Call for Papers

2nd IRFC Conference: 6 June 2011, Vienna

General Chair:
Bruce Croft, Professor, University of Massachusetts, US

Programme Chair: Arjen de Vries, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, NL

Programme Co-Chair: Andreas Rauber, Professor, Technical University Vienna, AT


Important Dates

Deadline for Abstract Submission: (optional)

10 January 2011
Deadline for paper submission:23 January 2011
Acceptance decision and reviews to authors:3 March 2011
Deadline for submission of final paper and speaker registration:22 March 2011
Early registration deadline:22 March 2011
IRF Conference:6 June 2011


Topics to be addressed

Paper topics should fall into one or more of the following areas:

  • Information Retrieval (IR), including but not limited to
    • IR Theory and Models
    • IR Evaluation
    • User Modeling, Personalization and Interactive IR
    • Machine Learning, Categorization, Clustering, and Filtering for IR
    • Cross-Language IR
    • Visualization of search results
  • Semantic Web Technologies for IR, including but not limited to
    • Ontologies
    • Reasoning
    • Semantic Annotation
  • Natural Language Processing for IR, including but not limited to
    • Information Extraction and Summarization
    • Named Entity Recognition
    • Machine Translation
    • Question Answering
  • Large-scale or distributed computing for the above areas, including
    • Grid Computing
    • Cloud Computing
    • GPU and FPGA Processing
    • Parallel Computing
  • Applications of IR, including but not limited to
    • Patent processing for Intellectual Property
    • Scientific Paper Search
    • Biomedical Information Search
    • Enterprise Search
    • Web Search

Multi-disciplinary papers combining topics from multiple areas are particularly welcome.





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