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IRIS 2019 : Indo-German Workshop on Information Retrieval, Informetrics and Scientometrics


When Jun 11, 2019 - Jun 13, 2019
Where Cologne, Germany
Submission Deadline May 10, 2019
Notification Due May 15, 2019
Final Version Due May 20, 2019
Categories    informetrics   scientometrics   information retrieval   scientific articles

Call For Papers

Submissions to the workshop are open to researchers from any part of the world. Authors are solicited to initially submit an extended abstract (500-1000 words), present it in the workshop and then submit a full paper on the idea for consideration of publication in the special issues proposed. If you think you are ready with full length paper in any of the broad themes of the workshop, it would be better to submit them early. The submission may report research results, conceptual advances and experimental studies, describing significant advances in Information Retrieval, Informetrics and Scientometrics. Papers that describe concepts and ideas on the broad intersection of Information Retrieval, Scientometrics and Applied Informetrics would be most suitable for special issues. An indicative (but non-exhaustive) list of topics is as below:

Information Retrieval:

Document Representation and Content Analysis (text representation, document structure, linguistic analysis, NLP for IR, information extraction, sentiment analysis, clustering, classification, topic models, facets, text streams).
Queries and Query Analysis (query intent, query suggestion and prediction, query representation and reformulation, query log analysis, summarization, question answering).
Retrieval Models and Ranking (IR theory, language models, probabilistic retrieval models, learning to rank, combining searches, diversity and aggregated search).
Search Engine Architectures and Scalability (indexing, compression, distributed IR).
Filtering and Recommending (content-based filtering, collaborative filtering, recommender systems).
Evaluation (test collections, experimental design, effectiveness measures, session-based evaluation, simulation).
Web IR and Social Media Search (link analysis, click models/behavioral modeling, social tagging, social network analysis, blog and microblog search, forum search, community-based QA, adversarial IR and spam, vertical and local search).
IR and Structured Data (XML search, ranking in databases, desktop search, entity search).
IR for social good, including applications for non-profit organizations, governments, and social enterprises.
Other Applications (digital libraries, enterprise search, legal IR, patent search, text reuse, new retrieval problems)

Informetrics & Scientometrics:

Bibliometric Networks
Burst detection and Keyword analysis
Citation and Co-citation analysis
Collaborations Patterns and Networks
Country Level Studies
Data Accuracy and Disambiguation
Data infrastructure for research metrics
Evaluation of individual researchers
Finding high quality scholarly articles
Gender and gendered research and innovation
How do indicators shape research agendas?
Identifying research themes, trends and fronts
Indicators for research quality and quantity
Innovation studies and measures
International benchmarking of innovation: challenges and adequacy
International Ranking Systems: analysis, critique and applications
Journal Rankings and Categorization
Journals, Databases and Electronic Publications
Mapping and Visualization
Measures of Impact of Research
Measuring diverse research “qualities”
Mobility and Internationalization
National Ranking systems
Patent Analysis
Ranking of Institutions
Recommendation of Reviewers, Researchers, Institutions etc.
Research Performance Indicators
Research Theme-based Analysis
Science participation and communication.
Science Policy and Research Assessment
Scientific fraud and dishonesty
Social media and alternative metrics.
Social sciences and the humanities
Text-based analysis of research data
Theory, Methods & Techniques
Visualization for policy and evaluation


Collective Knowledge System
Digital Libraries
Evidence-based funding
High quality scholarly article recommendation
Information retrieval and Scientometrics meet together for new applications
Learning to rank
Mapping Innovation and analysis
Ranking Institutions
Ranking Research papers
Recommendation Systems for Paper Recommendation
Social media as enabler of research
Web-based scholarly article search systems
Other applications of IR and Informetrics in different areas

Papers/ extended abstracts can be submitted electronically through the easychair submission system ( If you have an existing easychair account, you can log in using it. However, those who do not have an easychair account will be required to create an account (its free and a very simple process).

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