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Amer-Yahia, S.

  • Diaz, F., Metzler, D., and Amer-Yahia, S. "Relevance and Ranking in Online Dating Systems," in the Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Asadi, N.

  • Asadi, N., Metzler, D., Elsayed, T., and Lin, J. "Pseudo Test Collections for Learning Web Search Ranking Functions," in the Proceedings of the 34th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2011), 2011. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Asadi, N., Lin, J., and Metzler, D. "Cross-Corpus Relevance Projection," a poster paper in the Proceedings of the 34th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2011), 2011. [pdf][poster]
  • Elsayed, T., Asadi, N., Metzler, D., Wang, L., and Lin, J. "UMD and USC/ISI: TREC 2010 Web Track Experiments with Ivory," in the online Proceedings of the 2010 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2010), 2011. [pdf][abstract]

Bendersky, M.

  • Bendersky, M., Metzler, D., and Croft, W.B. "Effective Query Formulation with Multiple Information Sources," in the ACM Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2012), 2012. [pdf][abstract][slides][Runner-Up for Best Search Paper]
  • Bendersky, M., Metzler, D., and Croft, W.B. "Parameterized Concept Weighting in Verbose Queries," in the Proceedings of the 34th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2011), 2011. [pdf][abstract][slides][Honorable Mention for Best Paper]
  • Bendersky, M., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., and Metzler, D. "The Anatomy of an Ad: Structured Indexing and Retrieval for Sponsored Search," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on the World Wide Web (WWW 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Bendersky, M., Metzler, D., and Croft, W.B. "Learning Concept Importance Using a Weighted Dependence Model," in the ACM Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Bernstein, Y.

  • Metzler, D., Bernstein, Y., Croft, W.B., Moffat, A., and Zobel, J. "Similarity Measures for Tracking Information Flow," Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2005), 517-524, 2005. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Metzler, D., Bernstein, Y., Croft, W.B., Moffat, A., and Zobel, J., "The Recap System for Identifying Information Flow," Proceedings of the 28th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR 2005), 678-678, 2005. [pdf]

Broder, A.

  • Broder, A., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., Mavromatis, G., Metzler, D., Yuan, J. "Exploiting Site-Level Information to Improve Web Search," a short paper in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Broder, A., Ciccolo, P., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., Metzler, D., Riedel, L., and Yuan, J. "Online Expansion of Rare Queries for Sponsored Search," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on the World Wide Web (WWW 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Broder, A., Ciaramita, M., Fontoura, M., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., Metzler, D., Murdock, V., and Plachouras, V. "To Swing or not to Swing: Learning when (not) to Advertise," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2008), 2008. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Cai, C.

  • Metzler, D., Cai, C., and Hovy, E. "Structured Event Retrieval over Microblog Archives," in the Proceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics - Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT 2012), 2012. [pdf][abstract]
  • Metzler, D. and Cai, C. "USC/ISI at TREC 2011: Microblog Track," in the online Proceedings of the 2011 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2011), 2012. [pdf][abstract]
  • Gouws, S., Metzler, D., Cai, C., and Hovy, E. "Contextual Bearing on Linguistic Variation in Social Media," in the ACL Workshop on Language in Social Media (LSM 2011), 2011. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Carterette, B.

  • Carterette, B., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., and Metzler, D. "Measuring the Reusability of Test Collections," in the ACM Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Chang, Y.

  • Zhang, R., Chang, Y., Zheng, Z., Metzler, D., and Nie, J. "Search Result Re-ranking by Feedback Control Adjustment for Time-sensitive Query," in the Proceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics - Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract]

Chapelle, O.

  • Chapelle, O., Zhang, Y., Metzler, D., and Grinspan, P. "Expected Reciprocal Rank for Graded Relevance," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Ciaramita, M.

  • Broder, A., Ciaramita, M., Fontoura, M., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., Metzler, D., Murdock, V., and Plachouras, V. "To Swing or not to Swing: Learning when (not) to Advertise," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2008), 2008. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Ciccolo, P.

  • Broder, A., Ciccolo, P., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., Metzler, D., Riedel, L., and Yuan, J. "Online Expansion of Rare Queries for Sponsored Search," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on the World Wide Web (WWW 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Croft, W.B.

