SIGIR 2004
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  Sheffield, July 25-29

Organisers - Area Coordinators

  • Formal Models, Language Models, Fusion/Combination
    Keith van Rijsbergen, University of Glasgow
    John Lafferty, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Text Representation and Indexing, XML and Metadata
    Airi Salminen, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Norbert Fuhr, University of Duisburg, Germany
  • Performance, Compression, Scalability, Architectures, Mobile Applications
    Chris Buckley, SabIR research, USA
    Justin Zobel, RMIT University, Australia
  • Web IR, Intranet/Enterprise Search, Citation and Link Analysis, Digital Libraries, Distributed IR
    Andrei Broder, IBM Research, USA
    David Hawking, CSIRO, Australia
  • Cross-language Retrieval, Multilingual Retrieval, Machine Translation for IR
    Ari Pirkola, University of Tampere, Finland
    Bruce Croft, University of Massachusetts, USA
  • Video and Image Access, Audio and Speech Retrieval, Music Retrieval
    Hong-Jiang Zhang, Microsoft Research, China
    R. Manmatha, University of Massachusetts, USA
  • Machine Learning for IR, Text Data Mining, Clustering, Text Categorization
    Fabrizio Sebastiani, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
    Wai Lam, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    David Hull, Clairvoyance, USA
    Yoram Singer, The Hebrew University, Israel
  • Topic Detection and Tracking, Content-Based Filtering, Collaborative Filtering, Agents
    Stephen Robertson, Microsoft Research Cambridge, UK
    John Riedl, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Summarization, Question Answering, Natural Language Processing for IR, Information Extraction, Lexical Acquisition
    Jussi Karlgren, SICS, Sweden
    Charlie Clarke, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Interfaces, Visualization, Interactive IR, User Models, User Studies
    Pia Borlund, Royal School of Librarianship and Information Science, Denmark
    Nick Belkin, Rutgers University, USA
  • Specialized Applications of IR, including Genomic IR, IR in Software Engineering, and IR for Chemical Structures
    Bill Hersh, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
    Hugh E. Williams, RMIT University, Australia
  • Evaluation, Building Test Collections, Experimental Design and Metrics
    Donna Harman, NIST, USA
    Noriko Kando, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
  • Coordinators-at-Large
    John Tait, University of Sunderland, UK
    Gary Marchionini, University of North Carolina, USA
    Alistair Moffat, University of Melbourne, Australia

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