09:40 – 10:30 Oral Session 1: Web Search I Chair: Yoelle Maarek
Who Uses Web Search for What? And How?
Ingmar Weber and Alejandro Jaimes Keywords: query logs, demographics, session analysis, topic classification.
Personalizing Web Search using Long Term Browsing History
Nicolaas Matthijs and Filip Radlinski Keywords: Personalized Web Search, Browsing History, Large-scale online evaluation, AlterEgo, Interleaving, Ranking, User Profile.
10:30 – 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 – 12:30 Oral Session 2: Social Search and Mining I Chair: Eytan Adar
TwitterSearch: A Comparison of Microblog Search and Web Search
Jaime Teevan, Daniel Ramage and Meredith Ringel Morris Keywords: social search, query log analysis, microblog search.
Identifying Topical Authorities in Microblogs
Aditya Pal and Scott Counts Keywords: Online Social Media, Authority Identification, Recommendation systems, Microblogging and Twitter, Clustering and Ranking.
Correcting for Missing Data in Information Cascades
Eldar Sadikov, Montserrat Medina, Jure Leskovec and Hector Garcia-Molina Keywords: missing data, information cascades, sampling, social networks, Twitter.
Identifying 'Influencers' on Twitter
Eytan Bakshy, Jake M. Hofman, Winter Mason and Duncan J. Watts Keywords: Communication networks, Twitter, influence, diffusion, word-of-mouth.
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:40 Oral Session 3: Web Search II Chair: David Carmel
A Comparative Analysis of Cascade Measures for Novelty and Diversity
Charles Clarke, Nick Craswell, Ian Soboroff and Azin Ashkan Keywords: search effectiveness measures, novelty, diversity, ERR, nDCG, editorial assessment.
Understanding and Predicting Personal Navigation
Jaime Teevan, Daniel J. Liebling and Gayathri Ravichandran Geetha Keywords: navigation, query intent, personalization, query log analysis.
Quality-Biased Ranking of Web Documents
Michael Bendersky, W. Bruce Croft and Yanlei Diao Keywords: quality-biased ranking, document quality, web search.
Ranking From Pairs and Triplets: Information Quality, Evaluation Methods and Query Complexity
Kira Radinsky and Nir Ailon Keywords: Search Quality, Search Evaluation, Ranking Evaluations, Preference Analysis.
Patterns of Temporal Variation in Online Media
Jaewon Yang and Jure Leskovec Keywords: information cascade, time-series clustering, online media.
Using Graded-Relevance Metrics for Evaluating Community QA Answer Selection
Tetsuya Sakai, Daisuke Ishikawa, Noriko Kando, Yohei Seki, Kazuko Kuriyama and Chin-Yew Lin Keywords: best answers, community question answering, evaluation, graded relevance, NTCIR, test collections.
Mining Social Images with Distance Metric Learning for Automated Image Tagging
Pengcheng Wu, Steven C. H. Hoi, Peilin Zhao and Ying He Keywords: social images, distance metric learning, inductive learning, transductive learning, automated image tagging.
09:00 – 10:40 Oral Session 7: Web Mining Chair: Qiang Yang
Dynamic Relationship and Event Discovery
Anish Das Sarma, Alpa Jain and Cong Yu Keywords: entity relationship discovery, event discovery, algorithm.
Joint Training for Open-domain Extraction on the Web: Exploiting Overlap when Supervision is Limited
Rahul Gupta and Sunita Sarawagi Keywords: Conditional Random Fields, Collective Training, Graphical Models, Open-domain Ad-hoc Extraction, Learning-based Record Extractors.
Scalable Knowledge Harvesting with High Precision and High Recall
Ndapandula Nakashole, Martin Theobald and Gerhard Weikum Keywords: Knowledge Harvesting, Information Extraction, Scalability.
Mining Named Entities with Temporally Correlated Bursts from Multilingual Web News Streams
Alexander Kotov, ChengXiang Zhai and Richard Sporat Keywords: text streams, natural language processing, transliteration, probabilistic modeling, dynamic programming.
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:40 Oral Session 8: Web Search IV Chair: Ricardo Baeza-Yates
Dynamic Ranked Retrieval
Christina Brandt, Thorsten Joachims, Yisong Yue and Jacob Bank Keywords: Ranking and Machine Learning for Ranking, Diversified Retrieval, Relevance Feedback, Decision Theory, Personalized Search and Ranking.
Optimizing Two-Dimensional Search Results Presentation
Flavio Chierichetti, Ravi Kumar and Prabhakar Raghavan Keywords: Two-dimensional search results, Markov chains, Placement problem.
Result Enrichment in Commerce Search using Browse Trails
Sreenivas Gollapudi and Debmalya Panigrahi Keywords: commerce search, browse trails, result enrichment, web domain annotation.
15:20 – 17:00 Oral Session 9: Social Search and Mining IV Chair: Jaime Teevan
Recommender Systems with Social Regularization
Hao Ma, Dengyong Zhou, Chao Liu, Michael R. Lyu and Irwin King Keywords: Recommender Systems, Collaborative Filtering, Social Network, Matrix Factorization, Social Regularization.
Unbiased Offline Evaluation of Contextual-bandit-based News Article Recommendation Algorithms
Lihong Li, Wei Chu, John Langford and Xuanhui Wang Keywords: recommendation, offline evaluation, benchmark dataset, contextual multi-armed bandit.
Efficient Online Ad Serving in a Display Advertising Meta-Exchange
Kevin Lang, Joaquin Delgado, Swaroop Jagadish, Amita Gajewar, Dongming Jiang, Michael Bindeberger-Ortega, Bhaskar Ghosh, Shirshanka Das, Arathi Seshan, Chavdar Botev, Sunil Nagaraj and Raymie Stata Keywords: Display Advertising, Online Ad Serving, Graph Algorithm, Constrained Path Optimization, Ad Exchange.