June 2014


Volume 48 Number 1

Table of Contents


From the Chair
Charles Clarke, pp 1-2


Statistical Reform in Information Retrieval?
Tetsuya Sakai, pp 3-12

Symposium/Workshop Reports

Report on the Sixth Workshop on Exploiting Semantic Annotations in Information Retrieval (ESAIR ‘13)
Paul N. Bennett, Evgeniy Gabrilovich, Jaap Kamps, Jussi Karlgren, pp 13-20

Report on the CIKM Workshop on Living Labs for Information Retrieval Evaluation
Krisztian Balog, David Elsweiler, Evangelos Kanoulas, Liadh Kelly, Mark D. Smucker, pp 21-28

Report on the Workshop on Reproducibility and Replication in Recommender Systems Evaluation (RepSys)
Alejandro Bellogín, Pablo Castells, Alan Said, Domonkos Tikk, pp 29-35

Evaluation Methodologies in Information Retrieval Dagstuhl Seminar 13441
Maristella Agosti, Norbert Fuhr, Elaine Toms, Pertti Vakkari, pp 36-41

Dissertation Abstracts

Semi-Automated Text Classification
Giacomo Berardi, pp 42

Exploiting Entities for Query Expansion
Wladmir Cardoso Brandão, p 43

Beyond Linear Chain: A Journey through Conditional Random Fields for Information Extraction from Text
Diego Marcheggiani, p 44