Program Committee

Maristella Agosti (University of Padua, Italy)
Omar Alonso (Microsoft, USA)
Ismail Altingovde (Bilkent University, Turkey)
Gianni Amati (Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Italy)
Avi Arampatzis (Democritus University of Thrace, Greece)
Paavo Arvola (University of Tampere Finland, Finland)
Javed Aslam (Northeastern University, USA)
Leif Azzopardi (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom)
Ricardo Baeza-Yates (Yahoo! Research, Spain)
Peter Bailey (Microsoft, USA)
Niranjan Balasubramanian (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)
Timothy Baldwin (University of Melbourne, Australia)
Krisztian Balog (Norwegian University of Science and Tech., Norway)
Roberto Basili (University of Roma, Tor Vergata, Italy)
Steve Beitzel (Telcordia Technologies, USA)
Michael Bendersky (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)
Paul Bennett (Microsoft, USA)
Mikhail Bilenko (Microsoft Research, USA)
Gloria Bordogna (National Research Council of Italy, Italy)
Mohand Boughanem (IRIT, University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France)
Giorgio Brajnik (University of Udine, Italy)
Martin Braschler (Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland)
Eric Brown (IBM Research, USA)
Peter Bruza (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Chris Buckley (Sabir Research, USA)
Stefan Buettcher (Google, USA)
Fazli Can (Bilkent University, Turkey)
Guihong Cao (Microsoft, USA)
Robert Capra (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)
Ben Carterette (University of Delaware, USA)
Vitor Carvalho (Microsoft, USA)
Carlos Castillo (Yahoo! Research, Spain)
Raman Chandrasekar (Evri, USA)
Yi Chang (Yahoo! Labs, USA)
Kevin Chang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
Francine Chen (FX Palo Alto Laboratory, USA)
Pu-Jen Cheng (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Jean-Pierre Chevallet (Université Grenoble, France)
Abdur Chowdhury (Twitter, USA)
Paul Clough (University of Sheffield, United Kingdom)
Jack Conrad (Thomson Reuters, USA)
Gordon V. Cormack (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Hang Cui (Google, USA)
Brian Davison (Lehigh University, USA)
Debora Donato (Yahoo! Labs, USA)
Antoine Doucet (University of Caen, France)
Georges Dupret (Yahoo! Labs, USA)
Koji Eguchi (Kobe University, Japan)
David Eichmann (U. Iowa, USA)
Jonathan Elsas (CMU, USA)
David Elsweiler (Friedrich-Alexander Universitaet Erlangen, Germany)
Jianping Fan (UNC-Charlotte, USA)
Hui Fang (U. of Delaware, USA)
Henry Feild (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)
Shaolei Feng (Siemens Corporate Research Labs, USA)
Radu Florian (IBM Research, USA)
Martin Franz (IBM, USA)
Jim French (Corporation for National Research Initiatives, USA)
Luanne Freund (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Evgeniy Gabrilovich (Yahoo, USA)
Patrick Gallinari (Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6, France)
Bin Gao (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
Eric Gaussier (Université Joseph Fourier, France)
Fredric Gey (University of California, Berkeley, USA)
C. Lee Giles (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
Ayse Goker (City University London, United Kingdom)
Marcos Goncalves (UFMG, Brazil)
Gregory Grefenstette (Exalead,France)
Jacek Gwizdka (Rutgers University, USA)
Sanda Harabagiu (USA)
Donna Harman (NIST, USA)
David Harper (Google Switzerland, Switzerland)
Ahmed Hassan (University of Michigan Ann Arbor, USA)
Claudia Hauff (TU Delft, Netherlands)
Daqing He (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
William Hersh (Oregon Health and Science University, USA)
Timo Honkela (Helsinki University of Technology, Finland)
Eric Horvitz (Microsoft Research, USA)
Xuanjing Huang (Fudan University, China)
Jimmy Huang (York University, Canada)
Panos Ipeirotis (New York University, USA)
CV Jawahar (IIIT Hyderabad, India)
Jiwoon Jeon (Google, USA)
Daxin Jiang (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
Hideo Joho (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
Gareth Jones (Dublin City University, Ireland)
Joemon Jose (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom)
Vanja Josifovski (Yahoo! Research, USA)
Marko Junkkari (University of Tampere Finland, Finland)
Jaap Kamps (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Noriko Kando (National Institute of Informatics, Japan)
Evangelos Kanoulas (University of Sheffield, United Kingdom)
David Karger (MIT, USA)
Jussi Karlgren (Gavagai, Sweden)
Gabriella Kazai (Microsoft Research Cambridge, United Kingdom)
Weimao Ke (Drexel University, USA)
Qifa Ke (Microsoft Research, USA)
Marijn Koolen (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Yehuda Koren (Yahoo! Research Israel, Israel)
Ravi Kumar (Yahoo! Research, USA)
Giridhar Kumaran (Microsoft Corporation, USA)
Alberto Laender (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)
Wai Lam (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Monica Landoni (USI, Switzerland)
Guy Lapalme (Université de Montréal, Canada)
Birger Larsen (Royal School of Library and Information Science Denmark, Denmark)
Ray Larson (University of California, Berkeley, USA)
Victor Lavrenko (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom)
Matthew Lease (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Miro Lehtonen (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Jochen Leidner (Thomson Reuters Global Services, Switzerland)
Anton Leuski (University of Southern California, USA)
David Lewis (David D. Lewis Consulting, USA)
Xiao Li (Microsoft Research, USA)
Zhisheng Li (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Ee-Peng Lim (Singapore Management University, Singapore)
