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Day 1 - Tuesday, October 14
Day 2 - Wednesday, October 15
Day 3 - Thursday, October 16
Day 4 - Friday, October 17
Day 5 - Saturday, October 18

Tuesday, October 14

08.15-09.00 Registration & Welcome coffee


Doctoral Forum

Wednesday, October 15

09.00-10.00 Registration & Welcome coffee

10.00 Opening
        Chair: Mounia Lalmas

10.15 Keynote 1: The study of information retrieval - a long view
        by Stephen Robertson, Microsoft Research Cambridge, UK

        Chair: Mounia Lalmas

11.00 Coffee break

11.30 Session 1: Interactive IR – 1

       Chair: Gareth Jones

  • Tagging for Use: an analysis of use-centred resource description
    Luanne Freund, University of British Columbia, Canada & Richard Butterworth, UK
  • Search strategies in multimodal image retrieval
    Stina Westman, Antti Lustila & Pirkko Oittinen, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland

12.30 Lunch

13.30 Session 2: Context retrieval models

       Chair: Tassos Tombros

  • Types of query reformulation, search performance, and term suggestion device in question-answering tasks
    Ying-Hsang Liu & Nicholas Belkin, Rutgers University, USA
  • Novelty as a form of contextual re-ranking: Efficient KLD models and mixture models
    Ronald Teijeira Fernández & David Enrique Losada Carril, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • A graph based approach to estimating lexical cohesion
    Hayrettin Gürkök, Murat Karamuftuoglu & Markus Schaal, Bilkent University, Turkey

15.00 Coffee break

15.20 Session 3: Personalisation

       Chair: Joemon Jose

  • A study of remembered context for information access from personal digital Archives
    Liadh Kelly, Yi Chen, Marguerite Fuller & Gareth Jones, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Activity put in context: Passively monitoring the user’s document interaction to identify implicit task context
    Karl Gyllstrom, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA; Craig Soules & Alistair Veitch, HP Labs, USA
  • Learning user interests for a session-based personalized search
    Mariam Daoud, Lynda Tamine-Lechani & Mohand Boughanem, IRIT, France

18-20.00 Reception

Thursday, October 16

09.00-09.30 Welcome coffee

9.30 Session 4: Evaluation & relevance – 1

       Chair: Pia Borlund

  • Retrieval of context-aware applications on mobile devices: How to evaluate?
    Stefano Mizzaro, Elena Nazzi & Luca Vassena, University of Udine, Italy
  • Content or context? Searching for musical meaning in task-based interactive information retrieval (research-in-progress)
    Charlie Inskip, Andy Macfarlane, City University London, UK & Pauline Rafferty, University of Aberystwyth, Wales
  • The effects of performance feedback on users’ evaluations of an interactive IR System
    Diane Kelly, Chirag Shah, Cassidy Sugimoto, Earl Bailey, Rachel Clemens, Ann K. Irvine, Nicholas A. Johnson, Weimao Ke, Sanghee Oh, Anezka Poljakova, Marcos A. Rodriguez, Megan G. van Noord & Yan Zhang All, University of North Carolina, USA

10.50 Coffee break

11.10 Session 5: Interactive IR – 2

       Chair: Diane Kelly

  • Improving skim reading for document triage
    George Buchanan & Tom Owen, Swansea University, UK
  • Comparing collaborative and independent search in a recall-oriented task
    Hideo Joho, David Hannah & Joemon M. Jose, University of Glasgow, UK
  • A task-based information retrieval interface to support bioinformatics analysis (research-in-progress)
    Joan Bartlett, McGill University, Canada & Tomasz Neugebauer, Concordia University, Canada

12.30 Lunch

13.30 Panel session: Information Interaction: Problems & Challenges

The panel intends to address current problems and near-future challenges concerned with theoretical and methodological, as well as application issues of Information Interaction. We appreciate that Information Interaction research and development incorporate IR Interaction processes, Information Retrieval in Context, Information Integration, Social Interaction issues, as well as Mobile IR and Information Use.

       Chair: Peter Ingwersen, Royal School of Library and Information Science, Denmark
  • Nick Belkin, Rutgers University, US
  • Ayse Goker, City University London, UK
  • Diane Kelly, University of North Carolina, US
  • Steve Robertson, Microsoft Cambridge, UK
  • Ian Ruthven, University of Strathclyde, UK

15.00 Coffee break

15.30 Session 6: Museum & archives in contexts

       Chair: Eero Sormunen

  • Access to archival material in context
    Khairun Nisa Fachry, Jaap Kamps & Junte Zhang, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Exploring information seeking behaviour in a digital museum context (research-in-progress)
    Mette Skov & Peter Ingwersen, Royal School of Library and Information Science, Denmark
  • Characteristics of information needs for television broadcasts of scholars and students in media studies
    Brian Kirkegaard & Pia Borlund, Royal School of Library and Information Science, Denmark

16.50 Close of day
19.00 Conference dinner

Friday, October 17

09.00-10.00 Welcome coffee

10.00 Keynote 2: The context of the interface
        by Ian Ruthven, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

        Chair: Pia Borlund

10.45 Coffee break

11.15 Session 7: Evaluation & relevance – 2

        Chair: Jesper W. Schneider

  • Searchers' relevance judgments and criteria in evaluating Web pages in a learning style perspective Chariste Papaeconomou, Annemarie Zijlema & Peter Ingwersen, Royal School of Library and Information Science, Denmark
  • Deriving context from users’ evaluations to inform software development (research-in-progress) Stevie Barrett, Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, UK & Charlie Inskip, City University London, UK
  • Experiences evaluating personal metasearch (research-in-progress) Paul Thomas & David Hawking, CSIRO, Australia

12.25 Lunch

13.30 Session 8: Information Seeking

       Chair: John Feather

  • Optimal access to information while writing: Writing in the Internet age Olga Muñoz Ramos, Radboud University of Nijmegen, The Netherland; Maria Gracia Castillo Vergara, University of Granada, Spain; Mari Carmen Puerta Melguizo & Lou Boves, Radboud University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • Towards a model of children’s information seeking behavior in using digital libraries Dania Bilal & Sonia Sarangthem, University of Tennessee, USA; Imad Bachir, Lebanese University, Lebanon
  • Differences between informational and transactional tasks in information seeking on the Web Hitoshi Terai, Tokyo Denki University, Japan; Hitomi Saito, Aichi University of Education, Japan; Yuka Egusa, National Institute for Educational Policy Research, Japan; Masao Takaku, Research Organization of Information and Systems, Japan; Makiko Miwa, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan & Noriko Kando, National Institute of Informatics, Japan

15.00 Next venue – 2010

15.15 Symposium close
            Mounia Lalmas

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