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Conference Program

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Monday, October 26
8:00-9:15 Registration
9:15-9:30 Welcome
9:30-10:40 S01: Information Retrieval 1
10:40-10:55 Coffee Break
10:55-13:00 S02: Database Management
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:10 S03: Extraction and Mining 1
15:40-17:10 S04: Intelligent Information Extraction from Texts

Tuesday, October 27
9:00-9:50 S05: Plenary Talk
9:50-10:15 Coffee Break
10:15-12:20 S06: Ontologies and Semantic Web
12:20-13:20 Lunch
13:20-15:05 S07: Extraction and Mining 2
15:05-15:35 Coffee Break
15:35-16:45 S08: Special Session: Personalization, Preferences, Context and Recommendation
16:45-17:20 S09: Special Session: Web as a Stream
17:30-19:30 The Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde
19:30-23:00 Banque at Hotel Prindsen

Wednesday, October 28
9:00-9:50 S10: Plenary Talk
9:50-10:15 Coffee Break
10:15-12:00 S11: Special Session: Advances in Fuzzy Querying: Theory and Applications
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:45 S12: Information Retrieval 2
14:45-15:15 Coffee Break
15:15-16:45 S13: Information Retrieval 3
16:45 Closing

S01: Information Retrieval 1
Monday, October 26, 9:30-10:45
Chair:Ingemar Cox

An exploratory study on using social information networks for flexible literature access
Lynda Tamine, Amjed Ben Jabeur, Wahiba Bahsoun

Dynamically Personalizing Search Results for Mobile Users
Ourdia Bouidghaghen, Lynda Tamine-Lechani, Mohand Boughanem

Sociomapping in text retrieval systems
Petr Jencek, Peter Vojtáš, Michal Kopecký, Cyril Höschl

Browsing Recommendation based on the Intertemporal Choice Model
Azreen Azman and Iadh Ounis

S02: Database Management
Monday, October 26, 10:55-13:00
Chair: Guy De Tré

A Flexible Querying Approach Based on Outranking and Classification
Patrick Bosc, Olivier Pivert, Gregory Smits

Ranking Approximate Query Rewritings Based on Views
Hélène Jaudoin, Pierre Colomb, Olivier Pivert

A Model for Contextual Cooperative Query Answering in E-Commerce Applications
Kazi Zakia Sultana, Anupam Bhattacharjee, Mohammad Shafkat Amin, Hasan Jamil

Reasoning on Incompleteness of Spatial Information for Effectively and Efficiently Answering Range Queries over Incomplete Spatial Databases
Alfredo Cuzzocrea, Andrea Nucita

Abstracting query building for multi-entity faceted browsing
Fredrik Palm

On fuzzy vs. metric similarity search in complex databases
Alan Eckhardt, Tomáš Skopal, Peter Vojtáš

Querying Context-Aware Databases
Davide Martinenghi, Riccardo Torlone

S03: Extraction and Mining 1
Monday, October 26, 14:00-15:10
Chair: Elio Masciari

ONTOGRABBING: Extracting Information from Texts Using Generative Ontologies
Jørgen Fischer Nilsson, Barłomiej Antoni Szymczak, Per Anker Jensen

Mining tree-based frequent patterns from XML
Mirjana Mazuran, Elisa Quintarelli, Letizia Tanca

Automatic Web pages author extraction
Sahar Changuel, Nicolas Labroche, and Bernadette Bouchon-Meunier

Syntactic Extraction Approach to Processing Local Document Collections
Jolanta Mizera-Pietraszko

S04: Intelligent Information Extraction from Texts
Monday, October 26, 15:40-17:10
Special Session organized by: Jesús Cardeñorosa, Carolina Gallardo, Igor M. Boguslavsky
Chair: Jesús Cardeñorosa

Extraction of conditional and causal sentences from queries to provide a flexible answer
Cristina Puente , Alejandro Sobrino, José Ángel Olivas

Semantic Enrichment of Database Textual Attributes
Jesús R. Campaña, María J. Martín-Bautista, Juan M. Medina, M. Amparo Vila

Interlingual information extraction as a solution for multilingual QA systems
Jesús Cardeñorosa, Carolina Gallardo, Miguel A. de la Villa

Semantic Paraphrasing for Information Retrieval and Extraction
Juri D. Apresjan, Igor M. Boguslavsky, Leonid L. Iomdin, Leonid L. Cinman, Svetlana P. Timoshenko

Named Entity Recognition Experiments on Turkish Texts
Dilek Küçük, Adnan Yazici

S05: Plenary Talk - Ronald R. Yager
Tuesday, October 27, 9:00-9:50
Chair: Henrik Legind Larsen

Intelligent Social Network Modeling

S06: Ontologies and Semantic Web
Tuesday, October 27, 10:15-12:20
Chair: To be announced

Controlled Aggregate Tree Shaped Questions over Ontologies
Camilo Thorne, Diego Calvanese

A Semantic Similarity Measure for Ontology-Based Information
Heiner Stuckenschmidt

An Extendable Meta-Learning Algorithm for Ontology Mapping
Saied Haidarian Shahri, Hasan Jamil

Accessing and Documenting Relational Databases through OWL ontologies
Carlo Curino, Giorgio Orsi, Emanuele Panigati, Letizia Tanca

A formal framework on the semantics of regulatory relations and their presence as verbs in biomedical texts
Sine Zambach

Ontology Graphical Editor for Multilingual Document Search System
Cesar K. Stradiotto, Tania C. D. Bueno, Hugo C. Hoeschl

