WSDM 2010

Third ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining

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3-6 February 2010 -- New York City, USA


Wednesday, February 3

SSM 2010 Workshop

Thursday, February 4

8:00-8:45 Registration

8:45-10:00 Welcome and First Keynote: Soumen Chakrabarti

Chair: Bing Liu

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-12:10 Session 1 - Web Search

Chair: Andrew Tomkins

  • Leveraging Temporal Dynamics of Document Content in Relevance Ranking
    Jonathan L. Elsas and Susan T. Dumais.
  • Towards Recency Ranking in Web Search
    Anlei Dong, Yi Chang, Zhaohui Zheng, Gilad Mishne, Jing Bai, Ruiqiang Zhang, Karolina Buchner, Ciya Liao and Fernando Diaz.
  • Ranking Mechanisms in Twitter-Like Forums
    Anish Das Sarma, Atish Das Sarma, Sreenivas Gollapudi and Rina Panigrahy.
  • Learning Concept Importance Using a Weighted Dependence Model
    Michael Bendersky, Donald Metzler and W. Bruce Croft.
  • Query Reformulation Using Anchor Text
    Van Dang and W. Bruce Croft.

12:10-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:10 Session 2 - Tagging and Recommendation

Chair: Evgeniy Gabrilovich

  • Tagging Human Knowledge
    Paul Heymann, Andreas Paepcke and Hector Garcia-Molina.
  • Precomputing Search Features for Fast and Accurate Query Classification
    Venkatesh Ganti, Arnd Konig and Xiao Li.
  • I Tag, You Tag: Translating Tags for Advanced User Models
    Robert Wetzker, Carsten Zimmermann, Christian Bauckhage and Sahin Albayrak.
  • Pairwise Interaction Tensor Factorization for Personalized Tag Recommendation
    Steffen Rendle and Lars Schmidt-Thieme.
  • fLDA: Matrix Factorization through Latent Dirichlet Allocation
    Deepak Agarwal and Bee-Chung Chen.

15:10-15:40 Coffee Break

15:40-17:00 Session 3 - Information Extraction

Chair: Vanja Josifovski

  • Coupled Semi-Supervised Learning for Information Extraction
    Andrew Carlson, Justin Betteridge, Richard C. Wang, Estevam R. Hruschka Jr. and Tom M. Mitchell.
  • Adapting Information Bottleneck Method for Automatic Construction of Domain-oriented Sentiment Lexicon
    Weifu Du, Songbo Tan, Xueqi Cheng and Xiaochun Yun.
  • Data-oriented Content Query System: Searching for Data into Text on the Web
    Mianwei Zhou, Tao Cheng and Kevin Chen-Chuan Chang.
  • Corroborating Information from Disagreeing Views
    Alban Galland, Serge Abiteboul, Amélie Marian and Pierre Senellart.

19:00-22:00 Conference Banquet

Friday, February 5

8:00-8:45 Registration

8:45-10:00 Announcements and Second Keynote: Susan Athey

Chair: Nick Craswell

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-12:10 Session 1 - Learning and Optimization

Chair: Hang Li

  • Ranking with Query-Dependent Loss for Web Search
    Jiang Bian, Tie-Yan Liu, Tao Qin and Hongyuan Zha.
  • IntervalRank - Isotonic Regression with Listwise and Pairwise Constraints
    Taesup Moon, Alex Smola, Yi Chang and Zhaohui Zheng.
  • An Optimization Framework for Query Recommendation
    Aris Anagnostopoulos, Luca Becchetti, Carlos Castillo and Aristides Gionis.
  • Improving Quality of Training Data for Learning to Rank Using Click-Through Data
    Jingfang Xu, Chuanliang Chen, Gu Xu, Hang Li and Elbio Renato Torres Abib.
  • A Model to Estimate Intrinsic Document Relevance from the Clickthrough Logs of a Web Search Engine
    Georges Dupret and Ciya Liao.

12:10-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:10 Session 2 - Users and Measurement

Chair: Fernando Diaz

  • Large Scale Query Log Analysis of Re-Finding
    Sarah K. Tyler and Jaime Teevan.
  • Anatomy of the Long Tail: Ordinary People with Extraordinary Tastes
    Sharad Goel, Andrei Broder, Evgeniy Gabrilovich and Bo Pang.
  • Inferring Search Behaviors Using Partially Observable Markov (POM) Model
    Kuansan Wang, Nikolas Gloy and Xiaolong Li.
  • Beyond DCG: User Behaviour as a Predictor of a Successful Search
    Ahmed Hassan, Rosie Jones and Kristina Lisa Klinkner.
  • Measuring the Reusability of Test Collections
    Ben Carterette, Evgeniy Gabrilovich, Vanja Josifovski and Donald Metzler.

