Web Information Retrieval - Special Issue in Journal of Digital Information Management
- Call For PapersWeb Information RetrievalSpecial Issue - Journal of Digital Information Management 2006(http://www.dirf.org/jdim)Issue Editors:Keith van Rijsbergen (keith@...)Iadh Ounis (ounis@...)Scope of the Issue/Significance of Web information retrievalThe 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.Themes:Topics of interest include but are not limited to the following areas:Adversarial search (anti-spamming techniques)Blog and online-community searchBuilding Web test collectionsClustering and categorizationContext-dependent Web searchData fusion and metasearch enginesDistributed and P2P retrieval techniquesEnterprise/Intranet searchEvaluationFormal Web retrieval modelsMachine learningNatural language processing techniquesNew Web search applicationsNews search and filteringOpen source architectures and systemsPerformance, compression and scalabilityPersonalisation and information filteringQuestion answeringSemi-structured dataSummarisationTypes of web searchUser interfaces and visualizationUser behaviourWeb mining and Web usage miningWeb structure analysisSubmission of Papers:The papers can be submitted to any of the editors electronically either in pdf or doc format.Important Dates:Paper Submission Due: 30 March 2006Review and acceptance or revision notification: 30 May 2006Camera Ready Papers: 30 July 2006Publication: Sep. - Dec. 2006-----------------------------------------------------
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