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  • ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS): dblp home
  • Information Processing and Management (IPM): dblp home
  • Information Retrieval: dblp home
  • International Journal on Digital Libraries: dblp home
  • Journal of the American Society of Information Science and Technology (JASIST): dblp home
  • SIGIR Forum: dblp home
  • Data & Knowledge Engineering: dblp home
  • Information Processing Letters: dblp home
  • Information Systems: dblp home
  • Journal of Intelligent Information Systems: dblp home
  • Knowledge and Information Systems: dblp home
  • Foundations and Trends in Information Retrieval: home

Proceedings of the International IR Conferences

Useful Papers

  • J. Zobel and A. Moffat, Inverted files for text search engines, ACM Computing Surveys, vol. 38, no. 2, 2006.
  • S. Melnik, S. Raghavan, B. Yang, H. Garcia-Molina, Building a distributed full-text index for the Web, ACM Transactions on Information Systems, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 217-241, 2001.
  • M. W. Berry, Z. Drmac, E.R. Jessup, Matrices, vector spaces and information retrieval, SIAM Review, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 335-362, 1999.
  • A. Moffat and J. Zobel, Self-indexing inverted files for fast text retrieval, ACM Transactions on Information Systems, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 349-379, 1996.
  • M.W. Berry, S.T. Dumais, G.W. O'Brien, Using linear algebra for intelligent information retrieval, SIAM Review, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. 573-595, 1995.
  • Jon Kleinberg, Authoritative sources in a hyperlinked environment, Journal of the ACM, vol. 46, no. 5, pp. 604-632, 1999.
  • Sergey Brin, Larry Page, The anatomy of a large-scale hypertextual Web search engine, Computer Networks and ISDN Systems, vol. 30, no. 1-7, pp. 107-117, 1998.
  • Monica Bianchini, Marco Gori, Franco Scarselli, Inside PageRank, ACM Transactions on Internet Technology, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 92-128, 2005.
  • Amy N. Langville and Carl D. Meyer, Deeper Inside PageRank, Internet Mathematics, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 335-380, 2003-2004.
  • Pavel Berkhin, A Survey on PageRank Computing, Internet Mathematics, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 73-120, 2005-2006.
  • Gravano, L., García-Molina, H., and Tomasic, A. 1999. GlOSS: text-source discovery over the Internet. ACM Trans. Database Syst. 24, 2,229-264. 1999.
  • Dhillon, I. S., Mallela, S., and Kumar, R. 2002. Enhanced word clustering for hierarchical text classification. In Proceedings of the Eighth ACM SIGKDD international Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 23 - 26, 2002).
  • Scholer, F., Williams, H. E., Yiannis, J., and Zobel, J. 2002. Compression of inverted indexes For fast query evaluation. In Proceedings of the 25th Annual international ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in information Retrieval (Tampere, Finland, August 11 - 15, 2002).
  • Khan, L., Awad, M., and Thuraisingham, B. 2007. A new intrusion detection system using support vector machines and hierarchical clustering. The VLDB Journal 16, 4, 507-521, Oct. 2007.
  • Search Privacy Practices: A Work in Progress, Center for Democracy and Technology Report, August 2007.
  • Weikum, G. 2007. DB&IR: both sides now. In Proceedings of the 2007 ACM SIGMOD international Conference on Management of Data (Beijing, China, June 11 - 14, 2007). Extended AbstractSlides

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