an ACM SIGIR 2008 Workshop
Noise in text can be defined as any kind of difference between
By its very nature, noisy text warrants moving beyond traditional text analytics techniques. Noise introduces challenges that need special handling, either through new methods or improved versions of existing ones.
We invite you to submit your own unique perspectives on this important topic (see the cfp)
*Journal Special Issue*International Journal of Document Analysis and Recognition: Special Issue on Noisy Text Analytics, Springer, Vol 12, No 3, September 2009. (Extended versions of selected papers from the workshop)
*Keynote by Donna Harman*
She has many notable contributions in IR but is most well known as the founder of TREC. She started TREC in 1992 which is considered the most important development in experimental information retrieval.
*Invited Talk by John Tait*
John Tait is Chief Scientific Officer of the Information Retrieval Facility in Vienna.
*Best Student Paper*
Rachit Arora won the best student paper award. Papers in which a student is the primary author (first author/presenter) were eligible for the best student paper.
Limited financial support is available for student authors to attend the workshop.
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