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[ntcir:408] CFP: AIRS 2010

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS (AIRS 2010; Taipei, Taiwan)




The Sixth Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference (AIRS 2010) December 1-3, 2010 at Conference Hall, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.  In cooperation with ACM SIGIR and ACLCLP ROCLING.





The Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference (AIRS) aims to bring together researchers and developers to exchange new ideas and latest achievements in the field of information retrieval (IR). The scope of the conference covers applications, systems, technologies and theory aspects of information retrieval in text, audio, image, video, and multimedia data. The AIRS 2010 welcomes submissions of original papers in the broad field of information retrieval.

Technical issues covered include, but are not limited to the following:


1. IR Models and Theories


2. User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR


3. Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR


4. Multimedia IR


5. NLP for IR (eg. Cross-/Multi- Language IR, Question Answering,

  Summarization, Information Extraction)


6. Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR (eg. Learning to Rank, Classification,



7. IR Applications (eg. Digital Libraries, Vertical Search, Mobile IR)


Accepted papers will be published as part of the LNCS series by Springer, and will be EI-indexed.




June 30, 2010 Submissions due

July 31, 2010 Notification of acceptance August 14, 2010 Camera-ready due November 1, 2010 Registration deadline December 1-3, 2010 AIRS 2010






The AIRS 2010 proceedings will be published as an LNCS volume, so please follow the default author instructions available at




In addition, please anonymize your paper to facilitate blind reviewing, and make sure your paper is no longer than 12 pages in the LNCS format.

Submissions that do not follow these guidelines will be rejected unconditionally.


Duplicate submissions (the same paper being submitted to AIRS 2010 and to another conference at the same time) are strictly forbidden; if detected, these submissions will be unconditionally rejected.


Please upload your paper to the START submission system at https://www.softconf.com/b/airs2010/




Honorary Conference Chair:

Si-Chen Lee, President, National Taiwan University


Conference Chair:

Pu-Jen Cheng, National Taiwan University


Publication Chair:

Preslav Nakov, National University of Singapore


Finance Chair:

Lun-Wei Ku, National Taiwan University


Program Committee Co-Chairs:

Wai Lam, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Min-Yen Kan, National University of Singapore



Chien-Wen Chen, National Taiwan University





IR Models and Applications

Min Zhang, Tsinghua University

Bin Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences


User Study, IR Evaluation, and Interactive IR

Tetsuya Sakai, Microsoft Research Asia

William Webber, University of Melbourne


Web IR, Scalability, and Adversarial IR

Joemon Jose, University of Glasgow


Multimedia IR

Winston Hsu, National Taiwan University

Kazunari Sugiyama, National University of Singapore


NLP for IR

Timothy Baldwin, University of Melbourne

Atsushi Fujii, Tokyo Institute of Technology


Machine Learning and Data Mining for IR

Tie-Yan Liu, Microsoft Research Asia

Yi Zhang, University of California Santa Cruz