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Keynote 1

Ten Years of Wisdom

  • Ricardo Baeza-Yates
Paper Session 1: Social and Information Networks

Enterprise Employee Training via Project Team Formation

  • Jiawei Zhang
  • Philip S. Yu
  • Yuanhua Lv

iPhone’s Digital Marketplace: Characterizing the Big Spenders

  • Farshad Kooti
  • Mihajlo Grbovic
  • Luca Maria Aiello
  • Eric Bax
  • Kristina Lerman

Raising Graphs From Randomness to Reveal Information Networks

  • Róbert Pálovics
  • András A. Benczúr

How Smart Does Your Profile Image Look?: Estimating Intelligence from Social Network Profile Images

  • Xingjie Wei
  • David Stillwell

Anticipating Information Needs Based on Check-in Activity

  • Jan R. Benetka
  • Krisztian Balog
  • Kjetil Nørvåg

RedQueen: An Online Algorithm for Smart Broadcasting in Social Networks

  • Ali Zarezade
  • Utkarsh Upadhyay
  • Hamid R. Rabiee
  • Manuel Gomez-Rodriguez

Uncovering the Dynamics of Crowdlearning and the Value of Knowledge

  • Utkarsh Upadhyay
  • Isabel Valera
  • Manuel Gomez-Rodriguez

Leveraging Behavioral Factorization and Prior Knowledge for Community Discovery and Profiling

  • Mohammad Akbari
  • Tat-Seng Chua

Reducing Controversy by Connecting Opposing Views

  • Kiran Garimella
  • Gianmarco De Francisci Morales
  • Aristides Gionis
  • Michael Mathioudakis

Detecting and Characterizing Eating-Disorder Communities on Social Media

  • Tao Wang
  • Markus Brede
  • Antonella Ianni
  • Emmanouil Mentzakis

The Influence of Early Respondents: Information Cascade Effects in Online Event Scheduling

  • Daniel M. Romero
  • Katharina Reinecke
  • Lionel P. Robert, Jr.

Evolution of Ego-networks in Social Media with Link Recommendations

  • Luca Maria Aiello
  • Nicola Barbieri

Link Prediction with Cardinality Constraint

  • Jiawei Zhang
  • Jianhui Chen
  • Junxing Zhu
  • Yi Chang
  • Philip S. Yu
Paper Session 2: Information Retrieval

Learning Parametric Models for Context-Aware Query Auto-Completion via Hawkes Processes

  • Liangda Li
  • Hongbo Deng
  • Jianhui Chen
  • Yi Chang

Does Document Relevance Affect the Searcher’s Perception of Time?

  • Cheng Luo
  • Yiqun Liu
  • Tetsuya Sakai
  • Ke Zhou
  • Fan Zhang
  • Xue Li
  • Shaoping Ma

Generating Illustrative Snippets for Open Data on the Web

  • Gong Cheng
  • Cheng Jin
  • Wentao Ding
  • Danyun Xu
  • Yuzhong Qu

Investigation of User Search Behavior While Facing Heterogeneous Search Services

  • Xin Li
  • Yiqun Liu
  • Rongjie Cai
  • Shaoping Ma

Click Through Rate Prediction for Local Search Results

  • Fidel Cacheda
  • Nicola Barbieri
  • Roi Blanco

Document Retrieval Model Through Semantic Linking

  • Faezeh Ensan
  • Ebrahim Bagheri

A Concise Integer Linear Programming Formulation for Implicit Search Result Diversification

  • Hai-Tao Yu
  • Adam Jatowt
  • Roi Blanco
  • Hideo Joho
  • Joemon Jose
  • Long Chen
  • Fajie Yuan

A Comparison of Document-at-a-Time and Score-at-a-Time Query Evaluation

  • Matt Crane
  • J. Shane Culpepper
  • Jimmy Lin
  • Joel Mackenzie
  • Andrew Trotman

ANNE: Improving Source Code Search using Entity Retrieval Approach

  • Venkatesh Vinayakarao
  • Anita Sarma
  • Rahul Purandare
  • Shuktika Jain
  • Saumya Jain

