41st European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2019, Cologne, Germany, April 14–18, 2019 [Proceedings, Part I and Part II]

« The 41st European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR) was held in Cologne, Germany, during April 14–18, 2019, and brought together hundreds of researchers from Europe and abroad. The conference was organized by GESIS–Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences and the University of Duisburg-Essen—in cooperation with the British Computer Society’s Information Retrieval Specialist Group (BCS-IRSG). These proceedings contain the papers, presentations, workshops, and tutorials given during the conference. (…)

The accepted papers cover the state of the art in IR: evaluation, deep learning, dialogue and conversational approaches, diversity, knowledge graphs, recommender systems, retrieval methods, user behavior, topic modelling, etc., and also included novel application areas beyond traditional text and Web documents such as the processing and retrieval of narrative histories, images, jobs, biodiversity, medical text, and math. (…) »