CIIR publications authored by Giridhar Kumaran


IR-754: (2010) Balasubramanian, N.,  Kumaran, G. and Carvalho, V., "Exploring Reductions for Long Web Queries," Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR-2010), pp. 571-578. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-743: (2009) Balasubramanian, N.,  Kumaran, G. and Carvalho, V., "Predicting Query Performance on the Web," Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR-2010), pp. 785-786. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-671: (2008) Kumaran, G., "Interactive Reformulation of Long Queries," Ph.D. dissertation, University of Massachusetts Amherst, May 2008. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-647: (2008) Kumaran, G. and Allan, J., "Effective and Efficient User Interaction for Long Queries," Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference, pp. 11-18. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-640: (2007) Bellare, K.,  Talukdar, P.,  Kumaran, G.,  Pereira, F.,  Liberman, M.,  McCallum, A. and Dredze, M., "Lightly-Supervised Attribute Extraction for Web Search," NIPS 2007 Workshop on Machine Learning for Web Search, Whistler, BC, Canada, December 7, 2007. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-637: (2007) Kumaran, G. and Xue, X., "Images as Supportive Elements for Search," Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR 07), Cambridge, MA, USA, October 23, 2007. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-628: (2009) Kumaran, G. and Allan, J., "Adapting Information Retrieval Systems to User Queries," in the Special Topic Issue on Adaptive Information Retrieval, Information Processing & Management, vol. 44, no. 6, pp.18381862. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-572: (2007) Feng, S. and Kumaran, G., "XML Data Stream Processing: Extensions to YFilter," Technical Report 07-07, Department of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2007. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-559: (2007) Kumaran, G. and Allan, J., "Selective User Interaction," in the Proceedings of the ACM Sixteenth Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), pp. 923-926. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-554: (2007) Kumaran, G. and Allan, J., "Information Retrieval Techniques for Templated Queries ," in the Proceedings of RIAO 2007 - 8th Conference - Large-Scale Semantic Access to Content (Text, Image, Video and Sound), paper number 104. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-545: (2006) Kumaran, G. and Allan, J., "UMASS at TREC ciQA," in the TREC 2006 Conference Notebook, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, November 14-17, 2006. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-538: (2006) Kumaran, G. and Allan, J., "A Case for Shorter Queries, and Helping User Create Them," in the Proceedings of Human Language Technologies: The Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-HLT 2007), pp. 220227. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-534: (2006) Kumaran, G. and Allan, J., "Eliciting Information for Adaptive Retrieval," in the Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Adaptive Information Retrieval (AIR), pp. 18-19. [View bibtex]

IR-507: (2006) Kumaran, G. and Allan, J., "Simple Questions for Interactive Information Retrieval," CIIR Technical Report. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-485: (2006) Kumaran, G. and Allan, J., "Simple Questions to Improve Pseudo-Relevance Feedback Results," in the Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research & Development on Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2006), pp. 661-662. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-393: (2005) Kumaran, G.,  Jones, R. and Madani, O., "Biasing Web Search Results for Topic Familiarity," Proceedings of the ACM Fourteenth Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) , pp. 271-272. A longer version is also available. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-392: (2005) Kumaran, G. and Allan, J., "Using Names and Topics for New Event Detection," Proceedings of Human Language Technology Conference/Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pp. 121-128. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-362: (2004) Kumaran, G.,  Allan, J. and McCallum, A., "Classification Models for New Event Detection," CIIR Technical Report. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-357: (2004) Connell, M.,  Feng, A.,  Kumaran, G.,  Raghavan, H.,  Shah, C. and Allan, J., "UMass at TDT 2004," the Proceedings of TDT 2004, Gaithersburg, MD. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-340: (2004) Kumaran, G. and Allan, J., "Text Classification and Named Entities for New Event Detection," Proceedings of SIGIR '04, pp. 297-304. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-289: (2003) Allan, J. and Kumaran, G., "Stemming in the Language Modeling Framework," SIGIR 03 Conference, pp.455-456, presented as a poster. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-284: (2003) Allan, J. and Kumaran, G., "Details on Stemming in the Language Modeling Framework," CIIR Technical Report. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]