Chin-Yew Lin (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
Yi Liu (Google, USA)
Ting Liu (Harbin Institute of Technology, China)
David Losada (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain)
Jie Lu (IBM Research, USA)
Robert Luk (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)
Yuanhua Lv (UIUC, USA)
Yoelle Maarek (Yahoo! Research, Israel)
Craig Macdonald (U. Glasgow, United Kingdom)
Andrew MacFarlane (City University London, United Kingdom)
Prasenjit Majumder (DAIICT, India)
Thomas Mandl (U. Hildesheim, Germany)
Stephane Marchand-Maillet (University of Geneva - CS Dept - Viper group, Switzerland)
James Mayfield (JHU HLT/COE, USA)
Paul McNamee (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
Tao Mei (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
Massimo Melucci (University of Padua, Italy)
Natasa Milic-Frayling (Microsoft Research Ltd, United Kingdom)
Zhao-yan Ming (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Mandar Mitra (Indian Statistical Institute, India)
Vibhu Mittal (Root-1 Research, USA)
Marie-Francine Moens (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
Alistair Moffat (University of Melbourne, Australia)
Alessandro Moschitti (University of Trento, Italy)
Josiane Mothe (IRIT, Université de Toulouse, France)
Isabelle Moulinier (Thomson Reuters, USA)
Philippe Mulhem (Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble, France)
Vanessa Murdock (Yahoo! Research, Spain)
Sung HYon Myaeng (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Tech, South Korea)
Gonzalo Navarro (University of Chile, Chile)
Michael Nelson (Old Dominion University, USA)
Hwee Tou Ng (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Charles Nicholas (USA)
Alexandros Ntoulas (Microsoft Research, USA)
Giorgio Maria Di Nunzio (University of Padua, Italy)
Paul Ogilvie (LinkedIn, USA)
Marius Pasca (Google Inc., USA)
Gabriella Pasi (University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy)
Virgil Pavlu (Northeastern University, USA)
Jan Pedersen (Microsoft Corp., USA)
Fuchun Peng (Microsoft, USA)
Jeremy Pickens (Catalyst Repository Systems, USA)
Ari Pirkola (University of Tampere Finland, Finland)
Benjamin Piwowarski (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom)
John Prager (IBM Research, USA)
Tao Qin (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
Filip Radlinski (Microsoft, Canada)
Hema Raghavan (IBM Research, USA)
Vijay Raghavan (USA)
Edie Rasmussen (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Andreas Rauber (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Matthew Richardson (Microsoft Research, USA)
Soo Young Rieh (University of Michigan, USA)
Hae-Chang Rim (Korea University, South Korea)
Thomas Roelleke (Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom)
Dmitri Roussinov (University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom)
Stefan Rueger (United Kingdom)
Tetsuya Sakai (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
Ralf Schenkel (Saarland University, Germany)
Hinrich Schuetze (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
Jangwon Seo (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)
Chirag Shah (Rutgers University, USA)
Rao Shen (Yahoo!, USA)
Jialie Shen (Singapore Management University, Singapore)
Dou Shen (Buzz Labs, USA)
Milad Shokouhi (Microsoft, United Kingdom)
David Smith (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)
Mark Smucker (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Aya Soffer (IBM, Israel)
Dawei Song (The Robert Gordon University, United Kingdom)
Ruihua Song (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
Eero Sormunen (Finland)
Torsten Suel (Polytechnic Institute of NYU, USA)
Krysta Svore (Microsoft Research, USA)
John Tait (Information Retrieval Facility, Austria)
Simone Teufel (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
Martin Theobald (Max-Planck Institute Informatics, Germany)
James Thom (RMIT, Australia)
Paul Thomas (CSIRO, Australia)
Paul Thompson (Dartmouth College, USA)
Anastasios Tombros (Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom)
Elaine Toms (Dalhousie University, Canada)
Andrew Turpin (University of Melbourne, Australia)
Howard Turtle (Syracuse University, USA)
Antti Ukkonen (Yahoo! Research Barcelona, Spain)
Pertti Vakkari (University of Tampere, Finland)
Olga Vechtomova (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Nina Wacholder (Rutgers University, USA)
Jingdong Wang (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
Meng Wang (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Kai Wang (Institute for Infocom Research (I2R), Singapore)
Qiuyue Wang (Renmin Univ. of China, China)
William Webber (University of Melbourne, Australia)
Ingmar Weber (Yahoo! Research Barcelona, Spain)
Xing Wei (Microsoft Corp., USA)
Gerhard Weikum (Max-Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany)
Thijs Westerveld (Teezir Search Solutions, Netherlands)
Gu Xu (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
Xiaobing Xue (University of Massachusetts, USA)
Yiming Yang (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
Linjun Yang (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
Xing Yi (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)
Emine Yilmaz (Microsoft Research Cambridge, United Kingdom)
Elad Yom-Tov (Yahoo! Research, USA)
Masaharu Yoshioka (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Markus Zanker (Alpen-Adria-Universitaet Klagenfurt, Austria)
Lei Zhang (Microsoft Research Asia, China)
Shenghuo Zhu (NEC Labs America, USA)

Nivio Ziviani (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)