SIGIR 2010 Notable Papers

Posted on July 16, 2010


I’m on my way to Geneva.

Here are some papers that drew my attention. I attached the PDF if they’re available for download.

Relevance and Ranking in Online Dating Systems
Fernando Diaz, Donald Metzler, Sihem Amer-Yahia (Yahoo! Labs)

A Joint Probabilistic Classification Model for Resource Selection
Dzung Hong, Luo Si, Paul Bracke, Michael Witt, Tim Juchcinski (Purdue University)

Learning to Efficiently Rank
Lidan Wang
(University of Maryland, College Park),
Jimmy Lin (University of Maryland, College Park), Donald Metzler (Yahoo!)

On Statistical Analysis and Optimization of Information Retrieval Effectiveness Metrics
Jun Wang, Jianhan Zhu
(University College London)

Estimation of Statistical Translation Models Based on Mutual Information for Ad Hoc Information Retrieval
Maryam Karimzadehgan, ChengXiang Zhai
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Mining the Blogosphere for Top News Stories Identification
Yeha Lee, Hun-Young Jung, Woosang Song, Jong-Hyeok Lee (POSTECH, Pohang)

Studying Trailfinding Algorithms for Enhanced Web Search
Adish Singla
(Microsoft Bing), Ryen White (Microsoft Research Redmond),
Jeff Huang (University of Washington)

Assessing the Scenic Route: Measuring the Value of Search Trails in Web Logs
Ryen W. White
(Microsoft Research Redmond), Jeff Huang (University of Washington)

Building Reusable Test Collections Through Experimental Design
Ben Carterette
(University of Delaware), Evangelos Kanoulas (University of Sheffield),
Virgil Pavlu (Northeastern University), Hui Fang (University of Delaware)

Query Similarity by Projecting the QueryFlow Graph
Ilaria Bordino
(Sapienza University of Rome & University of Pompeu Fabra)
Carlos Castillo, Debora Donato, Aristides Gionis (Yahoo! Research Barcelona)

Human Performance and Retrieval Precision Revisited
Mark D. Smucker, Chandra Prakash Jethani
(University of Waterloo)

Comparing the Sensitivity of Information Retrieval Metrics
Filip Radlinski
(Microsoft, Cambridge), Nick Craswell (Microsoft, Redmond)

Vertical Selection in the Presence of Unlabeled Verticals
Jaime Arguello
(Carnegie Mellon University),
Fernando Diaz, Jean-Francois Paiement (Yahoo! Labs)

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