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CERI 2016 : 4th Spanish Conference in Information Retrieval


When Jun 14, 2016 - Jun 16, 2016
Where Granada (Spain)
Submission Deadline Apr 1, 2016
Notification Due Apr 15, 2016
Final Version Due May 1, 2016
Categories    information retrieval   recommendation system

Call For Papers

Call for Papers

The Spanish Information Retrieval Society (SERI), organizer of this event, has as main goal to support IR in Spain. This conference aims to continue with the work developed on its previous editions and to provide an international forum where researchers from both academia and industry can meet, exchange experiences and present innovative works. CERI welcomes contributions from a wide range of knowledge areas. Specifically, we encourage the participation of not only researchers and professionals from the Computer Science field, but also researchers with background and experience on Information Sciences, Linguistics, or any other related area to IR.

All scientists interested in IR related fields are welcome to participate. We encourage national and international researchers from both academia and industry to submit original papers related to any aspect of IR including, but not limited to the following:

IR models
Performance, scalability, architectures and efficiency
Data structures on IR
Web IR
IR Quality Evaluation
User aspects: interaction, user studies and interfaces
Filtering and recommendation systems
Structured retrieval (XML, etc.)
Semantic search
Digital libraries
IR in social networks
Opinion mining
Vandalism detection in the Web, in Wikipedia and opinion spam
Detection of pedophilia, stalking and bullying
Multimedia retrieval
Text mining (classification and clustering)
Natural Language Processing in IR
Passage Retrieval and Question Answering
Multilingual and cross-language IR
IR in specific domains (biomedical, patents, law, etc.)
Geographical IR
Collaborative IR

Important dates:

Paper submission: 01 April 2016 (23:59 GMT)
Paper Notification: 15 April 2016
Camera ready: 1 May 2016
Early registration: 1 June 2016
Conference: 14-16 June 2016

All accepted works will be published in the conference proceedings book with ISBN, in electronic format, as well as in the website of the conference.
From a selection of the best papers, an special issue of the International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knowledge-Based Systems (IJUFKS) will be edited.

Organizers will also award the "Best student paper" presented in this edition of CERI. To be eligible for this award at least one of the co-authors of the paper must be an student, and it should be indicated during the submission process.

CERI 2016 organization invites you to submit papers written in English up to 10 pages following the ACM SIG Proceedings Format.

CERI specially encourages PhD students and researchers in the early stage of their careers to submit their works. Also, works from the industry will be considered in the Industrial Track and Teaching and learning experiences in the Teaching IR Track.

Teaching Track

We invite theoretical or position papers on IR teaching related to educational goals, teaching and learning methods, assessment and feedback and curricula. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Technical Level (Non-technical Mid-way to Technical continuum)
Educational Goals: Library and information Science, Computer Science, MIS, Linguistics
Teaching and Learning methods: Classroom, elearning (distance learning);Assessment methods; Curricula
Industrial Track

This CERI special session is aimed for those researchers who are working in real world problems and would like to show their technologies and approaches to the IR community. Therefore, the organizers of CERI 2016 invite to submit novel and innovative ideas related to IR in the industry context, as for example, working systems, novel industrialapplications, Industry IR-related challenges, and so on.

All papers must be submitted in anonymized form. Thus, author names and organization, references, acknowledgements, and any other information that might allow to identify the authors should be removed from the initial submissions. Papers already published, accepted or under review in any other conference or journal will not be accepted. We also expect that authors do not submit their works to any other event during the reviewing period of CERI 2016. Regarding the plagiarism considerations, ACM Plagiarism Policy will be applied.

Papers will be submitted as PDF files through Easy Chair submission system

At least one author of each accepted work must register to the conference, by the date indicated by the organizers, and present his paper.

Program committee Chair: Irene Díaz (University of Oviedo)

Organizing Committee Chair: Juan M. Fernández- Luna (University of Granada)

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