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Call for Papers - ECIR 2009

31st European Conference on Information Retrieval - Toulouse France, 6-9 April 2009
http://ecir09.irit.fr

The annual European Conference on Information Retrieval is the main European forum for the presentation of new research results in the field of Information Retrieval. The conference encourages the submission of high quality research papers reporting original, previously unpublished results.

Topics (selected):

  • Indexing. Query representation, Query reformulation, Structure-based representation, XML, Metadata, Social tagging. Summarization. Natural language processing for IR.
  • Evaluation methods and metrics, Experimental design, Test collection - Interactive IR, User interfaces and visualization, User studies, User
  • Web IR, Digital libraries. Intranet, Desktop, Enterprise and Blog Search. Adversarial IR
  • Distributed IR, Fusion/Combination. Mobile IR
  • Cross-language retrieval, Multilingual retrieval, Machine translation for IR
  • Multimedia IR
  • Topic detection and tracking, Routing, Content-based filtering, Collaborative filtering, Agents, Spam filtering
  • Text Data Mining
  • Text Categorization, Clustering
  • Other domain-specific IR (e.g., Genomic IR, legal IR, IR for chemical structures)
  • Blog and online-community search

Important dates

  • Paper submission deadline: 5th Oct. 2008
  • Poster submission deadline: 19th Oct. 2008
  • Workshop and tutorial submission: 19th Oct. 2008
  • Acceptance notifications: 12th Dec. 2008
  • Workshop and Tutorial: 6th April 2009
  • Technical papers: 7, 8 and 9 April, 2009