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PMIA 2014 : The 1st International Workshop on Personalised Multilingual Information Access - EXTENDED DEADLINE

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Link: http://www.cs.ubc.ca/~steichen/PMIA2014/
 
When Jul 7, 2014 - Jul 11, 2014
Where Aalborg, Denmark
Submission Deadline Apr 8, 2014
Notification Due May 1, 2014
Final Version Due May 15, 2014
Categories    personalization   user modelling   HCI   information retrieval
 

Call For Papers

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Call for Papers
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The 1st International Workshop on Personalised Multilingual Information Access (PMIA 2014)
http://www.cs.ubc.ca/~steichen/PMIA2014
held in conjunction with the 22nd Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP), Aalborg, Denmark, July 7-11, 2014.

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Overview
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With the unrelenting rise in global information production and usage, systems increasingly need to handle 1) a growing variety of user differences (including language, culture, situational context), and 2) heterogeneous and multilingual information sources.

This full-day workshop aims tackle these challenges by bringing together researchers working on cross-/multi-lingual information access, personalisation for web and hypermedia, personalised search, information seeking, multilingual interfaces, multilingual semantic web, and recommender systems. The aim is to share, discuss, and combine ideas for novel solutions that support users according to their particular language abilities, as well as other characteristics (e.g. culture, domain expertise) and contexts (e.g. intent, topic) that influence what and how information should be retrieved, composed, and presented. The workshop aims to both advance the current state of the art in personalised multilingual information access, as well as to develop a detailed roadmap that identifies the most pressing current and future research challenges (e.g. novel information access interfaces, evaluation of complex systems).

Themes of interest include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

• Individual user characteristics that influence information access, e.g. language proficiency, culture, user intent, topic domain
• Modeling of user profiles, e.g. multilingual data collection, model creation, model exploitation
• Adaptive systems for personalised multilingual information access, e.g. personalised search, recommender systems
• Novel interfaces, e.g. presentations of content in multiple languages, search result presentation beyond the ranked list paradigm, document summarisation
• Tools and methods for multilingual and cross lingual search
• Content analysis and processing, e.g. knowledge extraction, duplication detection
• Content translation and localisation
• Multilingual semantic web, including search and extraction
• External knowledge resources for personalised multilingual information access (e.g. ontologies)
• Domain modeling (e.g. adaptation to different domains)
• Issues and dangers of personalisation, e.g. over-personalisation (also known as “the filter bubble”), privacy issues
• Personalisation of multilingual tools
• Evaluation methods and metrics for personalised multilingual information access, e.g. how to evaluate compositions from multiple languages, aggregate search evaluation.

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Submissions
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We encourage submissions from diverse backgrounds and aim to promote the exchange of ideas between researchers working in the above-mentioned areas. In addition, submissions that focus on non-English data, or research with a clear application in a multilingual scenario are equally welcome. We invite submissions of more established ideas and methods as long papers (8 pages), preliminary work as short papers (4 pages), and demo/poster papers (2 pages). For full details on the submission format and procedure, please refer to the Submission Instructions page at http://www.cs.ubc.ca/~steichen/PMIA2014/submission.html. Papers will be selected based on originality, quality, and ability to promote discussion. Accepted papers will be included in the workshop proceedings and published by CEUR. Extended versions of selected workshop papers may be included in a special journal issue (TBD). At least one author of each accepted paper must attend the workshop.

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Important dates
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Apr 01, 2014: Submission Deadline
May 01, 2014: Notification to Authors
May 15, 2014: Camera-ready Due
Jul 07 or 11, 2014: Workshop day

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Organizing Committee
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Ben Steichen (University of British Columbia, Canada) - steichen@cs.ubc.ca
Maristella Agosti (University of Padua, Italy) - agosti@dei.unipd.it
Séamus Lawless (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland) - seamus.lawless@scss.tcd.ie
Vincent Wade (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland) - vincent.wade@scss.tcd.ie

For further questions please contact a member of the organising committee.

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