Text
  • Ferenc Galkó and Carsten Eickhoff. Biomedical Question Answering via Weighted Neural Network Passage Retrieval
  • Dario Garigliotti and Krisztian Balog. Towards an Understanding of Entity-Oriented Search Intents
  • Shivali Goel, Rishi Madhok and Shweta Garg. Proposing Contextually Relevant Quotes for Images
  • Shashank Gupta, Manish Gupta, Vasudeva Varma, Sachin Pawar, Nitin Ramrakhiyani and Girish Keshav Palshikar. Co-training for Extraction of Adverse Drug Reaction Mentions from Tweets
  • Till Haug, Octavian-Eugen Ganea and Paulina Grnarova. Neural Multi-Step Reasoning for Question Answering on Semi-Structured Tables
  • Haofeng Jia and Erik Saule. Local is Good: A Fast Citation Recommendation Approach
  • Suneel Kumar Kingrani, Mark Levene and Dell Zhang. A Meta-Evaluation of Evaluation Methods for Diversified Search
  • Heeyoung Kwon, Harsh Trivedi, Peter Jansen, Mihai Surdeanu and Niranjan Balasubramanian. Controlling Information Aggregation for Complex Question Answering
  • Xinshi Lin and Wai Lam. Entity Retrieval via Type Taxonomy Aware Smoothing
  • Anirban Majumder, Abhay Pande, Kondalarao Vonteru, Abhishek Gangwar, Subhadeep Maji, Pankaj Bhatia and Pawan Goyal. Automated Assistance in E-commerce: An Approach based on Category-Sensitive Retrieval
  • Behrooz Mansouri, Mohammad Sadegh Zahedi, Ricardo Campos, Mojgan Farhoodi and Maseud Rahgozar. ParsTime: Rule-Based Extraction and Normalization of Persian Temporal Expressions
  • Joel Mackenzie, Craig Macdonald, Falk Scholer and J. Shane Culpepper. On the cost of negation for dynamic pruning
  • Giorgio Maria Di Nunzio. A Study of an Automatic Stopping Strategy for Technologically Assisted Medical Reviews
  • Graham Mcdonald, Craig Macdonald and Iadh Ounis. Towards Maximising Openness in Digital Sensitivity Review using Reviewing Time Predictions
  • Parth Mehta and Prasenjit Majumder. Content based weighted consensus summarization
  • Bogdan Nicula, Stefan Ruseti and Traian Rebedea. Improving deep learning for multiple choice question answering with candidate contexts
  • Rúben Ramalho, André Mourão and Joao Magalhaes. Patient-age extraction for clinical reports retrieval
  • Jean-Michel Renders. Active Search for High Recall: a non-stationary extension of Thompson Sampling
  • Dmitri Roussinov. Towards Measuring Content Coordination in Microblogs
  • Mittul Singh, Arunav Mishra, Youssef Oualil, Klaus Berberich and Dietrich Klakow. Long-Span Language Models for Query-focused Unsupervised Extractive Text Summarization
  • Mahsa S. Shahshahani, Faegheh Hasibi, Hamed Zamani and Azadeh Shakery. Towards a Unified Supervised Approach for Ranking Triples of Type-like Relations
  • Jan Štihec, Martin Znidarsic and Senja Pollak. Simplified hybrid approach for detection of semantic orientations in economic texts (Short paper for Reproducible IR track)
  • Ting Su, Anjie Fang, Richard McCreadie, Craig Macdonald and Iadh Ounis. On Refining Twitter Lists as Ground Truth Data for Multi-Community User Classification
  • Axel Suarez, Dyaa Albakour, David Corney, Miguel Martinez and Jose Alberto Esquivel. A Data Collection for Evaluating the Retrieval of Related Tweets to News Articles
  • Yasunobu Sumikawa and Adam Jatowt. Classifying Short Descriptions of Past Events
  • Suranjana Samanta and Sameep Mehta. Generating Adversarial Text Samples
  • Rama Syamala Sreepada and Bidyut Kr. Patra. An Incremental Approach for Collaborative Filtering in Streaming Scenarios
  • Anil Kumar Trikha, Fattane Zarrinkalam and Ebrahim Bagheri. Topic-Association Mining for User Interest Detection
  • Rodrigo Wilkens, Leonardo Zilio and Cedrick Fairon. Document Ranking Applied to Second Language Learning
  • Nils Witt, Michael Granitzer and Christin Seifert. Collection-Document Summaries
  • Eva Zangerle, Michael Tschuggnall, Stefan Wurzinger and Günther Specht. ALF-200k: Towards Extensive Multimodal Analyses of Music Tracks and Playlists

Accepted Demos

  • Janek Bevendorff, Benno Stein, Matthias Hagen and Martin Potthast. Elastic ChatNoir: Search Engine for the ClueWeb and the Common Crawl
  • Ricardo Campos, Vítor Mangaravite, Arian Pasquali, Alipio M. Jorge, Célia Nunes and Adam Jatowt. YAKE! Collection-independent Automatic Keyword Extractor
  • Jean Charbonnier, Lucia Sohmen, John Rothman, Birte Rohden and Christian Wartena. NOA: A Search Engine for Reusable Scientific Images beyond the Life Sciences
  • Michael Färber, Alexander Thiemann and Adam Jatowt. CITEWERTs: A System Combining Cite-Worthiness with Citation Recommendation
  • Rodrigo Martínez-Castaño, Juan C. Pichel, David E. Losada and Fabio Crestani. A Micromodule Approach for Building Real-Time Systems with Python-Based Models: Application to Early Risk Detection of Depression on Social Media
  • Lalit Sanagavarapu, Neeraj Mathur, Shriyansh Agrawal and Y. Raghu Reddy. SIREN – Security Information Retrieval and Extraction eNgine