Accepted papers

This year, WSDM was able to accept 80 out of 505 papers, which amounts to an acceptance rate of around 16%.
  • A Comparison of Document-at-a-Time and Score-at-a-Time Query Evaluation
    Matt Crane, University of Waterloo
    J. Shane Culpepper, RMIT
    Jimmy Lin, University of Waterloo
    Joel Mackenzie, RMIT
    Andrew Trotman, University of Otago
  • A Concise Integer Linear Programming Formulation for Implicit Search Result Diversification
    Haitao Yu, University of Glasgow
    Adam Jatowt, Kyoto University
    Roi Blanco, Yahoo
    Hideo Joho, University of Tsukuba
    Joemon Jose, University of Glasgow
    Long Chen, University of Glasgow
    Fajie Yuan, University of Glasgow
  • A Cost Model for Long-Term Compressed Data Retention
    Kewen Liao, Swinburne University of Technology
    Alistair Moffat, The University of Melbourne
    Matthias Petri, The University of Melbourne
    Anthony Wirth, The University of Melbourne
  • Algorithms for Active Classifier Selection:Maximizing Recall with Precision Constraints
    Paul Bennett, Microsoft Research
    David M. Chickering, Microsoft Research
    Christopher Meek, Microsoft Research
    Xiaojin Zhu, Microsoft Research
  • ANNE: Improving Source Code Search using Entity Retrieval Approach
    Venkatesh Vinayakarao, IIIT-Delhi
    Anita Sarma, Oregon State University
    Rahul Purandare, IIIT-Delhi
    Shuktika Jain, IIIT-Delhi
    Saumya Jain, IIIT-Delhi
  • Anticipating Information Needs Based on Check-in Activity
    Jan R. Benetka, NTNU
    Krisztian Balog, University of Stavanger
    Kjetil Nørvåg, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Applying Space Syntax to Online Mapping Tools
    Yandi Li, DMKM
    Nicola Barbieri, Tumblr
    Daniele Quercia, Bell Labs
  • Bartering Books to Beers: A Recommender System for Exchange Platforms
    Jérémie Rappaz, EPFL
    Maria-Luiza Vladarean, EPFL
    Julian Mcauley, UC San Diego
    Michele Catasta, EPFL
  • Beyond the Words: Predicting User Personality from Heterogeneous Information
    Honghao Wei, Tsinghua University
    Fuzheng Zhang, Microsoft Research Asia
    Nicholas Jing Yuan, Microsoft Research
    Chuan Cao, Microsoft
    Hao Fu, Microsoft
    Xing Xie, Microsoft Research
    Yong Rui, Microsoft Research
  • Click Through Rate Prediction for Local Search Results
    Fidel Cacheda, Uinversity of A Coruña
    Roi Blanco, Yahoo
    Nicola Barbieri, Tumblr
  • Comparative Document Analysis for Large Text Corpora
    Xiang Ren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Yuanhua Lv, Microsoft Research
    Kuansan Wang, Microsoft Research
    Jiawei Han, University of Illinois
  • Concept Embedded Convolutional Semantic Model for Question Retrieval
    Pengwei Wang, South China University of Technology
    Yong Zhang, Weber State University
    Lianwen Jin, South China University of Technology
    Jun Yan, Microsoft Research Asia
  • Constructing and Embedding Abstract Event Causality Networks from Text Snippets
    Sendong Zhao, Harbin Institute of Technology
    Quan Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Sean Massung, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
    Ting Liu, Harbin Institute of Technology
    Chengxiang Zhai, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
  • Counting Graphlets: Space vs Time
    Marco Bressan, Sapienza University of Rome
    Flavio Chierichetti, Sapienza University
    Ravi Kumar, Google
    Stefano Leucci, Sapienza University of Rome
    Alessandro Panconesi, Sapienza University of Rome
  • D-Cube: Dense-Block Detection in Terabyte-Scale Tensors
    Kijung Shin, Carnegie Mellon University
    Bryan Hooi, Carnegie Mellon University
    Jisu Kim, Carnegie Mellon University
    Christos Faloutsos, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Deep Memory Networks for Attitude Identification
    Cheng Li, University of Michigan
    Xiaoxiao Guo, University of Michigan
    Qiaozhu Mei, University of Michigan
  • Delving Deep into Personal Photo and Video Search
    Lu Jiang, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
    Yannis Kalantidis, Yahoo
    Liangliang Cao, Yahoo
    Sachin Farfade, Yahoo
    Jiliang Tang, Yahoo
    Alex Hauptmann, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Detecting and Characterizing Eating-Disorder Communities on Social Media
    Tao Wang, Institute for Life Sciences, University of Southampton
    Markus Brede, Department of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton
    Antonella Ianni, Department of Economics, University of Southampton
    Emmanouil Mentzakis, Department of Economics, University of Southampton
  • Directed Edge Recommender System
    Ios Kotsogiannis, Duke University
    Elena Zheleva, University of Maryland
    Ashwin Machanavajjhala, Duke University
  • DiSMEC – Distributed Sparse Machines for Extreme Multi-label Classification
    Rohit Babbar, Max-Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Tuebingen
    Bernhard Schoelkopf, Max-Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Tuebingen
  • Document Retrieval through Semantic Entity Linking
    Faezeh Ensan, Ryerson University- Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
    Ebrahim Bagheri, Ryerson University
  • Does Document Relevance Affect the Searcher’s Perception of Time?
