List of accepted posters

The following posters will be presented at SIGIR on Monday, July 20, starting at 6:00pm in the Republic Ballroom of the Sheraton Hotel. They are listed in alphabetical order by poster title.  The same event also includes demonstrations of systems related to information retrieval.

AdOn: An Intelligent Overlay Video Advertising System
Jinlian Guo (University of Science and Technology of China), Tao Mei (Microsoft Research Asia), Falin Liu (University of Science and Technology of China), Xian-Sheng Hua (Microsoft Research Asia)
Agreement Among Statistical Significance Tests for Information Retrieval Evaluation at Varying Sample Sizes
Mark D. Smucker (University of Waterloo), James Allan (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Ben Carterette (University of Delaware)
Annotation of URLs: More than the Sum of Parts
Max Hinne, Wessel Kraaij (Radboud University ), Stephan Raaijmakers (TNO), Suzan Verberne, Theo van der Weide, Maarten van der Heijden (Radboud University )
Automatic URL Completion and Prediction Using Fuzzy Type-Ahead Search
Jiannan Wang, Guoliang Li, Jianhua Feng (Tsinghua University)
Beyond Session Segmentation: Predicting Changes in Search Intent With Client-Side User Interactions
Qi Guo, Eugene Agichtein (Emory University)
Blog Distillation using Random Walks
Mostafa Keikha, Mark James Carman, Fabio Crestani (University of Lugano)
A Case for Improved Evaluation of Query Difficulty Prediction
Falk Scholer, Steven Garcia (RMIT University)
Characterizing the Subjectivity of Topics
Marc-Allen Cartright, Elif Aktolga, Jeffrey Dalton (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
Classifying Library Catalogue by Author Profiling
Tadashi Nomoto (National Institute of Japanese Literature)
Cluster-Based Query Expansion
Inna Gelfer Kalmanovich, Oren Kurland (Technion)
Comparing Both Relevance and Robustness in Selection of Web Ranking Functions
Fan Li, Xin Li, Shihao Ji, Zhaohui Zheng (Yahoo! Labs)
A Comparison of Retrieval-Based Hierarchical Clustering Approaches to Person Name Disambiguation
Christof Monz, Wouter Weerkamp (University of Amsterdam)
Compression-Based Document Length Prior for Language Models
Javier Parapar (University of A Coruña), David E. Losada (University of Santiago de Compostela), Álvaro Barreiro (University of A Coruña)
Concept Representation Based Video Indexing
Meng Wang (Microsoft Research Asia), Yan Song (Univeristy of Science and Technology of China), Xian-Sheng Hua (Microsoft Research Asia)
Context Transfer in Search Advertising
Hila Becker (Columbia University), Andrei Broder, Evgeniy Gabrilovich, Vanja Josifovski, Bo Pang (Yahoo! Research)
Counting Ancestors to Estimate Authority
Jian Wang, Brian D. Davison (Lehigh University)
Cross Language Name Matching
J. Scott McCarley (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center)
Deep versus Shallow Judgments in Learning to Rank
Emine Yilmaz (Microsoft Research ), Stephen Robertson (Microsoft Research)
Developing Energy Efficient Filtering Systems
Leif Azzopardi, Wim Vanderbauwhede, Mahmoud Moadeli (University of Glasgow)
Enhancing Topical Ranking with Preferences from Click-Through Data
Yi Chang, Anlei Dong, Ciya Liao, Zhaohui Zheng (Yahoo! Labs)
Equivalence Between Nonnegative Tensor Factorization and Tensorial Probabilistic Latent Semantic Analysis
Wei Peng (Xerox)
The ESA Retrieval Model Revisited
Maik Anderka, Benno Stein (Bauhaus University Weimar)
Estimating Query Performance using Class Predictions
Kevyn Collins-Thompson, Paul N. Bennett (Microsoft Research)
Evaluating Effects of Machine Translation Accuracy on Cross-Lingual Patent Retrieval
Atsushi Fujii (University of Tsukuba), Masao Utiyama (NICT), Mikio Yamamoto, Takehito Utsuro (University of Tsukuba)
Evaluating Web Search Using Task Completion Time
Ya Xu (Stanford University), David Mease (Google Inc.)