Partitioning and Segment Organization Strategies for Real-Time Selective Search on Document Streams

  • Yulu Wang
  • Jimmy Lin

Modeling Event Importance for Ranking Daily News Events

  • Vinay Setty
  • Abhijit Anand
  • Arunav Mishra
  • Avishek Anand

A Cost Model for Long-Term Compressed Data Retention

  • Kewen Liao
  • Alistair Moffat
  • Matthias Petri
  • Anthony Wirth
PE Keynote 1
Paper Session 3: Time, Space and Crowds

Reliable Medical Diagnosis from Crowdsourcing: Discover Trustworthy Answers from Non-Experts

  • Yaliang Li
  • Nan Du
  • Chaochun Liu
  • Yusheng Xie
  • Wei Fan
  • Qi Li
  • Jing Gao
  • Huan Sun

PRED: Periodic Region Detection for Mobility Modeling of Social Media Users

  • Quan Yuan
  • Wei Zhang
  • Chao Zhang
  • Xinhe Geng
  • Gao Cong
  • Jiawei Han

Applying Space Syntax to Online Mapping Tools

  • Yandi Li
  • Nicola Barbieri
  • Daniele Quercia

Semantic-aware Query Processing for Activity Trajectories

  • Huiwen Liu
  • Jiajie Xu
  • Kai Zheng
  • Chengfei Liu
  • Lan Du
  • Xian Wu
Paper Session 4: Text and Knowledge Mining

Task-Guided and Path-Augmented Heterogeneous Network Embedding for Author Identification

  • Ting Chen
  • Yizhou Sun

Beyond the Words: Predicting User Personality from Heterogeneous Information

  • Honghao Wei
  • Fuzheng Zhang
  • Nicholas Jing Yuan
  • Chuan Cao
  • Hao Fu
  • Xing Xie
  • Yong Rui
  • Wei-Ying Ma

German Typographers vs. German Grammar: Decomposition of Wikipedia Category Labels into Attribute-Value Pairs

  • Marius Paşca

Comparative Document Analysis for Large Text Corpora

  • Xiang Ren
  • Yuanhua Lv
  • Kuansan Wang
  • Jiawei Han

Constructing and Embedding Abstract Event Causality Networks from Text Snippets

  • Sendong Zhao
  • Quan Wang
  • Sean Massung
  • Bing Qin
  • Ting Liu
  • Bin Wang
  • ChengXiang Zhai

Fun Facts: Automatic Trivia Fact Extraction from Wikipedia

  • David Tsurel
  • Dan Pelleg
  • Ido Guy
  • Dafna Shahaf

Related Event Discovery

  • Cheng Li
  • Michael Bendersky
  • Vijay Garg
  • Sujith Ravi

Lightweight Multilingual Entity Extraction and Linking

  • Aasish Pappu
  • Roi Blanco
  • Yashar Mehdad
  • Amanda Stent
  • Kapil Thadani

Predicting Completeness in Knowledge Bases

  • Luis Galárraga
  • Simon Razniewski
  • Antoine Amarilli
  • Fabian M. Suchanek

Synthesis of Forgiving Data Extractors

  • Adi Omari
  • Sharon Shoham
  • Eran Yahav

Concept Embedded Convolutional Semantic Model for Question Retrieval

  • Pengwei Wang
  • Yong Zhang
  • Lei Ji
  • Jun Yan
  • Lianwen Jin

Summarizing Answers in Non-Factoid Community Question-Answering

  • Hongya Song
  • Zhaochun Ren
  • Shangsong Liang
  • Piji Li
  • Jun Ma
  • Maarten de Rijke

Multi-Column Convolutional Neural Networks with Causality-Attention for Why-Question Answering

  • Jong-Hoon Oh
  • Kentaro Torisawa
  • Canasai Kruengkrai
  • Ryu Iida
  • Julien Kloetzer
Paper Session 5: Networks and Recommendation