    Cheng Luo, Tsinghua University
    Yiqun Liu, Tsinghua University
    Tetsuya Sakai, Waseda University
    Ke Zhou, yahoo
    Fan Zhang, Tsinghua University
    Xue Li, Tsinghua University
    Shaoping Ma, Tsinghua University
  • Embedding of Embedding (EOE) : Embedding for Coupled Heterogeneous Networks
    Linchuan Xu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    Xiaokai Wei, University Illinois at Chicago
    Jiannong Cao, Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ.
    Philip S. Yu, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Enterprise Employee Training via Project Team Formation
    Jiawei Zhang, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Philip S. Yu, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Yuanhua Lv, Microsoft Research
  • Fun Facts: Automatic Trivia Fact Extraction from Wikipedia
    David Tsurel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Dan Pelleg, Yahoo Labs, Israel
    Ido Guy, Yahoo Labs, Israel
    Dafna Shahaf, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Generating Illustrative Snippets for Open Data on the Web
    Gong Cheng, Nanjing University
    Cheng Jin, Nanjing University
    Wentao Ding, Nanjing University
    Danyun Xu, Nanjing University
    Yuzhong Qu, Nanjing University
  • German Typographers vs. German Grammar: Decomposition of Wikipedia Category Labels into Attribute-Value Pairs
    Marius Pasca, Google Inc.
  • Groove Radio: A Bayesian Hierarchical Model for Personalized Playlist Generation
    Gal Lavee, Microsoft
    Shay Ben Elazar, Microsoft
    Noam Koenigstein, Microsoft
    Hilik Berezin, Microsoft
    Oren Barkan, Microsoft
    Tal Zaccai, Microsoft
    Ulrich Paquet, Microsoft
  • How smart does your profile image look? Estimating intelligence from social network profile images
    Xingjie Wei, University of Cambridge
    David Stillwell, University of Cambridge
  • Impact of link recommendations on the evolution of ego-networks
    Luca Maria Aiello, Bell Labs
    Nicola Barbieri, Tumblr
  • Investigation of User Search Behavior While Facing Heterogeneous Search Services
    Xin Li, Tsinghua University
    Yiqun Liu, Tsinghua University
    Rongjie Cai, Tsinghua University
    Shaoping Ma, Tsinghua University
  • iPhone’s Digital Marketplace: Characterizing Big Spenders
    Farshad Kooti, USC Information Sciences Institute
    Mihajlo Grbovic, Yahoo! Labs
    Luca Maria Aiello, Bell Labs
    Eric Bax, Yahoo Labs
    Kristina Lerman, University of Southern California
  • Joint Deep Modeling of Users and Items Using Reviews for Recommendation
    Lei Zheng, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Vahid Noroozi, University of Illinois At Chicago
    Philip S. Yu, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Label Informed Attributed Network Embedding
    Xiao Huang, Texas A&M University
    Jundong Li, arizona state university
    Xia Hu, Texas A&M University
  • Learning from User Interactions in Personal Search via Attribute Parameterization
    Michael Bendersky, Google Inc
    Xuanhui Wang, Google, Inc.
    Donald Metzler, Google, Inc.
    Marc Najork, Google, Inc.
  • Learning Parametric Models for Context-Aware Query Auto-Completion via Hawkes Processes
    Liangda Li, Yahoo Research
    Hongbo Deng, Google
    Jianhui Chen, Yahoo! Research
    Yi Chang, Yahoo! Research
  • Learning Sensitive Combinations of A/B Test Metrics
    Eugene Kharitonov, Criteo
    Alexey Drutsa, Yandex
    Pavel Serdyukov, Yandex
  • Leveraging Behavioral Factorization and Prior Knowledge for Community Discovery and Profiling
    Mohammad Akbari, National University of Singapore
    Tat-Seng Chua, National University of Singapore
  • Lightweight Multilingual Entity Extraction and Linking
    Aasish Pappu, Yahoo
    Roi Blanco, Yahoo
    Yashar Mehdad, Yahoo
    Amanda Stent, Bloomberg LP
    Kapil Thadani, Yahoo
  • Link Prediction with Cardinality Constraint
    Jiawei Zhang, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Jianhui Chen, Yahoo! Research
    Junxing Zhu, National University of Defense Technology
    Yi Chang, Yahoo! Research
    Philip S. Yu, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Location Influence in Location-based Social Networks
    Muhammad Aamir Saleem, Aalborg University
    Rohit Kumar, Universite libre de Bruxells
    Toon Calders, Universite libre de Bruxells
  • Managing Risk of Bidding in Display Advertising
    Haifeng Zhang, Peking University
    Weinan Zhang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
    Yifei Rong, YOYI Inc.
