Doctoral Consortium Schedule

Attendance at the Doctoral Consortium is by invitation only. The DC will take place on July 21..

Sunday, July 21
09:00 - 09:10 Mentor Introductions
09:10 - 10:30 Paper session 1 (4 talks 20 mins each)
  • Marco Wrzalik - Document Distance Metric Learning in an Interactive Exploration Process
  • Alfan Farizki Wicaksono - Measuring Job Search Effectiveness
  • Binsheng Liu - From Query Variations To Learned Relevance Modelling
  • Rashmi Sankepally - Event Information Retrieval from Text
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00 Paper session 2 (3 talks 20 mins each)
  • Gregory Goren - Ranking Robustness in Adversarial Retrieval Settings
  • Benyou Wang - Dynamic Content Monitoring and Exploration using Vector Spaces
  • Jiqun Liu - Characterizing the Stages of Complex Tasks
12:00 - 12:30 Student-Mentor 1-1 Session 1 / Panel (30 mins)
  • Marco Wrzalik - Douglas Oard and Fiana Raiber
  • Alfan Farizki Wicaksono - Diane Kelly and Ben Carterette
  • Binsheng Liu - Yiqun Liu and Andrew Trotman
  • Rashmi Sankepally - Ian Soboroff and Hannah Bast
  • Gregory Goren - Hui Fang and Gordon Cormack
  • Benyou Wang - Ji-Rong Wen and Jaap Kamps
  • Jiqun Liu - Gareth Jones and Noriko Kando
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 13:40 Student feedback from 1-1 sessions
13:40 - 15:00 Paper session 3 (4 talks 20 mins each)
  • Qiuchi Li - Multimodal Data Fusion with Quantum Inspiration
  • Rodger Benham - Evaluating Risk-Sensitive Text Retrieval
  • Souvick Ghosh - Informing the Design of Conversational IR Systems - Framework and Result Presentation
  • Markus Zlabinger - Efficient and Effective Text-Annotation through Active Learning
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:30 Paper session 4 (3 talks 20 mins each)
  • Priya Deshpande - Biomedical Heterogeneous Data Integration and Rank Retrieval using Data Bridges
  • Hernan Sarmiento - A Domain-Independent and Multilingual Approach for Crisis Event Detection and Understanding
  • Hawre Hosseini - Implicit Entity Recognition
16:30 - 17:00 Student-Mentor 1-1 Session 2 / Panel (30 mins)
  • Qiuchi Li - Ji-Rong Wen and Ben Carterette
  • Rodger Benham - Andrew Trotman and Fiana Raiber
  • Souvick Ghosh - Diane Kelly and Noriko Kando
  • Markus Zlabinger - Gordon Cormack and Hannah Bast
  • Priya Deshpande - Jaap Kamps and Yiqun Liu
  • Hernan Sarmiento - Gareth Jones and Ian Soboroff
  • Hawre Hosseini - Douglas Oard and Hui Fang
17:00 - 17:10 Student feedback from 1-1 sessions
17:10 - 17:15 Close

If you have any questions about DC, you can contact the chairs:

University of Waterloo
Canada
Microsoft
UK