F ORUM FOR I NFORMATION R ETRIEVAL E VALUATION

( FIRE 2016 )

ISI, Kolkata

7 - 10 December


Call for Papers

FIRE 2016: Eighth meeting of the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation
8th - 10th December , Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
Submission Deadline:   August 20, 2016 August 31, 2016 (Extended Deadline)
Website :   fire.irsi.res.in


The 8th meeting of Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation 2016 will be held in Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India. We are seeking the submission of high-quality and original full papers, short papers and demos. Submissions will be reviewed by experts on the basis of the originality of the work, the validity of the results, chosen methodology, writing quality and the overall contribution to the field of IR.Authors are encouraged to describe work in progress and late-breaking research results.

Topics

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • IR theory and practice
  • Web and social media IR
  • User Aspects
  • IR system architectures
  • Content representation and processing
  • Evaluation
  • Multimedia and cross-media IR
  • Application

For detailed list of topics visit: http://fire.irsi.res.in/fire/2016/call_for_papers

Submission Guidelines are available at: http://fire.irsi.res.in/fire/submission

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Invited Speakers (Confirmed till now)
  • Fabrizio Sebastiani, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar Foundation
  • Paulo Quaresma, Universidade de Évora, Portugal
  • Hoa T. Dang​, NIST USA
  • Thomas Mandl, Universität Hildesheim, Germany
Workshop Tracks:
  • Consumer Health Information Search (CHIS)
  • Detecting Paraphrases in Indian Languages (DPIL)
  • Information Extraction from Microblogs posted during disaster
  • Persian Plagiarism Detection (PersianPlagDet)
  • Personality Recognition in SOurce COde (PR-SOCO)
  • Shared Task on Mixed Script Information Retrieval
Important dates
  •     July 30, 2016      August 31, 2016 – Short Papers due
  •     August 20, 2016 August 31, 2016 – Full papers due
  •     Oct 15, 2016 – Full papers and Short paper acceptance notifications
  •     Oct 31, 2016 – Camera ready copies due
  •     Oct 31, 2016 – Early bird Registration deadline
  •     Dec 8-10, 2016 – Conference held in Kolkata, India
Program Committee:
  • Madhulika Agrawal - University of Evora, Portugal
  • Pinaki Bhaskar - IIT CNR, Pisa, Italy
  • Arnab Bhattacharya - IIT Kanpur
  • Pushpak Bhattacharyya - IIT Bombay
  • Somnath Chandra - DeitY, Govt. of India
  • Charles Clarke - University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Paul Clough - University of Sheffield, UK
  • Danish Contractor - IBM India
  • Amitava Das - IIIT Sri City, India
  • Sujoy Das - MANIT, Bhopal
  • Asif Ekbal - IIT Patna
  • Debasis Ganguly - Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Kripabandhu Ghosh – ISI, Kolkata
  • Saptarshi Ghosh - IIEST, Shibpur
  • Brigitte Grau - Informatics Laboratory for Mechanics and Engineering Sciences, France
  • Parth Gupta - IIIT Vadodara
  • Mark Hall - Edge Hill University, UK
  • Allan Hanbury - TU Wien, Austria
  • Donna Harman - National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
  • Ben Heuwing - University of Hildesheim, Germany
  • Gareth Jones - Dublin City University
  • Hardik Joshi - Gujarat University
  • Hiren Joshi - Dr. BabaSaheb ambedkar Open University, India
  • Anand Kumar M - CEN Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore
  • Ravi Kumar - Google
  • Tukaram Kumbar - IIT, Gandhinagar
  • Krishna Kummamuru - IBM, India
  • Sobha Lalitha Devi - AU-KBC, Chennai
  • Johannes Leveling - Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Michael Kurtz - Harvard University, USA
  • Mihai Lupu - Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • Debapriyo Majumdar - ISI Kolkata
  • Sandya Mannarswamy - Xerox Research Centre, India
  • Thomas Mandl - University of Hildesheim, Germany
  • Parth Mehta - DAIICT, Gandhinagar
  • Pabitra Mitra - IIT Kharagpur
  • Namita Mittal - MNIT Jaipur
  • K Mohit - Flipkart, India
  • Henning Müller - University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Sarif Naik - Philips Research, India
  • Sudip Naskar - Jadavpur University, India
  • Doug Oard - University of Maryland, USA
  • Jiaul Paik, IIT Kharagpur, India
  • Girish Palshikar - TRDDC, Pune
  • Swapan Parui – ISI Kolkata
  • Hemant Patil - DAIICT, Gandhinagar
  • Sachin Pawar - TRDDC, Pune
  • Vivien Petras - HU Berlin, Germany
  • Florina Piroi - Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • Rajendra Prasath - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
  • Paulo Quaresma - Universidade de Évora, Portugal
  • Nitin Ramrakhiyani - TRDDC, Pune
  • Pattabhi RK Rao - AUKBC, Chennai
  • Paolo Rosso - Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
  • Shourya Roy - Xerox Research Centre, India
  • Rishiraj Saha Roy – Max Planc Institute for Informatics, Germany
  • Jainisha Sankhavara - DAIICT, Gandhinagar
  • Jacques Savoy - University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • Manjira Sinha – Xerox Research Centre, India
  • Efstathios Stamatatos - University of the Aegean, Greece
  • Bart Thomee - Yahoo! Research, USA
  • Elaine Toms - University of Sheffield, UK
  • Jerome White - New York University, Abu Dhabi
  • Jian Yun Nie - University of Montreal, Canada
  • David Zellhoefer - Berlin State Library, Germany

  • Overall co-ordinators
    •     Prasenjit Majumder (DA-IICT)
    •     Mandar Mitra (ISI Kolkata)
      For queries related to conference please email us at [ clia@isical.ac.in ]