    Kan Ren, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
    Wenxin Li, Peking University
    Jun Wang, University College London
  • Modeling Air Travel Choice Behavior with Mixed Kernel Density Estimations
    Zhenni Feng, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
    Yanmin Zhu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
    Jian Cao, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
  • Modeling Document Networks with Tree-Averaged Copula Regularization
    Yuan He, Tongji University
    Cheng Wang, Tongji University
    Changjun Jiang, Tongji University
  • Modeling Event Importance for Ranking Daily News Events
    Vinay Setty, Max-Planck-Institute for Informatics
    Abhijit Anand, L3S Research Center
    Arunav Mishra, Max-Planck-Institute for Informatics
    Avishek Anand, L3S Research Center
  • Motifs in Temporal Networks
    Austin Benson, Stanford University
    Ashwin Paranjape, Stanford University
    Jure Leskovec, Stanford University
  • Multi-column Convolutional Neural Networks with Causality-Attention for Why-Question Answering
    Jong-Hoon Oh, NICT
    Kentaro Torisawa, NICT
    Canasai Kruengkrai, NICT
    Ryu Iida, NICT
    Julien Kloetzer, NICT
  • Multi-product Utility Maximization for Portfolio Recommendation
    Qi Zhao, UC Santa Cruz
    Yongfeng Zhang, Tsinghua University
    Yi Zhang, UC Santa Cruz
    Daniel Friedman, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Multilinear Factorization Machines for Multi-Task Multi-View Learning
    Chun-Ta Lu, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Lifang He, Shenzhen University
    Weixiang Shao, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Bokai Cao, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Philip S. Yu, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Neural Survival Recommender
    How Jing, LinkedIn
    Alexander Smola, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Not Enough Data? Joint Inferring Multiple Diffusion Networks via Network Generation Priors
    Xinran He, University of Southern California
    Yan Liu, University of Southern California
  • Online Actions with Offline Impact: How Online Social Networks Influence Online and Offline User Behavior
    Tim Althoff, Stanford University
    Pranav Jindal, Stanford University
    Jure Leskovec, Stanford University
  • Online Matrix Completion for Signed Link Prediction
    Jing Wang, Rutgers University
    Jie Shen, Rutgers University
    Ping Li, Rutgers University
    Huan Xu, Georgia Tech
  • Partitioning and Segment Organization Strategies for Real-Time Selective Search on Document Streams
    Yulu Wang, University of Maryland
    Jimmy Lin, University of Waterloo
  • PRED: Periodic Region Detection for Mobility Modeling of Social Media Users
    Quan Yuan, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    Wei Zhang, East China Normal University
    Chao Zhang, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    Xinhe Geng, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    Gao Cong, Nanyang Technological University
    Jiawei Han, University of Illinois
  • Predicting Completeness in Knowledge Bases
    Luis Galárraga, Télécom ParisTech
    Fabian M. Suchanek, Télécom ParisTech University
    Antoine Amarilli, LTCI, CNRS, Télécom ParisTech, Université Paris-Saclay
    Simon Razniewski, Bozen
  • Predicting Online Purchase Conversion for Retargeting
    Jinyoung Yeo, POSTECH
    Sungchul Kim, Adobe Research
    Eunyee Koh, Adobe Research
    Seung-Won Hwang, Yonsei University
    Nedim Lipka, Adobe Research
  • Probabilistic Social Sequential Model for Tour Recommendation
    Vineeth Rakesh, Wayne State University
    Niranjan Jadhav, Wayne State University
    Alexander Kotov, Wayne State University
    Chandan K. Reddy, Virginia Tech
  • Raising Graphs From Randomness to Reveal Information Networks
    Robert Palovics, MTA SZTAKI
    Andras A. Benczur, Institute for Computer Science and Control, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • Random Semantic Tensor Ensemble for Scalable Knowledge Graph Link Prediction
    Yi Tay, Nanyang Technological University
    Anh Tuan Luu, Nanyang Technological University
    Siu Cheung Hui, Nanyang Technological University
    Falk Brauer, In Mind Cloud
  • Real-Time Bidding by Reinforcement Learning in Display Advertising
    Han Cai, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
    Kan Ren, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
    Weinan Zhang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
    Kleanthis Malialis, University College London
    Jun Wang, University College London
    Yong Yu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
    Defeng Guo, Vlion Inc.
