W. Bruce Croft


1975

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Document clustering: An evaluation of some experiments with the cranfield 1400 collection
C. J. van Rijsbergen | W. Bruce Croft
1975 Volume 11 Issue 5-7

1976

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An evaluation of Goffman's indirect retrieval method
W. Bruce Croft | C. J. van Rijsbergen
1976 Volume 12 Issue 5

1977

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Clustering large files of documents using the single-link method
W. Bruce Croft
1977 Volume 28 Issue 6

1978

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A File Organization for Cluster-Based Retrieval
W. Bruce Croft
ACM-SIGIR, International Conference on Information Storage and Retrieval, Rochester, New York, USA, May 10-12, 1978, Proceedings

1979

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On the Implementation of Some Models of Document Retrieval
W. Bruce Croft
Information Implications into the Eighties, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Information Storage and Retrieval, Dallas, Texas, USA, September 27 and 28, 1979

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Using boolean queries with a clustered file organization
W. Bruce Croft
1979 Volume 30 Issue 6

1981

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Incorporating Different Search Models into One Document Retrieval System
W. Bruce Croft
Theoretical Issues in Information Retrieval, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Information Storage and Retrieval, Oakland, California, USA, May 31 - June 2, 1981

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Document representation in probabilistic models of information retrieval
W. Bruce Croft
1981 Volume 32 Issue 6

1982

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The Implementation of a Document Retrieval System
W. Bruce Croft | Lynn Ruggles
Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Proceedings, Berlin, May 18-20, 1982

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Experiments with Automatic Text Filing and Retrieval in the Office Environment
W. Bruce Croft
1982 Volume 16 Issue 4

1983

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Applications for Information Retrieval Techniques in the Office
W. Bruce Croft
Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Sixth Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, USA, June 6-8, 1983

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A Network Organization Used for Document Retrieval
W. Bruce Croft | R. Wolf | Roger Thompson
Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Sixth Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, USA, June 6-8, 1983

1984

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The Use of Adaptive Mechanisms for Selection of Search Strategies in Document Retrieval Systems
W. Bruce Croft | Roger Thompson
Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Proceedings of the Third Joint BCS/ACM Symposium on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Cambridge, UK, 2-6 July 1984

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Task Support in an Office System
W. Bruce Croft | Lawrence S. Lefkowitz
1984 Volume 2 Issue 3

1985

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An expert assistant for document retrieval system
W. Bruce Croft
Computer-Assisted Information Retrieval (Recherche d'Information et ses Applications) - RIAO 1985, 1st International Conference, University of Grenoble, France, March 18-20, 1985. Proceedings

1986

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User-Specified Domain Knowledge for Document Retrieval
W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR'86, Proceedings of the 9th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Pisa, Italy, September 8-10, 1986

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Boolean queries and term dependencies in probabilistic retrieval models
W. Bruce Croft
1986 Volume 37 Issue 2

1987

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An Approach to Natural Language Processing for Document Retrieval
W. Bruce Croft | David D. Lewis
Proceedings of the Tenth Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, June 3-5, 1987

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I^R: A new approach to the design of document retrieval systems
W. Bruce Croft | R. H. Thompson
1987 Volume 38 Issue 6

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Approaches to Intelligent Information Retrieval
W. Bruce Croft
1987 Volume 23 Issue 4

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Distributed Expert-Based Information Systems: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Nicholas J. Belkin | Christine L. Borgman | Helen M. Brooks | Tom Bylander | W. Bruce Croft | Penny J. Daniels | Scott C. Deerwester | Edward A. Fox | Peter Ingwersen | Roy Rada
1987 Volume 23 Issue 5

1988

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Retrieving Documents by Plausible Inference: A Preliminary Study
W. Bruce Croft | T. J. Lucia | Paul R. Cohen
SIGIR'88, Proceedings of the 11th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Grenoble, France, June 13-15, 1988

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Chairman's Message
W. Bruce Croft
1988 Volume 22 Issue 1-2

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Implementing Ranking Strategies Using Text Signatures
W. Bruce Croft | Pasquale Savino
1988 Volume 6 Issue 1

1989

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Word Sense Disambiguation Using Machine-Readable Dictionaries
Robert Krovetz | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR'89, 12th International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, June 25-28, 1989, Proceedings

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Chairman's Message
W. Bruce Croft
1989 Volume 23 Issue 3-4

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Retrieving documents by plausible inference: An experimental study
W. Bruce Croft | T. J. Lucia | Janey K. Cringean | Peter Willett
1989 Volume 25 Issue 6

1990

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Inference Networks for Document Retrieval
Howard R. Turtle | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR'90, 13th International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Brussels, Belgium, 5-7 September 1990, Proceedings

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Experiments with Query Acquisition and Use in Document Retrieval Systems
W. Bruce Croft | Raj Das
SIGIR'90, 13th International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Brussels, Belgium, 5-7 September 1990, Proceedings

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Term Clustering of Syntactic Phrases
David D. Lewis | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR'90, 13th International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Brussels, Belgium, 5-7 September 1990, Proceedings

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Chairman's Message
W. Bruce Croft
1990 Volume 24 Issue 3

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Interpreting nominal compounds for information retrieval
L. S. Gay | W. Bruce Croft
1990 Volume 26 Issue 1

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Interactive retrieval of complex documents
W. Bruce Croft | Robert Krovetz | Howard R. Turtle
1990 Volume 26 Issue 5

1991

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The Use of Phrases and Structured Queries in Information Retrieval
W. Bruce Croft | Howard R. Turtle | David D. Lewis
Proceedings of the 14th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. Chicago, Illinois, USA, October 13-16, 1991 (Special Issue of the SIGIR Forum)

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Efficient probabilistic Inference for text retrieval
Howard R. Turtle | W. Bruce Croft
Computer-Assisted Information Retrieval (Recherche d'Information et ses Applications) - RIAO 1991, 3rd International Conference, Universitad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain, April 2 - May 5, 1991. Proceedings

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Editorial
W. Bruce Croft
1991 Volume 9 Issue 3

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Evaluation of an Inference Network-Based Retrieval Model
Howard R. Turtle | W. Bruce Croft
1991 Volume 9 Issue 3

1992

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TIPSTER Panel - The University of Massachusetts TIPSTER Project
W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of The First Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 1992, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 4-6, 1992

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A Loosely-Coupled Integration of a Text Retrieval System and an Object-Oriented Database System
W. Bruce Croft | Lisa Ann Smith | Howard R. Turtle
Proceedings of the 15th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. Copenhagen, Denmark, June 21-24, 1992

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Experience with Large Document Collections (Panel)
W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 15th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. Copenhagen, Denmark, June 21-24, 1992

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The University of Massachusetts TIPSTER Project
W. Bruce Croft
1992 Volume 26 Issue 2

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Lexical Ambiguity and Information Retrieval
Robert Krovetz | W. Bruce Croft
1992 Volume 10 Issue 2

1993

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TREC-2 Routing and Ad-Hoc Retrieval Evaluation using the INQUERY System
W. Bruce Croft | James P. Callan | John Broglio
Proceedings of The Second Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 1993, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, August 31 - September 2, 1993

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Relevance Feedback and Inference Networks
David Haines | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 16th Annual International ACM-SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. Pittsburgh, PA, USA, June 27 - July 1, 1993

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A Comparison of Indexing Techniques for Japanese Text Retrieval
Hideo Fujii | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 16th Annual International ACM-SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. Pittsburgh, PA, USA, June 27 - July 1, 1993

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Effect of Multiple Query Representations on Information Retrieval System Performance
Nicholas J. Belkin | Colleen Cool | W. Bruce Croft | James P. Callan
Proceedings of the 16th Annual International ACM-SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. Pittsburgh, PA, USA, June 27 - July 1, 1993

