2017

Extracting Audio Summaries to Support Effective Spoken Document Search
  • Damiano Spina
  • Johanne R. Trippas
  • Lawrence Cavedon
  • Mark Sanderson
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 2017
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author = {Spina, Damiano and Trippas, Johanne R. and Cavedon, Lawrence and Sanderson, Mark},
title = {Extracting audio summaries to support effective spoken document search},
journal = {Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology},
volume = {68},
number = {9},
issn = {2330-1643},
url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.23831},
doi = {10.1002/asi.23831},
pages = {2101--2115},
year = {2017}
}
How Do People Interact in Conversational Speech-Only Search Tasks: A Preliminary Analysis
  • Johanne R. Trippas
  • Damiano Spina
  • Lawrence Cavedon
  • Mark Sanderson
Proceedings of CHIIR'17, 2017
@inproceedings{trippas2017people,
 author = {Trippas, Johanne R. and Spina, Damiano and Cavedon, Lawrence and Sanderson, Mark},
 title = {How Do People Interact in Conversational Speech-Only Search Tasks: A Preliminary Analysis},
 booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Conference Human Information Interaction and Retrieval},
 series = {CHIIR '17},
 year = {2017},
 pages = {325--328},
 doi = {10.1145/3020165.3022144}
} 
Crowdsourcing User Preferences and Query Judgments for Speech-Only Search
  • Johanne R Trippas
  • Damiano Spina
  • Lawrence Cavedon
  • Mark Sanderson
SIGIR 1st International Workshop on Conversational Approaches to Information Retrieval (CAIR'17), 2017
@inproceedings{trippas2017crowdsourcing,
 author = {Trippas, Johanne R. and Spina, Damiano and Cavedon, Lawrence and Sanderson, Mark},
 title = {Crowdsourcing User Preferences and Query Judgments for Speech-Only Search},
 booktitle = {SIGIR 1st International Workshop on Conversational Approaches to Information Retrieval (CAIR'17)},
 series = {CAIR '17},
 year = {2017}
} 
A Conversational Search Transcription Protocol and Analysis
  • Johanne R Trippas
  • Damiano Spina
  • Lawrence Cavedon
  • Mark Sanderson
SIGIR 1st International Workshop on Conversational Approaches to Information Retrieval (CAIR'17), 2017
@inproceedings{trippas2017protocol,
 author = {Trippas, Johanne R. and Spina, Damiano and Cavedon, Lawrence and Sanderson, Mark},
 title = {A Conversational Search Transcription Protocol and Analysis},
 booktitle = {SIGIR 1st International Workshop on Conversational Approaches to 
Information Retrieval (CAIR'17)},
 series = {CAIR '17},
 year = {2017}
} 
Understanding User Behavior in Job and Talent Search: An Initial Investigation
  • Damiano Spina
  • Maria Maistro
  • Yongli Ren
  • Sargol Sadeghi
  • Wilson Wong
  • Timothy Baldwin
  • Lawrence Cavedon
  • Alistair Moffat
  • Mark Sanderson
  • Falk Scholer
  • Justin Zobel
SIGIR Workshop on eCommerce (eCom'17), 2017
@inproceedings{spina2017understanding,
 author = {Spina, Damiano  and Maistro, Maria and Ren, Yongli and Sadeghi, Sargol and 
             Wong, Wilson and Baldwin, Timothy and  Cavedon, Lawrence and Moffat, Alistair and
              Sanderson, Mark and Scholer, Falk and Zobel,Justin},
 title = {Understanding User Behavior in Job and Talent Search: An Initial Investigation},
 booktitle = {SIGIR Workshop on eCommerce},
 series = {SIGIR eCom 2017},
 year = {2017}
} 

2016

Beyond Factoid QA: Effective Methods for Non-factoid Answer Sentence Retrieval
  • Liu Yang
  • Qingyao Ai
  • Damiano Spina
  • Ruey-Cheng Chen
  • Liang Pang
  • W. Bruce Croft
  • Jiafeng Guo
  • Falk Scholer
Proceedings of ECIR'16, 2016
@inproceedings{yang2016beyond,
    author = {Yang, Liu Yang and Ai, Qingyao and Spina, Damiano and Chen, Ruey-Cheng 
                      and Pang, Liang and Croft,  W. Bruce and Guo, Jiafeng and Scholer, Falk},
    title = { Beyond Factoid QA:  Effective Methods for Non-factoid Answer Sentence Retrieval},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of ECIR'16},
    year = {2016}
}