Joint Deep Modeling of Users and Items Using Reviews for Recommendation

  • Lei Zheng
  • Vahid Noroozi
  • Philip S. Yu

Multi-Product Utility Maximization for Economic Recommendation

  • Qi Zhao
  • Yongfeng Zhang
  • Yi Zhang
  • Daniel Friedman

Groove Radio: A Bayesian Hierarchical Model for Personalized Playlist Generation

  • Shay Ben-Elazar
  • Gal Lavee
  • Noam Koenigstein
  • Oren Barkan
  • Hilik Berezin
  • Ulrich Paquet
  • Tal Zaccai

Temporally Factorized Network Modeling for Evolutionary Network Analysis

  • Wenchao Yu
  • Charu C. Aggarwal
  • Wei Wang

Not Enough Data?: Joint Inferring Multiple Diffusion Networks via Network Generation Priors

  • Xinran He
  • Yan Liu

Online Matrix Completion for Signed Link Prediction

  • Jing Wang
  • Jie Shen
  • Ping Li
  • Huan Xu

Social Collaborative Viewpoint Regression with Explainable Recommendations

  • Zhaochun Ren
  • Shangsong Liang
  • Piji Li
  • Shuaiqiang Wang
  • Maarten de Rijke

Recurrent Recommender Networks

  • Chao-Yuan Wu
  • Amr Ahmed
  • Alex Beutel
  • Alexander J. Smola
  • How Jing

Bartering Books to Beers: A Recommender System for Exchange Platforms

  • Jérémie Rappaz
  • Maria-Luiza Vladarean
  • Julian McAuley
  • Michele Catasta

Neural Survival Recommender

  • How Jing
  • Alexander J. Smola

Directed Edge Recommender System

  • Ios Kotsogiannis
  • Elena Zheleva
  • Ashwin Machanavajjhala
PE Keynote 2
Paper Session 6: Social Networks and Graphs

Online Actions with Offline Impact: How Online Social Networks Influence Online and Offline User Behavior

  • Tim Althoff
  • Pranav Jindal
  • Jure Leskovec

Social Incentive Optimization in Online Social Networks

  • Guangde Chen
  • Bee-Chung Chen
  • Deepak Agarwal

Counting Graphlets: Space vs Time

  • Marco Bressan
  • Flavio Chierichetti
  • Ravi Kumar
  • Stefano Leucci
  • Alessandro Panconesi

Representation Learning with Pair-wise Constraints for Collaborative Ranking

  • Fuzhen Zhuang
  • Dan Luo
  • Nicholas Jing Yuan
  • Xing Xie
  • Qing He
Paper Session 7: Ads, Time, Space, A/B Testing

Managing Risk of Bidding in Display Advertising

  • Haifeng Zhang
  • Weinan Zhang
  • Yifei Rong
  • Kan Ren
  • Wenxin Li
  • Jun Wang

Predicting Online Purchase Conversion for Retargeting

  • Jinyoung Yeo
  • Sungchul Kim
  • Eunyee Koh
  • Seung-won Hwang
  • Nedim Lipka

Motifs in Temporal Networks

  • Ashwin Paranjape
  • Austin R. Benson
  • Jure Leskovec

Modeling Air Travel Choice Behavior with Mixed Kernel Density Estimations

  • Zhenni Feng
  • Yanmin Zhu
  • Jian Cao

Location Influence in Location-based Social Networks

  • Muhammad Aamir Saleem
  • Rohit Kumar
  • Toon Calders
  • Xike Xie
  • Torben Bach Pedersen

Probabilistic Social Sequential Model for Tour Recommendation

  • Vineeth Rakesh
  • Niranjan Jadhav
  • Alexander Kotov
  • Chandan K. Reddy

Trustworthy Analysis of Online A/B Tests: Pitfalls, challenges and solutions

  • Alex Deng
  • Jiannan Lu
  • Jonthan Litz

Learning Sensitive Combinations of A/B Test Metrics

  • Eugene Kharitonov
  • Alexey Drutsa
  • Pavel Serdyukov
Paper Session 8: ML, Embeddings and Tensors

