ADCS 2018 Program

Below is the program for ADCS. This may be subject to change closer to the conference date.
Unless otherwise stated, ADCS is in room 1.17 of the Otago Business School (on the corner of Clyde St and Union St)

Monday 10 December

14:00 ALTA Tutorial: : Towards Collaborative Dialogue - Dr. Phil Cohen, Monash University
Room 1.19
17:00 End of Tutorial Day
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18:00 Brewery Tour: Emerson's Brewery (70 Anzac Ave) Social

Tuesday 11 December

8:30 Registration
9:00 Opening
Welcome by Koro Hata Temo
9:15 Keynote 1: An Industry Perspective on Search and Search Applications.
Jon Degenhardt, eBay
(Chair: Andrew Trotman)
10:15 Morning tea
10:45 Session A: Ranking & Evaluation (Chair: Shlomo Geva)
Better Effectiveness Metrics for SERPs, Cards, and Rankings. Paul Thomas, Alistair Moffat, Peter Bailey, Falk Scholer and Nick Craswell. Long presentation
Pairwise Crowd Judgments: Preference, Absolute, and Ratio. Ziying Yang, Alistair Moffat and Andrew Turpin. Long presentation
Desirable Properties for Diversity and Truncated Effectiveness Metrics. Ameer Albahem, Damiano Spina, Falk Scholer, Alistair Moffat and Lawrence Cavedon. Short presentation
Refining Query Expansion Terms using Query Context. Reuben Crimp and Andrew Trotman. Short presentation
12:05 Lunch
13:00 Keynote 2 (Shared ALTA): Learning to talk like a baby. Associate Professor Alistair Knott, University of Otago
(Chair: TBA)
14:15 Poster session with ALTA.
15:15 Afternoon tea
15:45 Poster session with ALTA.
16:50 End of day 1
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19:00 Hāngi (Māori) Dinner: University of Otago Staff Club (Leith Walk) Social

Wednesday 12 December

9:00 Keynote 3: Can You Really Do That? Exploring new ways to interact with web content and the desktop.
Professor David Bainbridge - University of Waikato
(Chair: Bevan Koopman)
10:15 Morning tea
10:45 Session B: Efficiency (Chair: Alistair Moffat)
Elias Revisited: Group Elias SIMD Coding.. Andrew Trotman and Kat Lilly. Long presentation
The Potential of Learned Index Structures for Index Compression. Harrie Oosterhuis, J. Shane Culpepper and Maarten de Rijke. Short presentation
Rapid hierarchical clustering of biological sequences. Timothy Chappell, Shlomo Geva, James Hogan and Dimitri Perrin Short presentation
Protein database search using compressed k-mer vocabularies.. Lawrence Buckingham, Shlomo Geva and James Hogan Short presentation
11:55 Lunch
12:55 Keynote 4 (Shared ALTA): "Where am I, and what am I doing here?" Extracting geographic information from natural language text. Dr Kristin Stock, Massey University
(Chair: TBA)
13:55 Break - 10min
14:05 Session C: Domain-specific (Chair: Christopher Jones)
Exploring Interaction Patterns in Job Search. Alfan Farizki Wicaksono and Alistair Moffat. Long presentation
Extracting structured data from invoices. Xavier Holt and Andrew Chisholm. ALTA Long presentation
Extracting Cancer Mortality Statistics from Free-text Death Certificates: A View from the Trenches. Bevan Koopman, Anthony Nguyen, Danica Cossio, Mary-Jane Courage and Gary Francois. Short presentation
Cluster Labeling by Word Embeddings and WordNet's Hypernymy.. Hanieh Poostchi and Massimo Piccardi. ALTA Short presentation
15:15 Afternoon tea
15:35 Session D: Models (Chair: Falk Scholer)
Improving Search Effectiveness with Field-based Relevance Modeling. Binsheng Liu, Xiaolu Lu, Oren Kurland and J. Shane Culpepper. Short presentation
Revisiting Spam Filtering in Web Search. Luke Gallagher, Joel Mackenzie and J. Shane Culpepper. Short presentation
Linking Patents to Knowledge Sources: A Context Matching Technique using Automatic Patent Classification. Dilesha Seneviratne, Shlomo Geva, Guido Zuccon, Gabriela Ferraro and Magali Meireles. Short presentation
16:20 Best Paper Award
Business Meeting
Closing
17:20 End of day 2
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19:30 Boat Trip: Monarch Wildlife Cruises & Tours (20 Fryatt Street) Social

Accepted Papers

  1. Better Effectiveness Metrics for SERPs, Cards, and Rankings
    Paul Thomas, Alistair Moffat, Peter Bailey, Falk Scholer and Nick Craswell. (Paper 5)
  2. Exploring Interaction Patterns in Job Search.
    Alfan Farizki Wicaksono and Alistair Moffat. (Paper 8)
  3. Pairwise Crowd Judgments: Preference, Absolute, and Ratio.
    Ziying Yang, Alistair Moffat and Andrew Turpin. (Paper 15)
  4. Elias Revisited: Group Elias SIMD Coding.
    Andrew Trotman and Kat Lilly. (Paper 3)
  5. Improving Search Effectiveness with Field-based Relevance Modeling.
    Binsheng Liu, Xiaolu Lu, Oren Kurland and J. Shane Culpepper. (Paper 9)
  6. Revisiting Spam Filtering in Web Search.
    Luke Gallagher, Joel Mackenzie and J. Shane Culpepper. (Paper 2)
  7. The Potential of Learned Index Structures for Index Compression.
    Harrie Oosterhuis, J. Shane Culpepper and Maarten de Rijke. (Paper 12)
  8. Rapid hierarchical clustering of biological sequences.
    Timothy Chappell, Shlomo Geva, James Hogan and Dimitri Perrin. (Paper 18)
  9. Desirable Properties for Diversity and Truncated Effectiveness Metrics.
    Ameer Albahem, Damiano Spina, Falk Scholer, Alistair Moffat and Lawrence Cavedon. (Paper 16)
  10. Protein database search using compressed k-mer vocabularies.
    Lawrence Buckingham, Shlomo Geva and James Hogan. (Paper 17)
  11. Extracting Cancer Mortality Statistics from Free-text Death Certificates: A View from the Trenches.
    Bevan Koopman, Anthony Nguyen, Danica Cossio, Mary-Jane Courage and Gary Francois. (Paper 7)
  12. Refining Query Expansion Terms using Query Context.
    Reuben Crimp and Andrew Trotman. (Paper 20)
  13. Linking Patents to Knowledge Sources: A Context Matching Technique using Automatic Patent Classification.
    Dilesha Seneviratne, Shlomo Geva, Guido Zuccon, Gabriela Ferraro and Magali Meireles. (Paper 13)

Unrefereed Posters

More to be announced closer to the conference.
  1. Empirical Evidence for Search Effectiveness Models
    Alfan Farizki Wicaksono, Alistair Moffat (CIKM 2018 short paper)
  2. Evaluation of Machine Translation Systems for Sarcasm
    Aman Sinha
  3. Deep Reinforcement Learning Based Method for Query Reformulation in Ad-hoc Retrieval
    Johnny Flame Lee