Sean MacAvaney


2017

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Contextualized PACRR for Complex Answer Retrieval
Sean MacAvaney | Andrew Yates | Kai Hui
Proceedings of The Twenty-Sixth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2017, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 15-17, 2017

2018

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PACRR Gated Expansion for TREC CAR 2018
Sean MacAvaney | Nazli Goharian | Ophir Frieder | Andrew Yates
Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2018, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 14-16, 2018

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Characterizing Question Facets for Complex Answer Retrieval
Sean MacAvaney | Andrew Yates | Arman Cohan | Luca Soldaini | Kai Hui | Nazli Goharian | Ophir Frieder
The 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research & Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2018, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, July 08-12, 2018

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Overcoming Low-Utility Facets for Complex Answer Retrieval
Sean MacAvaney | Andrew Yates | Arman Cohan | Luca Soldaini | Kai Hui | Nazli Goharian | Ophir Frieder
Joint Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Professional Search (ProfS2018); the Second Workshop on Knowledge Graphs and Semantics for Text Retrieval, Analysis, and Understanding (KG4IR); and the International Workshop on Data Search (DATA:SEARCH'18) Co-located with (ACM SIGIR 2018), Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, July 12, 2018

2019

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Content-Based Weak Supervision for Ad-Hoc Re-Ranking
Sean MacAvaney | Andrew Yates | Kai Hui | Ophir Frieder
Proceedings of the 42nd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2019, Paris, France, July 21-25, 2019

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Ontology-Aware Clinical Abstractive Summarization
Sean MacAvaney | Sajad Sotudeh | Arman Cohan | Nazli Goharian | Ish A. Talati | Ross W. Filice
Proceedings of the 42nd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2019, Paris, France, July 21-25, 2019

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CEDR: Contextualized Embeddings for Document Ranking
Sean MacAvaney | Andrew Yates | Arman Cohan | Nazli Goharian
Proceedings of the 42nd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2019, Paris, France, July 21-25, 2019

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Overcoming low-utility facets for complex answer retrieval
Sean MacAvaney | Andrew Yates | Arman Cohan | Luca Soldaini | Kai Hui | Nazli Goharian | Ophir Frieder
2019 Volume 22 Issue 3-4

2020

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Ranking Significant Discrepancies in Clinical Reports
Sean MacAvaney | Arman Cohan | Nazli Goharian | Ross W. Filice
Advances in Information Retrieval - 42nd European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2020, Lisbon, Portugal, April 14-17, 2020, Proceedings, Part II

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Teaching a New Dog Old Tricks: Resurrecting Multilingual Retrieval Using Zero-Shot Learning
Sean MacAvaney | Luca Soldaini | Nazli Goharian
Advances in Information Retrieval - 42nd European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2020, Lisbon, Portugal, April 14-17, 2020, Proceedings, Part II

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Efficient Document Re-Ranking for Transformers by Precomputing Term Representations
Sean MacAvaney | Franco Maria Nardini | Raffaele Perego | Nicola Tonellotto | Nazli Goharian | Ophir Frieder
Proceedings of the 43rd International ACM SIGIR conference on research and development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2020, Virtual Event, China, July 25-30, 2020

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Training Curricula for Open Domain Answer Re-Ranking
Sean MacAvaney | Franco Maria Nardini | Raffaele Perego | Nicola Tonellotto | Nazli Goharian | Ophir Frieder
Proceedings of the 43rd International ACM SIGIR conference on research and development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2020, Virtual Event, China, July 25-30, 2020

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Expansion via Prediction of Importance with Contextualization
Sean MacAvaney | Franco Maria Nardini | Raffaele Perego | Nicola Tonellotto | Nazli Goharian | Ophir Frieder
Proceedings of the 43rd International ACM SIGIR conference on research and development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2020, Virtual Event, China, July 25-30, 2020

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OpenNIR: A Complete Neural Ad-Hoc Ranking Pipeline
Sean MacAvaney
WSDM '20: The Thirteenth ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, Houston, TX, USA, February 3-7, 2020