  • Bendersky, M., Metzler, D., and Croft, W.B. "Effective Query Formulation with Multiple Information Sources," in the ACM Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2012), 2012. [pdf][abstract][slides][Runner-Up for Best Search Paper]
  • Bendersky, M., Metzler, D., and Croft, W.B. "Parameterized Concept Weighting in Verbose Queries," in the Proceedings of the 34th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2011), 2011. [pdf][abstract][slides][Honorable Mention for Best Paper]
  • Bendersky, M., Metzler, D., and Croft, W.B. "Learning Concept Importance Using a Weighted Dependence Model," in the ACM Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Croft, W.B., Metzler, D., and Strohman, T. "Search Engines: Information Retrieval in Practice," Addison-Wesley, 2009. [web site][buy it]
  • Metzler, D., Strohman, T., and Croft, W.B., "A Statistical View of Binned Retrieval Models", in the Proceedings of the 30th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2008), 175-186, 2008. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Metzler, D. and Croft, W.B. "Latent Concept Expansion Using Markov Random Fields," in the Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2007), 311-318, 2007. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Metzler, D., Strohman, T., and Croft, W.B. "Indri at TREC 2006: Lessons Learned from Three Terabyte Tracks," in the online Proceedings of 2006 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2006), 2006. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Metzler, D. and Croft, W.B. "Linear Feature-Based Models for Information Retrieval," in Information Retrieval, 10(3), 257-274, 2007. [pdf][abstract]
  • Metzler, D., and Croft, W.B. "Beyond Bags of Words: Modeling Implicit User Preferences in Information Retrieval," in the Proceedings of AAAI'06 (Nectar Track), 2006. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Metzler, D., Strohman, T., Zhou, Y., and Croft, W.B., "Indri at TREC 2005: Terabyte Track," in the online Proceedings of 2005 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2005), 2006. [pdf][abstract][slides][poster]
  • Metzler, D., Diaz, F., Strohman, T., and Croft, W.B., "UMass Robust 2005: Using Mixtures of Relevance Models for Query Expansion," in the online Proceedings of the 2005 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2005), 2006. [pdf][abstract][poster]
  • Metzler, D., Bernstein, Y., Croft, W.B., Moffat, A., and Zobel, J. "Similarity Measures for Tracking Information Flow," Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2005), 517-524, 2005. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Metzler, D., Bernstein, Y., Croft, W.B., Moffat, A., and Zobel, J., "The Recap System for Identifying Information Flow," Proceedings of the 28th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR 2005), 678-678, 2005. [pdf]
  • Metzler, D. and Croft, W.B., "A Markov Random Field Model for Term Dependencies," Proceedings of the 28th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR 2005), 472-479, 2005. [pdf][abstract][slides][Best Student Paper]
  • Metzler, D. and Croft, W.B., "Analysis of Statistical Question Classification for Fact-based Questions," in Information Retrieval, 8(3), 481-504, 2005. [pdf][abstract]
  • Strohman, T., Metzler, D., Turtle, H., Croft, W.B., "Indri: A language model-based search engine for complex queries" in the online Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligence Analysis (ICIA 2005), 2005. [pdf (original)][pdf (extended)][abstract]
  • Metzler, D., Strohman, T., Turtle, H., and Croft, W.B., "Indri at TREC 2004: Terabyte Track" in the online Proceedings of 2004 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2004), 2005. [pdf][abstract]
  • Metzler, D. and Croft, W.B., "Combining the Language Model and Inference Network Approaches to Retrieval," Information Processing and Management Special Issue on Bayesian Networks and Information Retrieval, 40(5), 735-750, 2004. [pdf][abstract]
  • Metzler, D., Lavrenko, V., and Croft, W.B., "Formal Multiple-Bernoulli Models for Language Modeling," Proceedings of ACM SIGIR 2004, 540-541, 2004. [pdf][abstract][poster]

Cui, H.

  • Cui, H., Reddy, S., and Metzler, D. "QueryText -- Using Queries and Clicks to Improve Text Matching for Web Search," Yahoo! Labs Technical Report, 2009. [pdf][abstract]
  • Metzler, D., Novak, J., Cui, H., and Reddy, S. "Building Enriched Document Representations using Aggregated Anchor Text," in the Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Diaz, F.

