Experimental IR Meets Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Interaction

6th International Conference of the CLEF Association, CLEF'15, Toulouse, France, September 8-11, 2015, Proceedings

  • Josanne Mothe
  • Jacques Savoy
  • Jaap Kamps
  • Karen Pinel-Sauvagnat
  • Gareth Jones
  • Eric San Juan
  • Linda Capellato
  • Nicola Ferro
Conference proceedings CLEF 2015

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9283)

Also part of the Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI book sub series (LNISA, volume 9283)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXIII
  2. Experimental IR

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Boris Chidlovskii, Gabriela Csurka, Stephane Clinchant
      Pages 15-27
    3. Marc Franco-Salvador, Francisco Rangel, Paolo Rosso, Mariona Taulé, M. Antònia Martít
      Pages 28-40
    4. Alexandru Lucian Ginsca, Adrian Popescu, Mihai Lupu, Adrian Iftene, Ioannis Kanellos
      Pages 41-52
  3. Web and Social Media

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Payam Karisani, Farhad Oroumchian, Maseud Rahgozar
      Pages 55-64
    3. Andrew J. McMinn, Joemon M. Jose
      Pages 65-77
    4. Artem Grotov, Aleksandr Chuklin, Ilya Markov, Luka Stout, Finde Xumara, Maarten de Rijke
      Pages 78-90
  4. Long Papers with Short Presentation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. Sandra Collovini, Marcelo de Bairros P. Filho, Renata Vieira
      Pages 105-116
    3. Ahmad Khwileh, Debasis Ganguly, Gareth J. F. Jones
      Pages 117-129
    4. Tomáš Kliegr, Jaroslav Kuchař
      Pages 130-141
    5. Sandra Mitrović, Henning Müller
      Pages 154-165
    6. Heung-Seon Oh, Yuchul Jung, Kwang-Young Kim
      Pages 166-177
    7. Teemu Pääkkönen, Kalervo Järvelin, Jaana Kekäläinen, Heikki Keskustalo, Feza Baskaya, David Maxwell et al.
      Pages 178-189
  5. Short Papers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191
    2. Samira Abnar, Mostafa Dehghani, Azadeh Shakery
      Pages 193-199
    3. Joel Robert Adams, Steven Bedrick
      Pages 200-208
    4. Alyaa Alfalahi, Gunnar Eriksson, Eriks Sneiders
      Pages 209-214
    5. Hosein Azarbonyad, Ferron Saan, Mostafa Dehghani, Maarten Marx, Jaap Kamps
      Pages 215-221
    6. Petr Baudiš, Jan Šedivý
      Pages 222-228
    7. Paul Clough, Peter Willett, Jessie Lim
      Pages 229-234
    8. Julien Gobeill, Arnaud Gaudinat, Patrick Ruch
      Pages 235-240
    9. Jussi Karlgren, Jimmy Callin, Kevyn Collins-Thompson, Amaru Cuba Gyllensten, Ariel Ekgren, David Jurgens et al.
      Pages 254-260
    10. Hendrik Vincent Koops, Jan van Balen, Frans Wiering
      Pages 261-267
    11. Dimitrios Pritsos, Efstathios Stamatatos
      Pages 268-273
    12. Tawan Sierek, Allan Hanbury
      Pages 287-292
    13. Šimon Suchomel, Michal Brandejs
      Pages 293-299
    14. Wolfgang Tannebaum, Parvaz Mahdabi, Andreas Rauber
      Pages 300-305
    15. Thomas Wilhelm-Stein, Maximilian Eibl
      Pages 312-317
    16. Meriem Amina Zingla, Chiraz Latiri, Yahya Slimani
      Pages 318-323
  6. Best of the Labs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 325-325
    2. Petra Budikova, Michal Batko, Jan Botorek, Pavel Zezula
      Pages 327-339
    3. Jean-Valère Cossu, Emmanuel Ferreira, Killian Janod, Julien Gaillard, Marc El-Bèze
      Pages 340-351
    4. Andreas Lommatzsch, Sebastian Werner
      Pages 376-388
    5. Veera Raghavendra Chikka, Nestor Mariyasagayam, Yoshiki Niwa, Kamalakar Karlapalem
      Pages 389-401
    6. Miguel A. Sanchez-Perez, Alexander Gelbukh, Grigori Sidorov
      Pages 402-413
    7. Kun Xu, Yansong Feng, Songfang Huang, Dongyan Zhao
      Pages 414-426
  7. Labs Overviews

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 427-427

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference of the CLEF Initiative, CLEF 2015, held in Toulouse, France, in September 2015.

The 31 full papers and 20 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 68 submissions. They cover a broad range of issues in the fields of multilingual and multimodal information access evaluation, also included are a set of labs and workshops designed to test different aspects of mono and cross-language information retrieval systems.


Machine learning Natural language processing Plagiarism detection Recommender systems Ssocial media Association rules Author profiling Biomedical information retrieval Cross-lingual Web search Document re-ranking Decision trees Feature learning Image annotation Information retrieval Language representations Medical search Question answering Segmentation Simulation Web search

Editors and affiliations

  • Josanne Mothe
    • 1
  • Jacques Savoy
    • 2
  • Jaap Kamps
    • 3
  • Karen Pinel-Sauvagnat
    • 4
  • Gareth Jones
    • 5
  • Eric San Juan
    • 6
  • Linda Capellato
    • 7
  • Nicola Ferro
    • 8
  1. 1.Institut de Recherche en Informatique de ToulouseToulouse France
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of NeuchatelNeuchâtelSwitzerland
  3. 3.Faculteit der GeesteswetenschappenUniversiteit AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Institut de Recherche en Informatique de ToulouseToulouseFrance
  5. 5.School of ComputingDublin City UniversityDublinIreland
  6. 6.LIA - CERIUniversité d'Avignon et des Pays de VaucluseAvignonFrance
  7. 7.Department of Information EngineeringUniversity of PaduaPaduaItaly
  8. 8.of Information Engineering (DEI)University of Padua, DepartmentPadovaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-24026-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-24027-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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