Doctoral Consortium

Doctoral Consortium is a closed, invitation-only event (Monday, August 7).

Monday, August 7 (42F Tsukui)
9:00-9:10 Opening
9:10-9:35 Searchbots: Using Chatbots in Collaborative Information-seeking Tasks
Sandeep Avula (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Mentors: Filip Radlinski, Claudia Hauff
9:35-10:00 Examining Information on Social Media: Topic Modelling, Trend Prediction and Community Classification
Anjie Fang (University of Glasgow)
Mentors: Tat-Seng Chua, Nick Craswell
10:00-10:25 Dynamic Personalized Ranking of Facets for Exploratory Search
Esraa Ali (Trinity College Dublin)
Mentors: Kevyn Collins-Thompson, Susan Dumais
10:25-10:55 Coffee break
10:55-11:20 Utilizing Online Social Media for Disaster Relief: Practical Challenges in Retrieval
Moumita Basu (Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology Shibpur, India)
Mentors: Jimmy Huang, Jaime Teevan
11:20-12:20 Morning presenters: Meet with mentors
Afternoon presenters: Career Planning Panel Discussion
12:20-13:50 Lunch break and networking
13:50-14:15 Managing Tail Latencies in Large Scale IR Systems
Joel Mackenzie (RMIT University)
Mentors: Ji-Rong Wen, Kevyn Collins-Thompson
14:15-14:40 Health Misinformation in Search and Social Media
Amira Ghenai (University of Waterloo)
Mentors: Jaime Teevan, Tat-Seng Chua
14:40-15:05 Relevance Judgments: Preferences, Scores and Ties
Ziying Yang (University of Melbourne)
Mentors: Susan Dumais, Filip Radlinski
15:05-15:25 Coffee break
15:25-15:50 Multi-dimensional Formula Feature Modeling for Mathematical Information Retrieval
Ke Yuan (Institute of Computer Science and Technology, Peking University)
Mentors: Claudia Hauff, Jimmy Huang
15:50-16:15 Deep Collaborative Filtering Approaches for Context-Aware Venue Recommendation
Jarana Manotumruksa (University of Glasgow)
Mentors: Nick Craswell, Jaap Kamps
16:15-17:15 Afternoon presenters: Meet with mentors
Morning presenters: Career Planning Panel Discussion
17:15-17:20 Wrap up