University of Maryland

Information Retrieval

[Call for Papers] ICWSM 2014 : The 8th International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media

Jun 2, 2014 – Jun 4, 2014 Ann Arbor, MI, USA Abstract Registration Due: Jan 15, 2014 Submission Deadline: Jan 22, 2014 Notification Due: Mar 10, 2014 THE 8TH INTERNATIONAL AAAI CONFERENCE ON WEBLOGS AND SOCIAL MEDIA The International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM) is a unique forum bringing together researchers working […]

[Call for Papers] IIiX 2014 : Fifth Information Interaction in Context Symposium

Link: Aug 26, 2014 – Aug 29, 2014, Regensburg, Germany Submission Deadline: Apr 9, 2014 The Information Interaction in Context symposium (IIiX) is a unique forum exploring the relationships between and within the contexts that affect information retrieval (IR) and information seeking, how these contexts impact information behavior, and how knowledge of information contexts […]

The Ecosystem of Information Retrieval

This paper presents an initial proposal for a formal framework that, by studying the metric variables involved in information retrieval, can establish the sequence of events involved and how to perform it. A systematic approach from the equations of Shannon and Weaver to establish the decidability of information retrieval systems and Conrad’s equation is used to […]