Area Chairs

Ricardo Baeza-Yates (Yahoo! Research, Spain) - Chair
Tat-Seng Chua (National University of Singapore, Singapore) - Chair
W. Bruce Croft (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA) - Chair


  1. Document Representation and Content Analysis

    James Allan (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)
    Jamie Callan (CMU, USA)
    Fernando Diaz (Yahoo! Research, USA)
    Wessel Kraaij (Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
    Douglas Oard (University of Maryland, USA)
    Maarten de Rijke (Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

  2. Queries and Query Analysis

    Eugene Agichtein (Emory University, USA)
    Nick Craswell (Microsoft Research, USA)
    Evgeniy Gabrilovich (Yahoo! Research, USA)
    Rosie Jones (Akamai, USA)

  3. Users and Interactive IR

    Nick Belkin (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA)
    Susan Dumais (Microsoft Research, USA)
    Diane Kelly (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA)

    Ryen White (Microsoft Research, USA)

  4. Retrieval Models and Ranking

    Norbert Fuhr (Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany)
    Djoerd Hiemstra (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
    Oren Kurland (Technion, Israel)
    Hang Li (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
    Tie-Yan Liu (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
    Donald Metzler (USC/ISI, USA)
    Luo Si (Purdue University, USA)

    ChengXiang Zhai (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)

  5. Search Engine Architectures and Scalability

    Alistair Moffat (University of Melbourne, Australia)

    Fabrizio Silvestri (ISTI-CNR, Italy)

  6. Filtering and Recommendion

    David Carmel (IBM Research, Israel)
    John Riedl (University of Minnesota, USA)

    Yi Zhang (UC Santa Cruz, USA)

  7. Evaluation

    Ben Carterette (University of Delaware, USA)
    Mark Sanderson (RMIT, Australia)
    Ian Soboroff (NIST, USA)
    Justin Zobel (University of Melbourne, Australia)

  8. Web IR and Social Media Search

    Soumen Chakrabarti (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India)
    Yoelle Maarek (Yahoo! Research, Israel)
    Marc Najork (Microsoft Research, USA)
    Iadh Ounis (University of Glasgow, UK)

    Berthier Ribeiro-Neto (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)

  9. IR and Structured Data

    Mounia Lalmas (Yahoo! Research, Spain)
    Andrew Trotman (University of Otago, New Zealand)

    Arjen de Vries (Centrum Viskunde & Informatica and Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)

  10. Multimedia IR

    Xian-Sheng Hua (Microsoft Research Asia, China)

    R. Manmatha (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)

  11. Other Applications

    Charlie Clarke (University of Waterloo, Canada)

    Edward Fox (Virginia Tech, USA)