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An Evaluation of Query Processing Strategies Using the TIPSTER Collection
James P. Callan | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 16th Annual International ACM-SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. Pittsburgh, PA, USA, June 27 - July 1, 1993

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Retrieval Strategies for Hypertext
W. Bruce Croft | Howard R. Turtle
1993 Volume 29 Issue 3

1994

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Document Retrieval and Routing Using the INQUERY System
John Broglio | James P. Callan | W. Bruce Croft | Daniel W. Nachbar
Proceedings of The Third Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 1994, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 2-4, 1994

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Proceedings of the 17th Annual International ACM-SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. Dublin, Ireland, 3-6 July 1994 (Special Issue of the SIGIR Forum)

Proceedings of the 17th Annual International ACM-SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. Dublin, Ireland, 3-6 July 1994 (Special Issue of the SIGIR Forum)

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An Association Thesaurus for Information Retrieval
W. Bruce Croft | Jing Yufeng
Computer-Assisted Information Retrieval (Recherche d'Information et ses Applications) - RIAO 1994, 4th International Conference, Rockefeller University, NY, USA, October 11-13, 1994. Proceedings

1995

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Recent Experiments with INQUERY
James Allan | Lisa Ballesteros | James P. Callan | W. Bruce Croft | Zhihong Lu
Proceedings of The Fourth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 1995, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 1-3, 1995

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Searching Distributed Collections with Inference Networks
James P. Callan | Zhihong Lu | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR'95, Proceedings of the 18th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. Seattle, Washington, USA, July 9-13, 1995 (Special Issue of the SIGIR Forum)

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Integrating IR and RDBMS Using Cooperative Indexing
Samuel DeFazio | Amjad M. Daoud | Lisa Ann Smith | Jagannathan Srinivasan | W. Bruce Croft | James P. Callan
SIGIR'95, Proceedings of the 18th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. Seattle, Washington, USA, July 9-13, 1995 (Special Issue of the SIGIR Forum)

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Lab Report Special Section: The University of Massachusetts Center for Intelligent Information Retrival
W. Bruce Croft
1995 Volume 29 Issue 1

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Combining Automatic and Manual Index Representations in Probabilistic Retrieval
T. B. Rajashekar | W. Bruce Croft
1995 Volume 46 Issue 4

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TREC and Tipster Experiments with Inquery
James P. Callan | W. Bruce Croft | John Broglio
1995 Volume 31 Issue 3

1996

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INQUERY at TREC-5
James Allan | James P. Callan | W. Bruce Croft | Lisa Ballesteros | John Broglio | Jinxi Xu | Hongming Shu
Proceedings of The Fifth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 1996, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 20-22, 1996

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Query Expansion Using Local and Global Document Analysis
Jinxi Xu | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 19th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR'96, August 18-22, 1996, Zurich, Switzerland (Special Issue of the SIGIR Forum)

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Combining Classifiers in Text Categorization
Leah S. Larkey | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 19th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR'96, August 18-22, 1996, Zurich, Switzerland (Special Issue of the SIGIR Forum)

1997

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INQUERY Does Battle With TREC-6
James Allan | James P. Callan | W. Bruce Croft | Lisa Ballesteros | Donald Byrd | Russell C. Swan | Jinxi Xu
Proceedings of The Sixth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 1997, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 19-21, 1997

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Phrasal Translation and Query Expansion Techniques for Cross-language Information Retrieval
Lisa Ballesteros | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR '97: Proceedings of the 20th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, July 27-31, 1997, Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Computationally Tractable Probabilistic Modeling of Boolean Operators
Warren R. Greiff | W. Bruce Croft | Howard R. Turtle
SIGIR '97: Proceedings of the 20th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, July 27-31, 1997, Philadelphia, PA, USA

1998

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SIGIR '98: Proceedings of the 21st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, August 24-28 1998, Melbourne, Australia

SIGIR '98: Proceedings of the 21st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, August 24-28 1998, Melbourne, Australia

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Resolving Ambiguity for Cross-Language Retrieval
Lisa Ballesteros | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR '98: Proceedings of the 21st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, August 24-28 1998, Melbourne, Australia

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A Language Modeling Approach to Information Retrieval
Jay M. Ponte | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR '98: Proceedings of the 21st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, August 24-28 1998, Melbourne, Australia

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Corpus-Based Stemming Using Cooccurrence of Word Variants
Jinxi Xu | W. Bruce Croft
1998 Volume 16 Issue 1

1999

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A General Language Model for Information Retrieval
Fei Song | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 1999 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, November 2-6, 1999

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Deriving Concept Hierarchies from Text
Mark Sanderson | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR '99: Proceedings of the 22nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, August 15-19, 1999, Berkeley, CA, USA

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Cluster-Based Language Models for Distributed Retrieval
Jinxi Xu | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR '99: Proceedings of the 22nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, August 15-19, 1999, Berkeley, CA, USA

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A General Language Model for Information Retrieval (poster abstract)
Fei Song | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR '99: Proceedings of the 22nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, August 15-19, 1999, Berkeley, CA, USA

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PIC matrices: a computationally tractable class of probabilistic query operators
Warren R. Greiff | W. Bruce Croft | Howard R. Turtle
1999 Volume 17 Issue 4

2000

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INQUERY and TREC-9
James Allan | Margaret E. Connell | W. Bruce Croft | Fangfang Feng | David Fisher | Xiaoyan Li
Proceedings of The Ninth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2000, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 13-16, 2000

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Discovering and Comparing Topic Hierarchies
Dawn J. Lawrie | W. Bruce Croft
Computer-Assisted Information Retrieval (Recherche d'Information et ses Applications) - RIAO 2000, 6th International Conference, College de France, France, April 12-14, 2000. Proceedings

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An exploratory analysis of phrases in text retrieval
Jeremy Pickens | W. Bruce Croft
Computer-Assisted Information Retrieval (Recherche d'Information et ses Applications) - RIAO 2000, 6th International Conference, College de France, France, April 12-14, 2000. Proceedings

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Improving the effectiveness of information retrieval with local context analysis
Jinxi Xu | W. Bruce Croft
2000 Volume 18 Issue 1

2001

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SIGIR 2001: Proceedings of the 24th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, September 9-13, 2001, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

SIGIR 2001: Proceedings of the 24th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, September 9-13, 2001, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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Relevance-Based Language Models
Victor Lavrenko | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2001: Proceedings of the 24th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, September 9-13, 2001, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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Finding Topic Words for Hierarchical Summarization
Dawn J. Lawrie | W. Bruce Croft | Arnold L. Rosenberg
SIGIR 2001: Proceedings of the 24th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, September 9-13, 2001, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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Workshop on language modeling and information retrieval
W. Bruce Croft | James P. Callan | John D. Lafferty
2001 Volume 35 Issue 1

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Probabilistic techniques for phrase extraction
Fangfang Feng | W. Bruce Croft
2001 Volume 37 Issue 2

2002

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Passage retrieval based on language models
Xiaoyong Liu | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2002 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, McLean, VA, USA, November 4-9, 2002

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Features of documents relevant to task- and fact-oriented questions
Diane Kelly | Xiaojun Yuan | Nicholas J. Belkin | Vanessa Murdock | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2002 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, McLean, VA, USA, November 4-9, 2002

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Cross-lingual relevance models
Victor Lavrenko | Martin Choquette | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2002: Proceedings of the 25th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, August 11-15, 2002, Tampere, Finland

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Predicting query performance
Stephen Cronen-Townsend | Yun Zhou | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2002: Proceedings of the 25th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, August 11-15, 2002, Tampere, Finland

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Task orientation in question answering
Vanessa Murdock | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2002: Proceedings of the 25th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, August 11-15, 2002, Tampere, Finland

