F ORUM FOR I NFORMATION R ETRIEVAL E VALUATION

( FIRE 2016 )

ISI, Kolkata

7 - 10 December

SCHEDULE


Tutorials: 7th December, 2016 (Venue: NAB - New Academic Building)

     09:30–13:00

Author profiling: age, gender, personality, native language identification
     14:00–17:30

Deep Learning for Information Retrieval

Day 1 : 8th December, 2016 (Venue: Platinum Jubilee Auditorium)

     09:30–10:00

Registration
     10:00–10:15 Inauguration
     10:15–11:00 Building and Evaluating Knowledge Bases (Hoa Dang) - [ppt]
     11:00–11:30 Track Overviews
             – Personality Recognition in SOurce COde (PR-SOCO) - [ppt]
             – Information Extraction from Microblogs Posted during Disasters - [ppt]
TEA BREAK
      11:45–12:30 Recent Advances in Text Quantification (Fabrizio Sebastiani) - [ppt]
      12:30–13:00 Track Overviews (Continue)
             – Shared Task on Mixed Script Information Retrieval (MSIR) - [ppt]
             – Persian Plagiarism Detection (PersianPlagDet) - [ppt]
LUNCH BREAK
      14:00–14:45 Track Overviews (Continue)
             – Consumer Health Information Search (CHIS) - [ppt]
             – Detecting Paraphrases in Indian Languages (DPIL) - [ppt]
             – Shared Task on Code Mix Entity Extraction in Indian Languages (CMEE-IL) - [ppt]
      14:45-15:30 Catching up with Industry - Online Evaluation of Information Access Systems (Frank Hopfgartner) - [ppt]
TEA BREAK
      15:45-16:00 Personality Recognition in SOurce COde (PR-SOCO) Track Talks
             – Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata at PR-SOCO 2016: A Simple Linear Regression Based Approach (Kripabandhu Ghosh) - [ppt]
      16:00-16:30 Information Extraction from Microblogs Posted during Disasters Track Talks
             – Using WordNet for Query Expansion: ADAPT @ FIRE 2016 Microblog Track (Gareth Jones) - [ppt]
             – Correlation Distance based Information Extraction System at FIRE 2016 Microblog Track (Saptarashmi Bandyopadhyay) [ppt]
      17:30-18:00 Steering committee meeting
      19:30- Banquet

Day 2 : 9th December, 2016 (Venue: Platinum Jubilee Auditorium)

      10:00–10:45

Text Mining and its Evaluation: Finding the Perspective of the Domain Expert (Thomas Mandl)
      10:45–11:25 Conference Track (Full Papers)
             – CSRS: A Context and Sequence Aware Recommendation System- [ppt]
             – Assessing the Impact of Vocabulary Similarity on Multilingual Information Retrieval for Bantu Languages
TEA BREAK
      11:45-12:30 Contextual Intelligence to enrich Enterprise Business Intelligence (Lipika Dey)
      12:30-12:50 Conference Track (Continue)
             – Using Psychoacoustic Models for Sound Analysis in Music
      12:50-13:05 Conference Track (Short Papers)
             – Simurg: An Extendable Multilingual Corpus for Abstractive Single Document Summarization- [ppt]
LUNCH BREAK
      14:00-14:30 Conference Track (Continue)
             – An Indic Language N-gram Viewer
             – Neural Classification of Linguistic Coherence using Long Short-Term Memories - [ppt]
      14:30-15:15 Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning: Synergy or Discord (Pushpak Bhattacharyya)- [ppt]
TEA BREAK
      15:30-16:15 Anatomy of Search Engine Performances (Nicola Ferro)- [ppt]
      16:15-16:45 Shared Task on Mixed Script Information Retrieval (MSIR) Track Talks
             – Ensemble Classifier based approach for Code-Mixed Cross-Script Question Classification (Paheli Bhattacharya) - [ppt]
             – CEN@Amrita: Information Retrieval on CodeMixed Hindi-English Tweets Using Vector Space Models (Shivkaran Singh)
      16:45-17:15 Panel discussion
      17:30-19:30 Poster Presentation (Venue: NAB 2)

Day 3 : 10th December, 2016 (Venue: Platinum Jubilee Auditorium)

      10:00-10:45

Deep Learning for Information Retrieval: Models, Progress, and Opportunities (Matt Lease)
      10:45-11:00 Conference Track (Short Papers)
             – Commonality-Rarity Score Computation - A novel Feature Selection Technique using Extended Feature Space of ELM for Text Classification
      11:00-11:30 Shared Task on Code Mix Entity Extraction in Indian Languages (CMEE-IL) Track Talks
             – A Hybrid Approach for Entity Extraction in Code-Mixed Social Media Data (Deepak Gupta)
             – Amrita_CEN@FIRE 2016: Code-Mix Entity Extraction for Hindi-English and Tamil-English Tweets (Veena P V)
TEA BREAK
      11:45-12:30 From Web Search to Site Search, from Searching to Exploring, from Users to Cohorts: There is plenty more to Information Retrieval than meets the Eye (Udo Kruschwitz)
      12:30-13:00 Detecting Paraphrases in Indian Languages (DPIL) Track Talks
             – Anuj@DPIL-FIRE2016: A Novel Paraphrase Detection Method in Hindi Language using Machine Learning (Anuj Saini)
             – KS_JU@DPIL-FIRE2016: Detecting Paraphrases in Indian Languages Using Multinomial Logistic Regression Model (Kamal Sarkar)
LUNCH BREAK
      14:00-14:30 Consumer Health Information Search (CHIS) Track Talks
             – Relevance and Support calculation for Health information (S. Suresh Kumar)
             – Relevance Detection and Argumentation Mining in Medical Domain (Vijayasaradhi Indurthi)
      14:30-15:15 Using semantic information to improve IR systems (Paulo Quaresma)
TEA BREAK
      15:30-15:45 Consumer Health Information Search (CHIS) Track Talks (Continue)
             – Decision Tree Approach for Consumer Health Information Search (D. Thenmozhi)
      15:45-16:30 Pursuing a Moving Target: Iterative Use of Benchmarking of a Task to Understand the Task: Video Hyperlinking as a Case Study (Gareth Jones)
      16:30-17:00 Closing