June 2013


Volume 47 Number 1

Table of Contents


From the Chair
James Allan, p 1


Fuhr’s Challenge: Conceptual Research, or Bust
David Bodoff, pp 3-16

Symposium/Workshop Reports

The Seventeenth Australasian Document Computing Symposium
Andrew Trotman, Sally Jo Cunningham, Laurianne Sitbon, pp 17-21

Report on IIiX ’12: the Fourth Information Interaction in Context Symposium
Norbert Fuhr, Jaap Kamps, Wessel Kraaij, Suzan Verberne, pp 22-30

Report on the Workshop on Search and Exploration of X-Rated Information (SEXI 2013)
Vanessa Murdock, Charles L.A. Clarke, Jaap Kamps, Jussi Karlgren, pp 31-37

Report on the Fifth Workshop on Exploiting Semantic Annotations in Information Retrieval (ESAIR ’12)
Jaap Kamps, Jussi Karlgren, Peter Mika, Vanessa Murdock, pp 38-45

PROMISE Winter School 2013 Bridging between Information Retrieval and Databases
Maristella Agosti, Nicola Ferro, Gianmaria Silvello, pp 46-52

PROMISE Technology Transfer Day: Spreading the Word on Information Access Evaluation at an Industrial Event
P. Forner, L. Bentivogli, M. Braschler, K. Choukri, N. Ferro, A. Hanbury, J. Karlgren, H. Miller, pp 53-58

Dissertation Abstracts

Adaptive Domain Modelling for Information Retrieval
M-Dyaa Albakour, pp 59

Efficient Query Processing in Distributed Search Engines
Simon Jonassen, p 60-61

News Vertical Search using User-Generated Content
Richard McCreadie, p 62-63

Semantic and Distributed Entity Search in the Web of Data
Robert Neumayer, pp 64

Sub-document level Information Retrieval: Retrieval and Evaluation
Sukomal Pal, p 65-66

Explicit Web Search Result Diversification
Rodrygo L.T. Santos, p 67-68

Document Ranking with Quantum Probabilities
Guido Zuccon, pp 69-70