  • Diaz, F., Metzler, D., and Amer-Yahia, S. "Relevance and Ranking in Online Dating Systems," in the Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Diaz, F., and Metzler, D. "Pseudo-Aligned Multilingual Corpora," in the Proceedings of the 20th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2007), 2727-2732, 2007. [pdf][abstract]
  • Diaz, F., and Metzler, D. "Improving the Estimation of Relevance Models Using Large External Corpora," in the Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2006), 154-161, 2006. [pdf][abstract][CIIR lab meeting slides]
  • Metzler, D., Diaz, F., Strohman, T., and Croft, W.B., "UMass Robust 2005: Using Mixtures of Relevance Models for Query Expansion," in the online Proceedings of the 2005 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2005), 2006. [pdf][abstract][poster]

Dumais, S.

  • Metzler, D., Dumais, S., and Meek, C. "Similarity Measures for Short Segments of Text," in the Proceedings of the 29th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2007), 16-27, 2007. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Elsayed, T.

  • Elsayed, T., Lin, J., and Metzler, D. "When Close Enough Is Good Enough: Approximate Positional Indexes for Efficient Ranked Retrieval," to appear as a short paper in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2011), 2011. [pdf][abstract][poster]
  • Asadi, N., Metzler, D., Elsayed, T., and Lin, J. "Pseudo Test Collections for Learning Web Search Ranking Functions," in the Proceedings of the 34th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2011), 2011. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Elsayed, T., Asadi, N., Metzler, D., Wang, L., and Lin, J. "UMD and USC/ISI: TREC 2010 Web Track Experiments with Ivory," in the online Proceedings of the 2010 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2010), 2011. [pdf][abstract]
  • Lin, J., Metzler, D., Elsayed, T., and Wang, L. "Of Ivory and Smurfs: Loxodontan MapReduce Experiments for Web Search," in the online Proceedings of the 2009 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2009), 2010. [pdf][abstract]

Fontoura, M.

  • Broder, A., Ciaramita, M., Fontoura, M., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., Metzler, D., Murdock, V., and Plachouras, V. "To Swing or not to Swing: Learning when (not) to Advertise," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2008), 2008. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Gabrilovich, E.

  • Broder, A., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., Mavromatis, G., Metzler, D., Yuan, J. "Exploiting Site-Level Information to Improve Web Search," a short paper in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Bendersky, M., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., and Metzler, D. "The Anatomy of an Ad: Structured Indexing and Retrieval for Sponsored Search," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on the World Wide Web (WWW 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Carterette, B., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., and Metzler, D. "Measuring the Reusability of Test Collections," in the ACM Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Broder, A., Ciccolo, P., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., Metzler, D., Riedel, L., and Yuan, J. "Online Expansion of Rare Queries for Sponsored Search," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on the World Wide Web (WWW 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Broder, A., Ciaramita, M., Fontoura, M., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., Metzler, D., Murdock, V., and Plachouras, V. "To Swing or not to Swing: Learning when (not) to Advertise," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2008), 2008. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Gouws, S.

  • Gouws, S., Hovy, D., and Metzler, D. "Unsupervised Mining of Lexical Variants from Noisy Text," in the EMNLP Workshop on Unsupervised Learning in NLP (UNSUP 2011), 2011. [pdf][abstract][poster]
  • Gouws, S., Metzler, D., Cai, C., and Hovy, E. "Contextual Bearing on Linguistic Variation in Social Media," in the ACL Workshop on Language in Social Media (LSM 2011), 2011. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Grinspan, P.

  • Chapelle, O., Zhang, Y., Metzler, D., and Grinspan, P. "Expected Reciprocal Rank for Graded Relevance," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Hovy, D.

  • Gouws, S., Hovy, D., and Metzler, D. "Unsupervised Mining of Lexical Variants from Noisy Text," in the EMNLP Workshop on Unsupervised Learning in NLP (UNSUP 2011), 2011. [pdf][abstract][poster]

Hovy, E.

  • Metzler, D., Cai, C., and Hovy, E. "Structured Event Retrieval over Microblog Archives," in the Proceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics - Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT 2012), 2012. [pdf][abstract]
  • Metzler, D., and Hovy, E. "Mavuno: A Scalable and Effective Hadoop-Based Paraphrase Acquisition System," to appear in the KDD Workshop on Large-scale Data Mining: Theory and Applications (LDMTA 2011), 2011. [pdf][abstract][slides][data][software]
  • Gouws, S., Metzler, D., Cai, C., and Hovy, E. "Contextual Bearing on Linguistic Variation in Social Media," in the ACL Workshop on Language in Social Media (LSM 2011), 2011. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Metzler, D., Hovy, E., and Zheng, C. "An Empirical Evaluation of Data-Driven Paraphrase Generation Techniques," a short paper in the Proceedings of the The 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (ACL-HLT 2011), 2011. [pdf][abstract][poster][data]

Jones, R.

