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FIRE 2017 : Ninth meeting of the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation


When Dec 8, 2017 - Dec 10, 2017
Where IISc, Bangalore, India
Submission Deadline Aug 21, 2017
Notification Due Oct 10, 2017
Final Version Due Oct 20, 2017
Categories    information retrieval

Call For Papers


Call For Papers

FIRE 2017: Ninth meeting of the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation
8th - 10th December, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Submission Deadline: August 21, 2017


The 9th meeting of the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation 2017 will be held in Bangalore, India. We are seeking the submission of high-quality and original full papers, short papers and demos. Submissions will be reviewed by experts on the basis of the originality of the work, the validity of the results, chosen methodology, writing quality and the overall contribution to the field of IR. Authors are encouraged to describe work in progress and late-breaking research results.

We also invite proposals for tutorials on recent advances in core IR and NLP research. They may focus on specific problems or specific domains in which IR/NLP research may be applied. Tutorials will be of half-day (3 hours plus breaks) duration. Tutorials are encouraged to be as interactive as possible. Tutorial proposals will be reviewed by the tutorial committee. A summary of the tutorial will be published in the conference proceedings.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

- IR theory and practice
- Web and social media IR
- User Aspects
- IR system architectures
- Content representation and processing
- Evaluation
- Multimedia and cross-media IR
- Application

Invited Speakers:

- Jaap Kamps, University of Amsterdam, The Netherland
- Ann Blandford, University College London, United Kingdom
- Thomas Mandl, Universität Hildesheim, Germany


- Gender Identification in Russian texts (RusProfiling)
- Indian Native Language Identification (INLI)
- Information Retrieval from Legal Documents (IRLeD)
- Information Retrieval from Microblogs during Disasters (IRMiDis)
- Event Extraction from newswires and social media text in Indian Languages (EventXtractIL)

Important dates

- August 21, 2017 : Short Papers due, Full papers due
- October 10, 2017 – Full papers and Short paper acceptance notifications
- October 20, 2017 – Camera ready copies due
- October 30, 2017 – Early bird Registration deadline
- November 20, 2017 – Regular Registration closes. Spot Registration fee applicable after this deadline
- December 8-10, 2017 – Conference held in Bangalore, India

Submission Guidelines

Detailed submission guidelines are available at

Overall co-ordinators

- Prasenjit Majumder (DA-IICT)
- Mandar Mitra (ISI Kolkata)

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