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A survey in indexing and searching XML documents
Robert W. P. Luk | Hong Va Leong | Tharam S. Dillon | Alvin T. S. Chan | W. Bruce Croft | James Allan
2002 Volume 53 Issue 6

2003

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Time-based language models
Xiaoyan Li | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2003 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, November 2-8, 2003

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Relevant query feedback in statistical language modeling
Ramesh Nallapati | W. Bruce Croft | James Allan
Proceedings of the 2003 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, November 2-8, 2003

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Salton Award Lecture - Information retrieval and computer science: an evolving relationship
W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2003: Proceedings of the 26th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, July 28 - August 1, 2003, Toronto, Canada

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Table extraction using conditional random fields
David Pinto | Andrew McCallum | Xing Wei | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2003: Proceedings of the 26th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, July 28 - August 1, 2003, Toronto, Canada

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Generating hierarchical summaries for web searches
Dawn J. Lawrie | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2003: Proceedings of the 26th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, July 28 - August 1, 2003, Toronto, Canada

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Challenges in information retrieval and language modeling: report of a workshop held at the center for intelligent information retrieval, University of Massachusetts Amherst, September 2002
James Allan | Jay Aslam | Nicholas J. Belkin | Chris Buckley | James P. Callan | W. Bruce Croft | Susan T. Dumais | Norbert Fuhr | Donna Harman | David J. Harper | Djoerd Hiemstra | Thomas Hofmann | Eduard H. Hovy | Wessel Kraaij | John D. Lafferty | Victor Lavrenko | David D. Lewis | Liz Liddy | R. Manmatha | Andrew McCallum | Jay M. Ponte | John M. Prager | Dragomir R. Radev | Philip Resnik | Stephen E. Robertson | Ronald Rosenfeld | Salim Roukos | Mark Sanderson | Richard M. Schwartz | Amit Singhal | Alan F. Smeaton | Howard R. Turtle | Ellen M. Voorhees | Ralph M. Weischedel | Jinxi Xu | ChengXiang Zhai
2003 Volume 37 Issue 1

2004

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Indri at TREC 2004: Terabyte Track
Donald Metzler | Trevor Strohman | Howard R. Turtle | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the Thirteenth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2004, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 16-19, 2004

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UMass at TREC 2004: Novelty and HARD
Nasreen Abdul Jaleel | James Allan | W. Bruce Croft | Fernando Diaz | Leah S. Larkey | Xiaoyan Li | Mark D. Smucker | Courtney Wade
Proceedings of the Thirteenth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2004, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 16-19, 2004

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A framework for selective query expansion
Stephen Cronen-Townsend | Yun Zhou | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2004 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Washington, DC, USA, November 8-13, 2004

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Evaluating high accuracy retrieval techniques
Chirag Shah | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2004: Proceedings of the 27th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Sheffield, UK, July 25-29, 2004

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Cluster-based retrieval using language models
Xiaoyong Liu | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2004: Proceedings of the 27th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Sheffield, UK, July 25-29, 2004

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Answer models for question answering passage retrieval
Andrés Corrada-Emmanuel | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2004: Proceedings of the 27th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Sheffield, UK, July 25-29, 2004

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Formal multiple-bernoulli models for language modeling
Donald Metzler | Victor Lavrenko | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2004: Proceedings of the 27th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Sheffield, UK, July 25-29, 2004

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Automatic recognition of reading levels from user queries
Xiaoyong Liu | W. Bruce Croft | Paul Oh | David M. Hart
SIGIR 2004: Proceedings of the 27th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Sheffield, UK, July 25-29, 2004

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Computer-Assisted Information Retrieval (Recherche d'Information et ses Applications) - RIAO 2004, 7th International Conference, University of Avignon, France, April 26-28, 2004. Proceedings

Computer-Assisted Information Retrieval (Recherche d'Information et ses Applications) - RIAO 2004, 7th International Conference, University of Avignon, France, April 26-28, 2004. Proceedings

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Combining the language model and inference network approaches to retrieval
Donald Metzler | W. Bruce Croft
2004 Volume 40 Issue 5

2005

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Indri at TREC 2005: Terabyte Track
Donald Metzler | Trevor Strohman | Yun Zhou | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the Fourteenth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2005, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 15-18, 2005

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UMass Robust 2005: Using Mixtures of Relevance Models for Query Expansion
Donald Metzler | Fernando Diaz | Trevor Strohman | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the Fourteenth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2005, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 15-18, 2005

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Finding similar questions in large question and answer archives
Jiwoon Jeon | W. Bruce Croft | Joon Ho Lee
Proceedings of the 2005 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Bremen, Germany, October 31 - November 5, 2005

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Finding experts in community-based question-answering services
Xiaoyong Liu | W. Bruce Croft | Matthew B. Koll
Proceedings of the 2005 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Bremen, Germany, October 31 - November 5, 2005

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Document quality models for web ad hoc retrieval
Yun Zhou | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2005 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Bremen, Germany, October 31 - November 5, 2005

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Similarity measures for tracking information flow
Donald Metzler | Yaniv Bernstein | W. Bruce Croft | Alistair Moffat | Justin Zobel
Proceedings of the 2005 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Bremen, Germany, October 31 - November 5, 2005

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Novelty detection based on sentence level patterns
Xiaoyan Li | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2005 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Bremen, Germany, October 31 - November 5, 2005

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Optimization strategies for complex queries
Trevor Strohman | Howard R. Turtle | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2005: Proceedings of the 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Salvador, Brazil, August 15-19, 2005

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A Markov random field model for term dependencies
Donald Metzler | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2005: Proceedings of the 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Salvador, Brazil, August 15-19, 2005

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Finding semantically similar questions based on their answers
Jiwoon Jeon | W. Bruce Croft | Joon Ho Lee
SIGIR 2005: Proceedings of the 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Salvador, Brazil, August 15-19, 2005

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The recap system for identifying information flow
Donald Metzler | Yaniv Bernstein | W. Bruce Croft | Alistair Moffat | Justin Zobel
SIGIR 2005: Proceedings of the 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Salvador, Brazil, August 15-19, 2005

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Analysis of Statistical Question Classification for Fact-Based Questions
Donald Metzler | W. Bruce Croft
2005 Volume 8 Issue 3

2006

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Indri TREC Notebook 2006: Lessons Learned From Three Terabyte Tracks
Donald Metzler | Trevor Strohman | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the Fifteenth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2006, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 14-17, 2006

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UMass at TREC 2006: Enterprise Track
Desislava Petkova | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the Fifteenth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2006, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 14-17, 2006

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Improving novelty detection for general topics using sentence level information patterns
Xiaoyan Li | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2006 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Arlington, Virginia, USA, November 6-11, 2006

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Ranking robustness: a novel framework to predict query performance
Yun Zhou | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2006 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Arlington, Virginia, USA, November 6-11, 2006

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Boosting relevance model performance with query term dependence
Koji Eguchi | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2006 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Arlington, Virginia, USA, November 6-11, 2006

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Representing documents with named entities for story link detection (SLD)
Chirag Shah | W. Bruce Croft | David D. Jensen
Proceedings of the 2006 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Arlington, Virginia, USA, November 6-11, 2006

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LDA-based document models for ad-hoc retrieval
Xing Wei | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2006: Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Seattle, Washington, USA, August 6-11, 2006

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A framework to predict the quality of answers with non-textual features
Jiwoon Jeon | W. Bruce Croft | Joon Ho Lee | Soyeon Park
SIGIR 2006: Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Seattle, Washington, USA, August 6-11, 2006

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Representing clusters for retrieval
Xiaoyong Liu | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2006: Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Seattle, Washington, USA, August 6-11, 2006

