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The 33rd Annual ACM SIGIR Conference
Dates 2010/07/18 (iCal) - 2010/07/23
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
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Important dates
Workshops: 2010/01/29
Tutorials: 2010/02/12
Abstracts: 2010/01/15
Papers: 2010/01/22
Posters: 2010/02/12
Demos: 2010/02/12
Submissions: 2010/01/15
Notification: 2010/03/24
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SIGIR is the major international forum for the presentation of new research results and for the demonstration of new systems and techniques in the broad field of information retrieval (IR). The Conference and Program Chairs invite all those working in areas related to IR to submit original papers, posters, and proposals for tutorials, workshops, and demonstrations of systems. SIGIR 2010 welcomes contributions related to any aspect of IR theory and foundation, techniques, and applications. Relevant topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Document Representation and Content Analysis (e.g., text representation, document structure, linguistic analysis, non-English IR, cross-lingual IR, information extraction, sentiment analysis, clustering, classification, topic models, facets)
  • Queries and Query Analysis (e.g., query representation, query intent, query log analysis, question answering, query suggestion, query reformulation)
  • Users and Interactive IR (e.g., user models, user studies, user feedback, search interface, summarization, task models, personalized search)
  • Retrieval Models and Ranking (e.g., IR theory, language models, probabilistic retrieval models, feature-based models, learning to rank, combining searches, diversity)
  • Search Engine Architectures and Scalability ( e.g., indexing, compression, MapReduce, distributed IR, P2P IR, mobile devices)
  • Filtering and Recommending (e.g., content-based filtering, collaborative filtering, recommender systems, profiles)
  • Evaluation (e.g., test collections, effectiveness measures, experimental design)
  • Web IR and Social Media Search (e.g., link analysis, query logs, social tagging, social network analysis, advertising and search, blog search, forum search, CQA, adversarial IR)
  • IR and Structured Data (e.g., XML search, ranking in databases, desktop search, entity search)
  • Multimedia IR (e.g., Image search, video search, speech/audio search, music IR)
  • Other Applications (e.g., digital libraries, enterprise search, vertical search, genomics IR, legal IR, patent search, text reuse)


15 Jan 2010 Abstracts for full research papers due 22 Jan 2010 Full research paper submissions due 29 Jan 2010 Workshop proposals due 12 Feb 2010 Posters, demonstration, and tutorial proposals due

 4 Mar 2010	    Notification of workshop acceptances
 7 Mar 2010	    Doctoral consortium proposals due

24 Mar 2010 All other acceptance notifications

GENERAL CO-CHAIRS: Fabio Crestani (University of Lugano (USI), Switzerland) Stephane Marchand-Maillet (University of Geneva, Switzerland)

TECHNICAL PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS: Hsin-Hsi Chen (National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan) Efthimis N. Efthimiadis (University of Washington, WA, USA) Jacques Savoy (University of Neuchatel, Switzerland)

Information on how to submit will be available by mid-December, 2009. For other details, please see the conference web site:

Call for tutorials

Call for posters and demos

Facts about "ACM SIGIR 2010"
Abstract deadlineJanuary 15, 2010 +
AcronymACM SIGIR 2010 +
Demo deadlineFebruary 12, 2010 +
End dateJuly 23, 2010 +
Event typeConference +
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Longitude: 6.1466027777778
Has location cityGeneva +
Has location countryCategory:Switzerland +
Homepage +
IsAEvent +
NotificationMarch 24, 2010 +
Paper deadlineJanuary 22, 2010 +
Poster deadlineFebruary 12, 2010 +
Start dateJuly 18, 2010 +
Submission deadlineJanuary 22, 2010 + and January 15, 2010 +
TitleThe 33rd Annual ACM SIGIR Conference +
Tutorial deadlineFebruary 12, 2010 +
Workshop deadlineJanuary 29, 2010 +