  • Jones, R. and Metzler, D., and Peng, F. "Identifying and Expanding Implicitly Temporally Qualified Queries," United States Patent 8,156,111, April 10, 2012. [full text]
  • Metzler, D., Jones, R., Peng, F., and Zhang, R. "An Analysis of Implicitly Year Qualified Queries," Yahoo! Labs Technical Report, 2009. [pdf][abstract]
  • Metzler, D., Jones, R., Peng, F., and Zhang, R. "Improving Search Relevance for Implicitly Temporal Queries," in the Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract][poster]

Josifovski, V.

  • Broder, A., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., Mavromatis, G., Metzler, D., Yuan, J. "Exploiting Site-Level Information to Improve Web Search," a short paper in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Bendersky, M., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., and Metzler, D. "The Anatomy of an Ad: Structured Indexing and Retrieval for Sponsored Search," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on the World Wide Web (WWW 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Carterette, B., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., and Metzler, D. "Measuring the Reusability of Test Collections," in the ACM Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Broder, A., Ciccolo, P., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., Metzler, D., Riedel, L., and Yuan, J. "Online Expansion of Rare Queries for Sponsored Search," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on the World Wide Web (WWW 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Broder, A., Ciaramita, M., Fontoura, M., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., Metzler, D., Murdock, V., and Plachouras, V. "To Swing or not to Swing: Learning when (not) to Advertise," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2008), 2008. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Kanungo, T.

  • Kanungo, T. and Metzler, D. "System and Method for Automatically Ranking Lines of Text" United States Patent 8,005,845, August 23, 2011. [full text]
  • Metzler, D. and Kanungo, T. "Machine Learned Sentence Selection Strategies for Query-Biased Summarization," in the SIGIR Learning to Rank Workshop (LR4IR 2008), 2008. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Lang, H.

  • Lang, H., Metzler, D., Wang, B., and Li, J. "Improved Latent Concept Expansion Using Hierarchical Markov Random Fields," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Lavrenko, V.

  • Metzler, D., Lavrenko, V., and Croft, W.B., "Formal Multiple-Bernoulli Models for Language Modeling," Proceedings of ACM SIGIR 2004, 540-541, 2004. [pdf][abstract][poster]

Li, J.

  • Lang, H., Metzler, D., Wang, B., and Li, J. "Improved Latent Concept Expansion Using Hierarchical Markov Random Fields," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Lin, J.

  • Elsayed, T., Lin, J., and Metzler, D. "When Close Enough Is Good Enough: Approximate Positional Indexes for Efficient Ranked Retrieval," to appear as a short paper in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2011), 2011. [pdf][abstract][poster]
  • Asadi, N., Metzler, D., Elsayed, T., and Lin, J. "Pseudo Test Collections for Learning Web Search Ranking Functions," in the Proceedings of the 34th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2011), 2011. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Wang, L., Lin, J., and Metzler, D. "A Cascade Ranking Model for Efficient Ranked Retrieval," in the Proceedings of the 34th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2011), 2011. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Asadi, N., Lin, J., and Metzler, D. "Cross-Corpus Relevance Projection," a poster paper in the Proceedings of the 34th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2011), 2011. [pdf][poster]
  • Elsayed, T., Asadi, N., Metzler, D., Wang, L., and Lin, J. "UMD and USC/ISI: TREC 2010 Web Track Experiments with Ivory," in the online Proceedings of the 2010 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2010), 2011. [pdf][abstract]
  • Wang, L., Metzler, D., and Lin, J. "Ranking Under Temporal Constraints," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides][Shortlisted for Best Interdisciplinary Paper]
  • Wang, L., Lin, J., and Metzler, D. "Learning to Efficiently Rank," in the Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Lin, J., Metzler, D., Elsayed, T., and Wang, L. "Of Ivory and Smurfs: Loxodontan MapReduce Experiments for Web Search," in the online Proceedings of the 2009 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2009), 2010. [pdf][abstract]

Manmatha, R.

  • Metzler, D., and Manmatha, R., "An Inference Network Approach to Image Retrieval," Proceedings of the International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval (CIVR 2004), 42-50, 2004. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Mavromatis, G.

