Publications / By Topic /  Dynamic Search

2018

  1. Grace Hui Yang and Yue Yu. Use of Interpersonal Deception Theory in Counter Social Engineering. CIKM 2018 International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. The Second International Workshop on Rumours and Deception in Social Media Workshop. Turin, Italy.

    October 22-26, 2018
  2. Evangelos Kanoulas , Leif Azzopardi, and Grace Hui Yang. Overview of the CLEF Dynamic Search Evaluation Lab 2018. In Proceedings of the CLEF 2018 Conferences and Labs of the Evaluation Forum (CLEF 2018). Avignon, France.

    September 10-14, 2018
  3. Jiyun Luo. Dynamic Search Models and Applications. Ph.D. Thesis. Georgetown University. Washington, DC. USA.

    April, 2018
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  4. Andrew Jie Zhou and Grace Hui Yang. Minority Report by Lemur: Supporting Search Engine with Virtual Reality (demo paper). In the 41st Annual ACM SIGIR Conference on Research & Development on Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2018). Ann Arbor Michigan, USA.

    July 8-12, 2018
  5. Grace Hui Yang, Xuchu Dong, Jiyun Luo and Sicong Zhang. Session search modeling by partially observable Markov decision process. Information Retrieval Journal (IRJ). Volume 20.

    February, 2018

2017

  1. Grace Hui Yang, Zhiwen Tang and Ian Soboroff. TREC 2017 Dynamic Domain Track Overview. In Proceedings of the Text REtrieval Conference 2017 (TREC 2017). Gaithersburg, MD, USA.

    November 15-17, 2017
  2. Zhiwen Tang, Grace Hui Yang. Georgetown University at TREC 2017 Dynamic Domain Track. In Proceedings of the Text REtrieval Conference 2017 (TREC 2017). Gaithersburg, MD, USA.

    November 15-17, 2017
  3. Angela Yang and Grace Hui Yang. A Contextual Bandit Approach to Dynamic Search (short paper). In the 3rd ACM International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR 2017). Amsterdam, Netherlands.

    October 1-4, 2017
  4. Zhiwen Tang and Grace Hui Yang. Investigating Per Topic Upper Bound for Session Search Evaluation. In the 3rd ACM International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR 2017). Amsterdam, Netherlands.

    October 1-4, 2017
  5. Razieh Rahimi and Azadeh Shakery. Online Learning to Rank for Cross-Language Information Retrieval (short paper). In proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2017). Tokyo, Japan.

    August 7-11, 2017
  6. Razieh Rahimi and Grace Hui Yang. Modeling Exploration of Intrinsically Diverse Search Tasks as Markov Decision Processes. in the 3rd Multidisciplinary Conference on Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making (RLDM 2017). Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

    June 11-14, 2017
  7. Angela Yang. A Contextual Approach to Dynamic Search and Topic Change. B.S. Thesis. Georgetown University. DC, USA.

    April, 2017

2016

  1. Grace Hui Yang and Ian Soboroff. TREC 2016 Dynamic Domain Track Overview. In Proceedings of the Text REtrieval Conference 2016 (TREC 2016). Gaithersburg, MD, USA.

    November, 2016
  2. Razieh Rahimi and Grace Hui Yang. An Investigation of Basic Retrieval Models for the Dynamic Domain Task. In Proceedings of the Text REtrieval Conference 2016 (TREC 2016). Gaithersburg, MD, USA.

    November, 2016
  3. Grace Hui Yang, Marc Sloan, Jun Wang. Dynamic Information Retrieval Modeling. Paperback ISBN: 9781627055253 | E-Book ISBN: 9781627055260 | Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers. DC, USA.

    June 17, 2016
  4. Hongkai Wu. Modeling Search Engine's Explorations in Dynamic Search: An Ontological Perspective. M.S. Thesis. Georgetown University. DC, USA.

    May, 2016

2015

  1. Jiyun Luo, Grace Hui Yang. Re-ranking via User Feedback: Georgetown University at TREC 2015 DD Track. In Proceedings of the Text REtrieval Conference 2015 (TREC 2015). Gaithersburg, MD, USA.

    Nov 18-20, 2015
  2. Grace Hui Yang, John Frank, Ian Soboroff. TREC 2015 Dynamic Domain Track Overview. In Proceedings of the Text REtrieval Conference 2015 (TREC 2015). Gaithersburg, MD, USA.

    Nov 18-20, 2015
  3. Jiyun Luo, Xuchu Dong, Hui Yang. Learning to Reinforce Search Effectiveness. In the Proceedings of the ACM SIGIR International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR 2015). Northampton, Massachusetts.

    September 27-30, 2015
  4. Jiyun Luo, Xuchu Dong, Hui Yang. Session Search by Direct Policy Learning. In the Proceedings of the ACM SIGIR International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR 2015). Northampton, Massachusetts.

