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Information Retrieval Technology

7th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference, AIRS 2011, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 18-20, 2011. Proceedings

  • Mohamed Vall Mohamed Salem
  • Khaled Shaalan
  • Farhad Oroumchian
  • Azadeh Shakery
  • Halim Khelalfa
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Conference proceedings AIRS 2011

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7097)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Information Retrieval Models and Theories

    1. Hsuan-Yu Lin, Chi-Hsin Yu, Hsin-Hsi Chen
      Pages 1-12
    2. Peng Zhang, Dawei Song, Jun Wang, Xiaozhao Zhao, Yuexian Hou
      Pages 13-24
    3. Guichun Hua, Min Zhang, Yiqun Liu, Shaoping Ma, Hang Yin
      Pages 49-60
    4. Qixia Jiang, Yan Zhang, Liner Yang, Maosong Sun
      Pages 61-72
    5. Cyril Laitang, Mohand Boughanem, Karen Pinel-Sauvagnat
      Pages 73-83
    6. Dashun Ma, Lan Rao, Ting Wang
      Pages 84-92
    7. Ping Zhang, Hongfei Lin, Yuan Lin, Jiajin Wu
      Pages 93-102
  3. Information Retrieval Applications and Multimedia Information Retrieval

    1. Bashar Al-Shboul, Sung-Hyon Myaeng
      Pages 115-126
    2. Lu Bai, Jiafeng Guo, Xueqi Cheng
      Pages 137-146
    3. Jiyi Li, Qiang Ma, Yasuhito Asano, Masatoshi Yoshikawa
      Pages 147-156
  4. User Study, Information Retrieval Evaluation and Interactive Information Retrieval

    1. Ourdia Bouidghaghen, Lynda Tamine-Lechani, Gabriella Pasi, Guillaume Cabanac, Mohand Boughanem, Célia da Costa Pereira
      Pages 169-180
    2. M-Dyaa Albakour, Udo Kruschwitz, Ibrahim Adeyanju, Dawei Song, Maria Fasli, Anne De Roeck
      Pages 193-204
    3. Marika Imazu, Shin’ichi Nakayama, Hideo Joho
      Pages 205-214

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference AIRS 2011, held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in December 2011.
The 31 revised full papers and 25 revised poster papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 132 submissions. All current aspects of information retrieval - in theory and practice - are addressed; the papers are organized in topical sections on information retrieval models and theories; information retrieval applications and multimedia information retrieval; user study, information retrieval evaluation and interactive information retrieval; Web information retrieval, scalability and adversarial information retrieval; machine learning for information retrieval; natural language processing for information retrieval; arabic script text processing and retrieval.


digital libraries fuzzy neural network ontology probability of relevance semantic-based opinion retrieval

Editors and affiliations

  • Mohamed Vall Mohamed Salem
    • 1
  • Khaled Shaalan
    • 2
  • Farhad Oroumchian
    • 3
  • Azadeh Shakery
    • 4
  • Halim Khelalfa
    • 5
  1. 1.Faculty of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of WollongongDubaiUnited Arab Emirates
  2. 2.Faculty of Engineering and ITDubai International Academic CityDubaiUnited Arab Emirates
  3. 3.Faculty of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of WollongongDubaiUnited Arab Emirates
  4. 4.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of Tehran, Faculty of EngineeringTehranIran
  5. 5.Faculty of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of WollongongDubaiUnited Arab Emirates

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