The 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference
20-24 July 2008, Singapore

Doctoral Consortium


List of Accepted Papers for Doctoral Consortium

Affective Feedback: An investigation into the role of emotions in the information seeking process
Ioannis  Arapakis (University of Glasgow)

Biomedical Cross-Language Information Retrieval
Dolf  Trieschnigg (University of Twente)

Context and Linking in Retrieval from Personal Digital Archives
Liadh Kelly (Dublin City University)

Exploring and Measuring Dependency Trees for Information Retrieval
C.  Liu, H. Wang, S. McClean, J. Liu and S. Wu (University of Ulster)

Exploiting XML Structure to Improve Information Retrieval in Peer-to-Peer Systems
Judith Winter (J.W.Goethe-University)

Extending Language Modeling Techniques to Models of Search and Browsing Activity in a Digital Library
G. Craig Murray (University of Maryland)

Task Detection for Activity-Based Desktop Search
Sergey Chernov (Universität Hannover)

The search for expertise: to the documents and beyond
Pavel  Serdyukov (University of Twente)

Towards a Combined Model for Search and Navigation of Annotated Documents
Edgar Meij (University of Amsterdam)

Understanding System Implementation and User Behavior in a Collaborative Information Seeking Environ
Chirag Shah (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Using a Mediated Query Approach for Matching Unstructured Query with Structured Resources 
Keng Hoon Gan (Universiti Malaya)