IIR Seminar

IIR Seminar

This is a discussion group for people working in Interactive Information Retrieval (IIR) field. Everyone’s welcome. We meet Tuesdays a week about, from 11am-12:30pm, (normally) in the 14.10.9. seminar room.”IIR and friends” aims to encourage discussion between people working in the IIR research field; to provide a venue for feedback on work in progress; and to discuss about interesting papers.
Want to present something? If there’s any work in progress (or completed, or not really started) which you would like to share, please let Jae know. You don’t need finished work, and you don’t need an hour’s worth of fancy slides, just a willingness to talk about what you’re up to. The idea is to get discussion going, not to present eternal verities.

Upcoming Meetings in 2018

Tuesday 16 January
Location: TBA
Presenter: Jaewon Kim
Topic: Effects of Mobile-Optimised and Trust Indicators

Search engines and digital platforms have provided mobile-optimised indicators and looking to use “Trust” indicators. According to our previous works, information seeking behaviour is affected by different types of SERPs and screen sizes. How do these indicators affect search behaviour on mobile?

We also discuss the following topics in the meeting:
1) Name of the meeting group
2) Seminar noticeboard for “TIGER & BDDA” and “IIR and friends” groups [Website] 3) The talk schedule 2018

Past Meetings

Meetings in 2017 Q4
(Jump to: 17-Q417-Q317-Q217-Q1.)

Tuesday 5 December
Manuel Steiner
Ambiguous queries compared to non-ambiguous ones in the context of job seeking

Manuel will give a research talk on variance of backstories for ambiguous queries compared to non-ambiguous ones in the context of job seeking

Member updates

14.08 Open lounge, 11-12.30
Tuesday 21 November
Ruey-Cheng Chen
Paper discussion
14.10.09, 11-12.30
Tuesday 24 October
Johanne Trippas
Conversational search

Johanne will give a talk about her research regarding converstional search

14.10.09, 11-12.30
Tuesday 10 October
Ruey-Cheng Chen
Summary judgement
Ruey will give a talk about his research regarding summary judgement
14.10.09, 11-12.30

Meetings in 2017 Q3
(Jump to: 17-Q417-Q317-Q217-Q1.)
Tuesday 26 September
Kevin Ong
Kevin’s work and paper reading

We have Kevin to talk about his research (30 minutes). Following Kevin’s talk will be a discussion on dialog system evaluationA Survey of Available Corpora for Building Data-Driven Dialogue Systems

14.10.09, 11-12.30
Tuesday 12 September
Ameer Albahem
Ameer’s work and paper reading
14.10.09, 11-12.30
Tuesday 29 August
All group members
SIGIR’17 paper discussion [PPT]

The Probability That Your Hypothesis Is Correct, Credible Intervals, and Effect Sizes for IR EvaluationBut Is It Statistically Significant?

Evaluating Web Search with a Bejeweled Player Model

Evaluating Mobile Search with Height-Biased Gain

Meta-evaluation of Online and Off€line Web Search Evaluation Metrics

Characterizing & Predicting Enterprise Email Reply Behavior

BitFunnel: Revisiting Signatures for Search

Engaged or Frustrated?: Disambiguating Emotional State in Search

Exploring the Query Halo Effect in Site Search

14.10.09, 11-12.30
Tuesday 18 July
Damiano Spina
Damiano’s research talk

Damiano’s research talk & members’ updates

14.10.09, 11-12.30
Tuesday 4 July
Liangjun Song
Liangjun’s research talk

Liangjun’s research talk & members’ updates
14.10.09, 11-12.30


Meetings in 2017 Q2
(Jump to: 17-Q417-Q317-Q217-Q1.)
Tuesday 20 June
Paper discussion
Asking “Good” Questions: Questionnaire Design and Analysis in Interactive Information Retrieval Research
14.10.09, 11-12.30
Tuesday 6 June
Johanne Trippas
A research talk from Johanne

Johanne will lead the discussion on a paper “Users’ Perception of Relevance of Spoken Documents” by Tombros and Crestani (JASIST ’00)

https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/1d37/ebef14c00bde91dd6ff06cf44ca174c2956d.pdf

14.10.09, 11-12.30
Tuesday 23 May
Ruey-cheng Chen
A research talk from Johanne

Ruey will talk about his research and paper discussion: Tetris model paper

14.10.09, 11-12.30
Tuesday 9 May
Ameer Albahem
A research talk from Ameer

Ameer’s talk (45 mins) and Tetris paper discussion

14.10.09, 11-12.30
Tuesday 25 April
All member

Discussion

14.10.09, 11-12.30
Tuesday 11 April
Evi Yulianti

Evi’s talk and paper discussion & reading group (2 papers plus the following)

We’ll be talking about this interesting paper from CHIIR’17 by Max Wilson. Please have a scan-through and come discuss with us.

The Tetris Model of Resolving Information Needs within the Information Seeking Process
14.10.09, 11-12.30


Meetings in 2017 Q1
(Jump to: 17-Q417-Q317-Q217-Q1.)
Tuesday 28 March
Paper reading

Three to four papers

14.10.09, 11-12.30
Tuesday 14 March
Damiano Spina

Damiano will talk about his work (50 mins) and reading group: 2 or 3 papers (20 mins)

14.10.09, 11-12.30
Tuesday 14 March
Kevin Ong

Kevin will give a talk.

14.10.09, 11-12.30
Tuesday 14 February
Liangjun Song

Liangjun will talk about his summarization work (45 min)

Kevin Ong

Kevin will give a practice talk for CHIIR ’17 doctoral consortium

14.10.09, 11-12.30