June 2017

June 2017, Volume 51 Number 1

Table of Contents


From the Chair

Diane Kelly, pp 1-3

SIGIR 2016 Test of Time Award

Accurately Interpreting Clickthrough Data as Implicit Feedback

Thorsten Joachims, Laura Granka, Bing Pan, Helene Hembrooke, Geri Gay, pp 4-11

ECIR and Satellite Event Reports

Report on the Information Retrieval Festival (IRFest2017)

Leif Azzopardi, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis, Martin Halvey, pp 12-28

Report on the 5th International Workshop on Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval (BIR 2017)

Philipp Mayr, Ingo Frommholz, Guillaume Cabanac, pp 29-35

ECIR 2017 Workshop on Exploitation of Social Media for Emergency Relief and Preparedness (SMERP 2017)

Saptarshi Ghosh, Kripabandhu Ghosh, Debasis Ganguly, Tanmoy Chakraborty, Gareth J.F. Jones, Marie-Francine Moens, pp 36-41

Report on the Workshop on Social Media for Personalization And Search (SoMePeAS)

Ludovico Boratto, Andreas Kaltenbrunner, Giovanni Stilo, pp 42-44

Other Workshop Reports

Report on RecSys 2016 Workshop on New Trends in Content-Based Recommender Systems

Toine Bogers, Marijn Koolen, Cataldo Musto, Pasquale Lops, Giovanni Semeraro, pp 45-51

Report on the Seventh International Workshop on Location and the Web (LocWeb 2017)

Dirk Ahlers, Erik Wilde, pp 52-57

Report on the Second Workshop on Supporting Complex Search Tasks

Marijn Koolen, Jaap Kamps, Toine Bogers, Nicholas Belkin, Diane Kelly, Emine Yilmaz, pp 58-66

Practical Issues in Information Access System Evaluation

Evangelos Kanoulas, Jussi Karlgren, pp 67-72

Dissertation Abstracts

Scalability and Performance of Random Forest based Learning-to-Rank for Information Retrieval

Muhammad Ibrahim, pp 73-74

Literature-Based Discovery by Learning Heterogeneous Bibliographic Information Networks

Yakub Sebastian, pp 75-76