June 2018


SIGIR Forum
June 2018, Volume 52 Number 1

Table of Contents

SIGIR News


From the Chair

Diane Kelly, pp 1-3

Articles


SIGIR Initiative to Implement ACM Artifact Review and Badging

Nicola Ferro, Diane Kelly, pp 4-10


SIGIR Community Survey on Preprint Services

Diane Kelly, pp 11-33


Research Frontiers in Information Retrieval – Report from the Third Strategic Workshop on Information Retrieval in Lorne (SWIRL 2018)

J. Shane Culpepper, Fernando Diaz, and Mark D. Smucker (Editors), pp 34-90


The Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshop on Performance Modeling and Prediction

Nicola Ferro, Norbert Fuhr, Gregory Grefenstette, Joseph A. Konstan, Pablo Castells, Elizabeth M. Daly, Thierry Declerck, Michael D. Ekstrand, Werner Geyer, Julio Gonzalo, Tsvi Kuflik, Krister Lindn, Bernardo Magnini, Jian-Yun Nie, Raffaele Perego, Bracha Shapira, Ian Soboroff, Nava Tintarev, Karin Verspoor, Martijn C. Willemsen, Justin Zobel, pp 91-101

Conference Reports


Report on NTCIR-13: The Thirteenth Round of NII Testbeds and Community for Information Access Research

Yiqun LIU, Makoto P. Kato, Charles L.A. Clarke, Noriko Kando, Tetsuya Sakai, pp 102-110

Summer School Reports


11th European Summer School in Information Retrieval (ESSIR 2017)

Harrisen Scells, pp 111-118

CHIIR Reports


Report on the Workshop on Barriers to Interactive IR Resources Re-use (BIIRRR 2018)

Toine Bogers, Maria Gäde, Mark Michael Hall, Luanne Freund, Marijn Koolen, Vivien Petras, Mette Skov, pp 119-128


Report on the CHIIR 2018 Workshop on Evaluation of Personalisation in Information Retrieval (WEPIR 2018)

Gareth J. F. Jones, Nicholas J. Belkin, Séamus Lawless, Gabriella Pasi, pp 129-134

ECIR Reports


Report on the 7th International Workshop on Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval (BIR 2018)

Philipp Mayr, Ingo Frommholz, Guillaume Cabanac, pp 135-139


Report on the 2nd International Workshop on Recent Trends in News Information Retrieval (NewsIR’18)

Dyaa Albakour, David Corney, Julio Gonzalo, Miguel Martinez, Barbara Poblete, Andreas Vlachos, pp 140-146


Report on the Workshop on Social Aspects in Personalization And Search (SoAPS)

Ludovico Boratto, Giovanni Stilo, pp 147-149


Text2Story Workshop – Narrative Extraction from Texts

Alípio Jorge, Ricardo Campos, Adam Jatowt, Sérgio Nunes, Conceiçoã Rocha, Jooã Paulo Cordeiro, Arian Pasquali and Vitor Mangaravite, pp 150-152

Other Workshop Reports


Building Community: Report on KidRec Workshop on Children and Recommender Systems at RecSys 2017

Maria Soledad Pera, Jerry Alan Fails, Mirko Gelsomini, Franca Garzotto, pp 153-161


Report on EVIA 2017: 8th International Workshop on Evaluating Information Access

Nicola Ferro, Ian Soboroff, pp 162-166

Dissertation Abstracts


Approaches for Enriching and Improving Textual Knowledge Bases

Besnik Fetahu, pp 167-168


Named Entity Extraction for Knowledgebase Enhancement

Priya Radhakrishnan, pp 169-170