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Query Structuring with Two-Stage Term Dependence in the Japanese Language
Koji Eguchi | W. Bruce Croft
Information Retrieval Technology, Third Asia Information Retrieval Symposium, AIRS 2006, Singapore, October 16-18, 2006, Proceedings

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Precision prediction based on ranked list coherence
Steve Cronen-Townsend | Yun Zhou | W. Bruce Croft
2006 Volume 9 Issue 6

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Table extraction for answer retrieval
Xing Wei | W. Bruce Croft | Andrew McCallum
2006 Volume 9 Issue 5

2007

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Modeling Term Associations for Ad-Hoc Retrieval Performance Within Language Modeling Framework
Xing Wei | W. Bruce Croft
Advances in Information Retrieval, 29th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2007, Rome, Italy, April 2-5, 2007, Proceedings

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UMass at TREC 2007 Blog Distillation Task
Jangwon Seo | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of The Sixteenth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2007, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 5-9, 2007

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Proximity-based document representation for named entity retrieval
Desislava Petkova | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the Sixteenth ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2007, Lisbon, Portugal, November 6-10, 2007

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Efficient document retrieval in main memory
Trevor Strohman | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2007: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 23-27, 2007

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Latent concept expansion using markov random fields
Donald Metzler | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2007: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 23-27, 2007

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Query performance prediction in web search environments
Yun Zhou | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2007: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 23-27, 2007

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Recommending citations for academic papers
Trevor Strohman | W. Bruce Croft | David D. Jensen
SIGIR 2007: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 23-27, 2007

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Matching resumes and jobs based on relevance models
Xing Yi | James Allan | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2007: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 23-27, 2007

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A comparison of sentence retrieval techniques
Niranjan Balasubramanian | James Allan | W. Bruce Croft
SIGIR 2007: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 23-27, 2007

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Investigating Retrieval Performance with Manually-Built Topic Models
Xing Wei | W. Bruce Croft
Computer-Assisted Information Retrieval (Recherche d'Information et ses Applications) - RIAO 2007, 8th International Conference, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, May 30 - June 1, 2007. Proceedings, CD-ROM

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Linear feature-based models for information retrieval
Donald Metzler | W. Bruce Croft
2007 Volume 10 Issue 3

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Identifying and improving retrieval for procedural questions
Vanessa Murdock | Diane Kelly | W. Bruce Croft | Nicholas J. Belkin | Xiaojun Yuan
2007 Volume 43 Issue 1

2008

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A Statistical View of Binned Retrieval Models
Donald Metzler | Trevor Strohman | W. Bruce Croft
Advances in Information Retrieval , 30th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2008, Glasgow, UK, March 30-April 3, 2008. Proceedings

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Evaluating Text Representations for Retrieval of the Best Group of Documents
Xiaoyong Liu | W. Bruce Croft
Advances in Information Retrieval , 30th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2008, Glasgow, UK, March 30-April 3, 2008. Proceedings

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UMass at TREC 2008 Blog Distillation Task
Jangwon Seo | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of The Seventeenth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2008, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 18-21, 2008

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Unsolved problems in search: (and how we approach them)
W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2008, Napa Valley, California, USA, October 26-30, 2008

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Blog site search using resource selection
Jangwon Seo | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2008, Napa Valley, California, USA, October 26-30, 2008

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A cluster-based resampling method for pseudo-relevance feedback
Kyung-Soon Lee | W. Bruce Croft | James Allan
Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2008, Singapore, July 20-24, 2008

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Retrieval models for question and answer archives
Xiaobing Xue | Jiwoon Jeon | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2008, Singapore, July 20-24, 2008

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Discovering key concepts in verbose queries
Michael Bendersky | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2008, Singapore, July 20-24, 2008

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Local text reuse detection
Jangwon Seo | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2008, Singapore, July 20-24, 2008

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An information-pattern-based approach to novelty detection
Xiaoyan Li | W. Bruce Croft
2008 Volume 44 Issue 3

2009

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Query Evolution
W. Bruce Croft
Advances in Information Retrieval, 31th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2009, Toulouse, France, April 6-9, 2009. Proceedings

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Regression Rank: Learning to Meet the Opportunity of Descriptive Queries
Matthew Lease | James Allan | W. Bruce Croft
Advances in Information Retrieval, 31th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2009, Toulouse, France, April 6-9, 2009. Proceedings

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A Probabilistic Retrieval Model for Semistructured Data
Jinyoung Kim | Xiaobing Xue | W. Bruce Croft
Advances in Information Retrieval, 31th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2009, Toulouse, France, April 6-9, 2009. Proceedings

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Refining Keyword Queries for XML Retrieval by Combining Content and Structure
Desislava Petkova | W. Bruce Croft | Yanlei Diao
Advances in Information Retrieval, 31th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2009, Toulouse, France, April 6-9, 2009. Proceedings

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A unified relevance model for opinion retrieval
Xuanjing Huang | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2009, Hong Kong, China, November 2-6, 2009

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Retrieval experiments using pseudo-desktop collections
Jinyoung Kim | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2009, Hong Kong, China, November 2-6, 2009

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Online community search using thread structure
Jangwon Seo | W. Bruce Croft | David A. Smith
Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2009, Hong Kong, China, November 2-6, 2009

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Automatic query generation for patent search
Xiaobing Xue | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2009, Hong Kong, China, November 2-6, 2009

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Transforming patents into prior-art queries
Xiaobing Xue | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2009, Boston, MA, USA, July 19-23, 2009

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Two-stage query segmentation for information retrieval
Michael Bendersky | W. Bruce Croft | David A. Smith
Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2009, Boston, MA, USA, July 19-23, 2009

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Finding text reuse on the web
Michael Bendersky | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Web Search and Web Data Mining, WSDM 2009, Barcelona, Spain, February 9-11, 2009

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Analysis of long queries in a large scale search log
Michael Bendersky | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2009 workshop on Web Search Click Data, WSCD@WSDM 2009, Barcelona, Spain, February 9, 2009

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Query structuring and expansion with two-stage term dependence for Japanese web retrieval
Koji Eguchi | W. Bruce Croft
2009 Volume 12 Issue 3

2010

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TREC 2010 Web Track Notebook: Term Dependence, Spam Filtering and Quality Bias
Michael Bendersky | David Fisher | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of The Nineteenth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2010, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 16-19, 2010

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Improving verbose queries using subset distribution
Xiaobing Xue | Samuel J. Huston | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2010, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 26-30, 2010

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Modeling reformulation using passage analysis
Xiaobing Xue | W. Bruce Croft | David A. Smith
Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2010, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 26-30, 2010

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Structural annotation of search queries using pseudo-relevance feedback
Michael Bendersky | W. Bruce Croft | David A. Smith
Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2010, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 26-30, 2010

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Building a semantic representation for personal information
Jinyoung Kim | Anton Bakalov | David A. Smith | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2010, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 26-30, 2010

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Ranking using multiple document types in desktop search
Jinyoung Kim | W. Bruce Croft
Proceeding of the 33rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2010, Geneva, Switzerland, July 19-23, 2010

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Geometric representations for multiple documents
Jangwon Seo | W. Bruce Croft
Proceeding of the 33rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2010, Geneva, Switzerland, July 19-23, 2010

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Evaluating verbose query processing techniques
Samuel J. Huston | W. Bruce Croft
Proceeding of the 33rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2010, Geneva, Switzerland, July 19-23, 2010

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Unsupervised estimation of dirichlet smoothing parameters
Jangwon Seo | W. Bruce Croft
Proceeding of the 33rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2010, Geneva, Switzerland, July 19-23, 2010

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Learning to rank query reformulations
Van Dang | Michael Bendersky | W. Bruce Croft
Proceeding of the 33rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2010, Geneva, Switzerland, July 19-23, 2010

