Sigir 2002

 

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Sigir 2002

SIGIR is the major international forum for the presentation of new research results and the demonstration of new systems and techniques in the broad field of information retrieval (IR). The Conference and Program Chairs invite all those working in areas related to IR to submit original research contributions, posters, and proposals for tutorials, workshops, and demonstrations of systems.

SIGIR 2002 welcomes contributions related to any aspect of IR, but the major Areas of Interest are listed below:

  • Formal Models, Language Models, Search Strategies, Fusion/Combination
  • Machine Learning for IR, Text Data Mining, Clustering, Text Categorization
  • Cross-lingual Retrieval, Multilingual Retrieval, Machine Translation for IR
  • Topic Detection and Tracking, Content-Based Filtering, Collaborative Filtering, Agents
  • Web IR, Citation and Link Analysis, XML and Metadata, Digital Libraries
  • Video and Image Access, Audio and Speech Retrieval, Music Retrieval
  • Text Representation and Indexing, Information Extraction, Lexical Acquisition, Natural Language Processing for IR
  • Performance, Compression, Scalability, Architectures, Distributed Search, Mobile Applications
  • Interfaces, Visualization, Interactive IR, User Models, User Studies
  • Summarization, Question Answering
  • Evaluation, Building Test Collections, Experimental Design and Metrics