Program Committee

ECIR 2011 Programme Committee

  • Maristella Agosti, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
  • Ahmet Aker, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Giambattista Amati, Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Rome, Italy
  • Massih- Reza Amini, CNRC, Gatineau, Canada
  • Leif Azzopardi, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Ricardo Baeza- Yates, Yahoo! Research, Barcelona, Spain
  • Alex Bailey, Google Switzerland GmbH, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Alvaro Barreiro, University of A Coruna, Corunna, Spain
  • Barry Barry Smyth, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  • Roberto Basili, University of Roma, Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy
  • Michel Beigbeder, Ecole des Mines de Saint- Etienne, SAINT ETIENNE, France
  • Nicholas Belkin, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, United States
  • Bettina Berendt, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven., Heverlee, Belgium
  • Gloria Bordogna, CNR, DALMINE, Italy
  • Mohand Boughanem, Universit, Toulouse, France
  • Peter Bruza, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
  • Wray Buntine, NICTA, Canberra, Australia
  • Daragh Byrne, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
  • Fidel Cacheda, University of A Coru, A Coru, Spain
  • Jamie Callan, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, United States
  • Claudio Carpineto, Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Rome, Italy
  • Ben Carterette, University of Delaware, Newark, United States
  • Carlos Alberto Alejandro Castillo Ocaranza, Yahoo!, Barcelona, Spain
  • Max Chevalier, IRIT - UMR 5505, Toulouse cedex 9, France
  • Paul- Alexandru Chirita, Adobe Systems Inc., Bucharest, Romania
  • Charles L. A., Clarke University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
  • Paul Clough, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Fabio Crestani, University of Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland
  • Bruce Croft, UMass, Amherst, United States
  • Alfredo Cuzzocrea, ICAR- CNR and University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy
  • Franciska de Jong, University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands
  • Pablo de la Fuente, Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain
  • Maarten de Rijke, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Arjen P. de Vries, CWI, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Aiden Doherty, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
  • Efthimis N. Efthimiadis, University of Washington, Seattle, United States
  • David Craig Elsweiler, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, United Kingdom
  • Paul Ferguson, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
  • Juan M. Fernandez- Luna, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
  • Nicola Ferro, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
  • Colum Foley, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
  • Edward Fox, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, United States
  • Norbert Fuhr, University of Duisburg- Essen, Duisburg, Germany
  • Patrick Gallinari, University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6, Paris cedex 5, France
  • Eric Gaussier, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble/Universit, Grenoble cedex 9, France
  • Ayse Goker, City University London, London, United Kingdom
  • Gregory Grefenstette, EXALEAD, Paris, France
  • David Adam Grossman, IIT, Chicago, United States
  • Antonio Gulli, Microsoft Bing, London, United Kingdom
  • Cathal Gurrin, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
  • Allan Hanbury, Information Retrieval Facility, Vienna, Austria
  • Preben Hansen, SICS - Swedish Insitute of Computer Science, Kista, Sweden
  • Donna Harman, NIST, Gaithersburg, United States
  • Claudia Hauff, University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands
  • Jer Hayes, IBM Smarter Cities Technology Centre, Dublin 15, Ireland
  • Ben He, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Yulan He, Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
  • Djoerd Hiemstra, University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands
  • Andreas Hotho, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
  • Gilles Hubert, IRIT - University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France
  • Theo Huibers, University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands
  • David A. Hull, Google, Pittsburgh, United States
  • Bernard Jansen, Penn State, , United States
  • Frances Johnson, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Hideo Joho, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
  • Kristiina Jokinen, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
  • Gareth Jones, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
  • Joemon M Jose, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Jaap Kamps, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Evangelos Kanoulas, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Jussi Karlgren, SICS, Kista, Sweden
  • Gabriella Kazai, Microsoft Research, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Jaana Kekalainen, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
  • Manolis Koubarakis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
  • Wessel Kraaij, TNO, Delft, Netherlands
