CIIR publications authored by Mark Smucker


IR-723: (2009) Smucker, M.,  Allan, J. and Carterette, B., "Agreement Among Statistical Significance Tests for Information Retrieval Evaluation at Varying Sample Sizes," Proceedings of the 32nd Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2009) Boston, MA, pp. 630-631. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-722: (2009) Smucker, M. and Allan, J., "A New Measure of the Cluster Hypothesis," Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR'09), pp. 281-288. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-707: (2009) Smucker, M.,  Allan, J. and Dachev, B., "Human Question Answering Performance Using an Interactive Document Retrieval System," Proceedings of the 4th Information Interaction in Context Symposium (IIiX 2012), pp. 35-44. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-688: (2008) Smucker, M., "Evaluation of Find-Similar with Simulation and Network Analysis," Ph.D. Thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-657: (2008) Lin, J. and Smucker, M., "How Do Users Find Things with PubMed? Towards Automatic Utility Evaluation with User Simulations," Proceedings of the 31st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 08), pp. 19-26. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-655: (2008) Smucker, M.,  Allan, J. and Dachev, B., "Human Question Answering Performance using an Interactive Information Retrieval System," CIIR Technical Report. See IR-707 for published version of this work. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-630: (2007) Smucker, M., "Work in Progress: Navigating Document Networks," HCIR’07 Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval, October 23, 2007, Cambridge, Massachusetts. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-629: (2007) Smucker, M.,  Allan, J. and Dachev, B., "UMass Complex Interactive Question Answering (ciQA) 2007: Human Performance as Question Answerers [Notebook Version]," in the electronic Notebook Proceedings of TREC 2007. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-620: (2007) Carterette, B. and Smucker, M., "Hypothesis Testing with Incomplete Relevance Judgments," Proceedings of ACM Sixteenth Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2007), pp. 643-652. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-613: (2007) Smucker, M. and Allan, J., "Measuring the Navigability of Document Networks," a workshop at SIGIR’07 Web Information-Seeking and Interaction Workshop, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 23-27, 2007. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-593: (2007) Smucker, M. and Allan, J., "Using Similarity Links as Shortcuts to Relevant Web Pages," in the Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR-07), pp. 863-864. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-591: (2007) Smucker, M.,  Allan, J. and Carterette, B., "A Comparison of Statistical Significance Tests for Information Retrieval Evaluation," in the Proceedings of the ACM Sixteenth Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2007), pp. 623-632. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-551: (2006) Smucker, M., "UMass Genomics 2006: Query-Biased Pseudo Relevance Feedback," in the online Proceedings of TREC-2006. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-548: (2006) Smucker, M. and Allan, J., "An Investigation of Dirichlet Prior Smoothing's Performance Advantage," CIIR Technical Report. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-544: (2006) Smucker, M., "UMass Genomics 2006 (Notebook Version): Query-Biased Pseudo Relevance Feedback," in the TREC 2006 Conference Notebook, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, November 14-17, 2006. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-483: (2006) Smucker, M. and Allan, J., "Lightening the Load of Document Smoothing for Better Language Modeling Retrieval," the Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research & Development on Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2006), pp. 699-700. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-470: (2006) Smucker, M. and Allan, J., "Find-Similar: Similarity Browsing as a Search Tool," Proceedings of SIGIR 2006, pp. 461-468. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-445: (2005) Smucker, M.,  Kulp, D. and Allan, J., "Dirichlet Mixtures for Query Estimation in Information Retrieval," CIIR Technical Report. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-405: (2005) AbdulJaleel, N.,  Allan, J., Croft, W. B. ,  Diaz, F.,  Larkey, L.,  Li, X.,  Smucker, M. and Wade, C., "UMass at TREC 2004: Novelty and HARD," the Online Proceedings of 2004 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2004) http://trec.nist.gov/pubs/trec13/t13_proceedings.html [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-390: (2005) Diaz, F.,  Smucker, M. and Allan, J., "High Precision Retrieval via User Interaction and Metadata," CIIR Technical Report. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-378: (2004) AbdulJaleel, N.,  Allan, J., Croft, W. B. ,  Diaz, F.,  Larkey, L.,  Li, X.,  Metzler, D.,  Smucker, M.,  Strohman, T.,  Turtle, H. and Wade, C., "UMass at TREC 2004: Notebook ," Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2004). [View bibtex]