June 2009


Volume 43 Number 1

Table of Contents


From the Chair
Liz Liddy, pp 1-2


Against Recall: Is it Persistence, Cardinality, Density, Coverage, or Totality?
Justin Zobel, Alistair Moffat and Laurence A. F. Park, pp 3-15

So Many Topics, So Little Time
Giovanna Roda , Veronika Zenz, Mihai Lupu, Kalervo Järvelin, Mark Sanderson and Christa Womser-Hacker, pp 16-21


Report on INEX 2008
Gianluca Demartini, Ludovic Denoyer, Antoine Doucet, Khairun Nisa Fachry, Patrick Gallinari, Shlomo Geva, Wei-Che Huang, Tereza Iofciu, Jaap Kamps, Gabriella Kazai, Marijn Koolen, Monica Landoni, Ragnar Nordlie, Nils Pharo, Ralf Schenkel, Martin Theobald, Andrew Trotman, Arjen P. de Vries, Alan Woodley, Jianhan Zhu, pp 22-28

CIKM Workshop Reports

The 2nd Workshop on Information Credibility on the Web
Adam Jatowt and Katsumi Tanaka, pp 29-35

Workshop on Large-Scale Distributed Systems for Information Retrieval
Sebastian Michel, Gleb Skobeltsyn and Wai Gen Yee, pp 36-43

Report on the 10th International Workshop on Web Information and Data Management (WIDM)
Chee-Yong Chan and Neoklis Polyzotis, pp 36-43

Workshop Reports

EVIA 2008: The Second International Workshop on Evaluating Information Access
Tetsuya Sakai, Mark Sanderson and Noriko Kando, pp 44-46

Second International Symposium on Information Interaction in Context
Mounia Lalmas, Anastasios Tombros, Pia Borlund and Jesper W. Schneider, pp 47-54

AIR 2008 Second International Workshop on Adaptive Information Retrieval
Hideo Joho, Frank Hopfgartner, Joemon M. Jose, and C. J. van Rijsbergen, pp 55-58

Workshop on Novel Methodologies for Evaluation in Information Retrieval
Mark Sanderson, pp 59-62

Dissertation Abstracts

Using Topic Shifts in Content-Oriented XML Retrieval
Elham Ashoori, p 75

A Probabilistic Framework for Information Modelling and Retrieval Based on User Annotations on Digital Objects
Ingo Frommholz, p 77

The Voting Model for People Search
Craig Macdonald, p 75

Content and structure summarisation for accessing XML documents
Zoltán Szlávik, p 77