  • Udo Kruschwitz, University of Essex, Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Mounia Lalmas, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • James Lanagan, CLARITY, Dublin, Ireland
  • Monica Angela Landoni, USI University of Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland
  • Birger Larsen, Royal School of Library and Information Science, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Martha Larson, Delft University of Technology, DELFT , Netherlands
  • Matt Lease, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, United States
  • Hyowon Lee, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
  • Johannes Leveling, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
  • Xuelong Li, Birkbeck College, University of London, Ldondon, United Kingdom
  • David E. Losada, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • Mihai Lupu, Information Retrieval Facility, Vienna, Austria
  • Craig Macdonald, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Andrew MacFarlane, City University London, London, United Kingdom
  • Marco Maggini, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
  • Thomas Mandl, Universit, Hildesheim, Germany
  • Massimo Melucci, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
  • Alessandro Micarelli, Roma Tre University, Roma, Italy
  • Dunja Mladenic, J. Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Marie- Francine Moens, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
  • Alistair Moffat, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
  • Henning Mueller, Universit of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Sierre, Switzerland
  • Vanessa Murdock, Yahoo! Research, Barcelona, Spain
  • G. Craig Murray, University of Maryland, College Park, United States
  • Eamonn Newman, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland
  • Jian- Yun Nie, DIRO, Universit, Montreal, Canada
  • Neil O'Hare, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
  • Michael O'Mahony, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  • Michael Philip Oakes, University of Sunderland, Sunderland, United Kingdom
  • Iadh Ounis, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Gabriella Pasi, Universit, MILANO, Italy
  • Jan O. Pedersen, Microsoft, Mountain View, United States
  • Ari Pirkola, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
  • Andreas Rauber, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
  • Thomas Roelleke, Queen Mary, University of London, London, United Kingdom
  • Dmitri Roussinov, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Stefan Rueger, The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
  • Ian Ruthven, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Mark Sanderson, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
  • Rodrygo Santos , University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Tamas Sarlos, Yahoo, Silicon Valley, United States
  • Ralf Schenkel, Saarland University and Max- Planck- Institut Informatik, Saarbruecken, Germany
  • Falk Scholer, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
  • Fabrizio Sebastiani, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Pisa, Italy
  • Florence Sedes, Universite, Toulouse cedex 9, France
  • Giovanni Semeraro, Univ. of Bari "Aldo Moro", Bari, Italy
  • Milad Shokouhi, Microsoft Research, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Mario J. Silva, University of Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Fabrizio Silvestri, Italian National Research Council (CNR), Pisa, Italy
  • Alan Smeaton, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
  • Mark D. Smucker, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
  • Vaclav Snasel, VSB- Technical University of Ostrava, Ostrava, Czech Republic
  • Thomas Sodring, HiO, Oslo, Norway
  • Dawei Song, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Ruihua Song, Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China
  • Eero Sormunen, University of Tampere, University of Tampere, Finland
  • Amanda Spink, Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
  • Nicola Stokes, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  • Tomek Strzalkowski, SUNY Albany, Albany, United States
  • L Venkata Subramaniam, IBM India Research Lab, New Delhi, India
  • Hanna Suominen, NICTA, Canberra Research Laboratory and Australian National University, College of Engineering and Computer Science, Campbell, ACT, Australia
  • Lynda Tamine- Lechani, IRIT, , France
  • Martin Theobald, Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbruecken, Germany
  • Ulrich Thiel, Fraunhofer, , Germany
  • Paul Thomas, CSIRO, Canberra, Australia
  • Anastasios Tombros, Queen Mary University of London, London, United Kingdom
  • Theodora Tsikrika, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Pertti Vakkari, University of Tampere, University of Tampere, Finland
  • Olga Vechtomova, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
  • Sumithra Velupillai, Stockholm University, Kista, Sweden
  • Jun Wang, University College London, London, United Kingdom
  • Nick Webb, SUNY Albany, Albany, United States
  • Ryen White, Microsoft Research, Redmond, United States
  • Peter Wilkins, Google, Dublin, Ireland
  • Tao Yang, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, United States
  • Roman Yangarber, University of Helsinki, , Finland
  • Dell Zhang, Birkbeck, University of London, London, United Kingdom
  • Dong Zhou, Trinity College Dublin, , Ireland
  • Jianhan Zhu, University College London, London, United Kingdom

