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AIR 2008 : Second International Workshop on Adaptive Information Retrieval


When Oct 18, 2008 - Oct 18, 2008
Where London, UK
Submission Deadline Aug 30, 2008
Notification Due Sep 15, 2008
Final Version Due Oct 1, 2008
Categories    IR

Call For Papers

Information retrieval is a challenging process. Increasingly information
is sought from collections with multiple media and genres using multiple
modalities and languages. A number of factors affect the retrieval
process such as query formulation, matching process and result
presentation. However, the importance of context in the retrieval
process has been identified. Adaptive retrieval, a process in which the
search process is adapted towards the user needs/context, has become
more and more important.

As a continuation of the successful workshop in 2006, we are organizing
the Second International Workshop on Adaptive Information Retrieval in
conjunction with the IIiX 2008 conference. The workshop will be revolved
around the following themes:

Adaptive retrieval models
Adaptive result presentation
Adaptive user modeling
Context modelling
Interactive multimedia retrieval
Test collection building for the evaluation of adaptive systems

The workshop focuses especially on researchers who have interest in
context sensitive retrieval, personalization systems, adaptive retrieval
models, implicit feedback systems, test collection building for
interactive evaluation, interactive and adaptive multimedia retrieval
and evaluation methodologies. The workshop will be held on the Saturday,
18th October 2008 immediately after the IIiX 2008 conference.

We are soliciting position papers from researchers who are interested in
adaptive retrieval systems and specifically on issues related to the
above themes.

Papers should be limited up to 4 pages in Springer LNCS format. All
papers will be peer reviewed by the organisers. Submitting a paper to
the workshop means that if the paper is accepted, at least one author
should register to AIR 2008 and attend the workshop to present the

Important Dates:
Submission due: 30th August 2008
Acceptance notification: 15th September 2008
Camera Ready papers due: 1st October 2008
Workshop: 18 October 2008

Workshop Organisation:
Joemon M. Jose, University of Glasgow, UK C. J. van Rijsbergen,
University of Glasgow, UK

For further information on AIR 2008, please visit the website

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