Last Monday I’ve been at the Text Information Retrieval workshop, taking place in the Regensburg University in context of the DEXA conference. Benn Stein – as always – did a very good job on organizing the workshop. There were 11 papers accepted and the overall quality was high. All paper can be found online here.
Personally I’d recommend the following if you want to take a look at the highlights of the workshop:
- Author Identification Using Imbalanced and Limited Training Texts – E. Stamatatos presents a new distance function for author identification. He gave a very good overview on this topic in his talk.
- An MDA Approach to Implement Personal IR Tools – Meyer zu Eissen and B. Stein show their architecture for modular search engines, which aims to formalize and simplify the construction of search engines and retrieval applications through the use of UML.