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Slides from CIKM 2010 Reverted Indexing talk

Slides from our conference presentation on reverted indexing are now online. → Read More: Slides from CIKM 2010 Reverted Indexing talk

On term selection in reverted indexing

Jeremy Pickens contributed to this post.
Jeremy did a great job of presenting our Reverted Indexing paper, but the short session made it difficult to answer all questions and comments thoroughly. For example, William Webber wrote up a post summarizing our work, in which he observed
The authors surmise that the reverted index is more effective because it [...] → Read More: On term selection in reverted indexing

Sue Dumais at CIKM 2010

Sue Dumais of MSR gave an excellent keynote address at CIKM last week, in which she emphasized the temporal nature of collections used for information retrieval and of the way people access information on the web. This was by far the most user-oriented talk at the conference that I attended, and a refreshing change from [...] → Read More: Sue Dumais at CIKM 2010

A future of search

Jamie Callan of CMU gave an interesting and thought-provoking keynote talk at CIKM 2010. While traditionally search engines have been used in a more or less direct manner to identify useful documents that the user would then (manually) incorporate into other tasks, Jamie suggested a new class of applications that would use search engines for [...] → Read More: A future of search

Vote for the best CIKM 2010 papers

CIKM 2010 is taking place right now in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  I have collected all the papers in the IR track below.  Please take a moment to vote for those papers you think are the most provocative, innovative, startling, or otherwise interesting.  You can vote for up to 3 papers. I had to make a […] → Read More: Vote for the best CIKM 2010 papers

Vote for the best CIKM 2010 papers

CIKM 2010 is taking place right now in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  I have collected all the papers in the IR track below.  Please take a moment to vote for those papers you think are the most provocative, innovative, startling, or otherwise interesting.  You can vote for up to 3 papers. I had to make a […] → Read More: Vote for the best CIKM 2010 papers