Text Retrieval & Text Mining Reading Group

Fall 2005

Fridays 9:30 am to 10:45 am.

(3rd floor Main Library - SLIS meeting room)

Spring 05 Reading List

Focus: This semester we will read papers that are from the proceedings of conferences such as the WWW 2004, 2005; SIGIR 2004, 2005; CIKM workshops etc. Students are encouraged to suggest readings aligned with their interests.

  1. September 2, 2005: A. G. Maguitman, F. Menczer, H. Roinestad, A. Vespignani. Algorthmic Detection of Semantic Similarity (Page 107). WWW 2005. (Aditya Sehgal)

  2. September 9, 2005: What's new on the web by Ntoulas, Cho and Olston. WWW 2004. (Padmini Srinivasan)

  3. September 16, 2005: Antonio Badia and Mehmed Kantardzic. Graph Building as a Mining Activity: Finding Links in the Small. LinkKDD workshop of KDD (Link Discovery: Issues, Approaches and Applications). 2005 (Byron Murphy)

  4. September 23, 2005: C.-C. Huang, S.-L. Chuang, L.-F. Chien. LiveClassifier: Creating Hierarchical Text Classifiers through Web Corpora. WWW 2004. (Xin Ying Qiu)

  5. September 30, 2005: R. Bekkerman and A. McCallum. Disambiguating Web Appearances of People in a Social Network. WWW 2005. (Aditya Sehgal)

  6. October 7, 2005: Dodds, Mohamad and Watts. An experimental study of search in global social networks. Science Vol 301, 8 Aug 2003 (Padmini Srinivasan)

  7. October 14, 2005: R. Guha, R. Kumar, P. Raghavan, A. Tomkins. Propagation of Trust and Distrust. WWW 2004. (Xin Ying Qiu)

  8. October 21, 2005: R. H. Zhao, W. Meng, Z. Wu, V. Raghavan, C. Yu. Fully Automatic Wrapper Generation for Search Engines (Page 66) WWW 2005. (Junfeng Zheng)

  9. October 28, 2005: S.K. Lam and J. Riedl. Shilling Recommender Systems for Fun and Profit. WWW 2004 . (Byron Murphy)

  10. November 4, 2005: Gui-Rong Xue, Qiang Yang, Hua-Jun Zeng, Yong Yu and Zheng Chen. Exploiting the Hierarchical Structure for Link Analysis, SIGIR 2005. (Yi Zhang)

  11. November 11, 2005: Harada et al. Finding Authoritative People from the Web. JCDL 2004. (Aditya Sehgal)