14th Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop

27 November, 2015 Amsterdam

Accepted submissions


  • Using Logged User Interactions for Ranker Evaluation
    Artem Grotov, Shimon Whiteson and Maarten de Rijke
  • Eye-tracking Studies of Query Intent and Reformulation
    Carsten Eickhoff, Sebastian Dungs and Tuan Vu Tran
  • Struggling and Success in Web Search
    Daan Odijk, Ryen White, Ahmed Hassan Awadallah and Susan Dumais
  • Dynamic Collective Entity Representations for Entity Ranking
    David Graus, Manos Tsagkias, Wouter Weerkamp, Edgar Meij and Maarten de Rijke
  • Time-Aware Authorship Attribution of Short Texts
    Hosein Azarbonyad, Mostafa Dehghani, Maarten Marx and Jaap Kamps
  • Behavioral Dynamics from the SERP’s Perspective: What are Failed SERPs and How to Fix Them?
    Julia Kiseleva, Jaap Kamps, Vadim Nikulin and Nikita Makarov
  • What Makes Book Search in Social Media Complex?
    Marijn Koolen, Toine Bogers, Antal van Den Bosch and Jaap Kamps
  • Learning to Explain Entity Relationships in Knowledge Graphs
    Nikos Voskarides, Edgar Meij, Manos Tsagkias, Maarten de Rijke and Wouter Weerkamp
  • CrowdTruth: Machine-Human Computation Framework for Harnessing Disagreement in Gathering Annotated Data
    Oana Inel, Anca Dumitrache, Benjamin Timmermans, Lora Aroyo and Robert-Jan Sips
  • Mining, Ranking and Recommending Entity Aspects
    Ridho Reinanda, Edgar Meij and Maarten de Rijke
  • Categorizing Events using Spatio-Temporal and User Features from Flickr
    Steven Van Canneyt, Steven Schockaert and Bart Dhoedt
  • Predicting Relevance based on Assessor Disagreement: Analysis and Practical Applications for Search Evaluation
    Thomas Demeester, Robin Aly, Djoerd Hiemstra, Dong Nguyen and Chris Develder


  • A Hybrid Approach to Domain-Specific Entity Linking
    Alex Olieman, Jaap Kamps, Maarten Marx and Arjan Nusselder
  • KISS MIR: Keep It Semantic and Social Music Information Retrieval
    Amna Dridi
  • Multileave Gradient Descent for Fast Online Learning to Rank
    Anne Schuth, Harrie Oosterhuis, Shimon Whiteson and Maarten de Rijke
  • Determining the Presence of Political Parties in Social Circles
    Christophe Van Gysel, Bart Goethals and Maarten de Rijke
  • Early Detection of Topical Expertise in Community Question Answering
    David van Dijk, Manos Tsagkias and Maarten de Rijke
  • Time-aware Personalized Query Auto Completion
    Fei Cai and Maarten de Rijke
  • From Multistage Information-Seeking Models to Multistage Search Systems
    Hugo C. Huurdeman and Jaap Kamps
  • Lost but Not Forgotten: Finding Pages on the Unarchived Web
    Hugo Huurdeman, Jaap Kamps, Thaer Samar, Arjen de Vries, Richard Rogers and Anat Ben David
  • Translation Model Adaptation Using Genre-Revealing Text Features
    Marlies van der Wees, Arianna Bisazza and Christof Monz
  • Learning to Combine Sources of Evidence for Indexing Political Texts
    Mostafa Dehghani, Hosein Azarbonyad, Jaap Kamps and Maarten Marx
  • Image2Emoji: Zero-shot Emoji Prediction for Visual Media
    Spencer Cappallo, Thomas Mensink and Cees Snoek
  • Automatically Assessing Wikipedia Article Quality by Exploiting Article-Editor Networks
    Xinyi Li and Maarten de Rijke
  • Summarizing Contrastive Themes via Hierarchical Non-Parametric Processes
    Zhaochun Ren and Maarten de Rijke


  • Multilingual Word Embeddings from Sentence Representations
    Benno Kruit and Sara Veldhoen
  • Knowledge Discovery in Medical Forums
    Erik Boertjes, Rianne Kaptein, Martijn Spitters and Wessel Kraaij
  • Implementation of Specialized Product Search Features In a Large-Scale Search And Merchandising Solution
    Ivan Zamanov, Andreas Brückner and Raul Leal
  • Self-Learning Search Suite
    Manos Tsagkias and Wouter Weerkamp
  • BioMed Xplorer: A tool for exploring biomedical knowledge
    Mohammad Shafahi, Hamideh Afsarmanesh and Hayo Bart
  • Let the Children Play – Developing a Child Feedback Collection System for Text Readability Assessments
    Rutger Varkevisser, Theo Huibers and Thijs Westerveld
  • QUINN: Query Updates for News Monitoring
    Suzan Verberne, Thymen Wabeke and Rianne Kaptein
  • A Search Engine with Reading Level Specific Results
    Thijs Westerveld
  • Short Text Similarity with Word Embeddings
    Tom Kenter and Maarten de Rijke

Lightning talks

  • Retrieving Research Trends in Twitter
    Amna Dridi
  • Open Search
    Anne Schuth
  • Exact Match in IR
    Arjen de Vries
  • The Big Data Fad
    Jeroen Bulters