    September 27-30, 2015
  5. Andrew Jie Zhou, Jiyun Luo, Hui Yang. DUMPLING: A Novel Dynamic Search Engine (demo paper). In proceedings of the 38th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference 2015 (SIGIR 2015). Santiago, Chile.

    August 9-13, 2015
  6. Marc Sloan, Hui Yang, and Jun Wang. A Term-Based Methodology for Query Reformulation Understanding. Information Retrieval Journal (IRJ). Volume 18, Issue 2, pp 145-165.

    April 2015
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  7. Hui Yang, Dongyi Guan, Sicong Zhang. The Query-Change Model: Modeling Session Search as a Markov Decision Process. ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS). Vol. 33, No. 4, Article 20, 33 pages.

    April 2015
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  8. Hui Yang, Marc Sloan, Jun Wang. Dynamic Information Retrieval Modeling. Tutorial in The Eighth International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2015). Shanghai, China.

    February 2-6, 2015
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  9. Hui Yang, Jiyun Luo, Christopher Wing. Detecting the Eureka Effect in Complex Search (short paper). In Proceedings of The 37th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2015). Vienna, Austria.

    March 29-April 02, 2015
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  10. Jiyun Luo, Sicong Zhang, Xuchu Dong and Hui Yang. Designing States, Actions, and Rewards for Using POMDP in Session Search. In Proceedings of The 37th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2015). Vienna, Austria.

    March 29-April 02, 2015
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2014

  1. Jiyun Luo, Xuchu Dong and Hui Yang. Modeling Rich Interactions in Session Search - Georgetown University at TREC 2014 Session Track. In Notebook of the Text REtrieval Conference 2014 (TREC 2014). Gaithersburgh, MD, USA.

    Nov 19-21, 2014
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  2. Dongyi Guan, Hui Yang. Query Aggregation in Session Search. In the 3rd Workshop on Data-driven User Behavior Modeling and Mining from Social Media (DUBMOD'14) in conjunction with CIKM 2014. Shanghai, China.

    November 3-7, 2014
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  3. Dongyi Guan, Hui Yang. Is the First Query the Most Important: An Evaluation of Query Aggregation Schemes in Session Search. In Proceedings of the Asia Information Retrieval Society Conference 2014 (AIRS'2014). Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

    December 3 - December 5, 2014
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  4. Sicong Zhang, Jiyun Luo, Hui Yang. A POMDP Model for Content-Free Document Re-ranking (short paper). In Proceedings of the 37th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2014). Gold Coast, Australia .

    July 6 - July 11, 2014
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  5. Jiyun Luo, Sicong Zhang, Hui Yang. Win-Win Search: Dual-Agent Stochastic Game in Session Search. In Proceedings of the 37th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2014). Gold Coast, Australia.

    July 6 - July 11, 2014
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  6. Hui Yang, Marc Sloan, Jun Wang. Dynamic Information Retrieval Modeling. Tutorial in the 37th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference 2014 (SIGIR 2014). Gold Coast, Australia.

    July 6 - July 11, 2014
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2013

  1. Dongyi Guan. Structured Query Formulation and Result Organization for Session Search. M. S. Thesis. Georgetown University.

    April, 2013
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  2. Dongyi Guan and Hui Yang. Increasing Stability of Result Organization for Session Search. In Proceedings of the 34th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2013). Moscow, Russia.

    March 24-27, 2013
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  3. Jiyun Luo, Dongyi Guan, and Hui Yang. InfoLand: Information Lay-of-Land for Session Search (demo paper). In Proceedings of the 36th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2013). Dublin, Ireland.

    July 28 - August 1, 2013
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  4. Sicong Zhang, Dongyi Guan, and Hui Yang. Query Change as Relevance Feedback in Session Search (short paper). In Proceedings of the 36th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2013). Dublin, Ireland.

    July 28 - August 1, 2013
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  5. Dongyi Guan, Sicong Zhang, and Hui Yang. Utilizing Query Change for Session Search. In Proceedings of the 36th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2013). Dublin, Ireland.

    July 28 - August 1, 2013
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  6. Jiyun Luo, Christopher Wing, Hui Yang, and Marti Hearst. The Water Filling Model and The Cube Test: Multi-Dimensional Evaluation for Professional Search. The 22nd International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2013). Burlingame, CA, USA.

    October 27 - Nov 1, 2013
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  7. Sicong Zhang and Hui Yang. Applying the Query Change Retrieval Model on Session Search - Georgetown at TREC 2013 Session Track. In Notebook of the Text REtrieval Conference 2013 (TREC 2013). Gaithersburgh, MD, USA.

    Nov 19-22, 2013
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2012

  1. Dongyi Guan, Hui Yang, Nazli Goharian. Effective Structured Query Formulation for Session Search. In Notebook of the Text REtrieval Conference 2012 (TREC 2012). Gaithersburgh, MD, USA.
    Won the 2nd position in TREC 2012 Session evaluation for effective use of the entire session information (RL2-RL4).

    Nov 6-9,2012
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