  • Broder, A., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., Mavromatis, G., Metzler, D., Yuan, J. "Exploiting Site-Level Information to Improve Web Search," a short paper in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Meek, C.

  • Metzler, D., Dumais, S., and Meek, C. "Similarity Measures for Short Segments of Text," in the Proceedings of the 29th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2007), 16-27, 2007. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Moffat, A.

  • Metzler, D., Bernstein, Y., Croft, W.B., Moffat, A., and Zobel, J. "Similarity Measures for Tracking Information Flow," Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2005), 517-524, 2005. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Metzler, D., Bernstein, Y., Croft, W.B., Moffat, A., and Zobel, J., "The Recap System for Identifying Information Flow," Proceedings of the 28th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR 2005), 678-678, 2005. [pdf]

Murdock, V.

  • Broder, A., Ciaramita, M., Fontoura, M., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., Metzler, D., Murdock, V., and Plachouras, V. "To Swing or not to Swing: Learning when (not) to Advertise," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2008), 2008. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Nie, J.

  • Zhang, R., Chang, Y., Zheng, Z., Metzler, D., and Nie, J. "Search Result Re-ranking by Feedback Control Adjustment for Time-sensitive Query," in the Proceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics - Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract]

Novak, J.

  • Metzler, D., Novak, J., Cui, H., and Reddy, S. "Building Enriched Document Representations using Aggregated Anchor Text," in the Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Peng, F.

  • Jones, R. and Metzler, D., and Peng, F. "Identifying and Expanding Implicitly Temporally Qualified Queries," United States Patent 8,156,111, April 10, 2012. [full text]
  • Metzler, D., Jones, R., Peng, F., and Zhang, R. "An Analysis of Implicitly Year Qualified Queries," Yahoo! Labs Technical Report, 2009. [pdf][abstract]
  • Metzler, D., Jones, R., Peng, F., and Zhang, R. "Improving Search Relevance for Implicitly Temporal Queries," in the Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract][poster]

Plachouras, V.

  • Broder, A., Ciaramita, M., Fontoura, M., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., Metzler, D., Murdock, V., and Plachouras, V. "To Swing or not to Swing: Learning when (not) to Advertise," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2008), 2008. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Reddy, S.

  • Cui, H., Reddy, S., and Metzler, D. "QueryText -- Using Queries and Clicks to Improve Text Matching for Web Search," Yahoo! Labs Technical Report, 2009. [pdf][abstract]
  • Metzler, D., Novak, J., Cui, H., and Reddy, S. "Building Enriched Document Representations using Aggregated Anchor Text," in the Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Riedel, L.

  • Broder, A., Ciccolo, P., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., Metzler, D., Riedel, L., and Yuan, J. "Online Expansion of Rare Queries for Sponsored Search," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on the World Wide Web (WWW 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Strohman, T.

  • Croft, W.B., Metzler, D., and Strohman, T. "Search Engines: Information Retrieval in Practice," Addison-Wesley, 2009. [web site][buy it]
  • Metzler, D., Strohman, T., and Croft, W.B., "A Statistical View of Binned Retrieval Models", in the Proceedings of the 30th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2008), 175-186, 2008. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Metzler, D., Strohman, T., and Croft, W.B. "Indri at TREC 2006: Lessons Learned from Three Terabyte Tracks," in the online Proceedings of 2006 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2006), 2006. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Metzler, D., Strohman, T., Zhou, Y., and Croft, W.B., "Indri at TREC 2005: Terabyte Track," in the online Proceedings of 2005 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2005), 2006. [pdf][abstract][slides][poster]
  • Metzler, D., Diaz, F., Strohman, T., and Croft, W.B., "UMass Robust 2005: Using Mixtures of Relevance Models for Query Expansion," in the online Proceedings of the 2005 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2005), 2006. [pdf][abstract][poster]
  • Strohman, T., Metzler, D., Turtle, H., Croft, W.B., "Indri: A language model-based search engine for complex queries" in the online Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligence Analysis (ICIA 2005), 2005. [pdf (original)][pdf (extended)][abstract]
  • Metzler, D., Strohman, T., Turtle, H., and Croft, W.B., "Indri at TREC 2004: Terabyte Track" in the online Proceedings of 2004 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2004), 2005. [pdf][abstract]

Turtle, H.

