14th Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop

27 November, 2015 Amsterdam

Detailed Program

Note: All events will be held at Science Park 904, except for the social event in the evening.


Check out the full conference proceedings here.

Friday, November 27

8:30 – 9:00 Registration + Set up Posters & Demos
9:00 – 9:15 Opening the Event
9:15 – 10:00 Keynote 1: Elad Yom-Tov
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee 1 + Set up Posters & Demos
10:30 – 12:00 Evaluation Session:

  • Thomas Demeester, Robin Aly, Djoerd Hiemstra, Dong Nguyen and Chris Develder. Predicting Relevance based on Assessor Disagreement: Analysis and Practical Applications for Search Evaluation
  • Artem Grotov, Shimon Whiteson and Maarten de Rijke. Using Logged User Interactions for Ranker Evaluation
  • Oana Inel, Anca Dumitrache, Benjamin Timmermans, Lora Aroyo and Robert-Jan Sips. CrowdTruth: Machine-Human Computation Framework for Harnessing Disagreement in Gathering Annotated Data

User Behaviour Session:

  • Hugo C. Huurdeman and Jaap Kamps. From Multistage Information-Seeking Models to Multistage Search Systems
  • Carsten Eickhoff, Sebastian Dungs and Tuan Vu Tran. Eye-tracking Studies of Query Intent and Reformulation
  • Daan Odijk, Ryen White, Ahmed Hassan Awadallah and Susan Dumais. Struggling and Success in Web Search
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch (w/ Posters & Demos)
13:00 – 14:30 Posters & Demos
14:30 – 15:00 Coffee 2 + Remove Posters & Demos
15:00 – 15:45 Keynote 2: Thorsten Joachims
15:45 – 17:15 Entities Session:

  • David Graus, Manos Tsagkias, Wouter Weerkamp, Edgar Meij and Maarten de Rijke. Dynamic Collective Entity Representations for Entity Ranking
  • Ridho Reinanda, Edgar Meij and Maarten de Rijke. Mining, Ranking and Recommending Entity Aspects
  • Nikos Voskarides, Edgar Meij, Manos Tsagkias, Maarten de Rijke and Wouter Weerkamp. Learning to Explain Entity Relationships in Knowledge Graphs

Social Media Session:

  • Hosein Azarbonyad, Mostafa Dehghani, Maarten Marx and Jaap Kamps. Time-Aware Authorship Attribution of Short Texts
  • Steven Van Canneyt, Steven Schockaert and Bart Dhoedt. Categorizing Events using Spatio-Temporal and User Features from Flickr
  • Marijn Koolen, Toine Bogers, Antal van Den Bosch and Jaap Kamps. What Makes Book Search in Social Media Complex?
17:15 – 17:45 Lightning Talks Session:

  • Anne Schuth. OpenSearch
  • Arjen de Vries. Exact Match in IR
  • Amna Dridi. Retrieving Research Trends in Twitter
  • Jeroen Bulters. The Big Data Fad
17:45 – 18:00 Closing the Event
18:00 – 20:00 Social Event