Recent Trends in News Information Retrieval (NewsIR’16)

The First International Workshop on Recent Trends in News Information Retrieval will take place in Padua, Italy in conjunction with ECIR 2016.

The Proceedings of the workshop are published online:


(Session 1: 9:30 - 11:00)

09:30 - 09:35  Introduction

09:35 - 10:20  Keynote 1: Recent Advances in Information Access at Thomson Reuters R&D: News and Beyond
Jochen L. Leidner (Thomson Reuters)

10:20 - 10:30  Boolean Queries for News Monitoring: Suggesting New Query Terms to Expert Users
Suzan Verberne, Thymen Wabeke, Rianne Kaptein

10:30 - 10:40  An Analysis of Novelty Dynamics in News Media Coverage
Ronaldo Cristiano Prati, Walter Teixeira Lima Júnior

10:40 - 10:50  Detecting Attention Dominating Moments Across Media Types
Igor Brigadir, Derek Greene, Pádraig Cunningham

10:50 - 11:00  Exploiting News to Categorize Tweets: Quantifying The Impact of Different News Collections
Marco Pavan, Stefano Mizzaro, Matteo Bernardon, Ivan Scagnetto

Coffee Break

(Session 2: 11:30 - 13:00)

11:30 - 11:40   Semi-Supervised Clustering in News Retrieval: Clustering News Events for Efficient and Effective (Re)Search
Jack Conrad, Michael Bender

11:40 - 11:50  Cross-Lingual Trends Detection for Named Entities in News Texts with Dynamic Neural Embedding Models
Andrey Kutuzov, Elizaveta Kuzmenko

11:50 - 12:00   Using News Articles for Real-time Cross-Lingual Event Detection and Filtering
Gregor Leban, Blaž Fortuna, Marko Grobelnik

12:00 - 12:10   Exploring a Large News Collection Using Visualization Tools
Tiago Devezas, José Devezas, Sérgio Nunes

12:10 - 13:00   Poster session *

Detecting Events in News through Temporal Random Indexing
Pierpaolo Basile, Annalina Caputo and Giovanni Semeraro

Know which Way the Wind Blows: Visualising the Propagation of News on the Web
Svitlana Vakulenko, Max Göbel, Arno Scharl and Lyndon Nixon

Comparative Analysis of GDELT Data Using the News Site Contrast System
Masaharu Yoshioka and Noriko Kando

* Papers presented in the talks will also have posters.

(Session 3: 14:30 - 16:00)

14:30 - 15:15  Keynote 2: Monitoring Reputation in the Wild Online West
Julio Gonzalo (UNED)

15:15 - 15:25  What do a Million News Articles Look like?
David Corney, Dyaa Albakour, Miguel Martinez, Samir Moussa

15:25 - 16:00   Breakout groups
Coffee Break

(Session 4: 16:30 - 18:00)

16:30 - 16:45   Breakout groups

16:45 - 17:15   Group reports and all group discussion

17:15 - 18:00   Panel Discussion