2015

Towards Understanding the Impact of Length in Web Search Result Summaries over a Speech-only Communication Channel
  • Johanne R. Trippas
  • Damiano Spina
  • Mark Sanderson
  • Lawrence Cavedon
Proceedings of SIGIR'15, 2015
@inproceedings{trippas2015towards,
author={Trippas, Johanne and Spina, Damiano and Sanderson, Mark and Cavedon, Lawrence},
title={Towards Understanding the Impact of Length in Web Search Result Summaries over a 
           Speech-only Communication Channel},
booktitle={Proceedings of SIGIR'15},
year={2015}
}
Real-Time Classification of Twitter Trends
  • Arkaitz Zubiaga
  • Damiano Spina
  • Raquel Martínez
  • Víctor Fresno
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 2015
@article{zubiaga2014realtime,
	author = "Zubiaga, Arkaitz and Spina, Damiano and Mart{\'i}nez, Raquel and Fresno, V{\'i}ctor",
        title = {Real-time classification of Twitter trends},
        journal = {Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology},
        volume = {66},
        number = {3},
        issn = {2330-1643},
        url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.23186},
        doi = {10.1002/asi.23186},
        pages = {462--473},
        keywords = {automatic classification, taxonomy, real time processing},
        year = {2015}
}
Harnessing Semantics for Answer Sentence Retrieval
  • Ruey-Cheng Chen
  • Damiano Spina
  • W. Bruce Croft
  • Mark Sanderson
  • Falk Scholer
Proceedings of the 8th Workshop on Exploiting Semantic Annotations for Information Retrieval (ESAIR'15), 2015
@inproceedings{chen2015harnessing,
    author = {Chen, Ruey-Cheng and  Spina, Damiano and 
                      Croft,  W. Bruce and Sanderson, Mark and Scholer, Falk},
    title = {Harnessing Semantics for Answer Sentence Retrieval},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the 8th Workshop on Exploiting Semantic Annotations 
                          for Information Retrieval (ESAIR'15)},
    year = {2015}
}
Results Presentation Methods for a Spoken Conversational Search System
  • Johanne R. Trippas
  • Damiano Spina
  • Mark Sanderson
  • Lawrence Cavedon
First International Workshop on Novel Web Search Interfaces and Systems (NWSearch’15), 2015
@InProceedings{trippas2015results,
author={Trippas, Johanne R. and Spina, Damiano and Sanderson, Mark and Cavedon, Lawrence},
title={Results Presentation Methods for a Spoken Conversational Search System},
booktitle={First International Workshop on Novel Web Search Interfaces and Systems (NWSearch’15)},
year={2015}
}
SpeakerLDA: Discovering Topics in Transcribed Multi-Speaker Audio Contents
  • Damiano Spina
  • Johanne R. Trippas
  • Lawrence Cavedon
  • Mark Sanderson
Proceedings of ACM Multimedia 2015 Workshop on Speech, Language and Audio in Multimedia (SLAM'15), 2015
@InProceedings{spina2015speakerlda,
author={Spina, Damiano and Trippas, Johanne R. and  
                 Cavedon, Lawrence and Sanderson, Mark},
title={SpeakerLDA: Discovering Topics in Transcribed Multi-Speaker Audio Contents},
booktitle={Proceedings of ACM Multimedia 2015 Workshop on 
                    Speech, Language and Audio in Multimedia (SLAM'15)},
year={2015}
}

