5th Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop (DIR'05)
Dates: 10 and 11 January, 2005
Location: Utrecht, the Netherlands
The fifth Dutch-Belgian Workshop on Information Retrieval will take place on
10 and 11 January 2005 at Utrecht University in Utrecht. The primary aim of
the workshop is to provide an international meeting place where researchers,
who are working in the domain of information retrieval and related
disciplines can exchange information and present new research developments.
This year, there is a special interest in contributions focusing on
multimedia- and structured document retrieval.
Call for papers
Authors who are interested in presenting original research at the workshop
are invited to submit papers on or before November 15, 2004. Papers should
be maximum 8 pages long, and formatted in ACM SIG Proceedings style.
Submissions will be reviewed by at least two domain experts. Papers can
cover any topic related to IR, including:
* Multimedia IR, video retrieval, audio retrieval
* Structured document retrieval, XML-IR
* Retrieval models, language models
* Text representation, information extraction, text summarisation,
* text categorisation, topic tracking and event detection
* Query processing, thesaurus construction, user models
* Cross-language IR
* IR for the Web, XML and meta-data, link analysis
* Question answering systems
* Domain-specific IR applications
* IR evaluation
Papers may range from theoretical work to system-descriptions. We especially
welcome contributions from industry.
Submit papers electronically, in PDF format, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for papers: November 15, 2004
Notification of acceptance: December 13, 2004
Deadline for final versions: December 31, 2004
Workshop: January 10 and 11, 2005
Anne Diekema (Syracuse University)
Djoerd Hiemstra (University of Twente, co-chair)
Theo Huibers (University of Twente / KPMG)
Franciska de Jong (University of Twente)
Marie-Francine Moens (K.U. Leuven)
Arjen de Vries (CWI Amsterdam, co-chair)
Roelof van Zwol (Utrecht University, co-chair)
The conference language is English and papers need to be submitted in
English. Papers should be maximum 8 pages long, and formatted in ACM SIG
Proceedings style. Best ranked papers will be considered for a special issue
of an international journal (under negotiation).
Registration details will follow shortly.
The workshop will be held at Utrecht University on:
* Monday, January 10 2005, 11:00-18:00.
* Tuesday, January 11 2005, 9:00-15:00.
At Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands.
The workshop is organised by Utrecht University, with additional sponsoring
by Dutch Working Community on Information Sciences (WGI), and the Dutch
Research School for Information and Knowledge Systems (SIKS).
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