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Information Retrieval Technology

15th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference, AIRS 2019, Hong Kong, China, November 7–9, 2019, Proceedings

  • Fu Lee Wang
  • Haoran Xie
  • Wai Lam
  • Aixin Sun
  • Lun-Wei Ku
  • Tianyong Hao
  • Wei Chen
  • Tak-Lam Wong
  • Xiaohui Tao
Conference proceedings AIRS 2019

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 12004)

Also part of the Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI book sub series (LNISA, volume 12004)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Question Answering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Hsin-Wen Liu, Sumio Fujita, Tetsuya Sakai
      Pages 3-9
    3. Sosuke Kato, Toru Shimizu, Sumio Fujita, Tetsuya Sakai
      Pages 10-21
    4. Wenxiu Xie, Leung-Pun Wong, Lap-Kei Lee, Oliver Au, Tianyong Hao
      Pages 22-33
    5. Rikiya Suzuki, Sumio Fujita, Tetsuya Sakai
      Pages 34-40
  3. Context-Awareness

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. Wei Dai, Weike Pan, Zhong Ming
      Pages 43-55
    3. Iyiola E. Olatunji, Xin Li, Wai Lam
      Pages 56-65
    4. Hossein A. Rahmani, Mohammad Aliannejadi, Sajad Ahmadian, Mitra Baratchi, Mohsen Afsharchi, Fabio Crestani
      Pages 66-78
  4. IR Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Rodger Benham, Alistair Moffat, J. Shane Culpepper
      Pages 81-93
    3. Yifan Nie, Jian-Yun Nie
      Pages 106-117
    4. Yixing Fan, Jiafeng Guo, Yanyan Lan, Xueqi Cheng
      Pages 118-130
  5. Training

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Peng Xiao, Joo-Young Lee, Sijie Tao, Young-Sook Hwang, Tetsuya Sakai
      Pages 133-144
    3. Suraj Nair, Anton Ragni, Ondrej Klejch, Petra Galuščáková, Douglas Oard
      Pages 145-157
    4. Zequan Zeng, Yi Cai, Fu Lee Wang, Haoran Xie, Junying Chen
      Pages 158-169
  6. Semantics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th Information Retrieval Technology Conference, AIRS 2019, held in Hong Kong, China, in November 2019.
The 14 full papers presented together with 3 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 27 submissions. The scope of the conference covers applications, systems, technologies and theory aspects of information retrieval in text, audio, image, video and 
multimedia data. 


information retrieval document representation content analysis and feature selection ontologies information retrieval query processing query representation query intent query reformulation users and interactive retrieval personalization search interfaces collaborative search retrieval models and ranking rank aggregation probabilistic retrieval models learning to rank novelty in information retrieval retrieval tasks and goals question answering document filtering

Editors and affiliations

  • Fu Lee Wang
    • 1
  • Haoran Xie
    • 2
  • Wai Lam
    • 3
  • Aixin Sun
    • 4
  • Lun-Wei Ku
    • 5
  • Tianyong Hao
    • 6
  • Wei Chen
    • 7
  • Tak-Lam Wong
    • 8
  • Xiaohui Tao
    • 9
  1. 1.Open University of Hong KongHong KongChina
  2. 2.The Education University of Hong KongHong KongChina
  3. 3.Chinese University of Hong KongHong KongChina
  4. 4.Nanyang Technological UniversitySingaporeSingapore
  5. 5.Institute of Information ScienceAcademia SinicaTaipeiTaiwan
  6. 6.South China Normal UniversityGuangzhouChina
  7. 7.Chinese Academy of Agricultural SciencesBeijingChina
  8. 8.Douglas CollegeNew WestminsterCanada
  9. 9.University of Southern QueenslandToowoombaAustralia

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