Workshop on Geographic Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2006

I am planning to attend this workshop on Geographic Information Retrieval, which is part of the SIGIR this year in Seattle.
This is the list of the accepted papers. I am looking forward to read them (top rank in bold 🙂 ).

  1. Relevance Ranking for Geographic IR
    Leonardo Andrade and Mário J. Silva
    Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa
  2. Inferring Geographical Ontologies from Multiple Resources for Geographical Information Retrieval
    Davide Buscaldi, Paolo Rosso and Piedachu Peris Garcia
    Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
  3. A Location Data Annotation System for Personal Photograph Collections: Evaluation of a Searching and Browsing Tool
    Chufeng Chen, Michael Oakes and John Tait
    University of Sunderland
  4. Retrieval of Similar Travel Routes Using GPS Tracklog Place Names
    Aiden R. Doherty, Cathal Gurrin, Gareth J. F. Jones and Alan F. Smeaton
    Dublin City University
  5. GeoSphereSearch: Context-Aware Geographic Web Search
    Jens Graupmann and Ralf Schenkel
    Max Planck Institut für Informatik
  6. Geomodification in Query Rewriting
    Vivian Wei Zhang, Benjamin Rey, Eugene Stipp and Rosie Jones
    Yahoo! Research
  7. Associating spatial patterns to text-units for summarizing geographic information
    Julien Lesbegueries, Christian Sallaberry and Mauro Gaio
    Université des Pays de l’Adour
  8. On metonymy recognition for geographic IR
    Johannes Leveling and Sven Hartrumpf
    Fern Universität in Hagen
  9. Handling Locations in Search Engine Queries
    Bruno Martins, Mário J. Silva, Sérgio Freitas and Ana Paula Afonso
    Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa
  10. Identifying and grounding descriptions of places
    Simon E Overell and Stefan Rüger
    Imperial College London
  11. The place of place in geographical IR
    Diana Santos(1) and Marcirio Silveira Chaves(2)
    (1)SINTEF ICT, (2)Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa
  12. Towards Fuzzy Spatial Reasoning in Geographic IR Systems
    Steven Schockaert, Martine De Cock and Etienne E. Kerre
    Ghent University
  13. Range-capable Distributed Hash Tables
    Alessandro Soro and Cristian Lai
    CRS4
  14. Exploring Probabilistic Toponym Resolution for Geographical Information Retrieval
    Yi Li, Alistair Moffat, Nicola Stokes and Lawrence Cavedon
    The University of Melbourne
  15. Indexing implicit locations for geographical information retrieval
    Zhisheng Li(1), Chong Wang(2), Xing Xie(2), Xufa Wang(1) and Wei-Ying Ma(2)
    (1)University of Sci. & Tech. of China, (2)Microsoft Research Asia
  16. Detecting Geographical Serving Area of Web Resources
    Qi Zhang(1), Xing Xie(2), Lee Wang(2), Lihua Yue(1) and Wei-Ying Ma(2)
    (1)University of Sci. & Tech. of China, (2)Microsoft Research Asia

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