Workshop Program

September 16

  • 14:15-14:30 Welcome
    • Gaudenzio Meneghesso (Director of DEI) (tbc)
    • Massimo Melucci, Stefano Mizzaro, Gabriella Pasi (Conference co-chairs)
    • Emanuele Di Buccio (Program co-chair)
  • 14:30-15:30 Invited Talk
    • Chair: Maristella Agosti
    • The Evaluation Campaigns: Past, Present and Future. Donna Harman (NIST). Abstract and bio.
  • 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
  • 16:00-18:00 Evaluation
    • Chair: Maurizio Atzori
    • A Progressive Visual Analytics Tool for Incremental Experimental Evaluation. Fabio Giachelle and Gianmaria Silvello
    • Bias and Fairness in Effectiveness Evaluation by Means of Network Analysis and Mixture Models. Kevin Roitero, Stefano Mizzaro and Michael Soprano
    • Exploring Relevance in Microblog Search. Divi Galih Putri and Gabriella Pasi
    • Scales of Evaluation Measures: From Theory to Experimentation. Marco Ferrante, Nicola Ferro, Eleonora Losiouk and Silvia Pontarollo

September 17

  • 9:30-10:30 Invited Talk
    • Chair: Fabio Crestani
    • The Roots and the Tree of Information Retrieval in Italy. Maristella Agosti (U. Padova). Abstract and bio.
  • 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
  • 11:00-13:00 Domain-Specific Applications
    • Chair: Gabriella Pasi
    • Discovering Latent Depression Patterns in Online Social Media. Esteban AndrĂ©s RĂ­ssola, David Losada and Fabio Crestani
    • Knowledge Enhanced Representations for Clinical Decision Support. Stefano Marchesin and Maristella Agosti
    • Intelligent Surfing across Tourism-related information: the SiMoO Experience. Danilo Croce, Valerio Basile and Roberto Basili
    • A Study on a Mixed Stopping Strategy for Total Recall Tasks. Giorgio Maria Di Nunzio
  • 13:00-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-15:30 Efficiency of Search and Ranking
    • Chair: Stefano Mizzaro
    • About Optimal Graph Index Compression Techniques. Antonio Cruciani, Daniele Pasquini, Giambattista Amati and Paola Vocca
    • Compressed Indexes for Fast Search of Semantic Data. Giulio Ermanno Pibiri, Raffaele Perego and Rossano Venturini
    • Approximate Filtering of Search Results Sorted by Attribute. Franco Maria Nardini, Roberto Trani and Rossano Venturini
  • 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
  • 16:00-18:00 Artificial Intelligence, Semantics, and Dialog
    • Chair: Roberto Basili
    • Distributional Representation of Words for Small Corpora using Pre-training Techniques. Pierpaolo Basile, Lucia Siciliani, Gaetano Rossiello and Pasquale Lops
    • OKgraph: Unsupervised Structured Data Extraction from Plain Text. Maurizio Atzori, Simone Balloccu, Andrea Bellanti, Emanuele Mameli and Stefano Raimondo Usai
    • SPARQL/T A query language with SPARQL’s syntax for semantic mining of textual complaints. Bruno Quintavalle and Salvatore Orlando
    • Virtual Document-based Methods for Keyword Search on RDF Graphs. Dennis Dosso and Gianmaria Silvello

September 18

  • 9:30-10:30 Invited Talk
    • Chair: Maristella Agosti
    • From Traditional IR to Broader IR. Fausto Rabitti (ISTI-CNR). Abstract and bio.
  • 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
  • 11:00-12:30 Content Analysis, Recommendation and Classification/1
    • Chair: Giorgio Maria Di Nunzio
    • Media Monitoring using News Recommenders. Francesco Barile, Francesco Ricci, Marko Tkalcic, Bernardo Magnini, Roberto Zanoli, Alberto Lavelli and Manuela Speranza
    • Semantic interpretability of latent factors for recommendation. Vito Walter Anelli, Tommaso Di Noia, Eugenio Di Sciascio, Azzurra Ragone and Claudio Pomo
    • Auditing Deep Learning processes through Kernel-based Explanatory Models. Danilo Croce, Daniele Rossini and Roberto Basili
  • 12:30-13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30-14:30 Content Analysis, Recommendation and Classification/2
    • Chair: Emanuele Di Buccio
    • Feature Selection for Emotion Classification. Alberto Purpura, Chiara Masiero, Gianmaria Silvello and Gian Antonio Susto
    • Quantum-inspired Multimodal Representation. Qiuchi Li
  • 14:30-14:35 Closing
    • Massimo Melucci

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