  • Recurrent Recommender Networks
    Chao-Yuan Wu, University of Texas at Austin
    Alex Beutel, Carnegie Mellon University
    Alexander Smola, Carnegie Mellon University
    Amr Ahmed, Google
    How Jing, LinkedIn
  • RedQueen: An Online Algorithm for Smart Broadcasting in Social Networks
    Ali Zarezade, MPI-SWS
    Utkarsh Upadhyay, MPI-SWS
    Hamid Rabiee, Sharif University of Technology
    Manuel Gomez Rodriguez, MPI for Software Systems
  • Reducing Controversy by Connecting Opposing Views
    Venkata Rama Kiran Garimella, Aalto University
    Gianmarco De Francisci Morales, Qatar Computing Research Institute
    Aristides Gionis, Aalto University
    Michael Mathioudakis, Aalto University
  • Related Event Discovery
    Cheng Li, University of Michigan
    Michael Bendersky, Google Inc
    Vijay Garg, Google Inc
    Sujith Ravi, Google Inc
  • Reliable Medical Diagnosis from Crowdsourcing: Discover Trustworthy Answers from Non-Experts
    Yaliang Li, SUNY Buffalo
    Nan Du, Baidu Research
    Chaochun Liu, Baidu Research
    Yusheng Xie, Baidu Research
    Wei Fan, Baidu Research
    Qi Li, SUNY Buffalo
    Jing Gao, State University of New York at Buffalo
    Huan Sun, Ohio State University
  • Representation Learning with Pair-wise Constraints for Collaborative Ranking
    Fuzhen Zhuang, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Dan Luo, ICT, CAS
    Nicholas Jing Yuan, MSRA
    Xing Xie, Microsoft Research
    Qing He, Institute of Computing Technology, CAS
  • S-HOT: Scalable High-Order Tucker Decomposition
    Jinoh Oh, POSTECH
    Kijung Shin, Carnegie Mellon University
    Vagelis Papalexakis, UC Riverside
    Christos Faloutsos, Carnegie Mellon University
    Hwanjo Yu, POSTECH
  • Semantic-aware Query Processing for Activity Trajectories
    Huiwen Liu, Soochow University
    Jiajie Xu, Soochow University
    Kai Zheng, Soochow University
    Lan Du, Monash University
    Chengfei Liu, Swinbourne Univesity of Technology
  • Social Collaborative Viewpoint Regression with Explainable Recommendations
    Zhaochun Ren, University of Amsterdam
    Shangsong Liang, University College London
    Piji Li, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Shuaiqiang Wang, University of Jyväskylä
    Maarten de Rijke, University of Amsterdam
  • Social Incentive Optimization in Online Social Networks
    Guangde Chen, LinkedIn
    Bee-Chung Chen, LinkedIn
    Deepak Agarwal, LinkedIn
  • Summarizing Answers in Non-Factoid Community Question-Answering
    Hongya Song, Shandong University
    Zhaochun Ren, University of Amsterdam
    Shangsong Liang, University College London
    Piji Li, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Jun Ma, Shandong University
    Maarten de Rijke, University of Amsterdam
  • Synthesis of Forgiving Data Extractors
    Adi Omari, Technion
    Sharon Shoham, Tel Aviv University
    Eran Yahav, Technion
  • Task-guided and Path-augmented Heterogeneous Network Embedding for Author Identification
    Ting Chen, Northeastern University
    Yizhou Sun, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Temporally Factorized Network Modeling for Evolutionary Network Analysis
    Wenchao Yu, UCLA
    Charu Aggarwal, IBM
    Wei Wang, UCLA
  • The Influence of Early Respondents: Information Cascade Effects in Online Event Scheduling
    Daniel Romero, University of Michigan School of Information
    Katharina Reinecke, University of Washington
    Lionel Robert, University of Michigan
  • Trustworthy analysis of online A/B tests: Pitfalls, challenges and solutions
    Alex Deng, Microsoft
    Jiannan Lu, Microsoft
    Jonathan Litz, Microsoft
  • Unbiased Learning-to-Rank with Biased Feedback
    Thorsten Joachims, Cornell University
    Adith Swaminathan, Cornell University
    Tobias Schnabel, Cornell University
  • Uncovering the Dynamics of Crowdlearning and the Value of Knowledge
    Utkarsh Upadhyay, MPI-SWS
    Isabel Valera, MPI for Software Systems
    Manuel Gomez Rodriguez, MPI for Software Systems
  • Unsupervised Ranking using Graph Structures and Node Attributes
    Chin-Chi Hsu, Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica
    Yi-An Lai, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University
    Wen-Hao Chen, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University
    Ming-Han Feng, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University
    Shou-De Lin, National Taiwan University