Finding Top-k Approximate Answers to Path Queries
Carlos A. Hurtado, Alexandra Poulovassilis, Peter T. Wood

S07: Extraction and Mining 2
Tuesday, October 27, 13:20-15:05
Chair: Jørgen Fischer Nilsson

Conceptual Indexing of Text Using Ontologies and Lexical Resources
Troels Andreasen, Henrik Bulskov, Per Anker Jensen and Tine Lassen

Information Extraction from Text based on Semantic Inferentialism
Vladia Pinheiro, Tarcisio Pequeno, Vasco Furtado, Douglas Nogueira

Flexible SPARQL querying of Web data tables driven by an ontology
Patrice Buche, Juliette Dibie-Barthélemy, Hajer Chebil

Trajectory Clustering via Effective Partitioning
Elio Masciari

Semantically Expanding Questions for Supervised Automatic Classification
Ali Harb, Michel Beigbeder, Jean-Jacques Girardot

GRAANK: Exploiting Rank Correlations for Extracting Gradual Itemsets
Anne Laurent, Marie-Jeanne Lesot, Maria Rifqi

S08: Personalization, Preferences, Context and Recommendation
Tuesday, October 27, 15:35-16:45
Special Session organized by: Juan M. Fernández Luna, Juan F. Huete, and Pablo Castells
Chair: Juan M. Fernández Luna

Predicting Neighbor Goodness in Collaborative Filtering
Alejandro Bellogín, Pablo Castells

Content-Oriented Relevance Feedback in XML-IR using the Garnata Information Retrieval System
Luis M. de Campos, Juan M. Fernández-Luna, Juan F. Huete, Carlos Martín-Dancausa

Exploiting Social Tagging Profiles to Personalize Web Search
David Vallet, Iván Cantador, Joemon M. Jose

Incremental Personalised Summarisation with Novelty Detection
Marco Campana, Anastasios Tombros

S09: Special Session - Web as a Stream
Tuesday, October 27, 16:45-17:20
Special Session organized by: Maria Grineva & Henning Christiansen
Chair: Henning Christiansen

Stream Reasoning: A Survey and Further Research Directions
Gulay Unel, Dumitru Roman

Feed Querying as a Proxy for Querying the Web
Erik Wilde, Alexandros Marinos

S10: Plenary Talk - Eyke Hullermeier
Wednesday, October 29, 9:00-9:50
Chair: Henning Christiansen

Preference Learning, Ranking, and Similarity Retrieval

S011: Advances in Fuzzy Querying: Theory and Applications
Wednesday, October 28, 10:15-12:00
Special Session organized by: Adnan Yazici, Janusz Kacprzyk, Guy De Tré & S\lawomir Zadrozny
Chair: S\lawomir Zadrozny

Fuzzy Querying in Intelligent Information Systems
Murat Koyuncu

Content-Based Retrieval of Audio in News Broadcasts
Ebru Dogan, Mustafa Sert, Adnan Yazici

Linguistic Summary-Based Query Answering on Data Cubes with Time Dimension
Rita Castillo-Ortega, Nicolás Marín, Daniel Sánchez

About Bipolar Division Operators
Patrick Bosc, Olivier Pivert

On Reaching Consensus by a Group of Collaborating Agents
Zbigniew W. Ras, Agnieszka Dardzinska

Dealing with Positive and Negative Query Criteria in Fuzzy Database Querying
Guy De Tré, S\lawomir Zadrozny, Tom Matthé, Janusz Kacprzyk, Antoon Bronselaer

S12: Information Retrieval 2
Wednesday, October 28, 13:00-14:45
Chair: Peter Vojtáš

Multi-objective Query Optimization Using Ontologies
Rocío L. Cecchini, Carlos M. Lorenzetti, Ana G. Maguitman

Effectiveness of Aggregation Methods in Blog Distillation
Mostafa Keikha, Fabio Crestani
On the Selection of the Best Retrieval Result per Query -An Alternative Approach to Data Fusion-
Antonio Juárez-González, Manuel Montes-y-Gómez, Luis Villaseñor-Pineda, Daniel Ortíz-Arroyo

Structural relevance feedback in XML retrieval
Inès Kamoun Fourati, Mohamed Tmar, Abdelmajid Ben Hamadou

Query Disambiguation Based on Novelty and Similarity User's Feedback
G. Bordogna, A. Campi, G. Psaila, S. Ronchi

Extraction of 3D Feature Descriptor Using the Distribution of Normal Vectors
Ami Kim, Oubong Gwun, Juwhan Song

S13: Information Retrieval 3
Wednesday, October 28, 15:15-16:45

Chair: Olivier Pivert

Re-Ranking Documents Based on Query-Independent Document Specificity
Lei Zheng and Ingemar J. Cox

Design of an Interface for Interactive Topic Detection and Tracking
Masnizah Mohd, Fabio Crestani and Ian Ruthven

Representing Context Information for Document Retrieval
Maya Carrillo, Esaú Villatoro-Tello, A. López-López, Chris Eliasmith, Manuel Montes-y-Gómez, Luis Villaseñor-Pineda

Searching Multiple Artifacts: A Comprehensive Framework for Complex Search Situations
Nadine Weber, Raiko Eckstein, Andreas Henrich

Query reformulation based on Relevance Feedback
Taktak Imen, Mohamed Tmar, Abdelmajid Ben Hamadou


Special sessions

In addition to the main track the following special sessions are organised