ECIR 2011 Additional Reviewers

  • M-Dyaa Albakour, University of Essex, U.K.
  • Robin Aly, University of Twente, The Netherlands
  • Jaime Arguello, Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A.
  • Abhishek Arun, Bing Europe, Microsoft, U.K.
  • Pierpaolo Basile, University of Bari, Italy
  • David Batista, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Adam Bermingham, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Claudio Biancalana, Roma Tre University, Italy
  • Roi Blanco, Yahoo! Research, Spain
  • Janez Brank J., Stefan Institute, Slovenia
  • Beate Navarro, Bullock University of Wrzburg, Germany
  • B. Barla Cambazoglu, Yahoo! Research, Spain
  • Annalina Caputo, University of Bari, Italy
  • Nuno Cardoso, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Paula Carvalho, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Karen Church, Telefonica, Barcelona, Spain
  • Miguel Costa, FCCN and University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Ronan Cummins, University of Glasgow, U.K.
  • Lorand Dali, J, Stefan Institute, Slovenia
  • Marco de Gemmis, University of Bari, Italy
  • Marcus Duyzend, Bing Europe, Microsoft, U.K.
  • Carsten Eickho, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • Jill Freyne, CSIRO, Tasmania
  • Jagadeesh Gorla, University College London, U.K.
  • Katja Hofmann, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Diego Fernandez, Iglesias University of A Coru~na, Spain
  • Tamas Jambor, University College London, U.K.
  • Richard Johansson, University of Trent, Italy
  • Leszek Kaliciak, The Robert Gordon University, U.K.
  • Kyriakos Karenos, Bing Europe, Microsoft, U.K.
  • Liadh Kelly, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Phil Kelly, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Christoph Koer, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • Maheedhar Kolla, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Bevan Koopman, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • Anagha Kulkarn, Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A.
  • Leo Iaquinta, University of Bari, Italy
  • Chenghua Lin, University of Exeter, U.K.
  • Christina Lioma, University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • Elena Lloret, Universidad de Alicante, Spain
  • Vreixo Formoso Lopez, University of A Coru~na, Spain
  • Pasquale Lops, University of Bari, Italy
  • Rudolf Mayer, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • Kevin McCarthy, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Kevin McGuinness, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Cataldo Musto, University of Bari, Italy
  • Francesco Nidito, Bing Europe, Microsoft, U.K.
  • Igor Nitto, Bing Europe, Microsoft, U.K.
  • Monica Lestari, Paramita University of Sheeld, U.K.
  • Javier Parapa, University of A Coru~na, Spain
  • Virgil Pavlu, Northeastern University, U.S.A.
  • Benjamin Piwowarski, University of Glasgow, U.K.
  • Stevan Rudinac, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • Delia Rusu, J., Stefan Institute, Slovenia
  • Hohyon Ryu, University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A.
  • Dave Sadlier, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Giuseppe Sansonetti, Roma Tre University, Italy
  • Pavel Serdyukov, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • Yue Shi, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • Laurianne Sitbon, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • Ilija Subasic, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
  • Mike Symonds, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • Maria Alessandra Torsello, University of Bari, Italy
  • Mitja Trampus, J. Stefan Institute, Slovenia
  • Dolf Trieschnigg, University of Twente, The Netherlands
  • Frans van der Sluis, University of Twente, The Netherlands
  • Mathias Verbeke, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
  • Suzan Verberne, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • Jun Wang, The Robert Gordon University, U.K.
  • Lei Wang, The Robert Gordon University, U.K.
  • Robert H Warren, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Fang Xu, Saarland University, Germany
  • Eunho Yang, University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A.
  • Emine Yilmaz, Microsoft Research Cambridge, U.K.
  • Yuan Yuan, Aston University, U.K.
  • Le Zhao, Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A.
  • Peng Zhang, The Robert Gordon University, U.K.

ECIR 2011 Tutorials Programme Committee

  • Avi Arampatzis, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
  • James Allan, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
  • Ben Carterette, University of Delaware, USA
  • Djoerd Hiemstra, University of Twente, Netherlands
  • Kalervo Järvelin, University of Tampere, Finland
  • Rosie Jones, Akamai, USA
  • Allister Moffat, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Maarten de Rijke, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Emine Yilmaz, Microsoft, UK

ECIR 2011 Workshops Programme Committee

  • Omar Alonso, Microsoft / Bing.com, US
  • Giambattista Amati, Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Italy
  • Fabio Crestani, University of Lugano, Switzerland
  • Bruce Croft, University of Massachusetts, US
  • Udo Kruschwitz, University of Essex, UK
  • David Losada, University of Santiago de Compostella, Spain
  • Andrew MacFarlane, City University, UK
  • Josiane Mothe, Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse, France
  • Milad Shokouhi, Microsoft, UK
  • Paul Thomas, CSIRO, Australia

Supported By

  • Dublin City University
  • University of Sheffield
  • The British Computer Society