An Evaluation of Entity and Frequency Based Query Completion Methods
Edgar Meij (University of Amsterdam), Peter Mika, Hugo Zaragoza (Yahoo! Research)
Evolutionary Document Summarization for Disaster Management
Dingding Wang, Li Zheng, Tao Li, Yi Deng (Florida International University)
Experiments in CLIR Using Fuzzy String Search Based on Surface Similarity
Sethuramalingam Subramaniam, Anil Kumar Singh, Pradeep Dasigi, Vasudeva Varma (International Institute of Information Technology)
Feature Selection for Automatic Taxonomy Induction
Hui Yang, Jamie Callan (Carnegie Mellon University)
Finding Advertising Keywords on Video Scripts
Jung-Tae Lee (Korea University), Hyungdong Lee, Hee-Seon Park (Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.), Young-In Song (Microsoft Research Asia), Hae-Chang Rim (Korea University)
Fitting Score Distribution for Blog Opinion Retrieval
Ben He, Jie Peng, Iadh Ounis (University of Glasgow)
A Graph-based Approach to Mining Multilingual Word Associations from Wikipedia
Zheng Ye, Xiangji Huang (York University ), Hongfei Lin (Dalian University of Technology )
Has Adhoc Retrieval Improved Since 1994?
Timothy G. Armstrong, Alistair Moffat, William Webber, Justin Zobel (The University of Melbourne)
High Precision Retrieval Using Relevance-Flow Graph
Jangwon Seo (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Jiwoon Jeon (Google, Inc.)
High-order SVD for Event Detection from Popular Search Queries
Meishan Hu, Aixin Sun (Nanyang Technological University)
Identifying the Original Contribution of a Document via Language Modeling
Benyah Shaparenko, Thorsten Joachims (Cornell University)
The Importance of Manual Assessment in Link Discovery
Wei Che Huang (Queensland University of Technology), Andrew Trotman (University of Otago), Shlomo Geva (Queensland University of Technology)
Improving Search Relevance for Implicitly Temporal Queries
Donald Metzler, Rosie Jones, Fuchun Peng, Ruiqiang Zhang (Yahoo! Labs)
Improving User Confidence in Cultural Heritage Aggregated Results
Junte Zhang (University of Amsterdam), Alia Amin (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica), Henriette S. M. Cramer, Vanessa Evers (University of Amsterdam), Lynda Hardman (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica)
Incorporating Prior Knowledge into a Transductive Ranking Algorithm for Multi-Document Summarization
Massih R. Amini (National Research Council Canada), Nicolas Usunier (Université Pierre et Marie Curie)
Integrating Clusters Created Offline with Query-Specific Clusters for Document Retrieval
Lior Meister, Oren Kurland, Inna Gelfer Kalmanovich (Technion)
Integrating Phrase Inseparability in Phrase-Based Model
Lixin Shi, Jian-Yun Nie (University of Montreal)
Is Spam an Issue for Opinionated Blog Post Search?
Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis (University of Glasgow), Ian Soboroff (NIST)
Is This Urgent? Exploring Time-Sensitive Information Needs in Collaborative Question Answering
Yandong Liu (Emory University), Nitya Narasimhan, Venu Vasudevan (Motorola), Eugene Agichtein (Emory University)
It Pays to be Picky: An Evaluation of Thread Retrieval in Online Forums
Jonathan L. Elsas, Jaime G. Carbonell (Carnegie Mellon University)
Knowledge Transformation for Cross-Domain Sentiment Classification
Tao Li (Florida International University), Vikas Sindhwani (IBM T.J. Watson Research), Chris Ding (University of Texas at Arlington), Yi Zhang (Florida International University)
K-tree: Large Scale Document Clustering
Christopher M. De Vries, Shlomo Geva (Queensland University of Technology)
A Latent Topic Model for Linked Documents
Zhen Guo (State University of New York at Binghamton), Shenghuo Zhu, Yun Chi (NEC Laboratories America, Inc.), Zhongfei Zhang (State University of New York at Binghamton), Yihong Gong (NEC Laboratories America, Inc.)
