PageRank, Wrappers, Ranking News and More: Papers from the WWW 2005 Conference

The WWW 2005 Conference took place last week in Japan and many of the papers presented at the conference are now available via the online proceedings. More papers are linked in this April, 2004 compilation I put together for the blog. The complete proceedings is available here.

Here are links to some of the “search related” papers/presentations that might be of interest. Papers are in PDF. Make sure to review the complete list. Something for everyone! (-:

Keynote: WWW at 15 Years: Looking Forward
by Tim Berners-Lee
Slides from the presentation are also available.

+ Semantic Similarity Between Search Engine Queries Using Temporal Correlation
S. Chien, (Microsoft Research)
N. Immorlica, (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

+ Fully Automatic Wrapper Generation for Search Engines
H. Zhao, W. Meng, (SUNY at Binghamton)
Z. Wu, V. Raghavan, (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)
C. Yu, (University of Illinois at Chicago)

+ Ranking a Stream of News
G. M. Del Corso, A. Gullí, F. Romani, (University of Pisa)

+ Web-Assisted Annotation, Semantic Indexing and Search of Television and Radio News
M. Dowman, V. Tablan, H. Cunningham, (University of Sheffield)
B. Popov, (Sirma Al EAD)

+ Sampling Search-Engine Results
A. Anagnostopoulos, (Brown University)
A. Z. Broder, (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center)
D. Carmel, (IBM Haifa Research Lab)

+ CubeSVD: A Novel Approach to Personalized Web Search
J.-T. Sun, (TsingHua University)
H.-J. Zeng, (Microsoft Research Asia)
H. Liu, (Arizona State University)
Y. Lu, (TsingHua University)
Z. Chen, (Microsoft Research Asia)

+ Automatic Identification of User Goals in Web Search
U. Lee, Z. Liu, J. Cho, (University of California at Los Angeles)

+ User-Centric Web Crawling
S. Pandey, C. Olston, (Carnegie Mellon University)

+ PageRank as a Function of the Damping Factor
P. Boldi, M. Santini, S. Vigna, (Università degli Studi di Milano)

+ Object-Level Ranking: Bringing Order to Web Objects
Z. Nie, (Microsoft Research Asia)
Y. Zhang, (Peking University)
J.-R. Wen, W.-Y. Ma, (Microsoft Research Asia)

+ A Uniform Approach to Accelerated PageRank Computation
F. McSherry, (Microsoft Research)

+ Scaling Link-Based Similarity Search
D. Fogaras, (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)
B. RŽcz, (Computer and Automation Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

+ WebPod: Persistent Web Browsing Sessions with Pocketable Storage Devices
S. Potter, J. Nieh, (Columbia University)

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