Call For Papers
Web Information Retrieval
Special Issue - Journal of Digital Information Management 2006
Scope of the Issue/Significance of Web information retrieval
The amount of available information on the Web is continuously increasing. Web search techniques were initially based on the analysis of the Web structure, as well as the documents textual content. Recent applications, such as the retrieval from blogs, enterprise and intranet searching, or context-dependent searching, require new retrieval techniques.
This special issue of the Journal of Digital Information
Management will address recent and original developments in the Web information retrieval field, including those described above. We welcome high-quality papers addressing the theoretical and/or the practical issues underlying the retrieval of information from the Web.
Submissions to the special issue should not be under consideration in any other journal or conference and will be evaluated according to the Journal of Digital Information Management reviewing criteria and appropriateness to the special issue. Papers will be reviewed for their content, technical feature, methodology, originality and results.
Topics of interest include but are not limited to the following areas:
Adversarial search (anti-spamming techniques)
Blog and online-community search
Building Web test collections
Clustering and categorization
Context-dependent Web search
Data fusion and metasearch engines
Distributed and P2P retrieval techniques
Formal Web retrieval models
Natural language processing techniques
New Web search applications
News search and filtering
Open source architectures and systems
Performance, compression and scalability
Personalisation and information filtering
Types of web search
User interfaces and visualization
Web mining and Web usage mining
Web structure analysis
The papers can be submitted to any of the editors electronically either in pdf or doc format.
Paper Submission Due: 30 March 2006
Review and acceptance or revision notification: 30 May 2006
Camera Ready Papers: 30 July 2006
Publication: Sep. - Dec. 2006
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