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Query term ranking based on dependency parsing of verbose queries
Jae Hyun Park | W. Bruce Croft
Proceeding of the 33rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2010, Geneva, Switzerland, July 19-23, 2010

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Learning concept importance using a weighted dependence model
Michael Bendersky | Donald Metzler | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Search and Web Data Mining, WSDM 2010, New York, NY, USA, February 4-6, 2010

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Query reformulation using anchor text
Van Dang | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Search and Web Data Mining, WSDM 2010, New York, NY, USA, February 4-6, 2010

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Evaluating text reuse discovery on the web
Stanford Chiu | Ibrahim Uysal | W. Bruce Croft
Information Interaction in Context Symposium, IIiX 2010, New Brunswick, NJ, USA, August 18-21, 2010

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Query representation and understanding workshop
W. Bruce Croft | Michael Bendersky | Hang Li | Gu Xu
2010 Volume 44 Issue 2

2011

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Smoothing Click Counts for Aggregated Vertical Search
Jangwon Seo | W. Bruce Croft | Kwang Hyun Kim | Joon Ho Lee
Advances in Information Retrieval - 33rd European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2011, Dublin, Ireland, April 18-21, 2011. Proceedings

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A quasi-synchronous dependence model for information retrieval
Jae Hyun Park | W. Bruce Croft | David A. Smith
Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2011, Glasgow, United Kingdom, October 24-28, 2011

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Evaluating an associative browsing model for personal information
Jinyoung Kim | W. Bruce Croft | David A. Smith | Anton Bakalov
Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2011, Glasgow, United Kingdom, October 24-28, 2011

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Predicting document effectiveness in pseudo relevance feedback
Mostafa Keikha | Jangwon Seo | W. Bruce Croft | Fabio Crestani
Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2011, Glasgow, United Kingdom, October 24-28, 2011

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Inferring query aspects from reformulations using clustering
Van Dang | Xiaobing Xue | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2011, Glasgow, United Kingdom, October 24-28, 2011

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User oriented tweet ranking: a filtering approach to microblogs
Ibrahim Uysal | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2011, Glasgow, United Kingdom, October 24-28, 2011

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Proceeding of the 34th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2011, Beijing, China, July 25-29, 2011

Proceeding of the 34th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2011, Beijing, China, July 25-29, 2011

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Parameterized concept weighting in verbose queries
Michael Bendersky | Donald Metzler | W. Bruce Croft
Proceeding of the 34th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2011, Beijing, China, July 25-29, 2011

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Automatic boolean query suggestion for professional search
Youngho Kim | Jangwon Seo | W. Bruce Croft
Proceeding of the 34th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2011, Beijing, China, July 25-29, 2011

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Modeling subset distributions for verbose queries
Xiaobing Xue | W. Bruce Croft
Proceeding of the 34th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2011, Beijing, China, July 25-29, 2011

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Quality-biased ranking of web documents
Michael Bendersky | W. Bruce Croft | Yanlei Diao
Proceedings of the Forth International Conference on Web Search and Web Data Mining, WSDM 2011, Hong Kong, China, February 9-12, 2011

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Efficient indexing of repeated n-grams
Samuel J. Huston | Alistair Moffat | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the Forth International Conference on Web Search and Web Data Mining, WSDM 2011, Hong Kong, China, February 9-12, 2011

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Online community search using conversational structures
Jangwon Seo | W. Bruce Croft | David A. Smith
2011 Volume 14 Issue 6

2012

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A Field Relevance Model for Structured Document Retrieval
Jinyoung Kim | W. Bruce Croft
Advances in Information Retrieval - 34th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2012, Barcelona, Spain, April 1-5, 2012. Proceedings

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Diversity in blog feed retrieval
Mostafa Keikha | Fabio Crestani | W. Bruce Croft
21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM'12, Maui, HI, USA, October 29 - November 02, 2012

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Quality models for microblog retrieval
Jaeho Choi | W. Bruce Croft | Jinyoung Kim
21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM'12, Maui, HI, USA, October 29 - November 02, 2012

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Sketch-based indexing of n-words
Samuel J. Huston | J. Shane Culpepper | W. Bruce Croft
21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM'12, Maui, HI, USA, October 29 - November 02, 2012

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Temporal models for microblogs
Jaeho Choi | W. Bruce Croft
21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM'12, Maui, HI, USA, October 29 - November 02, 2012

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Diversity by proportionality: an election-based approach to search result diversification
Van Dang | W. Bruce Croft
The 35th International ACM SIGIR conference on research and development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR '12, Portland, OR, USA, August 12-16, 2012

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Generating reformulation trees for complex queries
Xiaobing Xue | W. Bruce Croft
The 35th International ACM SIGIR conference on research and development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR '12, Portland, OR, USA, August 12-16, 2012

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Modeling higher-order term dependencies in information retrieval using query hypergraphs
Michael Bendersky | W. Bruce Croft
The 35th International ACM SIGIR conference on research and development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR '12, Portland, OR, USA, August 12-16, 2012

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Dependency trigram model for social relation extraction from news articles
Maengsik Choi | Harksoo Kim | W. Bruce Croft
The 35th International ACM SIGIR conference on research and development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR '12, Portland, OR, USA, August 12-16, 2012

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Effective query formulation with multiple information sources
Michael Bendersky | Donald Metzler | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Search and Web Data Mining, WSDM 2012, Seattle, WA, USA, February 8-12, 2012

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Evaluating search in personal social media collections
Chia-Jung Lee | W. Bruce Croft | Jinyoung Kim
Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Search and Web Data Mining, WSDM 2012, Seattle, WA, USA, February 8-12, 2012

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Generating queries from user-selected text
Chia-Jung Lee | W. Bruce Croft
Information Interaction in Context: 2012, IIix'12, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, August 21-24, 2012

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Frontiers, challenges, and opportunities for information retrieval: Report from SWIRL 2012 the second strategic workshop on information retrieval in Lorne
James Allan | W. Bruce Croft | Alistair Moffat | Mark Sanderson
2012 Volume 46 Issue 1

2013

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Two-Stage Learning to Rank for Information Retrieval
Van Dang | Michael Bendersky | W. Bruce Croft
Advances in Information Retrieval - 35th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2013, Moscow, Russia, March 24-27, 2013. Proceedings

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Generalizing diversity detection in blog feed retrieval
Mostafa Keikha | Fabio Crestani | W. Bruce Croft
22nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM'13, San Francisco, CA, USA, October 27 - November 1, 2013

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Retrieving opinions from discussion forums
Laura Dietz | Ziqi Wang | Samuel J. Huston | W. Bruce Croft
22nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM'13, San Francisco, CA, USA, October 27 - November 1, 2013

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Compact query term selection using topically related text
K. Tamsin Maxwell | W. Bruce Croft
The 36th International ACM SIGIR conference on research and development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR '13, Dublin, Ireland - July 28 - August 01, 2013

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Term level search result diversification
Van Dang | W. Bruce Croft
The 36th International ACM SIGIR conference on research and development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR '13, Dublin, Ireland - July 28 - August 01, 2013

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Building a web test collection using social media
Chia-Jung Lee | W. Bruce Croft
The 36th International ACM SIGIR conference on research and development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR '13, Dublin, Ireland - July 28 - August 01, 2013

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Incorporating social anchors for ad hoc retrieval
Chia-Jung Lee | W. Bruce Croft
Open research Areas in Information Retrieval, OAIR 2013, Lisbon, Portugal, May 15-17, 2013

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Modeling reformulation using query distributions
Xiaobing Xue | W. Bruce Croft
2013 Volume 31 Issue 2