Measuring Constraint Violations in Information Retrieval
Ronan Cummins, Colm O'Riordan (National University of Ireland)
Measuring the Descriptiveness of Web Comments
Martin Potthast (Bauhaus University Weimar)
Mining Product Reviews Based on Shallow Dependency Parsing
Qi Zhang, Yuanbin Wu (Fudan University), Tao Li (Florida International University), Mitsunori Ogihara, Joseph Johnson (University of Miami), Xuanjing Huang (Fudan University)
Modeling Facial Expressions and Peripheral Physiological Signals to Predict Topical Relevance
Ioannis Arapakis, Ioannis Konstas, Joemon M. Jose (University of Glasgow), Ioannis Kompatsiaris (Centre for Research and Technology Hellas)
Modeling Search Response Time
Dan Zhang, Luo Si (Purdue University)
Multiclass VisualRank: Image Ranking Method in Clustered Subsets Based on Visual Features
Mitsuru Ambai, Yuichi Yoshida (Denso IT Laboratory, Inc.)
Multiple Approaches to Analysing Query Diversity
Paul Clough, Mark Sanderson, Murad Abouammoh (University of Sheffield), Sergio Navarro (University of Alicante), Monica Paramita (University of Sheffield)
Multiview Clustering: A Late Fusion Approach Using Latent Models
Eric Bruno, Stephane Marchand-Maillet (University of Geneva)
On Efficient Posting List Intersection with Multicore Processors
Shirish Tatikonda (The Ohio State University), Flavio Junqueira, B. Barla Cambazoglu, Vassilis Plachouras (Yahoo Research)
On Perfect Document Rankings for Expert Search
Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis (University of Glasgow)
On Single-Pass Indexing with MapReduce
Richard M. C. McCreadie, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis (University of Glasgow)
On the Relative Age of Spam and Ham Training Samples for Email Filtering
Gordon V. Cormack (University of Waterloo), Jose-Marcio Martins da Cruz (Ecole des Mines de Paris)
Page Hunt: Improving Search Engines Using Human Computation Games
Hao Ma (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Raman Chandrasekar, Chris Quirk (Microsoft Research), Abhishek Gupta (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Personalized Music Emotion Recognition
Yi-Hsuan Yang, Yu-Ching Lin, Homer Chen (National Taiwan University)
Predicting Stopping Behaviour: A Preliminary Analysis
Elaine G. Toms (Dalhousie University), Luanne Freund (University of British Columbia)
Protein Identification as an Information Retrieval Problem
Yiming Yang, Subramaniam Ganapathy, Abhay Harpale (Carnegie Mellon University)
Query Sampling for Ranking Learning in Web Search
Linjun Yang (Microsoft Research Asia), Li Wang (University of Science and Technology of China), Bo Geng (Peking University), Xian-Sheng Hua (Microsoft Research Asia)
A Ranking Approach to Keyphrase Extraction
Xin Jiang (School of Mathematical Sciences, Peking University), Yunhua Hu, Hang Li (Microsoft Research Asia)
Reciprocal Rank Fusion outperforms Condorcet and individual Rank Learning Methods
Gordon V. Cormack, Charles L. A. Clarke (University of Waterloo), Stefan Buettcher (Google)
Relevance Criteria for E-Commerce: A Crowdsourcing-based Experimental Analysis
Omar Alonso (, Stefano Mizzaro (University of Udine)
A Relevance Model Based Filter for Removing Bad Ads
Hema Raghavan, Dustin Hillard (Yahoo!)
A Relevance-based Topic Model for News Event Tracking
Viet Ha-Thuc, Yelena Mejova, Christopher Harris, Padmini Srinivasan (The University of Iowa)
Revisiting Logical Imaging for Information Retrieval
Guido Zuccon, Leif Azzopardi, Cornelis J. van Rijsbergen (University of Glasgow)
A Robust Retrieval System of Polyphonic Music Based on Chord Progression Similarity
Pierre Hanna, Thomas Rocher, Matthias Robine (University Bordeaux)
Score and Rank Convergence of HITS
Enoch Peserico, Luca Pretto (Università di Padova)
A Search Engine in a Few Lines. Yes, We Can!
