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TIR 2013 : 10th International Workshop on Text-based Information Retrieval


Conference Series : Text-based Information Retrieval
When Aug 26, 2013 - Aug 30, 2013
Where Prague, Czech Republic
Submission Deadline Mar 30, 2013
Notification Due Apr 26, 2013

Call For Papers

TIR 2013
10th International Workshop on Text-based Information Retrieval
in conjunction with DEXA 2013
Prague, Czech Republic
University of Economics
August 26 - 30, 2013

Call for Papers
Intelligent algorithms for mining and retrieval are the key technology to cope with the information need challenges in our media-centered society. Methods for text-based information retrieval receive special attention, which results from the important role of written text, from the high availability of the Internet, and from the enormous importance of Web communities.

Advanced information retrieval and extraction uses methods from different areas: machine learning, computer linguistics and psychology, user interaction and modeling, information visualization, Web engineering, artificial intelligence, or distributed systems. The development of intelligent retrieval tools requires the understanding and combination of the achievements in these areas, and in this sense the workshop provides a common platform for presenting and discussing new solutions.

The following list organizes classic and ongoing topics from the field of text-based IR for which contributions are welcome:
Theory. Retrieval models, language models, similarity measures, formal analysis
Mining and Classification. Category formation, clustering, entity resolution, document classification
Web. Community mining, social network analysis, structured retrieval from XML documents
Information Quality. Quality assessment, information diffusion in social media
NLP. Text summarization, keyword extraction, topic identification
User Interface. Paradigms and algorithms for information visualization, personalization, privacy issues
User Context. Context models for IR, context analysis from user behavior and from social networks
Multilinguality. Cross-language retrieval, multilingual retrieval, machine translation for IR
Evaluation. Corpus construction, experiment design, conception of user studies
Semantic Web. Meta data analysis and tagging, knowledge extraction, inference, and maintenance
Software Engineering. Frameworks and architectures for retrieval technology, distributed IR
The workshop is held for the tenth time. In the past, it was characterized by a stimulating atmosphere, and it attracted high quality contributions from all over the world. In particular, we encourage participants to present research prototypes and demonstration tools of their research ideas.

Submission Guideline
Research papers submitted to TIR-13 must be original contributions.
Submissions will be peer-reviewed by at least two experts from the related field.
The review process will be single-blind (the identity of authors is known to the reviewers).
Accepted papers will be published by Conference Publishing Services (CPS).
At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the conference and present the contribution.
The camera ready papers are limited to 5 (five) pages in IEEE format (two columns).
Papers must be written in English.
Submit a Contribution
Submissions must generally be in electronic form using the Portable Document Format (PDF) or Postscript. It is the responsibility of authors to ensure that their papers use no unusual format features and are printable on a standard Postscript printer.
Please use our conference management system ConfDriver to submit your paper.

Important Dates
Mar 30, 2013, 24:00 (CET): Deadline for paper submission
Apr 26, 2013: Notification to authors
May 23, 2013: Camera-ready copy due
Organizing Committee
Benno Stein (Co-Chair), Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany
Michael Granitzer (Co-Chair), University of Passau, Germany
Maik Anderka (Co-Chair), University of Paderborn, Germany
Program Committee
Daniel Bär, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
Alberto Barrón-Cedeño, Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Spain
Steven Burrows, German Institute for International Educational Research, Germany
Richard Chbeir, Pau University, France
Mario Döller, University of Applied Science FH Kufstein Tirol, Germany
Marcelo Luis Errecalde, Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Argentina
Edgardo Ferretti, Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Argentina
Ingo Frommholz, University of Bedfordshire, UK
Tim Gollub, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany
Thomas Gottron, Universität Koblenz-Landau, Germany
Christian Gütl, Technical University Graz, Austria
Dennis Hoppe, ePages GmbH, Germany
Andreas Hotho, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Germany
Roman Kern, Know-Center Graz, Austria
Ralf Klamma, RWTH Aachen, Germany
Elisabeth Lex, Know-Center Graz, Austria
Nedim Lipka, Adobe Research, USA
Mihai Lupu, ESTeam AB / Vienna University of Technology, Sweden / Austria
Matthias Lux, Klagenfurt University, Austria
Thomas Mandl, University of Hildesheim, Germany
Sven Meyer zu Eissen, Bayer Business Services GmbH, Germany
Oliver Niggemann, Ostwestfalen-Lippe University, Germany
Tsvetomira Palakarska, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany
Paolo Rosso, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Marina Santini, University of Brighton, UK
Ralf Schenkel, Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik, Germany
Christin Seifert, University of Passau, Germany
Serge Sharoff, University of Leeds, UK
Philipp Singer, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Marc Spaniol, Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik, Germany
Efstathios Stamatatos, University of the Aegean, Greece
Eloisa Vargiu, Barcelona Digital, Spain
Vasudeva Varma, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India
Henning Wachsmuth, University of Paderborn, Germany
Rob Warren, University of Waterloo, Canada
Tim Weninger, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA
Mario Zechner, Know-Center Graz, Austria
Guido Zuccon, Australia e-Health Research Centre, Australia

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