Session 4a: Query Analytics

(Room: Maternussaal, Session Chair: Birger Larsen)

Seyed Ali Bahrainian, Fattane Zarrinkalam, Ida Mele and Fabio Crestani. Predicting the Topic of Your Next Query for Just-In-Time IR

Jan Trienes and Krisztian Balog. Identifying Unclear Questions in Community Question Answering Websites

Jeffrey Dalton, Shahrzad Naseri, Laura Dietz and James Allan. Local and Global Query Expansion for Hierarchical Complex Topics

Session 4b: Representation

(Room: Dreikönigssaal, Session Chair: Harrie Oosterhuis)

Satya Almasian, Andreas Spitz and Michael Gertz. Word Embeddings for Entity-annotated Texts

Gaurav Pandey, Shuaiqiang Wang, Zhaochun Ren and Yi Chang. Vectorization of Pairwise Item Preferences

Session 5a: Reproducibility (Systems)

(Room: Maternussaal, Session Chair: Nicola Ferro)

Joel Mackenzie, Antonio Mallia, Matthias Petri, J. Shane Culpepper and Torsten Suel. Compressing Inverted Indexes with Recursive Graph Bisection: A Reproducibility Study

Antonio Mallia, Michal Siedlaczek and Torsten Suel. An Experimental Study of Index Compression and DAAT Query Processing Methods

Peilin Yang and Jimmy Lin. Reproducing and Generalizing Semantic Term Matching in Axiomatic Information Retrieval

Harrie Oosterhuis and Maarten de Rijke. Optimizing Ranking Models in an Online Setting

Ruifan Yu, Yuhao Xie and Jimmy Lin. Simple Techniques for Cross-Collection Relevance Transfer

Session 5b: Reproducibility (Application)

(Room: Dreikönigssaal, Session Chair: Dyaa Albakour)

Ludovico Boratto, Gianni Fenu and Mirko Marras. The Effect of Algorithmic Bias on Recommender Systems for Massive Open Online Courses

Paheli Bhattacharya, Kaustubh Hiware, Subham Rajgaria, Nilay Pochhi, Kripabandhu Ghosh and Saptarshi Ghosh. A Comparative Study of Summarization Algorithms applied to Legal Case Judgments

Andrew Yates and Michael Unterkalmsteiner. Replicating Relevance-Ranked Synonym Discovery in a New Language and Domain

Jarana Manotumruksa, Dimitrios Rafailidis, Craig Macdonald and Iadh Ounis. On Cross-Domain Transfer in Venue Recommendation