Stefan Savev (Northeastern Univeristy)
Search Engine Predilection towards News Media Providers
Leif Azzopardi, Ciaran Owens (University of Glasgow)
Searching Documentation using Text, OCR, and Image
Tom Yeh, Boris Katz (MIT)
Selecting Hierarchical Clustering Cut Points for Web Person-Name Disambiguation
Jun Gong (Department of Information System Beihang University ), Douglas W. Oard (College of Information Studies/UMIACS University of Maryland)
Serendipitous Search via Wikipedia: A Query Log Analysis
Tetsuya Sakai (Microsoft Research Asia), Kenichi Nogami (NewsWatch, Inc.)
Spoken Information Retrieval for Turkish Broadcast News
Siddika Parlak (Rutgers University), Murat Saraclar (Bogazici University)
A Study of Inter-Annotator Agreement for Opinion Retrieval
Adam Bermingham, Alan F. Smeaton (Dublin City University)
SugarCube: Quantification of Topic Propagation in the Blogosphere Using Percolation Theory
Ali Azimi Bolourian, Yashar Moshfeghi, C. J. van Rijsbergen (University of Glasgow)
System Scoring Using Partial Prior Information
Sri Devi Ravana, Laurence A. Park, Alistair Moffat (The University of Melbourne)
Tag-based Object Similarity Computation Using Term Space Dimension Reduction
Yong Ki Lee, Sung Jun Lee, Jonghun Park (Seoul National University)
Tagging Products using Image Classification
Brian Tomasik, Phyo Thiha, Douglas Turnbull (Swarthmore College)
Template-independent Wrapper for Web Forums
Qi Zhang, Yang Shi, Xuanjing Huang, Lide Wu (Fundan University)
Temporal Collaborative Filtering WIth Adaptive Neighbourhoods
Neal Lathia, Stephen Hailes, Licia Capra (University College London)
Temporal Query Substitution for Ad Search
Wen Zhang (University of Science & Technology of China), Jun Yan (Microsoft Research Asia), Shuicheng Yan (National University of Singapore), ning liu, zheng chen (Microsoft Research Asia)
Term-Based Commercial Intent Analysis
Azin Ashkan, Charles L.A. Clarke (University of Waterloo)
Topic (Query) Selection for IR Evaluation
Jianhan Zhu, Jun Wang (University College London), Vishwa Vinay (Microsoft Research), Ingemar J. Cox (University College London)
Topic Prerogative Feature Selection using Multiple Query Examples for Automatic Video Retrieval
P. Punitha, Joemon M. Jose, Anuj Goyal (University of Glasgow)
Topic Set Size Redux
Ellen M. Voorhees (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
Transforming Patents into Prior-Art Queries
Xiaobing Xue, W. Bruce Croft (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
Two-Stage Query Segmentation for Information Retrieval
Michael Bendersky, W. Bruce Croft, David A. Smith (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
Undergraduates' Evaluations of Assigned Search Topics
Earl W. Bailey, Diane Kelly, Karl Gyllstrom (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
A Unified Inverted Index for an Efficient Image and Text Retrieval
Jonathan Mamou, Yosi Mass (IBM Haifa Research Lab), Michal Shmueli-Scheuer, Benjamin Sznajder (BM Haifa Research Lab)
Usefulness of Click-through data in Expert Search
Craig Macdonald (University of Glasgow), Ryen W. White (Microsoft Research)
User-Centric Multi-Criteria Information Retrieval
Shawn R. Wolfe (NASA Ames Research Center), Yi Zhang (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Users' Stopping Behaviors and Estimates of Recall
Maureen T. Dostert, Diane Kelly (University of North Carolina)
Using Dynamic Markov Compression to Detect Vandalism in the Wikipedia
Kelly Y. Itakura, Charles L. A. Clarke (University of Waterloo)
Using Wikipedia Categories for Ad Hoc Search
Rianne Kaptein, Marijn Koolen, Jaap Kamps (University of Amsterdam)
Visualizing the Problems with the INEX Topics
Andrew Trotman (University of Otago), Maria del Rocio Gomez Crisostomo (Universidad de Extremadura), Mounia Lalmas (University of Glasgow)
What Queries are Likely to Recur in Web Search?
Dell Zhang, Jinsong Lu (Birkbeck, University of London)
When is Query Performance Prediction Effective?
Claudia Hauff (University of Twente), Leif Azzopardi (University of Glasgow)
Who Said What to Whom?: Capturing the Structure of Debates
Rianne Kaptein, Maarten Marx, Jaap Kamps (University of Amsterdam)