posted by system || 2109 views || tracked by 5 users: [display]

Aggregated Search 2008 : SIGIR 2008 Workshop on Aggregated Search

FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle

Link: http://www.yr-bcn.es/sigir08/
 
When Jul 24, 2008 - Jul 24, 2008
Where Singapore
Submission Deadline May 16, 2008
Notification Due Jun 6, 2008
Categories    information retrieval   IR
 

Call For Papers

The search paradigm by which a user types in 3 or 4 words for a query,
and receives a ranked list of results, becomes less effective when the
information the user seeks is not contained in a single document, or
even in a single category of resource. Furthermore, such an interface
which requires a user to scan a ranked list, and click the result and
then search the document for the information, is cumbersome if the user
is using a mobile phone, or hand-held device. As this is an emerging
area of interest, in a fast-growing and dynamic environment, there are a
number of directions search technology might take. Aggregated search is
the task of searching and assembling information from a variety of
sources, placing it in a single interface.

Examples of aggregated search include Alpha Yahoo and Universal Search
by Google. A single query yields results from a variety of vertical
searches, including image, video, community question answering sites,
news articles, and sponsored results. The challenge is to decide what
vertical properties to present results from, and how to organize the
results for the user. Furthermore, although Alpha Yahoo and Universal
Search are restricted to textual queries, it need not be the case as the
uses for search expand into a wider range of devices.

We encourage submission of papers and demos about result aggregation
over a variety of information sources such as blogs, images, etc., the
design of user interfaces for aggregated results and the evaluation of
such systems. These papers and demos must be within the overall workshop
theme of the aggregated search. The emphasis of the workshop is on
future directions for aggregated search.

IMPORTANT DATES

16 May: Paper submission deadline
6 June: Notification of acceptance
20 June: Camera-ready papers due

ORGANIZERS

Mounia Lalmas, Queen Mary University of London
Vanessa Murdock, Yahoo! Research Barcelona

Related Resources

WSDM 2021   14th ACM Conference on Web Search and Data Mining
CHEME 2021   5th International Conference on Chemical Engineering
SIGIR 2021   The 44th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval
IJCSEIT 2021   International Journal of Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology
WSDM Demos 2021   Demonstrations @ Web Search and Data Mining
CSEIT 2021   8th International Conference on Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology
Bias 2021   Second International Workshop on Algorithmic Bias in Search and Recommendation
IJBISS 2021   International Journal of Business Information Systems Strategies
SOCS 2021   The 14th Annual Symposium on Combinatorial Search
IJGCA 2021   International Journal of Grid Computing & Applications