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A deterministic resampling method using overlapping document clusters for pseudo-relevance feedback
Kyung-Soon Lee | W. Bruce Croft
2013 Volume 49 Issue 4

2014

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Cross-Language Pseudo-Relevance Feedback Techniques for Informal Text
Chia-Jung Lee | W. Bruce Croft
Advances in Information Retrieval - 36th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 13-16, 2014. Proceedings

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A Comparison of Retrieval Models using Term Dependencies
Samuel J. Huston | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 23rd ACM International Conference on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2014, Shanghai, China, November 3-7, 2014

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Diversifying query suggestions based on query documents
Youngho Kim | W. Bruce Croft
The 37th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR '14, Gold Coast , QLD, Australia - July 06 - 11, 2014

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Evaluating answer passages using summarization measures
Mostafa Keikha | Jae Hyun Park | W. Bruce Croft
The 37th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR '14, Gold Coast , QLD, Australia - July 06 - 11, 2014

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Incorporating query-specific feedback into learning-to-rank models
Ethem F. Can | W. Bruce Croft | R. Manmatha
The 37th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR '14, Gold Coast , QLD, Australia - July 06 - 11, 2014

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Retrieving Passages and Finding Answers
Mostafa Keikha | Jae Hyun Park | W. Bruce Croft | Mark Sanderson
Proceedings of the 2014 Australasian Document Computing Symposium, ADCS 2014, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, November 27-28, 2014

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Indexing Word Sequences for Ranked Retrieval
Samuel J. Huston | J. Shane Culpepper | W. Bruce Croft
2014 Volume 32 Issue 1

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Automatic suggestion of phrasal-concept queries for literature search
Youngho Kim | Jangwon Seo | W. Bruce Croft | David A. Smith
2014 Volume 50 Issue 4

2015

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An Optimization Framework for Merging Multiple Result Lists
Chia-Jung Lee | Qingyao Ai | W. Bruce Croft | Daniel Sheldon
Proceedings of the 24th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2015, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, October 19 - 23, 2015

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Using Key Concepts in a Translation Model for Retrieval
Jae Hyun Park | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 38th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Santiago, Chile, August 9-13, 2015

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An Aspect-driven Social Media Explorer
Nedim Lipka | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 38th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Santiago, Chile, August 9-13, 2015

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Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on The Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2015, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA, September 27-30, 2015

Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on The Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2015, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA, September 27-30, 2015

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On Divergence Measures and Static Index Pruning
Ruey-Cheng Chen | Chia-Jung Lee | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on The Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2015, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA, September 27-30, 2015

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Improving Patent Search by Search Result Diversification
Youngho Kim | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on The Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2015, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA, September 27-30, 2015

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Harnessing Semantics for Answer Sentence Retrieval
Ruey-Cheng Chen | Damiano Spina | W. Bruce Croft | Mark Sanderson | Falk Scholer
Proceedings of the Eighth Workshop on Exploiting Semantic Annotations in Information Retrieval, ESAIR 2015, Melbourne, Australia, October 23, 2015

2016

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Beyond Factoid QA: Effective Methods for Non-factoid Answer Sentence Retrieval
Liu Yang | Qingyao Ai | Damiano Spina | Ruey-Cheng Chen | Liang Pang | W. Bruce Croft | Jiafeng Guo | Falk Scholer
Advances in Information Retrieval - 38th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2016, Padua, Italy, March 20-23, 2016. Proceedings

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Modeling User Interests for Zero-Query Ranking
Liu Yang | Qi Guo | Yang Song | Sha Meng | Milad Shokouhi | Kieran McDonald | W. Bruce Croft
Advances in Information Retrieval - 38th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2016, Padua, Italy, March 20-23, 2016. Proceedings

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A Deep Relevance Matching Model for Ad-hoc Retrieval
Jiafeng Guo | Yixing Fan | Qingyao Ai | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2016, Indianapolis, IN, USA, October 24-28, 2016

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aNMM: Ranking Short Answer Texts with Attention-Based Neural Matching Model
Liu Yang | Qingyao Ai | Jiafeng Guo | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2016, Indianapolis, IN, USA, October 24-28, 2016

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Semantic Matching by Non-Linear Word Transportation for Information Retrieval
Jiafeng Guo | Yixing Fan | Qingyao Ai | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2016, Indianapolis, IN, USA, October 24-28, 2016

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Pseudo-Relevance Feedback Based on Matrix Factorization
Hamed Zamani | Javid Dadashkarimi | Azadeh Shakery | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2016, Indianapolis, IN, USA, October 24-28, 2016

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Iterative Search using Query Aspects
Manmeet Singh | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2016, Indianapolis, IN, USA, October 24-28, 2016

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Improving Language Estimation with the Paragraph Vector Model for Ad-hoc Retrieval
Qingyao Ai | Liu Yang | Jiafeng Guo | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 39th International ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2016, Pisa, Italy, July 17-21, 2016

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Neu-IR: The SIGIR 2016 Workshop on Neural Information Retrieval
Nick Craswell | W. Bruce Croft | Jiafeng Guo | Bhaskar Mitra | Maarten de Rijke
Proceedings of the 39th International ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2016, Pisa, Italy, July 17-21, 2016

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Estimating Embedding Vectors for Queries
Hamed Zamani | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2016 ACM on International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2016, Newark, DE, USA, September 12- 6, 2016

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Analysis of the Paragraph Vector Model for Information Retrieval
Qingyao Ai | Liu Yang | Jiafeng Guo | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2016 ACM on International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2016, Newark, DE, USA, September 12- 6, 2016

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End to End Long Short Term Memory Networks for Non-Factoid Question Answering
Daniel Cohen | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2016 ACM on International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2016, Newark, DE, USA, September 12- 6, 2016

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Embedding-based Query Language Models
Hamed Zamani | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2016 ACM on International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2016, Newark, DE, USA, September 12- 6, 2016

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Report on the SIGIR 2016 Workshop on Neural Information Retrieval (Neu-IR)
Nick Craswell | W. Bruce Croft | Jiafeng Guo | Bhaskar Mitra | Maarten de Rijke
2016 Volume 50 Issue 2

2017

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UMass at TREC 2017 Common Core Track
Qingyao Ai | Hamed Zamani | Stephen M. Harding | Shahrzad Naseri | James Allan | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of The Twenty-Sixth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2017, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 15-17, 2017

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Joint Representation Learning for Top-N Recommendation with Heterogeneous Information Sources
Yongfeng Zhang | Qingyao Ai | Xu Chen | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2017 ACM on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2017, Singapore, November 06 - 10, 2017

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Neural Ranking Models with Weak Supervision
Mostafa Dehghani | Hamed Zamani | Aliaksei Severyn | Jaap Kamps | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, August 7-11, 2017

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Relevance-based Word Embedding
Hamed Zamani | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, August 7-11, 2017

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Learning a Hierarchical Embedding Model for Personalized Product Search
Qingyao Ai | Yongfeng Zhang | Keping Bi | Xu Chen | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, August 7-11, 2017

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On the Benefit of Incorporating External Features in a Neural Architecture for Answer Sentence Selection
Ruey-Cheng Chen | Evi Yulianti | Mark Sanderson | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, August 7-11, 2017

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SIGIR 2017 Workshop on Neural Information Retrieval (Neu-IR'17)
Nick Craswell | W. Bruce Croft | Maarten de Rijke | Jiafeng Guo | Bhaskar Mitra
Proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, August 7-11, 2017

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Report on the Second SIGIR Workshop on Neural Information Retrieval (Neu-IR'17)
Nick Craswell | W. Bruce Croft | Maarten de Rijke | Jiafeng Guo | Bhaskar Mitra
2017 Volume 51 Issue 3

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Inference Networks for Document Retrieval
Howard R. Turtle | W. Bruce Croft
2017 Volume 51 Issue 2

