Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI

Advances in Information Retrieval

30th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2008, Glasgow, UK, March 30 -- April 3, 2008

Editors: Macdonald, C., Ounis, I., Plachouras, V., Ruthven, I., White, R.W. (Eds.)

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 30th annual European Conference on Information Retrieval Research, ECIR 2008, held in Glasgow, UK, in March/April 2008.

The 33 revised full papers and 19 revised short papers presented together with the abstracts of 3 invited lectures and 32 poster papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 139 full article submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on evaluation, Web IR, social media, cross-lingual information retrieval, theory, video, representation, wikipedia and e-books, as well as expert search.

Table of contents (87 chapters)

  • Some(What) Grand Challenges for Information Retrieval

    Belkin, Nicholas J.

    Pages 1-1

  • Web Search: Challenges and Directions

    Singhal, Amit

    Pages 2-2

  • You Are a Document Too: Web Mining and IR for Next-Generation Information Literacy

    Berendt, Bettina

    Pages 3-3

  • Discounted Cumulated Gain Based Evaluation of Multiple-Query IR Sessions

    Järvelin, Kalervo (et al.)

    Pages 4-15

  • Here or There

    Carterette, Ben (et al.)

    Pages 16-27

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Information Retrieval
Book Subtitle
30th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2008, Glasgow, UK, March 30 -- April 3, 2008
Editors
  • Craig Macdonald
  • Iadh Ounis
  • Vassilis Plachouras
  • Ian Ruthven
  • Ryan W. White
Series Title
Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI
Series Volume
4956
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-78646-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-78646-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-540-78645-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 722
Topics