2014

Overview of RepLab 2014: Author Profiling and Reputation Dimensions for Online Reputation Management
  • Enrique Amigó
  • Jorge Carrillo-de-Albornoz
  • Irina Chugur
  • Adolfo Corujo
  • Julio Gonzalo
  • Edgar Meij
  • Maarten de Rijke
  • Damiano Spina
Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference of the CLEF Initiative, 2014
@incollection{amigo2014overview,
	author = "Amig{\'o}, Enrique and Carrillo-de-Albornoz, Jorge and Chugur, Irina 
                          and Corujo, Adolfo and Gonzalo, Julio and Meij, Edgar 
                          and de Rijke, Maarten and Spina, Damiano",
	booktitle = "{Information Access Evaluation. Multilinguality, 
                               Multimodality, and Interaction}",
	pages = "307--322",
	publisher = "Springer International Publishing",
	title = "{Overview of RepLab 2014: Author Profiling and Reputation Dimensions 
                      for Online Reputation Management}",
	year = "2014"
}
ORMA: A Semi-Automatic Tool for Online Reputation Monitoring in Twitter
  • Jorge Carrillo-de-Albornoz
  • Enrique Amigó
  • Damiano Spina
  • Julio Gonzalo
Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), 2014
@inproceedings{carrillo2014orma,
  author    = {Jorge Carrillo de Albornoz and
               Enrique Amig{\'{o}} and
               Damiano Spina and
               Julio Gonzalo},
  title     = {{ORMA:} {A} Semi-automatic Tool for Online Reputation Monitoring in
               Twitter},
  booktitle = {Advances in Information Retrieval - 36th European Conference on {IR}
               Research, {ECIR} 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 13-16, 2014.
               Proceedings},
  year      = {2014},
  pages     = {742--745},
  url       = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-06028-6_86},
  doi       = {10.1007/978-3-319-06028-6_86}
}
Learning Similarity Functions for Topic Detection in Online Reputation Monitoring
  • Damiano Spina
  • Julio Gonzalo
  • Enrique Amigó
Proc. of SIGIR '14: 37th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, 2014
@InProceedings{spina2014learning,  
    title={Learning Similarity Functions for Topic Detection in Online Reputation Monitoring},  
    author={Spina, Damiano and Gonzalo, Julio and Amig{'o}, Enrique},  
    booktitle={Proc. of SIGIR '14: 37th international ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and 
                         Development in Information Retrieval},  
    year={2014},  
    organization={ACM}  
    }

