Fall 1999


Fall 1999, Volume 33 Number 1

Welcome to the first online version of the SIGIR Forum! We hope that you find having this version a convenient and useful adjunct to the paper version.

Table of Contents


Economics and Search
H. Varian

Analysis of a Very Large Web Search Engine Query Log
C. Silverstein, M. Henzinger

BMIR-J2:A Test Collection for Evaluation of Japanese Information Retrieval Systems
T. Sakai, et al.


Reaction to SIGIR 99 Panel on User Interface Issues
G. Golovchinsky

SIGIR’99 Workshop Reports

CIR99:The 2nd UK Conference on "The Challenge of ImageRetrieval"
D. Harper

Evaluation of Web Document Retrieval: A SIGIR’99 Workshop
M. Agosti and M. Melucci

Customised Information Delivery: A SIGIR 99 Workshop
M. Milosavljevic, F. Paradis, C. Paris and R. Wilkinson

Networked Knowledge Organization Systems (NKOS) Workshop
L. Hill

Multimedia Indexing and Retrieval
R. Srihari

Workshop on Recommender Systems: Algorithms and Evaluation
I. Soboroff