15:10-15:40 Coffee Break

15:40-17:20 Session 3 - Social

Chair: Carlos Castillo

  • Learning Influence Probabilities in Social Networks
    Amit Goyal, Francesco Bonchi and Laks V. S. Lakshmanan.
  • You Are Who You Know: Inferring User Profiles in Online Social Networks
    Alan Mislove, Bimal Viswanath, Krishna P. Gummadi and Peter Druschel.
  • TwitterRank: Finding Topic-sensitive Influential Twitterers
    Jianshu Weng, Ee-peng Lim, Jing Jiang and Qi He.
  • Folks in Folksonomies: Social Link Prediction from Shared Metadata
    Rossano Schifanella, Alain Barrat, Ciro Cattuto, Benjamin Markines and Filippo Menczer.
  • GeoFolk: Latent Spatial Semantics in Web 2.0 Social Media
    Sergej Sizov.

Saturday, February 6

8:00-9:00 Registration

9:00-10:00 Session 1 - Temporal Interaction

Chair: Donald Metzler

  • Learning Similarity Metrics for Event Identification in Social Media
    Hila Becker, Mor Naaman and Luis Gravano.
  • Early Online Identification of Attention Gathering Items in Social Media
    Michael Mathioudakis, Nick Koudas and Peter Marbach.
  • Evolution of Two-Sided Markets
    Ravi Kumar, Yury Lifshits and Andrew Tomkins.

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-12:10 Session 2 - Ads

Chair: Andrei Broder

  • A Novel Click Model and Its Applications to Online Advertising
    Zeyuan Allen Zhu, Weizhu Chen, Tom Minka, Chenguang Zhu and Zheng Chen.
  • Adaptive Weighing Designs for Keyword Value Computation
    John W. Byers, Michael Mitzenmacher and Georgios Zervas.
  • Automatic Generation of Bid Phrases for Online Advertising
    Sujith Ravi, Andrei Broder, Evgeniy Gabrilovich, Vanja Josifovski, Sandeep Pandey and Bo Pang.
  • Personalized Click Prediction in Sponsored Search
    Haibin Cheng and Erick Cantu-Paz.
  • Improving Ad Relevance in Sponsored Search
    Dustin Hillard, Stefan Schroedl, Eren Manavoglu, Hema Raghavan and Chris Leggetter.

12:10-13:45 Lunch and WSDM Business Meeting

13:45-15:25 Session 3 - Systems and Efficiency

Chair: Mark Manasse

  • Revisiting Globally Sorted Indexes for Efficient Document Retrieval
    Fan Zhang, Shuming Shi, Hao Yan and Ji-Rong Wen.
  • Learning URL Patterns for Webpage De-duplication
    Hema Swetha Koppula, Krishna P. Leela, Krishna Prasad Chitrapura, Sachin Garg and Amit Sasturkar.
  • On Compressing the Textual Web
    Paolo Ferragina and Giovanni Manzini.
  • A Sketch-Based Distance Oracle for Web-Scale Graphs
    Atish Das Sarma, Sreenivas Gollapudi, Marc Najork and Rina Panigrahy.
  • Early Exit Optimizations for Additive Machine Learned Ranking Systems
    B. Barla Cambazoglu, Hugo Zaragoza, Olivier Chapelle, Jiang Chen, Ciya Liao, Zhaohui Zheng and Jon Degenhardt.

15:25-15:55 Coffee Break

15:55-16:55 Session 4 - Web Mining

Chair: Georges Dupret

  • SBotMiner: Large Scale Search Bot Detection
    Fang Yu, Yinglian Xie and Qifa Ke.
  • Gathering and Ranking Photos of Named Entities with High Precision, High Recall, and Diversity
    Bilyana Taneva, Mouna Kacimi and Gerhard Weikum.
  • Boilerplate Detection using Shallow Text Features
    Christian Kohlschütter, Peter Fankhauser and Wolfgang Nejdl.

16:55-17:10 Closing Remarks

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