The workshop program contains a keynote, 11 academic and 2 industry presentations and 3 demo presentations. Throughout the day, there will be plenty of time to network, discuss and exchange ideas.
(University of Amsterdam).
Submission deadline: November 1, 2017
Submission notifications: November 10, 2017
Workshop date: November 24, 2017
The workshop will take place at the Beeld en Geluid.
DIR 2017 aims to serve as an international platform (with a special focus on the Netherlands and Belgium) for exchange and discussions on research & applications in the field of information retrieval as well as related fields. We invite quality research contributions addressing relevant challenges. Contributions may range from theoretical work to descriptions of applied research and real-world systems. We especially encourage doctoral students to present their research.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
We accept two types of submissions:
We accept submissions for DIR through Easychair. Accepted submissions will be presented at the conference orally or as posters; the presentation mode will be determined based on the reviewers’ suggestions. The authors keep the copyright of their submissions. A submission implies willingness of at least one author to register for DIR 2017 and present the work.
A printable program in PDF format is available.
||Welcome - Tom de Smet|
||Keynote: Arnold Smeulders
||Session I: Digital Humanities
(chaired by Marijn Koolen)
|Archaeological Entity Recognition for Information Retrieval in Dutch Archaeological reports [Abstract]|
|Riches of the Poor: Using Crummy Entity Linkers for Interactive Search in Digital Humanities [Abstract]|
|Words are Malleable: Computing Semantic Shifts in Political and Media Discourse [Abstract]|
||Session II: Demos & Prototypes|
|MediaSuite: Scholarly Research Environment for Multimedia Archives [Abstract]|
|Federated Search with Searsia [Abstract]|
|SPEX Environment for Real-time Cross-Media Recommendation [Abstract]|
||Lunch & Demos|
||Session III: Search
(chaired by Djoerd Hiemstra)
|Research Challenges in Search as Learning [Abstract]|
|Searching the Enterprise [Abstract]|
|Dynamic Search in Specialized Domains [Abstract]|
||Session IV: Industry|
|Beyond Movie Recommendations: Solving the Continuous Cold Start Problem in E-commerce Recommendations|
|Leading People to Longer Queries in Site Search [Abstract]|
||Session V: Algorithms and Analysis
(chaired by Dolf Trieschnigg)
|Neural Ranking Models with Weak Supervision [Abstract]|
|Modeling Label Ambiguity for Neural List-wise Learning to Rank [Abstract]|
|Generating Descriptions of Entity Relationships [Abstract]|
|Ontology-based Aspect Detection for Sentiment Analysis [Paper]|
|Sequences of Diverse Song Recommendations [Paper]|