  • Turtle, H. and Metzler, D. "CIIR Experiments for TREC Legal 2007," in the online Proceedings of the 2007 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2007), 2007. [pdf][abstract]
  • Strohman, T., Metzler, D., Turtle, H., Croft, W.B., "Indri: A language model-based search engine for complex queries" in the online Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligence Analysis (ICIA 2005), 2005. [pdf (original)][pdf (extended)][abstract]
  • Metzler, D., Strohman, T., Turtle, H., and Croft, W.B., "Indri at TREC 2004: Terabyte Track" in the online Proceedings of 2004 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2004), 2005. [pdf][abstract]

Wang, B.

  • Lang, H., Metzler, D., Wang, B., and Li, J. "Improved Latent Concept Expansion Using Hierarchical Markov Random Fields," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Wang, L.

  • Wang, L., Lin, J., and Metzler, D. "A Cascade Ranking Model for Efficient Ranked Retrieval," in the Proceedings of the 34th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2011), 2011. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Elsayed, T., Asadi, N., Metzler, D., Wang, L., and Lin, J. "UMD and USC/ISI: TREC 2010 Web Track Experiments with Ivory," in the online Proceedings of the 2010 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2010), 2011. [pdf][abstract]
  • Wang, L., Metzler, D., and Lin, J. "Ranking Under Temporal Constraints," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides][Shortlisted for Best Interdisciplinary Paper]
  • Wang, L., Lin, J., and Metzler, D. "Learning to Efficiently Rank," in the Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Lin, J., Metzler, D., Elsayed, T., and Wang, L. "Of Ivory and Smurfs: Loxodontan MapReduce Experiments for Web Search," in the online Proceedings of the 2009 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2009), 2010. [pdf][abstract]

Yuan, J.

  • Broder, A., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., Mavromatis, G., Metzler, D., Yuan, J. "Exploiting Site-Level Information to Improve Web Search," a short paper in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2010), 2010. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Broder, A., Ciccolo, P., Gabrilovich, E., Josifovski, V., Metzler, D., Riedel, L., and Yuan, J. "Online Expansion of Rare Queries for Sponsored Search," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on the World Wide Web (WWW 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Zaragoza, H.

  • Metzler, D., Zaragoza, H. "Semi-Parametric and Non-Parametric Term Weighting for Information Retrieval," in the Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Zhang, R.

  • Metzler, D., Jones, R., Peng, F., and Zhang, R. "An Analysis of Implicitly Year Qualified Queries," Yahoo! Labs Technical Report, 2009. [pdf][abstract]
  • Metzler, D., Jones, R., Peng, F., and Zhang, R. "Improving Search Relevance for Implicitly Temporal Queries," in the Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract][poster]
  • Zhang, R., Chang, Y., Zheng, Z., Metzler, D., and Nie, J. "Search Result Re-ranking by Feedback Control Adjustment for Time-sensitive Query," in the Proceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics - Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract]

Zhang, Y.

  • Chapelle, O., Zhang, Y., Metzler, D., and Grinspan, P. "Expected Reciprocal Rank for Graded Relevance," in the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract][slides]

Zheng, C.

  • Metzler, D., Hovy, E., and Zheng, C. "An Empirical Evaluation of Data-Driven Paraphrase Generation Techniques," a short paper in the Proceedings of the The 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (ACL-HLT 2011), 2011. [pdf][abstract][poster][data]

Zheng, Z.

  • Zhang, R., Chang, Y., Zheng, Z., Metzler, D., and Nie, J. "Search Result Re-ranking by Feedback Control Adjustment for Time-sensitive Query," in the Proceedings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics - Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT 2009), 2009. [pdf][abstract]

Zhou, Y.

  • Metzler, D., Strohman, T., Zhou, Y., and Croft, W.B., "Indri at TREC 2005: Terabyte Track," in the online Proceedings of 2005 Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2005), 2006. [pdf][abstract][slides][poster]

Zobel, J.

  • Metzler, D., Bernstein, Y., Croft, W.B., Moffat, A., and Zobel, J. "Similarity Measures for Tracking Information Flow," Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2005), 517-524, 2005. [pdf][abstract][slides]
  • Metzler, D., Bernstein, Y., Croft, W.B., Moffat, A., and Zobel, J., "The Recap System for Identifying Information Flow," Proceedings of the 28th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR 2005), 678-678, 2005. [pdf]

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