Real-Time Bidding by Reinforcement Learning in Display Advertising

  • Han Cai
  • Kan Ren
  • Weinan Zhang
  • Kleanthis Malialis
  • Jun Wang
  • Yong Yu
  • Defeng Guo

Deep Memory Networks for Attitude Identification

  • Cheng Li
  • Xiaoxiao Guo
  • Qiaozhu Mei

D-Cube: Dense-Block Detection in Terabyte-Scale Tensors

  • Kijung Shin
  • Bryan Hooi
  • Jisu Kim
  • Christos Faloutsos

Modeling Document Networks with Tree-Averaged Copula Regularization

  • Yuan He
  • Cheng Wang
  • Changjun Jiang

Multilinear Factorization Machines for Multi-Task Multi-View Learning

  • Chun-Ta Lu
  • Lifang He
  • Weixiang Shao
  • Bokai Cao
  • Philip S. Yu

Algorithms for Active Classifier Selection: Maximizing Recall with Precision Constraints

  • Paul N. Bennett
  • David M. Chickering
  • Christopher Meek
  • Xiaojin Zhu

DiSMEC: Distributed Sparse Machines for Extreme Multi-label Classification

  • Rohit Babbar
  • Bernhard Schölkopf

Label Informed Attributed Network Embedding

  • Xiao Huang
  • Jundong Li
  • Xia Hu

Embedding of Embedding (EOE): Joint Embedding for Coupled Heterogeneous Networks

  • Linchuan Xu
  • Xiaokai Wei
  • Jiannong Cao
  • Philip S. Yu

Random Semantic Tensor Ensemble for Scalable Knowledge Graph Link Prediction

  • Yi Tay
  • Anh Tuan Luu
  • Siu Cheung Hui
  • Falk Brauer

S-HOT: Scalable High-Order Tucker Decomposition

  • Jinoh Oh
  • Kijung Shin
  • Evangelos E. Papalexakis
  • Christos Faloutsos
  • Hwanjo Yu
Paper Session 9: New Search Models

Unsupervised Ranking using Graph Structures and Node Attributes

  • Chin-Chi Hsu
  • Yi-An Lai
  • Wen-Hao Chen
  • Ming-Han Feng
  • Shou-De Lin

Unbiased Learning-to-Rank with Biased Feedback

  • Thorsten Joachims
  • Adith Swaminathan
  • Tobias Schnabel

Learning from User Interactions in Personal Search via Attribute Parameterization

  • Michael Bendersky
  • Xuanhui Wang
  • Donald Metzler
  • Marc Najork

Delving Deep into Personal Photo and Video Search

  • Lu Jiang
  • Yannis Kalantidis
  • Liangliang Cao
  • Sachin Farfade
  • Jiliang Tang
  • Alexander G. Hauptmann
Workshop Summaries

Workshop on Scholarly Web Mining (SWM 2017)

  • Robert M. Patton
  • Thomas E. Potok
  • Petr Knoth
  • Drahomira Herrmannova

Mining Actionable Insights from Social Networksat WSDM 2017

  • Faezeh Ensan
  • Zeinab Noorian
  • Ebrahim Bagheri

1st International Workshop on Search and Mining Terrorist Online Content & Advances in Data Science for Cyber Security and Risk on the Web

  • Theodora Tsikrika
  • Babak Akhgar
  • Vasilis Katos
  • Stefanos Vrochidis
  • Pete Burnap
  • Matthew L. Williams

WSDM 2017 Workshop on Mining Online Health Reports: MOHRS 2017

  • Nigel Collier
  • Nut Limsopatham
  • Aron Culotta
  • Mike Conway
  • Ingemar J. Cox
  • Vasileios Lampos
WSDM Cup 2017

WSDM Cup 2017: Vandalism Detection and Triple Scoring

  • Stefan Heindorf
  • Martin Potthast
  • Hannah Bast
  • Björn Buchhold
  • Elmar Haussmann