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Streaming Gait Assessment for Parkinson's Disease
Cristopher Flagg | Ophir Frieder | Sean MacAvaney | Gholam Motamedi
Proceedings of the ACM WSDM 2020 Health Search and Data Mining Workshop, co-located with the 13th ACM International WSDM Conference, HSDM@WSDM 2020, Houston, TX, USA, February 3, 2020

2021

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PyTerrier: Declarative Experimentation in Python from BM25 to Dense Retrieval
Craig Macdonald | Nicola Tonellotto | Sean MacAvaney | Iadh Ounis
CIKM '21: The 30th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Virtual Event, Queensland, Australia, November 1 - 5, 2021

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IR From Bag-of-words to BERT and Beyond through Practical Experiments
Craig Macdonald | Nicola Tonellotto | Sean MacAvaney
CIKM '21: The 30th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Virtual Event, Queensland, Australia, November 1 - 5, 2021

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Simplified Data Wrangling with ir_datasets
Sean MacAvaney | Andrew Yates | Sergey Feldman | Doug Downey | Arman Cohan | Nazli Goharian
SIGIR '21: The 44th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Virtual Event, Canada, July 11-15, 2021

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DiffIR: Exploring Differences in Ranking Models' Behavior
Kevin Martin Jose | Thong Nguyen | Sean MacAvaney | Jeffrey Dalton | Andrew Yates
SIGIR '21: The 44th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Virtual Event, Canada, July 11-15, 2021

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Real-time Streaming of Gait Assessment for Parkinson's Disease
Cristopher Flagg | Ophir Frieder | Sean MacAvaney | Gholam Motamedi
WSDM '21, The Fourteenth ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, Virtual Event, Israel, March 8-12, 2021

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Effective and practical neural ranking
Sean MacAvaney
2021 Volume 55 Issue 1

2022

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Goldilocks: Just-Right Tuning of BERT for Technology-Assisted Review
Eugene Yang | Sean MacAvaney | David D. Lewis | Ophir Frieder
Advances in Information Retrieval - 44th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2022, Stavanger, Norway, April 10-14, 2022, Proceedings, Part I

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Reproducing Personalised Session Search Over the AOL Query Log
Sean MacAvaney | Craig Macdonald | Iadh Ounis
Advances in Information Retrieval - 44th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2022, Stavanger, Norway, April 10-14, 2022, Proceedings, Part I

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Streamlining Evaluation with ir-measures
Sean MacAvaney | Craig Macdonald | Iadh Ounis
Advances in Information Retrieval - 44th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2022, Stavanger, Norway, April 10-14, 2022, Proceedings, Part II

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A 'Pointwise-Query, Listwise-Document' based Query Performance Prediction Approach
Suchana Datta | Sean MacAvaney | Debasis Ganguly | Derek Greene
SIGIR '22: The 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Madrid, Spain, July 11 - 15, 2022

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On Survivorship Bias in MS MARCO
Prashansa Gupta | Sean MacAvaney
SIGIR '22: The 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Madrid, Spain, July 11 - 15, 2022

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An Inspection of the Reproducibility and Replicability of TCT-ColBERT
Xiao Wang | Sean MacAvaney | Craig Macdonald | Iadh Ounis
SIGIR '22: The 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Madrid, Spain, July 11 - 15, 2022

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CODEC: Complex Document and Entity Collection
Iain Mackie | Paul Owoicho | Carlos Gemmell | Sophie Fischer | Sean MacAvaney | Jeffrey Dalton
SIGIR '22: The 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Madrid, Spain, July 11 - 15, 2022

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The Istella22 Dataset: Bridging Traditional and Neural Learning to Rank Evaluation
Domenico Dato | Sean MacAvaney | Franco Maria Nardini | Raffaele Perego | Nicola Tonellotto
SIGIR '22: The 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Madrid, Spain, July 11 - 15, 2022

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A Python Interface to PISA!
Sean MacAvaney | Craig Macdonald
SIGIR '22: The 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Madrid, Spain, July 11 - 15, 2022

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A Comprehensive Dataset for Modern Learning to Rank Solutions (Abstract)
Domenico Dato | Sean MacAvaney | Franco Maria Nardini | Raffaele Perego | Nicola Tonellotto
Proceedings of the 12th Italian Information Retrieval Workshop 2022, Milan, Italy, June 29-30, 2022