Session Schedule (Tentative)

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Wednesday, February 9, 2011

  • 10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
  • 12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
  • 15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
  • 18:30 Welcome Reception

Thursday, February 10, 2011

  • 08:30 – 08:40 Opening Ceremony
    Chair: Irwin King
  • 08:40 – 09:40 Keynote I
    Chair: Hang Li
  • 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.
  • 15:40 – 16:00 Coffee Break
  • 15:40 – 17:15 Poster Session I

Friday, February 11, 2011

  • 08:30 – 09:30 Keynote II
    Chair: Wolfgang Nejdl
  • 09:30 – 10:20 Oral Session 4: Social Search and Mining II
    Chair: Ravi Kumar

    • We Feel Fine and Searching the Emotional Web
      Sepandar Kamvar and Jonathan Harris
      Keywords: Social Media Mining, Sentiment Analysis, Exploratory Sentiment Visualization.
    • On the Selection of Tags for Tag Clouds
      Petros Venetis, Georgia Koutrika and Hector Garcia-Molina
      Keywords: search, tag, tag cloud.
  • 10:20 – 10:50 Coffee Break
  • 10:50 – 12:30 Oral Session 5: Web Search III
    Chair: Nick Craswell

    • Efficient Indexing of Repeated n-Grams
      Samuel Huston, Alistair Moffat and W. Bruce Croft
      Keywords: Repeated phrase, n-gram, hash filter, text reuse, scalable algorithm, distributed algorithm.
    • Batch Query Processing for Web Search Engines
      Shuai Ding, Josh Attenberg, Ricardo Baeza-Yates and Torsten Suel
      Keywords: Web Search Performance, Query Processing, Caching, Algorithms, Measurement, Experimentation.
    • Detecting Duplicate Web Documents using Clickthrough Data
      Filip Radlinski, Paul N. Bennett and Emine Yilmaz
      Keywords: Duplication, Redundancy, Novelty, Utility, Web Search.
    • KMV-Peer: A Robust and Adaptive Peer-Selection Algorithm
      Yosi Mass, Yehoshua Sagiv and Michal Shmueli-Scheuer
      Keywords: P2P Search, Performance, Adaptive algorithm.
  • 12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 – 15:40 Oral Session 6: Social Search and Mining III
    Chair: Kevin Chang

    • Understanding Temporal Query Dynamics
      Anagha Kulkarni, Jaime Teevan, Krysta Svore and Susan Dumais
      Keywords: temporal dynamics, query intent, query popularity, results content.
    • 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.
  • 15:40 – 16:00 Coffee Break
  • 15:40 – 17:15 Poster Session II
  • 17:30 – 19:30 Excursion
  • 19:30 Banquet

Saturday, February 12, 2011

  • 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.
    • Identifying Task-based Sessions in Search Engine Query Logs
      Claudio Lucchese, Salvatore Orlando, Raffaele Perego, Fabrizio Silvestri and Gabriele Tolomei
      Keywords: Query Log Mining, Query Log Session Boundary Detection, Task-based Sessions, Query Clustering.
  • 12:40 – 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 – 15:00 WSDM General Meeting
  • 15:00 – 15:20 Coffee Break
  • 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.
    • Trend Analysis Model: Trend Consists of Temporal Words, Topics, and Timestamps
      Noriaki Kawamae
      Keywords: Topic Modeling, Latent Variable Modeling, Graphical Models, Trend Analysis, Timestamped data.
  • 17:00 Closing Ceremony
schedule.txt · Last modified: 2011/02/14 15:58 by jtang

2/9 Workshops and tutorials
2/9 Reception
2/10 Opening ceremony
2/10 Keynote I, oral and poster presentations
2/11 Keynote II, oral and poster presentations
2/11 Excursion and banquet
2/12 Oral presentations
2/12 Closing ceremony

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