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Information Access Evaluation. Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Visual Analytics

Third International Conference of the CLEF Initiative, CLEF 2012, Rome, Italy, September 17-20, 2012. Proceedings

  • Tiziana Catarci
  • Pamela Forner
  • Djoerd Hiemstra
  • Anselmo Peñas
  • Giuseppe Santucci


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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7488)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Benchmarking and Evaluation Initiatives

    1. Taylor Cassidy, Heng Ji, Hongbo Deng, Jing Zheng, Jiawei Han
      Pages 1-12
    2. Allan Hanbury, Henning Müller, Georg Langs, Marc André Weber, Bjoern H. Menze, Tomas Salas Fernandez
      Pages 24-29
    3. Julia J. Jürgens, Preben Hansen, Christa Womser-Hacker
      Pages 30-35
    4. Nicola Orio, Cynthia C. S. Liem, Geoffroy Peeters, Markus Schedl
      Pages 36-41
  3. Information Access

    1. Richard Berendsen, Manos Tsagkias, Maarten de Rijke, Edgar Meij
      Pages 42-53
    2. Florina Piroi, Mihai Lupu, Allan Hanbury
      Pages 54-66
    3. Parth Gupta, Alberto Barrón-Cedeño, Paolo Rosso
      Pages 67-75
    4. Xueliang Yan, Guanglai Gao, Xiangdong Su, Hongxi Wei, Xueliang Zhang, Qianqian Lu
      Pages 82-87
  4. Evaluation Methodologies and Infrastructure

    1. Maristella Agosti, Emanuele Di Buccio, Nicola Ferro, Ivano Masiero, Simone Peruzzo, Gianmaria Silvello
      Pages 88-99
    2. Petra Galuščáková, Pavel Pecina, Jan Hajič
      Pages 100-111
    3. Marco Angelini, Nicola Ferro, Kalervo Järvelin, Heikki Keskustalo, Ari Pirkola, Giuseppe Santucci et al.
      Pages 112-123
  5. Posters

    1. Jens Kürsten, Maximilian Eibl
      Pages 136-137
    2. Pinaki Bhaskar, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay
      Pages 138-140
    3. Solange de L. Pertile, Viviane P. Moreira
      Pages 141-143
  6. Back Matter

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the proceedings of the Third International Conference of the CLEF Initiative, CLEF 2012, held in Rome, Italy, in September 2012.
The 14 papers and 3 poster abstracts presented were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in this volume. Furthermore, the books contains 2 keynote papers. The papers are organized in topical sections named: benchmarking and evaluation initiatives; information access; and evaluation methodologies and infrastructure.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Tiziana Catarci
    • 1
  • Pamela Forner
    • 2
  • Djoerd Hiemstra
    • 3
  • Anselmo Peñas
    • 4
  • Giuseppe Santucci
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Computer, Control and Management, Engenerring Antonio RubertiSapienza University of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.Center for the Evaluation of Language and Communication Technologies (CELCT)PovoItaly
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science, Database GroupUniversity of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands
  4. 4.UNED Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval Research Group, E.T.S.I. Informática de la UNEDMadridSpain
  5. 5.Department of Computer, Control and Management, Engeneering Antonio RubertiSapienza University of RomeRomeItaly

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