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Workshop on Web Information Retrieval, Chile, Aug 12

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2005 11:32:42 -0400 (CLT)

I'm not sure if anyone on this list is local to me, but if so, here's some
details on a conference that looks like it will be interesting.  Aug 12.


---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2005 01:37:02 +0200
From: Ricardo Baeza-Yates <ricardo.baeza@...>
Reply-To: rbaeza@...
To: acad-fcfm@...
Subject: [acad-fcfm] Workshop CIW

Workshop on Web Information Retrieval

Organizer: Center for Web Research, DCC, Univ. de Chile
            Millennium Nucleus funded by Mideplan

When:      August 12

Where:     Auditorium DCC, Blanco Encalada 2120, third floor

Preliminary Program:

08:30-09:25 Ten Years After:
             Gerard Salton's talk at the 30 years celebration of SMART,
one of the first information retrieval systems (video)

09:25-09:30 Opening
             Ricardo Baeza-Yates, CWR/DCC, Univ. de Chile

Session I:  XML, RDF and Query Languages

09:30-10:00 Efficient and Expressively Complete XML Query Languages
             Pablo Barcelo, Univ. of Toronto, Canada

10:00-10:30 Query Languages for Graph Databases
             Claudio Gutierrez, CWR/DCC, Univ. de Chile

10:30-11:00 XML Data Exchange: Consistency and Query Answering
             Marcelo Arenas, P. Univ. Católica, Chile

11:00-11:15 Coffee Break + video (continuation)

Session II: Advances on Information Retrieval

11:15-12:00 Interactive Cross Language Retrieval
             Doug Oard, U. of Maryland, USA

12:00-12:30 Precision Recall with User Modelling Applied to XML Retrieval
             Benjamin Piwowarski, CWR/DCC, Univ. de Chile

12:30-13:00 Efficient Searchable Natural Language Adaptive Compression
             Gonzalo Navarro, CWR/DCC, Univ. de Chile

13:00-14:30 Lunch

Session III: Web Mining

14:30-15:00 Estimating Relative Query Relevance from Search Engine Logs
             Georges Dupret, CWR/DCC, Univ. de Chile

15:00-15:30 Automatic Maintenance of Web Directories using Search Engine Logs
             Carlos Hurtado, CWR/DCC, Univ. de Chile

15:30-16:00 Context through Query Mining
             Ricardo Baeza-Yates, CWR/DCC, Univ. de Chile

16:00-16:15 Coffee Break + video (continuation)

Session IV: Context in Information Retrieval

16:15-17:00 Extending Information Retrieval Towards Context
             Kalervo Jarvelin, Univ. of Tampere, Finland

17:00-17:45 Contexts in Information Seeking & Retrieval (IS&R)
             Peter Ingwersen, Royal School of Library and Inf. Science,

17:45-18:30 The Challenge of Context for Information Seeking
             Gary Marchionini, Univ. of North Carolina, USA

18:30-19:00 Discussion and Closing Remarks

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