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Searching Distributed Collections With Inference Networks
James P. Callan | Zhihong Lu | W. Bruce Croft
2017 Volume 51 Issue 2

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Quary Expansion Using Local and Global Document Analysis
Jinxi Xu | W. Bruce Croft
2017 Volume 51 Issue 2

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A Language Modeling Approach to Information Retrieval
Jay M. Ponte | W. Bruce Croft
2017 Volume 51 Issue 2

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Relevance-Based Language Models
Victor Lavrenko | W. Bruce Croft
2017 Volume 51 Issue 2

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Search Result Diversification in Short Text Streams
Shangsong Liang | Emine Yilmaz | Hong Shen | Maarten de Rijke | W. Bruce Croft
2017 Volume 36 Issue 1

2018

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A Hybrid Embedding Approach to Noisy Answer Passage Retrieval
Daniel Cohen | W. Bruce Croft
Advances in Information Retrieval - 40th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2018, Grenoble, France, March 26-29, 2018, Proceedings

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A Neural Passage Model for Ad-hoc Document Retrieval
Qingyao Ai | Brendan O'Connor | W. Bruce Croft
Advances in Information Retrieval - 40th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2018, Grenoble, France, March 26-29, 2018, Proceedings

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Towards Conversational Search and Recommendation: System Ask, User Respond
Yongfeng Zhang | Xu Chen | Qingyao Ai | Liu Yang | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 27th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2018, Torino, Italy, October 22-26, 2018

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From Neural Re-Ranking to Neural Ranking: Learning a Sparse Representation for Inverted Indexing
Hamed Zamani | Mostafa Dehghani | W. Bruce Croft | Erik G. Learned-Miller | Jaap Kamps
Proceedings of the 27th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2018, Torino, Italy, October 22-26, 2018

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In Situ and Context-Aware Target Apps Selection for Unified Mobile Search
Mohammad Aliannejadi | Hamed Zamani | Fabio Crestani | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 27th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2018, Torino, Italy, October 22-26, 2018

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Unbiased Learning to Rank: Theory and Practice
Qingyao Ai | Jiaxin Mao | Yiqun Liu | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 27th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2018, Torino, Italy, October 22-26, 2018

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Joint Modeling and Optimization of Search and Recommendation
Hamed Zamani | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the First Biennial Conference on Design of Experimental Search & Information Retrieval Systems, Bertinoro, Italy, August 28-31, 2018

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Neural Query Performance Prediction using Weak Supervision from Multiple Signals
Hamed Zamani | W. Bruce Croft | J. Shane Culpepper
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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Learning a Deep Listwise Context Model for Ranking Refinement
Qingyao Ai | Keping Bi | Jiafeng Guo | W. Bruce Croft
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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Target Apps Selection: Towards a Unified Search Framework for Mobile Devices
Mohammad Aliannejadi | Hamed Zamani | Fabio Crestani | W. Bruce Croft
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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Response Ranking with Deep Matching Networks and External Knowledge in Information-seeking Conversation Systems
Liu Yang | Minghui Qiu | Chen Qu | Jiafeng Guo | Yongfeng Zhang | W. Bruce Croft | Jun Huang | Haiqing Chen
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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Ranking Documents by Answer-Passage Quality
Evi Yulianti | Ruey-Cheng Chen | Falk Scholer | W. Bruce Croft | Mark Sanderson
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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Unbiased Learning to Rank with Unbiased Propensity Estimation
Qingyao Ai | Keping Bi | Cheng Luo | Jiafeng Guo | W. Bruce Croft
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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Analyzing and Characterizing User Intent in Information-seeking Conversations
Chen Qu | Liu Yang | W. Bruce Croft | Johanne R. Trippas | Yongfeng Zhang | Minghui Qiu
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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Universal Approximation Functions for Fast Learning to Rank: Replacing Expensive Regression Forests with Simple Feed-Forward Networks
Daniel Cohen | John Foley | Hamed Zamani | James Allan | W. Bruce Croft
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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Cross Domain Regularization for Neural Ranking Models using Adversarial Learning
Daniel Cohen | Bhaskar Mitra | Katja Hofmann | W. Bruce Croft
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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WikiPassageQA: A Benchmark Collection for Research on Non-factoid Answer Passage Retrieval
Daniel Cohen | Liu Yang | W. Bruce Croft
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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Unbiased Learning to Rank: Theory and Practice
Qingyao Ai | Jiaxin Mao | Yiqun Liu | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2018 ACM SIGIR International Conference on Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2018, Tianjin, China, September 14-17, 2018

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Understanding the Representational Power of Neural Retrieval Models Using NLP Tasks
Daniel Cohen | Brendan O'Connor | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2018 ACM SIGIR International Conference on Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2018, Tianjin, China, September 14-17, 2018

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On the Theory of Weak Supervision for Information Retrieval
Hamed Zamani | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2018 ACM SIGIR International Conference on Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2018, Tianjin, China, September 14-17, 2018

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Exploring Diversification In Non-factoid Question Answering
Lakshmi Vikraman | W. Bruce Croft | Brendan O'Connor
Proceedings of the 2018 ACM SIGIR International Conference on Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2018, Tianjin, China, September 14-17, 2018


From Neural Re-Ranking to Neural Ranking: Learning a Sparse Representation for Inverted Indexing
Hamed Zamani | Mostafa Dehghani | W. Bruce Croft | Erik Learned-Miller | Jaap Kamps
Proceedings of the 17th Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop, Leiden, The Netherlands, November 23th, 2018

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Neural information retrieval: introduction to the special issue
Nick Craswell | W. Bruce Croft | Maarten de Rijke | Jiafeng Guo | Bhaskar Mitra
2018 Volume 21 Issue 2-3

2019

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Iterative Relevance Feedback for Answer Passage Retrieval with Passage-Level Semantic Match
Keping Bi | Qingyao Ai | W. Bruce Croft
Advances in Information Retrieval - 41st European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2019, Cologne, Germany, April 14-18, 2019, Proceedings, Part I

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UMass at TREC 2019 Conversational Assistance Track
Helia Hashemi | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2019, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 13-15, 2019

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Conversational Product Search Based on Negative Feedback
Keping Bi | Qingyao Ai | Yongfeng Zhang | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 28th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2019, Beijing, China, November 3-7, 2019

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A Zero Attention Model for Personalized Product Search
Qingyao Ai | Daniel N. Hill | S. V. N. Vishwanathan | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 28th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2019, Beijing, China, November 3-7, 2019

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A Hybrid Retrieval-Generation Neural Conversation Model
Liu Yang | Junjie Hu | Minghui Qiu | Chen Qu | Jianfeng Gao | W. Bruce Croft | Xiaodong Liu | Yelong Shen | Jingjing Liu
Proceedings of the 28th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2019, Beijing, China, November 3-7, 2019

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Attentive History Selection for Conversational Question Answering
Chen Qu | Liu Yang | Minghui Qiu | Yongfeng Zhang | Cen Chen | W. Bruce Croft | Mohit Iyyer
Proceedings of the 28th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2019, Beijing, China, November 3-7, 2019

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Correcting for Recency Bias in Job Recommendation
Ruey-Cheng Chen | Qingyao Ai | Gaya Jayasinghe | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 28th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2019, Beijing, China, November 3-7, 2019

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A Study of Context Dependencies in Multi-page Product Search
Keping Bi | Choon Hui Teo | Yesh Dattatreya | Vijai Mohan | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 28th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2019, Beijing, China, November 3-7, 2019

