Thanks to generous sponsoring by Yahoo! Research, ECIR 2014 was able to hand out a number of awards.
“On Inverted Index Compression for Search Engine Efficiency”
Matteo Catena, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis
A committee led by John Tait, and consisting of
James Allan (UMass Amherst),
Pavel Braslavski (Ural Federal University),
Norbert Fuhr (U. Duisberg-Essen),
Allan Hanbury (Vienna TU),
Donna Harman (NIST), and
Gareth Jones (DCU) decided about the ECIR 2014 Best Paper Award.
A Language Modeling Approach to Personalized Search based on Users’ Microblog Behavior
Arjumand Younus, Colm O’Riordan, Gabriella Pasi
The ECIR 2014 participants elected the winner of the ECIR 2014 best poster award.
Best demo award
TripBuilder: A Tool for Recommending Sightseeing Tours
Igo Ramalho Brilhante, Jose Antonio Macedo, Franco Maria Nardini, Raffaele Perego, Chiara Renso
The ECIR 2014 participants elected the winner of the ECIR 2014 best demo award.
Best reviewer award
The ECIR 2014 Program Chairs Arjen de Vries and ChengXiang Zhai selected the winners of the ECIR 2014 Best Reviewer Award:
Tao Yang, Guido Zuccon, Yannis Tzitzikas, Carsten Eickhoff
All award winners were announced during the ECIR 2014 banquet on Tuesday April 15, 2014.