2013

Overview of RepLab 2013: Evaluating Online Reputation Monitoring Systems
  • Enrique Amigó
  • Jorge Carrillo-de-Albornoz
  • Irina Chugur
  • Adolfo Corujo
  • Julio Gonzalo
  • Tamara Martín
  • Edgar Meij
  • Maarten de Rijke
  • Damiano Spina
Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference of the CLEF initiative, 2013
@inproceedings{replab2013overview,
  author = {Amig{\'o}, E. and {Carrillo-de-Albornoz}, J. and Chugur, I. 
                    and Corujo, A. and Gonzalo, J. and Mart{\'\i}n, T. and 
                    Meij, E. and de Rijke, M. and Spina, Damiano},
  booktitle = {CLEF '13},
  date-modified = {2013-10-14 05:30:24 +0000},
  pages = {333--352},
  publisher = {Springer},
  series = {LNCS},
  title = {{Overview of RepLab 2013}: {Evaluating} 
                     Online Reputation Monitoring Systems},
  year = {2013}
}
UNED Online Reputation Monitoring Team at RepLab 2013
  • Damiano Spina
  • Jorge Carrillo-de-Albornoz
  • Tamara Martín
  • Enrique Amigó
  • Julio Gonzalo
  • Fernando Giner
CLEF 2013 Labs and Workshop Working Notes, 2013
@inproceedings{replab2013unedorm,
  author = {D. Spina and {Carrillo-de-Albornoz}, J. and Mart{\'\i}n, T. 
                    and Amig{\'o}, E. and Gonzalo, J. and Giner, F.},
  booktitle = {{CLEF 2013 Eval. Labs and Workshop Online Working Notes}},
  organization = {CLEF},
  title = {{UNED Online Reputation Monitoring Team at RepLab 2013}},
  year = {2013}
}
Discovering Filter Keywords for Company Name Disambiguation in Twitter
  • Damiano Spina
  • Julio Gonzalo
  • Enrique Amigó
Expert Systems with Applications, 2013
@article{spina2013discovering,
	author = "Spina, Damiano and Gonzalo, Julio and Amig{\'o}, Enrique",
	doi = "10.1016/j.eswa.2013.03.001",
	issn = "0957-4174",
	journal = "Expert Systems with Applications",
	keywords = "Twitter; Online reputation management; Name disambiguation; Filtering",
	note = "",
	number = "12",
	pages = "4986--5003",
	title = "{Discovering filter keywords for company name disambiguation in twitter}",
	url = "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0957417413001516",
	volume = "40",
	year = "2013"
}
Reports on the Workshops Held at the Sixth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media
  • Daniel Archambault
  • Ruben Bouwmeester
  • Cosmin Cabulea
  • Elizabeth M Daly
  • Giusy Di Lorenzo
  • Maarten de Rijke
  • Martin Harrigan
  • Eser Kandogan
  • Michael Muller
  • Mor Naaman
  • Daniele Quercia
  • Damiano Spina
  • Markus Strohmaier
  • Arkaitz Zubiaga
AI Magazine, 2013
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	author = "Archambault, Daniel and Bouwmeester, Ruben and 
Cabulea, Cosmin and Daly, Elizabeth M and {Di Lorenzo}, Giusy and 
de Rijke, Maarten and Harrigan, Martin and Kandogan, Eser and 
Muller, Michael and Naaman, Mor and others",
	journal = "AI Magazine",
	number = "1",
	pages = "101",
	title = "{Reports on the Workshops Held at the Sixth 
International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media}",
	volume = "34",
	year = "2013"
}
Towards an Active Learning System for Company Name Disambiguation in Microblog Streams
  • Maria-Hendrike Peetz
  • Damiano Spina
  • Julio Gonzalo
  • Maarten de Rijke
CLEF 2013 Evaluation Labs and Workshop Online Working Notes, 2013
@inproceedings{replab2013uvauned,
  author = {Peetz, M.H. and Spina D. and Gonzalo, J. and de Rijke, M.},
  booktitle = {{CLEF 2013 Eval. Labs and Workshop Online Working Notes}},
  date-modified = {2013-10-14 10:45:42 +0000},
  organization = {CLEF},
  title = {{Towards an Active Learning System for Company Name Disambiguation in Microblog Streams}},
  year = {2013}
}

2012

Identifying Entity Aspects in Microblog Posts
  • Damiano Spina
  • Edgar Meij
  • Maarten de Rijke
  • Andrei Oghina
  • Minh Thuong Bui
  • Mathias Breuss
Proceedings of SIGIR'12, the 35th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval, 2012
@inproceedings{spina2012identifying,
 author = {Spina, Damiano and Meij, Edgar and de Rijke, Maarten 
and Oghina, Andrei and Bui, Minh Thuong and Breuss, Mathias},
 title = {Identifying Entity Aspects in Microblog Posts},
 booktitle = {Proceedings of the 35th International ACM SIGIR Conference 
on Research and Development in Information Retrieval},
 series = {SIGIR '12},
 year = {2012},
 isbn = {978-1-4503-1472-5},
 location = {Portland, Oregon, USA},
 pages = {1089--1090},
 numpages = {2},
 url = {http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2348283.2348483},
 doi = {10.1145/2348283.2348483},
 acmid = {2348483},
 publisher = {ACM},
 address = {New York, NY, USA},
 keywords = {aspects, entity profiling, microblog posts},
} 
Towards Real-Time Summarization of Scheduled Events from Twitter Streams
  • Arkaitz Zubiaga
  • Damiano Spina
  • Enrique Amigó
  • Julio Gonzalo
Proceedings of the 23rd ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (Hypertext'12), 2012
@inproceedings{zubiaga2012summarization,
 author = {Zubiaga, Arkaitz and Spina, Damiano and Amig\'{o}, Enrique and Gonzalo, Julio},
 title = {Towards Real-time Summarization of Scheduled Events from Twitter Streams},
 booktitle = {Proceedings of the 23rd ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media},
 series = {HT '12},
 year = {2012},
 pages = {319--320},
 doi = {10.1145/2309996.2310053}
}