Best Paper Awards

FULL PAPER AWARDS

Best User Paper
Svitlana Vakulenko, Kate Revoredo, Claudio Di Ciccio and Maarten de Rijke
QRFA: A Data-Driven Model of Information-Seeking Dialogues

Best System Paper
Amin Milani Fard, Ebrahim Bagheri and Ke Wang
Relationship Prediction in Dynamic Heterogeneous Information Networks

Best Evaluation Paper
Ameer Albahem, Damiano Spina, Falk Scholer and Lawrence Cavedon
Meta-Evaluation of Dynamic Search: How Do Metrics Capture Topical Relevance, Diversity and User Effort?

Best Applications Paper
Wei Zhong and Richard Zanibbi
Structural Similarity Search for Formulas usingLeaf-Root Paths in Operator Subtrees

Best Student Paper
Soumyajit Gupta, Mucahid Kutlu, Vivek Khetan and Matthew Lease
Correlation, Prediction and Ranking of Evaluation Metrics in Information Retrieval

Best Reproducibility Paper
Harrie Oosterhuis and Maarten de Rijke
Optimizing Ranking Models in an Online Setting

Best Reproducibility Paper - Honourable Mention
Ruifan Yu, Yuhao Xie and Jimmy Lin
Simple Techniques for Cross-Collection Relevance Transfer

SHORT PAPER AWARDS

Best Applications Short Paper
Youngwoo Kim and James Allan
Unsupervised Explainable Controversy Detection from Online News

Best Systems Short Paper
Sebastian Hofstätter, Navid Rekabsaz, Mihai Lupu, Carsten Eickhoff and Allan Hanbury
Enriching Word Embeddings for Patent Retrieval with Global Context

BEST DEMO PAPER
Felipe Moraes and Claudia Hauff
node-indri: moving the Indri toolkit to the modern Web stack

DOCTORAL CONSORTIUM PAPER AWARD

Best Doctoral Consortium Paper
Dennis Dosso
Keyword Search on RDF Datasets

BEST POSTER Presentation AWARDS

On the basis of the votes in the poster session April 16

BEST POSTER PRESENTATION
Ankan Mullick, Sayan Ghosh, Ritam Dutt, Avijit Ghosh and Abhijnan Chakraborty
Public Sphere 2.0: Targeted Commenting in Online News Media

BEST DEMO PRESENTATION
Arian Pasquali, Vítor Mangaravite, Ricardo Campos, Alípio Jorge and Adam Jatowt
Interactive System for Automatically Generating Temporal Narratives