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The Importance of Interaction for Information Retrieval
W. Bruce Croft
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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Asking Clarifying Questions in Open-Domain Information-Seeking Conversations
Mohammad Aliannejadi | Hamed Zamani | Fabio Crestani | W. Bruce Croft
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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BERT with History Answer Embedding for Conversational Question Answering
Chen Qu | Liu Yang | Minghui Qiu | W. Bruce Croft | Yongfeng Zhang | Mohit Iyyer
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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Learning to Selectively Transfer: Reinforced Transfer Learning for Deep Text Matching
Chen Qu | Feng Ji | Minghui Qiu | Liu Yang | Zhiyu Min | Haiqing Chen | Jun Huang | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the Twelfth ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, WSDM 2019, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, February 11-15, 2019

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Learning a Better Negative Sampling Policy with Deep Neural Networks for Search
Daniel Cohen | Scott M. Jordan | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2019 ACM SIGIR International Conference on Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2019, Santa Clara, CA, USA, October 2-5, 2019

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Performance Prediction for Non-Factoid Question Answering
Helia Hashemi | Hamed Zamani | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2019 ACM SIGIR International Conference on Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2019, Santa Clara, CA, USA, October 2-5, 2019

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An Assumption-Free Approach to the Dynamic Truncation of Ranked Lists
Yen-Chieh Lien | Daniel Cohen | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 2019 ACM SIGIR International Conference on Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2019, Santa Clara, CA, USA, October 2-5, 2019

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User Intent Prediction in Information-seeking Conversations
Chen Qu | Liu Yang | W. Bruce Croft | Yongfeng Zhang | Johanne R. Trippas | Minghui Qiu
Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval, CHIIR 2019, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, March 10-14, 2019

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Answer Interaction in Non-factoid Question Answering Systems
Chen Qu | Liu Yang | W. Bruce Croft | Falk Scholer | Yongfeng Zhang
Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval, CHIIR 2019, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, March 10-14, 2019

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How do Computer Scientists Use Google Scholar?: A Survey of User Interest in Elements on SERPs and Author Profile Pages
Jaewon Kim | Johanne R. Trippas | Mark Sanderson | Zhifeng Bao | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval (BIR 2019) co-located with the 41st European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2019), Cologne, Germany, April 14, 2019

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Leverage Implicit Feedback for Context-aware Product Search
Keping Bi | Choon Hui Teo | Yesh Dattatreya | Vijai Mohan | W. Bruce Croft
Proceedings of the SIGIR 2019 Workshop on eCommerce, co-located with the 42st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, eCom@SIGIR 2019, Paris, France, July 25, 2019

2020

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ANTIQUE: A Non-factoid Question Answering Benchmark
Helia Hashemi | Mohammad Aliannejadi | Hamed Zamani | W. Bruce Croft
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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Do People and Neural Nets Pay Attention to the Same Words: Studying Eye-tracking Data for Non-factoid QA Evaluation
Valeria Bolotova | Vladislav Blinov | Yukun Zheng | W. Bruce Croft | Falk Scholer | Mark Sanderson
CIKM '20: The 29th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Virtual Event, Ireland, October 19-23, 2020

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Providing Direct Answers in Search Results: A Study of User Behavior
Zhijing Wu | Mark Sanderson | Berkant Barla Cambazoglu | W. Bruce Croft | Falk Scholer
CIKM '20: The 29th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Virtual Event, Ireland, October 19-23, 2020

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Open-Retrieval Conversational Question Answering
Chen Qu | Liu Yang | Cen Chen | Minghui Qiu | W. Bruce Croft | Mohit Iyyer
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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Guided Transformer: Leveraging Multiple External Sources for Representation Learning in Conversational Search
Helia Hashemi | Hamed Zamani | W. Bruce Croft
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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A Transformer-based Embedding Model for Personalized Product Search
Keping Bi | Qingyao Ai | W. Bruce Croft
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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Recipe Retrieval with Visual Query of Ingredients
Yen-Chieh Lien | Hamed Zamani | W. Bruce Croft
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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Contextual Re-Ranking with Behavior Aware Transformers
Chen Qu | Chenyan Xiong | Yizhe Zhang | Corby Rosset | W. Bruce Croft | Paul N. Bennett
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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Learning a Joint Search and Recommendation Model from User-Item Interactions
Hamed Zamani | W. Bruce Croft
WSDM '20: The Thirteenth ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, Houston, TX, USA, February 3-7, 2020

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IART: Intent-aware Response Ranking with Transformers in Information-seeking Conversation Systems
Liu Yang | Minghui Qiu | Chen Qu | Cen Chen | Jiafeng Guo | Yongfeng Zhang | W. Bruce Croft | Haiqing Chen
WWW '20: The Web Conference 2020, Taipei, Taiwan, April 20-24, 2020

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A review of public datasets in question answering research
B. Barla Cambazoglu | Mark Sanderson | Falk Scholer | W. Bruce Croft
2020 Volume 54 Issue 2

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Explainable Product Search with a Dynamic Relation Embedding Model
Qingyao Ai | Yongfeng Zhang | Keping Bi | W. Bruce Croft
2020 Volume 38 Issue 1

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A Deep Look into neural ranking models for information retrieval
Jiafeng Guo | Yixing Fan | Liang Pang | Liu Yang | Qingyao Ai | Hamed Zamani | Chen Wu | W. Bruce Croft | Xueqi Cheng
2020 Volume 57 Issue 6

2021

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Weakly-Supervised Open-Retrieval Conversational Question Answering
Chen Qu | Liu Yang | Cen Chen | W. Bruce Croft | Kalpesh Krishna | Mohit Iyyer
Advances in Information Retrieval - 43rd European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2021, Virtual Event, March 28 - April 1, 2021, Proceedings, Part I

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Learning Multiple Intent Representations for Search Queries
Helia Hashemi | Hamed Zamani | W. Bruce Croft
CIKM '21: The 30th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Virtual Event, Queensland, Australia, November 1 - 5, 2021

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Evaluating Fairness in Argument Retrieval
Sachin Pathiyan Cherumanal | Damiano Spina | Falk Scholer | W. Bruce Croft
CIKM '21: The 30th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Virtual Event, Queensland, Australia, November 1 - 5, 2021

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Learning a Fine-Grained Review-based Transformer Model for Personalized Product Search
Keping Bi | Qingyao Ai | W. Bruce Croft
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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Passage Retrieval for Outside-Knowledge Visual Question Answering
Chen Qu | Hamed Zamani | Liu Yang | W. Bruce Croft | Erik G. Learned-Miller
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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Asking Clarifying Questions Based on Negative Feedback in Conversational Search
Keping Bi | Qingyao Ai | W. Bruce Croft
ICTIR '21: The 2021 ACM SIGIR International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval, Virtual Event, Canada, July 11, 2021

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Passage Similarity and Diversification in Non-factoid Question Answering
Lakshmi Vikraman | Ali Montazeralghaem | Helia Hashemi | W. Bruce Croft | James Allan
ICTIR '21: The 2021 ACM SIGIR International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval, Virtual Event, Canada, July 11, 2021

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Quantifying Human-Perceived Answer Utility in Non-factoid Question Answering
Berkant Barla Cambazoglu | Valeria Bolotova-Baranova | Falk Scholer | Mark Sanderson | Leila Tavakoli | W. Bruce Croft
CHIIR '21: ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval, Canberra, ACT, Australia, March 14-19, 2021

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An Intent Taxonomy for Questions Asked in Web Search
Berkant Barla Cambazoglu | Leila Tavakoli | Falk Scholer | Mark Sanderson | W. Bruce Croft
CHIIR '21: ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval, Canberra, ACT, Australia, March 14-19, 2021

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Context-aware Target Apps Selection and Recommendation for Enhancing Personal Mobile Assistants
Mohammad Aliannejadi | Hamed Zamani | Fabio Crestani | W. Bruce Croft
2021 Volume 39 Issue 3

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