June 2010


Volume 44 Number 1

Table of Contents


From the Chair
Liz Liddy, p 1


ECIR 2010: 32nd European Conference on Information Retrieval Research
Cathal Gurrin, Yulan He, Udo Kruschwitz, Suzanne Little and Stefan RĂ¼ger, pp 2-18

1st International Workshop on Advances in Patent Information Retrieval (AsPIRe’10)
Allan Hanbury, Veronika Zenz and Helmut Berger, pp 19-22

The ECIR 2010 Large Scale Hierarchical Classification Workshop
A. Kosmopoulos, E. Gaussier, G. Paliouras, Aseervatham, pp 23-32

Information Access for Personal Media Archives
Aiden R. Doherty, Cathal Gurrin, Gareth J.F. Jones, and Alan F. Smeaton, pp 33-37


Report on INEX 2009
T. Beckers, P. Bellot, G. Demartini, L. Denoyer, C.M. De Vries, A. Doucet, K.N. Fachry, N. Fuhr, P. Gallinari, S. Geva, W.-C. Huang, T. Iofciu, J. Kamps, G. Kazai, M. Koolen, S. Kutty, M. Landoni, M. Lehtonen, V. Moriceau, R. Nayak, R. Nordlie, N. Pharo, E. San Juan, R. Schenkel, X. Tannier, M. Theobald, J.A. Thom, A. Trotman and A.P. de Vries, pp 38-56


Blog Track Research at TREC
Craig Macdonald, Rodrygo L.T. Santos, Iadh Ounis and Ian Soboroff, pp 58-75

Workshop report

Multimedia with a Speech Track: Searching Spontaneous Conversational Speech
Martha Larson, Roeland Ordelman, Franciska de Jong, Joachim Kohler and Wessel Kraaij, pp 76-82

Research note

Connecting the dots
Giovanna Roda, pp 83-86

Dissertation Abstracts

Event and Map Content Personalisation in a Mobile and Context-Aware-Environment
Ralf Bierig, p 87

Predicting the Effectiveness of Queries and Retrieval Systems
Claudia Hauff, p 88

The Construction of Mental Models of Information-rich Web Spaces: The Development Process and the Impact of Task Complexity
Yan Zhang, p 89