Milano, Italy
2009 International Workshop on
Web Information Retrieval Support Systems
September 15, 2009 (Milano, Italy)
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Workshop Program

The following is the presentation schedule for the papers that have been accepted for presentation at the 2009 WIRSS Workshop. The Workshop is scheduled for Tuesday September 15 from 9:00 AM - 4:10 PM in Room 28, first floor of building U6, Bicocca Campus.

9:00 - 9:05 AM

Orland Hoeber
Workshop Opening

Session 1: 9:05 - 10:45

Ioannis Papadakis, Michalis Stefanidakis, Sofia Stamou, and Ioannis Andreou
A Query Construction Service for large-scale Web Search Engines

Yoshihiko Hayashi, Savas Bora, and Masaaki Nagata
Utilizing Images for Assisting Cross-language Information Retrieval on the Web

Alan Eckhardt and Peter Vojtas
Evaluating natural user preferences for selective retrieval

Matthias Tilsner, Orland Hoeber, and Adrian Fiech
CubanSea: Cluster-Based Visualization of Search Results

Session 2: 11:05 - 12:45

Michal Tvarozek and Maria Bielikova
Reinventing the Web Browser for the Semantic Web

Pavol Navrat, Lucia Jastrzembska, and Tomas Jelinek
Bee Hive At Work: Story Tracking Case Study

Robert Novotny, Dusan Maruscak, and Peter Vojtas
Information Extraction from Web Pages

Gloria Bordogna, Alessandro Campi, Stefania Ronchi, and Giuseppe Psaila
Query Disambiguation Based on Novelty and Similarity User’s Feedback

Session 3: 14:00 - 16:10

Geraldo Xexeo, Fernando Morgado, and Patricia Fiuza
Differential Tag Clouds: highlighting particular features in documents

Stein L. Tomassen and Darijus Strasunskas
Construction of Ontology based Semantic-Linguistic Feature Vectors for Searching: the Process and Effect

Elisabetta Fersini, Enza Messina, and Francesco Archetti
Probabilistic Relational Models with Relational Uncertainty: An Early Study in Web Page Classification

Xiao Chang and Qinghua Zheng
Sparse Bayesian Learning to Rank for Information Retrieval

Paul te Braak, Noraswaliza Abdullah, and Yue Xu
Improving the performance of collaborative filtering recommender systems through user profile clustering

For more information on the WIRSS Workshop, contact Dr. Orland Hoeber (hoeber <at>